August 2010 will now be known as the month of the outlet.
On Friday, Aug. 20, one of the first-ever Bloomingdale's outlets opens in Woodbridge, Va.'s Potomac Mills -- which, as The Washington Post reports, has "the enviable position of being the only discount megamall with all of the off-price luxury powerhouses -- Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th and Nordstrom Rack -- under one roof."
And if you take the roughly 25-mile drive down I-95, you might as well reward yourself for your travels with some new shoes, right? You don't wanna make that drive for nothing, after all.
Of course, if you're only willing to travel just so far into the Old Dominion State, there are other up-and-coming outlet options for you. New locations of Nordstrom Rack will open at both Pentagon Centre (Arlington) and the Fair Lakes Promenade (Fairfax) on Thursday, Aug. 26.
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