Fashion Agenda: Britt Ryan’s Grand Opening Bash, South Moon Under’s “Washingtonian” Launch Party
Our guide to this week’s stylish soirees.
Henri Bendel Birthday Bash
The accessories and gift shop celebrates its birthday with a weeklong party that includes daily discounts and free gifts with purchases of $150 and up. On Thursday evening, the store will offer Champagne and cupcakes and a buy-more-save-more tiered discount. Shoppers can also enter to win a vacation for two to Cabo San Lucas that comes with a swag bag and a $1,000 shopping spree. Monday through Saturday. Store locations at Tysons Galleria and the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. Full details on Henri Bendel’s website.
Britt Ryan Grand Opening With Bitches Who Brunch
We already told you all about Georgetown’s brand new boutique Britt Ryan. Now see it in person at the shop’s grand opening, where the gals from Bitches Who Brunch host a night of cocktails, cupcakes, gelato, and shopping. Get 25 percent off your clothing purchase during the party! Wednesday 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 1625 Wisconsin Ave., NW.
Washingtonian June Issue Launch Party at South Moon Under
To celebrate the launch of our June issue—which features the store in the issue’s Arlington neighborhood guide—South Moon Under’s Clarendon shop joins The Washingtonian to cohost a party with Honest Tea cocktails and nibbles from Cava Mezze, a live deejay, swag bags for the first 50 guests, giveaways, and 20 percent discounts for everyone. Wednesday 6 to 9 PM. 2700 Clarendon Blvd.
Urban Chic Loves DC
The Georgetown store celebrates local designers with a new trunk show series spotlighting Blair Ritchey handbags, the Shirt by Rochelle Behrens clothing, and Kolton J. jewelry. You’ll save 15 percent on trunk-show purchases, or 20 percent if you buy from two or more of the featured designers. Stylist Meredith Liberty hosts, and they’ll have the requisite bubbly on hand. Thursday 6 to 9 PM. 1626 Wisconsin Ave., NW.
Neiman Marcus’s Camp Gorgeous
The luxe department store hosts its annual summer beauty event all week. When you swing by the store’s beauty counter (or visit the online version) and spend $85 or more, you snag a striped summer tote stuffed with beauty samples from the likes of YSL, Trish McEvoy, and Kate Somerville. Through Sunday.