Fashion Agenda: Fiesta-ing With the Fashionably Broke, Urban Country’s Spring Sale, Coco Blanca’s Grand Opening

The deets on this week’s style-centric events around Washington.
Inside the new Coco Blanca store in Alexandria. Photograph courtesy of Coco Blanca.
Inside the new Coco Blanca store in Alexandria. Photograph courtesy of Coco Blanca.

Urban Country Spring Sale and Trunk Show
It’s a big week for Bethesda home store Urban Country—not only did the store’s monthlong spring sale kick off on Friday (up to 40 percent off furniture!), but this Thursday it hosts a special trunk show showcasing London-based brand Designers Guild, during which the line’s luxe bedding, decorative pillows, rugs and more will be available for a 10 percent discount. Spring sale ends May 27. Designers Guild trunk show, Thursday 11 AM to 6 PM. 7117 Arlington Rd., Bethesda; 301-654-0500.

Coco Blanca Grand Opening
This whitewashed lifestyle boutique swings open the doors of store number two, in Old Town Alexandria, this week, kicking things off by giving shoppers 20 percent discounts storewide, plus an on-message celebratory sip of white tea or white wine. Wednesday 10 AM to 8 PM. 210 S. Union St., Alexandria.

Dos de Mayo Party
Stylish sisters Natalie and Erika from the
Fashionably Broke
host this fiesta-style party at Pentagon City’s
Nordstrom store. On the itinerary: summer makeup demos with Smashbox, giveaways, styling sessions, music, and a photo
booth, plus a gift for those who spend more than $100. Thursday 7 to 9
PM. Nordstrom, the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 1400 S. Hayes St.,

Chan Luu Trunk Show
Alexandria’s Zoe Boutique hosts a trunk show
featuring jewelry designer Chan Luu’s beaded wrap bracelets, necklaces,
earrings, and scarves. Snag a 10 percent discount on the brand’s goodies
during the showcase. Thursday through Sunday. 130 S. Union St.,

529 Kids Consign Birthday Bash
In celebration of
its first anniversary, this cute consignment boutique hosts a party with
all sorts of family-friendly fun, including a fashion show emceed by
blogger Angelica Talan of Clarendon Moms, treats from Lavender Moon
Cupcakery, and more. Friday 10:30 AM to noon. 122-A S. Royal St.,


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