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Shopping and Fashion Events for the Week of October 22

Here's our weekly roundup of everything from local trunk shows to sales to fashion and shopping events.

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Free Lunch at Cusp

Check out some great clothes and get some free food this Wednesday at Cusp in Georgetown. The store will be having a fashion preview, and lunch is on them.

Cusp Georgetown
3030 M St. NW
October 24, noon to 2

“Pink Is the New Black” Breast Cancer Event

Support a good cause and head down to Urban Chic this Thursday for the store’s second annual sale to benefit the Komen National Race for the Cure. Five percent of sales will be donated to the cause, and the store will offer a 20-percent discount on all purchases.

Urban Chic
Georgetown (1626 Wisconsin Ave., NW) Thursday, October 25, 6 to 9 PM

Fashion Fights Poverty

Designers Basia Frossard, Belabumbum, Chachaboy, Ecliptica, Elizabeth Muir, Kimberely Kouture, Liliana Castellanos, Natalia Naftalieva, and Orangia are combining forces with Lynyrd Skynyrd, DJ Beverly Bond, Fox News anchor Will Thomas, Jaci Reid, and other guests for Fashion Fights Poverty. The event celebrates the 62nd anniversary of the United Nations and benefits Aid to Artisans. An after-party will be held at Lotus Lounge. Buy tickets here

Fashion Fights Poverty
Friday, October 26, 5 to 11 PM
Carnegie Library
801 K St., NW
After-Party, 11 PM
Lotus Lounge
1420 K St., NW

Treasure Hunt Luxury Furniture Sample Sale

This weekend, the Washington Design Center is hosting a sample sale. Check out world-class offerings from showrooms such as Century, AmericanEye, Niermann Weeks, and Stark. The Treasure Hunt event includes a free 20-minute design consultation, food and drinks, and more. Admission is $5 dollars. More details are here.

Washington Design Center
300 D St., SW
Friday, October 26, 9 to 5; Saturday, October 27, 10 to 3

Wisconsin Avenue Collection Jewelry Sale

In celebration of its fourth anniversary this weekend, the Wisconsin Avenue Collection is having a sale. Buy one item and get a 15-percent discount; buy two and get 25 percent off; buy three and get 35 percent off. The store’s owner and designer will be available to assist customers in making selections.

Wisconsin Avenue Collection
4940 Wisconsin Ave.
Saturday, October 27, 11 to 7; Sunday, October 28, 11 to 5

Spa Service Discount at Manuel Salon

For the rest of October, the Manuel Salon is offering a 20-percent discount on all spa treatments in celebration of the new additions to its spa-services menu.

Manuel Salon
3256 Jones Ct., NW

Online Discount at Bloomingdale’s

Receive 20 percent off online purchases at until October 25. Simply enter the code OCT20 at checkout.

Eat, Drink, Shop, and Save

Stop by Simply Home for Thai food and happy-hour drinks from 5 to 7 PM and peruse the storewide fall sale. For the next two weeks, everything is discounted: Clothing is 60 percent off, jewelry 25 percent off, all other merchandise half price.

Simply Home
1410-1412 U St., NW

Vintage Silk Scarfs

At Junction Vintage Boutique, you can find an array of silk scarfs from designers such as Oscar de la Renta,Vera and Pierre Cardin. The scarves are been sold for the ridiculously reasonable price of $24 each.

Junction Vintage Boutique
1510 U St., NW