Panel Discussion With Think Local First DC
Want to break into the cutthroat fashion business? Learn the ropes straight from local pros in a workshop this week hosted by Think Local First DC and the Heurich House Museum. Head to the Ulysses Room to hear from a panel of women behind some of Washington’s most successful local brands: Lettie Gooch’s Theresa Watts, DeNada Design’s Virginia Arrisueño, and Redeem’s Lori Parkerson. Purchase a ticket ($20 to $30), which includes breakfast, networking and info sessions, and a Q&A session, online. Thursday 8:30 to 10 AM. 52 O St., NW.
Hugh & Crye Menswear Tour
The popular shirtmakers are taking things out of the office this month to thank you in person for supporting their locally based business. In the third leg of its citywide social tour, the guys behind menswear brand Hugh & Crye will be at Logan Circle’s 2 Birds 1 Stone Thursday, offering drinks and music to fans of the brand. Be sure to RSVP online so they know to expect you—and mark your calendar for next week’s event at Barcelona. Thursday 7 to 9. 1800 14th St., NW.
529 Kids Consign Grand Opening
This Old Town-based children’s consignment shop hosts a party this week to celebrate the opening of its second location in Alexandria’s Hollin Hall. Owner Megan Podolsky invites you to preview the store’s collection of high-end clothing, toys, and more for babies, kids, and moms, while enjoying complimentary desserts and drinks. Friday 4 to 6. 7918 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria.
Spring Glam at Caramel
Drop by the U Street boutique this weekend for a day of bubbly and baubles. ADMK’s Megan Kurtz will be on site to showcase her latest jewels, along with Divine Style DC’s Kelley Kirchberg, who will assist with styling. Enjoy drinks, jewelry giveaways, and discounts on Caramel items while you peruse ADMK’s collection. Saturday 2 to 7. 1603 U St., NW.
Rebecca Taylor Trunk Show at Zoe
Fresh womenswear brand Rebecca Taylor pops up this weekend at the Alexandria boutique, where the label’s new spring collection will be the star of a 10-percent-off trunk show. Enjoy small bites and sips while shopping the line, composed of feminine floral tops and cool perforated pieces perfect for the impending spring. All day Friday through Sunday. 130 S. Union St., Alexandria.
Fashion for Kidsave Runway Show
Head to the Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown this weekend for a runway presentation showcasing looks curated by sophisticated Italian brand Beau Monde. The charity event, which requests a $25 donation for entry, will feature cocktails and raffles for such luxe prizes as polo lessons, personal training sessions, spa kits, and more. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program, which provides aid to orphaned children Colombia and Latvia. 7 PM Saturday. 3100 South St., NW.