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Tysons Galleria is fêting its 25th anniversary throughout October. But no quarter life crisis here. The luxe location has never looked better and it’s celebrating all month long with special events dripping in jewels—plus some brand new spaces to shop. Read on for our favorites.


Count the Karats: Mine for sparkling inspiration for the holidays with exclusive jewels brought in by De Beers just for October’s Galleria celebration: Adonis Rose necklace, with 206 diamonds set in white gold. $100,000,

Amazing Aliza: Aliza Licht, the senior VP of global communications for Donna Karan International, who also helms the popular Twitter handle DKNY PR Girl (@dkny) will be at the Galleria on Oct. 12 (2-5pm) to talk fashion and meet and greet with her fans.

J’Adore Diamonds: Cartier moves into an even larger retail space this month! Find the latest Paris Nouvelle Vague collection, featuring exquisite rings and bracelets crafted with 18-karat white gold and diamonds. From $22,200,

Just Say Spaaaa: The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner just introduced 20-minute versions of Swedish and therapeutic massages to its extensive menu. The hotel’s Stay and Shop package also guarantees guests a 24-hour stay (regardless of check-in time on a Friday or Saturday), American breakfast for two, overnight valet parking and a $50 gift certificate to the Galleria. Spa, from $75; accommodations, from $209,

Make a Splash: Vino Volo, one of the experiences that make Dulles International a smart departure point, opens its second retail shop outside an airport. The wine shop and bar stocks weeknight tipples and 100-point bottles such as Château Pétrus. $2,950,