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Fashion Agenda: A Local Shop’s Birthday Bash, Catwalks for a Cause, a Peek Into Bloggers’ Closets
Your guide to the week’s most stylish events.
Blogger Scene’s Fall Cocktail Party
The seasonal fete, hosted by sisters Natalie and Erika Pinto of the Fashionably Broke and Ashley Lettich of AshleyinDC, brings together DC’s fashion bloggers and style influencers for networking, idea-sharing, and tons of giveaways to such popular area boutiques as Lou Lou, Bishop, and the brand-new Topshop at Nordstrom Pentagon City. Have (or aspire to have) a lifestyle blog? Purchase an $8 ticket for the event, which takes place at Kabin, online. Thursday 7 to 10. 133 Connecticut Ave., NW.
Le Bustiere Grand Opening
Touted as DC’s first luxury lingerie boutique, just-opened Le Bustiere celebrates its debut with a grand-opening party this Friday. The Adams Morgan store, which carries a range of high-end European brands, will host the “lingerie masquerade” party featuring burlesque dancers, goody bags, and free masks for the first 30 attendees. Friday 6:30 to 10. 1744 Columbia Rd., NW.
Cohosted by the ladies of Spicy Candy DC, the first-ever District Closets event allows you to shop the closets of some of Washington’s most fashionable bloggers. The event, which takes place at Mari Vanna this weekend, will allow guests to enjoy mimosas and music while shopping looks from the stylish gals behind Good Good Gorgeous, High Fashion 4 Less, A Very Busy Mama, and more. The full lineup is online. Saturday 11 AM to 2 PM. 1141 Connecticut Ave., NW.
Salt & Sundry’s First Birthday Party
Drop by Union Market favorite Salt & Sundry this weekend for an all-day celebration of its first birthday. Specials vary by hour, and all involve local vendors—you’ll find a Growl coffee-tasting in the morning and samples from Gordy’s Pickle from 2 to 4. For the full day’s schedule, visit the store’s website. Saturday 11 to 7. 1309 Fifth St., NE.
Bellajenna Gold at M29 Lifestyle
Looking for wedding or office inspiration? Bespoke stationery brand Bellajenna celebrates its new luxurious greeting card collection, Gold, at M29 Lifestyle this weekend. Drop by the boutique Saturday afternoon to shop the collection and enter to win a Chan Luu wrap bracelet and a personalized set of Bellajenna notecards. RSVP to M29@fourseasons.com. Saturday noon to 4. 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.
Fashion Show Fundraiser at Saks
Saks Fifth Avenue at Tysons Galleria hosts designer Nanette Lepore this weekend as she presents her spring/summer 2014 collection. Proceeds from tickets ($100) will benefit Childhelp, a national nonprofit that offers support to victims of child abuse and neglect. General Hospital stars Finola Hughes and Ian Buchanan are said to be among the event’s celebrity guests. Sunday 10 AM. 2001 International Dr., McLean.
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