Tuesday, September 24
Join designer Jodi Arnold of Mint at Wink as she presents her fall collection and discusses her design inspiration and offers styling techniques. Arnold will be in store on Thursday, but the show continues all weekend. Thursday to Saturday 11 to 7, Sunday noon to 6.
Enjoy a trunk show from the jewelry designers Slane + Slane at Mystique Jewelers (211 The Strand Waterfront, Alexandria; 703-836-1401). Enjoy the intricate ropes, chains, and semiprecious stones that adorn this celebrity favorite.
Tonight, enjoy a “cupcake social” at Georgetown’s Fresh (1205 Potomac St., NW; 202-965-7115). Red Velvet cupcakery will provide sweet treats, and there’ll be a showcase of the hottest trends for fall. 6 to 8:30. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Friday, September 25
The annual Fashion Fights Poverty runway show kicks off tonight at the historic Renaissance Mayflower Hotel. The charity show is hosted by the Planet Green television personality and model Summer Rayne Oakes. 6 to 10. $75 to $150; buy tickets here.
Saturday, September 26
Charmed, We’re Sure
Help Alexandria’s Periwinkle celebrate five years in business with an anniversary party this weekend. Peruse the fall merchandise and enjoy a special treat crafted from the team at Charm City Cakes, the Baltimore bakery behind the hit TV series Ace of Cakes.