April 18, 2014

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03/31/14

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Statement cuffs, a pop-up children's book dealer, watches and more

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Changes are in the air for Shop Talk

07/20/12

Changes are in the air for Shop Talk

My final shop talk post

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A peek inside Bethesda’s new Definition Boutique

07/18/12

A peek inside Bethesda’s new Definition Boutique

The boutique opened in the former Coco Mio space

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Musical chairs for local shops

07/16/12

Musical chairs for local shops

Knits Etc.’s on the move; Potomac Pilates expands; Living Ruff owners say goodbye

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Mid-summer sales and shopping events

07/11/12

Mid-summer sales and shopping events

Wine Wednesday, Shop with your Dog and a Last Call Luau!

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Final days for Anora Home

07/03/12

Final days for Anora Home

The upscale home furnishings shop will close July 15 and will take “any reasonable offer” for remaining merchandise

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Au Revoir Les Enfants

07/02/12

Au Revoir Les Enfants

The Bethesda children’s shop is closing after 25 years

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A Thos. Somerville bath and kitchen showroom is coming to Chevy Chase

06/29/12

A Thos. Somerville bath and kitchen showroom is coming to Chevy Chase

The new location for the D.C.-based company should open this fall

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Two new hair salons opening in Bethesda in September

06/28/12

Two new hair salons opening in Bethesda in September

Ira Ludwick’s new salon will offer cuts and color; Drybar gives nothing but blowouts.

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Patricia Gomez-Gracia shows her cutting-edge style at Lacy Couture Apparel

06/27/12

Patricia Gomez-Gracia shows her cutting-edge style at Lacy Couture Apparel

The London fashion designer has dressed celebrities like Carrie Underwood and Kourtney Kardashian.

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About This Blog

Welcome to Shop Talk. We’ll keep you posted on the local retail scene: openings, closings and what’s new from local entrepreneurs. Jump in and tell us what you want to hear about: Fashion trends? Trunk shows? Events?

A contributing editor of Bethesda Magazine, Karen Watkins has lived in Bethesda for over 20 years, and has been with the magazine since the first issue. She has written for nearly every department and started writing Shop Talk in 2005. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely to be shopping—doing “research.” It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.

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