TOTE-AL PACKAGE: How long can you hold out for a great deal? The July Jubilee Sale has kicked off at SimplySoles, with tons of styles currently 30 percent off. Case in point: a simple tote by Straw Studios, with wrapped wooden handles and a broad paisley bow (originally $38; now $26.60). But do you dare to wait? During the week of July 13-19, discounts will to 40 percent; during the week of July 20-26, they hit 50-70 percent. GET IT: SimplySoles, The Shops at Georgetown Park, 2nd Floor, 3222 M St. N.W.
A North Korean flag flies in the propaganda village of Gijungdong as a U.S. Army soldier stands guard at Taesungdong freedom village near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.