Take in a screening of Matt Tynauer’s award-winning film, Valentino: The Last Emperor. Enjoy tales of backstabbing as well as insider information about the last year Valentino headed his house of couture. Limited seating. RSVP with the subject line “Valentino@10” to email@example.com. Thursday, 7:30 PM discussion, 10 PM screening. Bethesda Row Cinema.
Compare styling tips with Project Runway season-four winner Christian Siriano as he headlines the Front Row runway event Friday evening. Watch a fashion show featuring a fall-trend preview, including merchandise from retailers such as Ginger, Urban Chic, Tickled Pink, and Luna, all while sipping style-themed cocktails created especially for the event by Redwood mixologist Justin Guthrie. If you’re early, take advantage of Salon Cielo’s seminar on tips for getting runway-worthy hair. Friday, 6:30 PM. Bethesda Lane. There’s limited seating, so arrive early.
Listen to Lauren Goldstein Crowe, a London-based author, discuss her new book, The Towering World of Jimmy Choo, which chronicles Choo’s humble upbringing in Malaysia, gives an insider glimpse into socialite and Choo company president Tamara Mellon’s life, and follows the skyrocketing rise to power that eventually led to the $333-million sale of the company in 2007. Signed copies of the book will be available. Saturday, 2 to 4 PM. Bethesda Lane.
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