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Shopping and Fashion Events for the Week of November 26

Shopping picks this week include a Tosca trunk show, a party at Club Monaco, a yoga holiday trunk show, and shopping and champagne.

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Harriet Kassman in Mazza Gallerie hosts a Catherine André trunk show this week.

Harriet Kassman
5300 Wisconsin Ave., Second Floor
November 28 through 30

This week at Saks, view Tosca Couture’s spring 2008 collection and preview the fall 2007 jewelry collection from Barry Brinker.

Saks Fifth Avenue
5555 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase

Tosca Couture Trunk Show
November 27 through 29
Barry Brinker Preview
November 30 and December 1

Corcoran's Spring 2008 Fashion Preview

The Corcoran gets fashion-minded on Wednesday when they bring in Nordstrom's East Coast Fashion Coordinator Edward Allen to discuss the upcoming 2008 spring runway collections. Want to know what items you'll just have to have come spring? Then hit up this discussion. $25; 7 PM

The Corcoran
500 17th Street, NW
November 28

In honor of Daisy Too’s fifth-anniversary, get 20 percent off of everything at Daisy Too, Zelaya, and Daisy Baby this Thursday. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served in the evening, with the sale lasting all day. If you buy the “St. Jude’s dress of the season,” 20 percent of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.

Daisy Too and Zelaya
4940 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda
Daisy Baby
4924 Del Ray Ave., Bethesda
November 29

Van Cleef and Arpel's are sponsoring a jewelry viewing complete with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.  A portion of the evenings proceeds will go to Pediatric AIDS/HIV Care, Inc.  RSVP by November 25th to 202-347-5366.

Van Cleef and Arpels
5454 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase
November 29, 6 to 8

Georgetown’s Club Monaco celebrates the season this Thursday with Champagne, chocolate, and shopping for a cause. A portion of the evening’s sales benefit the Junior League of Washington. To reserve a spot, e-mail

Club Monaco
3225 M St., NW
November 29, 7 to 9

There is a shopping and champagne event at the Topaz hotel this Thursday. Complimentary Champagne and gift bags for the first 150 guest.  RSVP here.

Topaz Hotel, 1733 N St. NW
Thursday, November 29, 6 to 9 

Mervis is holding a diamond trunk show this weekend.  Cocktails will be served.  RSVP here.

Mervis Diamond Importers 
1900 Mervis Way, Tysons Corner, VA
1775 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
Friday, November 30, 6 to 10
Saturday, December 1, 10 to 10
Sunday, December 2, 10 to 5

The 4th Annual Holiday Trunk Show at Tranquil Space yoga studio will showcase the work of several female fashion designers. The event is free, with wine, cheese, and complimentary massages.

Tranquil Space
2024 P St., NW
December 1, 6:30

Look great all December! Book an appointment with Fred Hawck and Cyrille Turpin, sip Champagne, and receive a deep-conditioning treatment, wash, blowout style, and bang trim for $80 (usually $120).

One80 Salon
1275 K St., NW
Thursdays and Fridays from 3 to 6, November 29 through December 28