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Earn some work friends through the menswear retailer’s Outfit Your Office giveaway. By Caroline Cunningham
Photos courtesy Ledbury.

Want to be an office hero? Enter to win Ledbury’s Outfit Your Office giveaway to gain some fans around the conference table. The winner will receive 100 shirts for himself and his office pals, including a private fitting and bourbon-fueled celebration with the Ledbury team.

Based in Richmond, Ledbury has popped up a couple of times in Georgetown, giving DC gents the chance to try out the online retailer’s luxury menswear in person. Though Ledbury sells everything from men’s neckties to socks to handmade leather belts, their specialty is shirtmaking, so the contest winner will get a sample of what Ledbury does best.

Last year’s Outfit Your Office giveaway saw over 6,000 entries, and one lucky office in Richmond took home the lot. Enter the to win contest online by April 24, 11:59 PM for a shot at working among some better-dressed colleagues.

Posted at 01:22 PM/ET, 04/21/2015 | Permalink | Comments ()
Here’s your chance to attend Washington’s ultimate shopping event—for free! By Diana Elbasha
Win free VIP admission to the District Sample Sale. Photograph by Abby Greenawault.

The shopping event we’ve all been waiting for is fast approaching. This year’s District Sample Sale, the highly anticipated shopping extravaganza to benefit N Street Village, is just five days away. DSS offers awesome (we’re talking 90-percent-off awesome) deals on clothes, shoes, and accessories from some of DC’s most stylish boutiques: Muléh, Sassanova, Ginger, Tuckernuck, and so much more. And it’s all for a good cause—in the past six years, the event has raised close to $300,000 for various charities. 

Haven’t snagged a ticket yet? We can help you out. We’re giving away two VIP tickets to the sellout event—which means you’ll get access to the event and all the stylish goodies a full hour before the massive crowd. Entering is super-easy: Just leave us a comment below telling us about your dream District Sample Sale find. We’ll announce a winner Monday around noon. 

While you’re at it, check out these genius DSS shopping strategies from eight seasoned pros.

Good luck!

The District Sample Sale takes place Tuesday, September 24, at 6:30 PM. Doors for VIP ticket holders open at 5:30. Tickets range from $40 to $500.

Posted at 12:00 PM/ET, 09/20/2013 | Permalink | Comments ()
We thought so. Here’s how. By Sarah Zlotnick
The Kiehl's Lifestyle Essentials kit is packed with $100 worth of skincare goodies.

This Friday, July 20, marks the end of Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR, a ten-day motorcycle jaunt across the East Coast that raises awareness for HIV/AIDS research. The storied skin-care brand is celebrating the end of the ride by hosting the bikers at the Georgetown Kiehl’s store. From 6 to 8 PM, you can sample biker-inspired small bites by big-name chefs like R.J. Cooper, David Guas, Mike Isabella, and Robert Wiedmaier. If that’s not enough, the still-foxy Sharon Stone (how does she do it? Seriously.) will also be on hand to greet the bikers and raffle off a pair of tickets to the July 21 amfAR & GBCHealth’s Together to End AIDS Gala honoring Bill and Melinda Gates at the Kennedy Center. [Ed. Note: We’re almost done name-dropping. We swear. But still, pretty exciting, right?].

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Posted at 12:20 PM/ET, 07/18/2012 | Permalink | Comments ()