Sweet Gear: Farinelli's 2839 Clarendon Blvd; Clarendon; 703.647.9856 Trend-spiker Mauro Farinelli is taking 75% off nearly all in-store menswear, including Nudie Jeans and tees and button-downs from APC and Band of Outsiders, currently filming an HBO miniseries about the bonds between men without bonds. They know way more about fashion than you do; just give in, at ShopFarinellis.com
Palatial Gear: Palace5ive 2216 14th St; U Street; 202.299.9008 Grab half off Cut & Sew tees, and the same off kicks from Stussy, Nike SB, Supra, Adidas, DGK, Vans, Cons, and The Hundreds, a brand whose enthusiastic owner actually changed his last name to "Hundreds". ("You changed your name to Hundreds?" "Yeah. It used to be Sh*thouse!") Get your kicks on route...14th Street. Or, at Palace5ive.com
Where "Sack" Shops: Vineyard Vines 1225 Wisconsin Ave NW; Georgetown; 202.625.8463 The consummate purveyors of prep are slashing up to 60% off polos, button-downs, twill shorts, and swim trunks, discount days they're calling "Savings The Whales". Crab cakes and Football! That's what Maryland does! ...specifically, at VineyardVines.com
Good Gear: For the Greater Good 1781 Florida Ave NW; Adams Morgan; 202.387.0177â€Ž Prep yourself for non-oppressively humid weather (it's coming!) with 1/2 off hoodies from Public School and Rittenhouse, jackets from Stone Island, and cardigans from YMC, whose "A" was tragically killed in a senseless construction worker/Indian chief tickle fight.
Outdoorsy Gear: Eastern Mountain Sports 2800 Clarendon Blvd; Clarendon; 703.248.8310â€Ž Compliment your beard with EMS-brand's casual button-downs (1/2 off), plus 30% off running shirts and hiking shorts, for the man who prefers his drink with a twist of Lyme. Bear Grylls wears this stuff, and he's on TV! Get all woodsy at EMS.com
Foot...Gear: Commonwealth 1781 Florida Ave NW; Adams Morgan; 202.265.1830 The streetwear soldiers are kicking you up to 60% off on all manner of fresh Nikes (including Dunks, Blazers, and Vandals), as well as sneaks by Vans, New Balance, and Gourmet, a brand combining "refined Italian and casual all-American" style, clearly following in the footsteps of Ermenegildo Zubaz. Guy currently being laughed at for wearing Sketchers? C'mon down!...or visit Cmonwealth.com