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Year / 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Gift Guide: The Guy

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Gift Guide: Kiddos

Fun for the tiny, medium-sized, or grown-up kids on your list. And bear in mind: we have hundreds more options for you, and more arriving daily.

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Friday, November 29, 2013

Gift Guide: For Your Host(ess)

Be the most perfect guest with any of these delightful offerings (all available online and in the shop!).

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Feather your Nest

The guests are coming, the guests are coming ... time to treat your nest to some fine feathering. Behold:

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Well, zoot alors!

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Monday, November 4, 2013

cold feet rejoice.

Oodles of warm cashmere/wool socks from Lisa B. just rolled in. Give all your loved ones warm feet this holiday, and, of course, remember to reward your own chilly tootsies.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Map it.

New to the shop and exclusive to Proper Topper: CHART Metalworks' map cufflinks, bracelets, and key chains. We worked with the designers to pick just the perfect map segments from vintage Washington, D.C. maps and had them set in sterling, pewter, and brass. We currently feature an overview of the city, of Dupont Circle, of Georgetown, and of Capitol Hill, but we're open to suggestions!  Surely someone on your gift list needs a permanent piece of D.C.

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Byron Lars Trunk Show

Indulge your elegant side: come tour the full fall/holiday collection of Byron Lars Beauty Mark, and order yourself a special figure-flattering piece -- or buy one of our in-stock pieces for 10% off, today through Thursday the 12th. The just-released issue of Fashion Washington features an interview with the designer. Here's a snippet of Jennifer Barger's interview:

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Sweet Marcel.

Introducing Sweet Marcel, a charming line of printed socks. Over the knee for wee ones and ladies, crew for the men, and knee highs for layering. Designer Amy Anderson combines modern trends with vintage inspiration, all with a dash of whimsy. You know how we love whimsy, so what a welcome addition these sweet things are!

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Monday, August 5, 2013

A sale!

Through August 12, we're slashing prices on our spring and summer clothing inventory. For one more week, take 40% off the original price on loads of beautiful pieces. 40% off! Don't miss out...

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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Daily Deals: Color your World

A colorful {final} entry for our daily Flash Sale of the summer sale season: A gauzy colorblock top from Tracy Reese/plenty, a flame-stitch fedora, and a book to keep little artists color-spotting for hours. All 50% OFF, today only.


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Friday, July 26, 2013

Daily Deals: Jewelry, Anyone?

For your soon-to-be-weekend: 50% off our favorite pendant, silk tie cufflinks, and sweet studs. And remember--our daily flash sales end tomorrow, but we'll be surprising you with daily specials in August! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay in the loop.

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Daily Deals: Catch a Wave

Dreaming of the beach this glorious summer day, and thus we bring you these lovelies (50% OFF, today only):

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Daily Deals: Winding Down!

Our daily FLASH sales will end on Saturday, with surprise one-day sales to follow weekly. SO! Take advantage of the savings while you can. TODAY: 50% off a flirty frock, fair-trade passport covers, and a beautiful candle.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Daily Deals: A Dress and Some Pouches.

Today only: 50% off a breezy dress, a recycled cork tablet case, and a cute little pouch.

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Daily Deals: Flower Power.

Hoss's daisy dress, Extraordinary Gardens of the World, and the Lafayette vase, all 50% off for one day only!

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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Daily Deals: Picnic.

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Friday, July 19, 2013

Daily Deals: Fun in the Sun.

For our last FLASH SALE: 50% off vintage-inspired boxed games, a kicky two-tone fascinator, and a delightful comic book. Treat yourself--it's hot out there.

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Daily Deals: Eco.

A daily deal of eco-proportions: 50% off the preloved "zinnia" dress, Kenana Knitter Critter puppets, and the sleek Jetsam necktie billfold. (Today only, while supplies last, etc.)

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Daily Deals: Snap, Crackle, Pop.

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