Fashion Agenda: A Boozy Clothing Swap, Jason Wu’s Spring Trunk Show
Your guide to the week’s most stylish events.
FGI’s Fashionable New Year Party & Spring Trend Presentation
On Tuesday, Muléh hosts Fashion Group International’s spring trend presentation and soiree, featuring a trend presentation hosted by the store’s well-dressed owner, Christopher Reiter. Get a ticket ($35) online, and head to the boutique for cocktails, music, and fashion at this biannual event. 6:30 to 9:30 PM. 1821 14th St., NW.
Jason Wu Spring 2014 Trunk Show
The young designer’s profile rose exponentially in recent years after Michelle Obama boldly wore his designs to both of her husband’s presidential inauguration ceremonies. Get a first look at Wu’s spring collection on the second floor of Saks all day Friday. Saks Fifth Avenue, Second Floor, 5555 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase.
Luri & Wilma’s Sip ’n’ Swap
The ladies behind the eco-conscious lifestyle blog and magazine Luri & Wilma host a clothing swap—with drinks on site—at Monroe Street Market’s paper goods shop Analog. The event kicks off L&W’s Sew, Stitch, Save club, which aims to promote the wearing of handmade, vintage, and sustainable clothing. Bring at least five garments to trade with fellow swappers as well as a ticket ($5 online) to gain entry. Sunday 2 to 4 PM. Analog, Monroe Street Market (Studio 5), 716 Monroe St., NE.
Ongoing Winter Sales
With spring collections trickling in, the end of January is a huge time for markdowns at almost any store you can name. Check our roundup of winter sales to see which local boutiques—including Sassanova, Wink, and Zoe, to name a few—are offering deals through the end of the month.