Join stylish Washingtonians at the first annual Fashion, Lifestyle and Beauty expo at the Grand Hyatt Washington, sponsored by DC50. The R&B artist Brian McNight is scheduled to perform, and several stars from America’s Next Top Model will take to the catwalk. Enjoy hourly fashion shows by names such as Betsey Johnson and Ed Hardy plus a beauty suite offering mini-makeovers and complimentary manicures. Attendees will also receive a free swag bag. Celebrity Apprentice’s Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth will give women advice on how to advance a fashion career, while model coach Paul Wharton will host an instructional seminar on breaking into the modeling industry. Mark Jenkins, the celebrity trainer to stars such as P Diddy, Beyoncé, Mary J Blige, and LL Cool J will bring his popular workout class, “The Jump Off,” to anyone brave enough to attend. 11 to 7. $10.
Sunday, October 11
Going to the Chapel
If you’re getting hitched in 2009 or 2010, hit Mervis Diamonds (1900 Mervis Way, McLean; 800-437-5683) today for its annual wedding-band show. Precision Set will offer 25 percent off its entire collection. From noon to 3, Mervis is bringing in some of its favorite wedding vendors for a trunk show. There’ll be complimentary appetizers and Champagne while you peruse gowns and other wedding paraphernalia. Now, that’s what we call a one-stop-shop. Click here to RSVP.
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