So many events this week. You lucky shoppers, you. Here's a quick rundown of the fun fashion and shopping events taking top billing on our calendar:
Tari’s Evening of Spring Style
Cohosted by men’s style blogger Grant Harris of Image Granted, the vintage-gem-laden consignment store Tari kicks off a spring soiree, complete with complimentary style consultations and a 10 percent discount on purchases, plus a giveaway from men’s product subscription service Bespoke Post. Wednesday 7 to 9 PM. 1525 Wisconsin Ave., NW. RSVP through Eventbrite.
South Moon Under’s Evening of Fashion and Philanthropy
South Moon Under’s Clarendon location links up with Fashion for Paws for a charity-driven shopping event, at which the trendy chainlet will give 15 percent shopping discounts and donate a portion of the evening’s sales to the Washington Humane Society. Find sips from Honest Tea, giveaways, swag bags, styling advice, and a deejay. Four-legged buddies are welcome, obv. Thursday 6 to 8 PM. 2700 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington.
Shirlie’s Girls Night Out
A revival of last year’s popular program, the Village at Shirlington kicks off its Girls Night Out series this week, with a host of boutiques and restaurants offering up promotions for shoppers alongside special events that will include live music, a book launch party, and yoga classes. A few of our fave shopping deals: Periwinkle offers 25 percent off all new spring and summer goodies, plus bubbly, sweets, and a raffle giveaway; Le Village Marche celebrates its sixth birthday with 20 percent off purchases of $50 and up, plus Champagne and treats; and VisualEyes Optical Boutique offers 50 percent off all nonprescrip sunnies. Once you’re done shopping, hit up the restaurants and bars for deals on martinis, wine, and nibbles. Starts Thursday and continues the first Thursday of each month through October. 5 to 11 PM. Visit the Village at Shirlington’s site for the full list of promotions.
Happy 2nd Birthday, Zoe!
Alexandria's super-cute Zoe Boutique celebrates its second year with a three-day b-day bash featuring $100 gift card giveaways, 20 percent shopping discounts, treats and sips, and a with-purchase bauble gift from either Katie Bartels or local designer ADMK Jewelry. Friday through Sunday. 130 S. Union St., Alexandria.
Urban Chic’s Citizens of Humanity Week
The two Urban Chic boutiques serve up discounts on cult-fave denim brand Citizens of Humanity with this buy-more-save-more scheme: Score $30 off one pair, $70 off two, and $150 off a trio. Motivation to stock up! You’ll also snag a free tee with your purchase and be entered into a raffle to win gratis denim. This weekend, a brand representative offers up personalized help with in-store fittings, and you’ll save 30 percent on your jean purchase (and enjoy some bubbly and treats, of course). Sale through April 7. In-store shopping event Friday 4 to 7 PM at 1626 Wisconsin Ave., NW, and Saturday 1 to 4 PM at 811 Aliceanna St., Baltimore.
Fashion for Paws
Snag tickets now for this annual fashion show gala benefiting the Washington Humane Society, which will be hosted by E! News’s Ashlan Gorse at the National Building Museum. This is a big-time fundraising effort—in its six years the event has raised more than $2.2 million for the designated animal rescue organization—and this year’s itinerary includes a ceremony to honor congressmen Jim Moran and John Campbell for their animal welfare advocacy and a runway show featuring doggie duds provided by DC’s Wagtime and human fashions by the luxe retailers at Tysons Galleria. Saturday, April 13, 8 PM to midnight. National Building Museum, 401 F St., NW. Tickets range from $150 for standing room only access to $100,000 for top-level sponsorship. Available at the Fashion for Paws.