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Shopping and Fashion Events for the Week of April 21

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

Wednesday, April 23:

Beauty Night Out
In need of a beauty treat? Visit the Style and Image Network’s Beauty Night Out at the Carnegie Library. Get mini-spa treatments and skincare consultations and sample beauty products as you sip cocktails and nibble on treats. For tickets, call the Style and Image Network at 202-387-1845, or visit

Carnegie Library
801 K St., NW
5 to 10pm
Tickets: $25

Thursday, April 24:

Shoshanna and Melanie Charlton
Meet designer Shoshanna at Urban Chic’s Shoshanna Spring Trunk Show. Enjoy refreshments as you shop and receive 15 percent off any purchase and a VIP goodie bad with Shoshanna purchase. Also, chat with Melanie Charlton and get a signed copy of her new book, Shop Your Closet.

Urban Chic
1626 Wisconsin Ave., NW
3 to 8 PM
Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26:

French Book Event
Indulge in French culture with the French Market’s Book Hill Shopping Event at Patisserie Poupon.

Patisserie Poupon
1645 Wisconsin Ave., NW
11 AM to 6 PM

Friday April 25, through Sunday, April 27:

Local Artist’s jewelry at Hysteria
During store hours, Hysteria will feature a trunk show with Suzanne Somersall’s jewelry. View the collection and receive 15 percent off all trunk-show purchases. Somersall’s designs are inspired by the cities where she has lived—in particular New Orleans, Florence, and recently Old Town Alexandria.

125 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria
Friday and Saturday 11 AM to 6 PM
Sunday noon to 5

Saturday April 26, and Sunday, April 27:

Trunk Show and Champagne
The Proper Tropper in Georgetown is hosting a trunk show featuring collections from Christine A. Moore, Brenda Lynn, Lilliput, and Louise Green. The clothes will be displayed not only in the shop but also in the Proper Tropper garden. Have a glass of Champagne and enjoy the collection as well as the chance to place custom orders.

Proper Tropper
3213 P St., NW
Noon to 6

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