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Local Boutique The Old Town Shop Celebrates 4th Anniversary

The Old Town Shop supports local artisans and vendors. (Photo Grace Billups Arnold)

ALEXANDRIA, VA–Local boutique, The Old Town Shop, is celebrating is fourth anniversary this year! Since opening its doors in historic Old Town Alexandria in 2017, The Shop has become a destination spot for visitors and residents, has promoted local artisans, and celebrated Alexandrian heritage.

The Old Town Shop powered through 2020, developing new products, launching an ecommerce platform, and staying open regularly. Because of that determination, The Old Town shop won Zebra’s Reader’s Choice award for Best Boutique. Now having a record year in 2021, The Shop and its customers are ready to kick off the 4th Anniversary Celebration: Four For 4th.

The Old Town Shop has become a beloved boutique to people from all over the world. (Photo Grace Billups Arnold)

The Four For 4th celebration will be held Friday April 16 through Sunday April 18, at the shop on 105 S Union Street in Alexandria. Store hours are 10am-9pm Friday-Saturday and 10am-8pm Sunday.

Each day of the celebration, customers will enjoy store discounts and free gifts:

  1. Friday: Free gift with any purchase
  2. Saturday: Free gift with min $20 purchase
  3. Sunday: 20% off all pineapple-themed
  4. 4 customers will be selected to win a $100 Gift Card drawing

Alexandria is known for its local establishments. As a local establishment, The Old Town Shop goes one step further and supports local artisans. Local business owner of Truly-Life, Mellenie Runion, expresses “The Old Town Shop is a valuable distributor for my skin care products. This little shop is such a gem and is so important to the livelihood of our local community”.

The Old Town Shop designed its original gear and logo OTX (Old Town Alexandria). (Photo Grace Billups Arnold)

Owner and long-time Alexandria resident, Valerie Ianieri, says, “Establishing this boutique to promote local artisans and celebrate Alexandria’s historic heritage, has proven successful by all measures. We owe our success to our loyal customer base, creative suppliers, supportive business partners, and our hard working team of hospitable professionals who create a memorable experience for everyone who walks through our door”, says Valerie.

Explore the many different sections of Alexandrian heritage that The Shop offers. (Photo Grace Billups Arnold)

For four years, the Old Town Shop has embodied the “shop local” mantra. On April 16, 5pm, come to The Shop to support them and all their local artisans for many more years to come.

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