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UNION STATION—Out with the old and in with the new. With the closing of Barnes & Noble, Union Station's vacant space is being filled by Swedish retailer H&M. So Instead of commuters grabbing the latest copy of The Economist or another work from Dan Brown, they can pick up the latest trendy pieces from the fast-fashion retailer. [PoP]
TYSONS—The new J.Crew Men's Shop is opening up in Tysons Galleria this May. Despite already having a J.Crew in the shopping destination, the men's shop will have a selection of clothes perfect for the preppy male. [McLean Patch]
SPRINGFIELD—With the booming Mosaic District in Merrifield and the many offerings in Tysons, Springfield Mall is attempting to revamp to keep area shoppers excited. The mall is becoming less of a mall and more of a lifestyle center and is looking to reopen in mid-2014. [WBJ]
TYSONS—LA-based Joe's Jeans is coming to the Galleria later this March. The store caters not just to guys as the name suggests, but also to women and children. The jeans are both premium and casual for those who like to have jeans that reflect their personalities. [Official Site; McLean Patch]
BETHESDA—Gilt City DC has put the spotlight on Bethesda until this Friday. There are plenty of deals for new duds, including Urban Country and Take 5 Boutique. Grab yours before the spotlight stops shining. [Official Site; Curbed Inbox]
METRO CENTER—This weekend marks the end of the Indochino Traveling Tailor pop-up. Only a few more days for guys to book an appointment for a custom suit fitting. [Official Site; Curbed Inbox]