You may not have a vessel, but you can still go sale-ing.
Caramel Summer Sale
What: Up to 50 percent off men’s and women’s clothing and shoes, plus additional savings on Saturday and Sunday during the MidCity Dog Days Sale.
Why: Save on lines like Absolute Rebellion, Roar, Alkemy, Fly London, Liam Michael, Uttam London, Caite, Suzabelle, and Red Engine.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1603 U St. NW, b/t 16th & 17th Sts. (202-265-1930).
What: Save on dresses, skirts, tops, and accessories from Alexander Berardi, Kai, Jack Rogers, Tory Burch, Theory, Kirribilla, and others.
Why: Take 50 percent off during regular sale hours and up to 80 percent off during the Old Town sidewalk sale.
When: Aug. 13-30. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 125 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria (703-548-1615).
The Shoe Hive Summer Sale
What: Footwear, bags, and jewelry at up to 80 percent off.
Why: Kate Spade, Diane von Furstenberg, Cynthia Vincent, Butter, Bettye Muller, Michael Kors, Badgley Mischka, and more.
When: Thru Aug. 30. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 127 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria (703-548-7105).
Hu’s Summer Sale
What: Up to 50 percent off The Row, Proenza Schouler, and Celine ($50-$1,000).
Why: Hop across the street for shoes by Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, and Chie Mihara ($60-$400).
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Hu’s Wear, 2906 M St. NW, b/t 29th & 30th Sts. (202-342-2020); Hu’s Shoes, 3005 M St. NW, b/t 30th & 31st Sts. (202-342-0202).
Urban Chic End of Summer Sale
What: Up to 75 percent off swimwear, clothing, and accessories from J Brand, Paige Premium Denim, Shoshanna, Splendid, Trina Turk, and others.
Why: Take an additional 50 percent off sale items.
When: Aug. 26-28. Georgetown, Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m. Bethesda, Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1626 Wisconsin Ave. NW, b/t Q St. & Reservoir Rd. (202-338-5398); 7126 Bethesda Ln., Bethesda (301-657-0290).
Julia Farr Summer Sale
What: Clothes, bags, and jewelry from Halston Heritage, Dallin Chase, Rachel Roy, Milly, Tibi, and others — all reduced.
Why: Even when it’s offering 50 percent off, the boutique is serene.
When: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: 5232 44th St. NW, b/t Jenifer & Harrison Sts. (202-364-3277).
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