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Shopping and Fashion Events for the Week of April 7

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

Friday, April 11:

Start the weekend with a party to celebrate Wink’s fourth anniversary. View the Alice + Olivia Trunk Show and receive a free gift with any Alice + Olivia purchase.

3109 M St., NW
11 AM to 7 PM

Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12:

Neiman Marcus
Something for the men—a two-day Kiton Trunk Show with the latest collection, in Men’s Clothing.

5300 Wisconsin Ave., NW
10 AM to 6 PM

Saturday, April 12:

If you tend to be pressed for time, Bobbi Brown has the answer—at least in terms of makeup: The Quick Face Collection offers products designed to make you look great in the shortest amount of time. Try them out in the cosmetics department. Space is limited, so call 301-365-4111 to make an appointment.

Westfield Montgomery mall
7111 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda
10 AM to 6 PM

Learn about the latest trends in spring makeup and how to apply them in the Spring 2008 Cosmetic Trend Show Event. Discover products while enjoying refreshments and special gifts for attending. Doors open at 7: 30 AM. Call 301-365-4111 to make an appointment.

Westfield Montgomery mall
7111 Democracy Blvd.
8 AM to 6 PM

Experience fragrance introductions, gift sets, and limited-edition items in the Spring Fragrance Festival hosted by the Nordstrom Fragrance Team, and receive a tote bag with a purchase of $100. The event will take place this weekend at Nordstrom in Dulles Town Center and in upcoming weeks at Tysons Corner Center. For more locations, visit

Dulles Town Center, Dulles
11 AM to 7 PM

Tysons Corner Center, McLean
April 18, 4 to 9 PM
April 19, noon to 8 PM
April 20, 11 AM to 7 PM

Sunday, April 13:

Don’t miss the Marilyn Johnson Sewing and Design Studio and AncaDesign’s Trunk Show and Designer Sale. This Fashion Show allows you to chat with the designers as you try on, purchase, or custom-order from the designer samples.

The trunk show features gowns, casual and beach wear, accessories, hats, and more. There’s a small admission fee that will be refunded with the first purchase. To reserve a ticket or for information about designers or future sales, call Marilyn Johnson at 301-604-4139 or visit

154 Lafayette Ave., NE, Unit E
(Entrance at the rear of the complex)
Tickets: $5 in advance, $10 at the door
2 PM until last garment is gone

Ongoing sales:

Annie Creamcheese
Buy three items from Annie Creamcheese and get the third free. Annie Creamcheese only features in-season clothing, so head over there to get that perfect spring dress.

3279 M St., NW
Monday through Wednesday 11 AM to 7 PM
Thursday through Saturday 11 AM to 8 PM
Sunday noon to 6 PM