Black Friday Hits Georgetown
Insiders know where to find all of the best deals. Outwit those tourists.
Friday, Nov. 26 marks what is usually the busiest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. Georgetown shops will no doubt be even busier than usual, but here are some deals that will make it worth braving the crowds:
Stock up on statement pieces at jewelry and accessories boutique Charm, which will stay open a full two hours later (until 9 p.m.) and will offer 10 percent off purchases of $100 or more.
The Ralph Lauren Rugby store will offer 25 percent off all merchandise between Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Monday, Nov. 29.
Hu's Shoes and and Hu's Wear will kick off a sale with 30 to 50 percent off most of the fall and winter lines from designers such as Alexander McQueen, Proenza Schouler and Brian Atwood.
Glam vintage mecca Annie Creamcheese (adored by the Kardashian sisters) will be offering major deals, likely a buy-two-get-one-free sale that will apply to all merchandise of equal or lesser value.
Lush, a haven for natural bath products, will have extended hours from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Return on Saturday, Nov. 27 for the store party, which will introduce holiday-scented products with ingredients like cinnamon and orange oil. From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., enjoy hand and foot massages, complimentary warm exotic drinks such as chai and spiced cider, and hair and skin consultations.
Barney's Co-Op expects to make some additional markdowns this week, so check out the sale racks for up to 40 percent off top designer wear.
Urban Chic will be offering 30 percent off between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., 25 percent off between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and 20 percent off from 11 a.m. to close. Discounts are good on all merchandise except accessories. Shoppers can also take an extra 20 percent off all sale items.
Betsey Johnson will also have some special deals. Though exact sale details have not yet been released, said one employee: "It's going to be bananas!"