6560 Loisdale Ct.
Springfield, VA 22150
Phone: (703) 922-9000
Fax: (703) 647-4060
Opened in 1944, the Village at Shirlington is one of the first shopping centers to be opened in the United States, and, when opened, was the largest shopping center in the Washington D.C area. Located just off the Interstate 395 in the little community of Shirlington, near Arlington, VA, this center boasts a vast array of stores, as well as restaurants, a theater, and other services. Buzzing with life throughout the year, this shopping center is surely a must for any shopping lover. See the website to know more.
The Clock Tower Thrift shop is operated by the NVFS. With an eclectic collection of items, you'll find everything from apparel to accessories, gift items, toys, jewelry, home decor and more. The proceeds from these stores go towards helping veterans with a variety of necessary programs like counseling and job training.
The Seven Corners Center is home to several major national and international retailers and discount chains, making it a convenient place to shop no what matter your budget. Restaurants, shops, boutiques and services make it a good place to visit for some retail therapy or chores. You'll find Payless Shoe Source, the UPS Center, Ross Dress For Less and Barnes & Noble stores within the center.
Stop by the Book Bank in the heart of Old Town Alexandria to chance upon exquisite secondhand finds. With over 25,000 covers to its credit, the collection at this lovely book store represents an array of genres by way of classic novels, paperbacks and publications of local interest. Fiction, mysteries and thrillers share shelves with history, art, science, poetry and non-fiction categories to make for a balanced mix, with a section dedicated to children. Take into account recommendations by the friendly staff to make that perfect and affordable purchase for a gift or otherwise.
Located in Old Town Alexandria, Hooray for Books is one of the area's most exuberant children's bookstores. No matter your child's age or literary preference, this charming book boutique is bound to have something to suit their tastes. Friendly, knowledgable staff are on hand to recommend works both new and old. Regular events at the store include arts and crafts nights as well as author visits.
For over 25 years Aftertime Comics has been serving Old Town Alexandria. The cozy store manages to cram an amazing amount of merchandise inside. Comic aficionados can spend all day in this shop wading through volumes of popular and beloved comics, as well as finding some treasures in the form of very rare and interesting issues and graphic novels. A selection of collectibles are also available - they make great gifts!
Pacers opened in Alexandria in 1991 to cover the fitness needs of running and walking enthusiasts. With stores across the Washington DC area, this family-owned flagship is located among historic rowhouses in Old Town and is operated by architect Joe Schultz. With over two decades in the business, their personal service remains unrivaled while their retail selection of fitness apparel and accessories have received many accolades. Their specialty shoes cater to runners of all stamina levels and are a popular choice among professionals. Take a test run on the treadmill to determine your best fit or get a pair exclusively customized.
Rosalin's Bridal Boutique carries a nice collection of bridal wear and offers custom tailoring and restyling to make sure you look your absolute best on your special day. The boutique features dresses by well-known designers and brands including Allure Bridals and Maggie Sottero. Browse their selection of beautiful accessories to complete the outfit.
Right near downtown Alexandria, Imagine Artwear is a truly unique destination for handcrafted American goods. Jewelry, accessories and clothing are exclusively handcrafted domestically, meaning shoppers can contribute to emerging and established designers. The prices do reflect the personal touch with which all items are created, although the sturdy goods are worth the investment.
It's always happy hour at The Hour. The unique store caters exclusively to at-home bartenders and mixology enthusiasts with a bar artillery that has got all your bartending essentials covered. An array of shakers, stirrers, pitchers, muddlers, jiggers and glassware are tastefully arranged in the aesthetically-appealing establishment. State-of-the-art barware shares space with vintage items from the 1920s through 1940s and features celebrated designer labels like Fred Press, Schott Zwiesel and Dorothy Thorpe.
Indulge your creative side at Paint This! Armed with a bit of imagination and patience, one can color a myriad of ceramics from cups, pots and dinnerware to planters and frames. The studio supplies the raw materials and also offers to glaze your work of art. The end result is your own masterpiece to take home and showcase on the mantel-piece. Enjoy this artistic experience alone or with friends and have a memorable time.
A locally owned boutique, Stylish Patina offers visitors and residents of Falls Church a place to check out some unique home decor and furnishings, besides also carrying a nice selection of gift items and curios. Tailored to the modern customer who appreciates vintage aesthetics, the collection is beautifully planned to cater to their tastes, and offers new vintage-inspired items. For DIY enthusiasts, you'll find supplies like chalk paint and milk paint in-store.