STK Preview at Intermix
Notorious “female-friendly” steakhouse STK partners with the luxe Georgetown retailer this week, offering a free preview of the upcoming restaurant’s dishes and drinks while guests shop deals from Intermix’s designer-studded spring collection. Washingtonians Anchyi Wei, Kelly Collis, and others will host the event, and 10 percent of proceeds from the evening’s purchases will be donated to UNICEF. Wednesday 6 to 8. 3300 M St., NW.
Spring Styling With Lafayette 148
Saks Tysons invites you to the store this week to preview chic contemporary label Lafayette 148’s latest collection and to rub shoulders with expert stylist Monica Barnett, who will also be signing copies of her newly released book, Without Saying a Word: The Silent Power of Style. RSVP via e-mail at email@example.com or by calling 703-269-1206. Wednesday 6 to 8. 2051 International Dr., McLean.
The Shirt Trunk Show + Reception
The women’s networking group Levo League partners with Rochelle Behrens, founder of local brand the The Shirt, this week to bring you an evening of shopping and entreprenuerial advice. Held at the Chevy Chase headquarters of WeddingWire, Behrens’s talk is followed by a trunk show and cocktail reception showcasing the DC-based brand’s newest items. Thursday 7 to 9. 2 Wisconsin Circle, 3rd Floor, Chevy Chase.
Union Market’s edgy retail pop-up Thread returns Friday for its second installment at Dock5, featuring a slew of local and national brands, from Erika Schreiber to Hugh & Crye to Politics & Prose. The best part: Entrance is completely free. Friday 1 to 7, Saturday 11 to 7, and Sunday 11 to 5. 1039 Fifth St., NE.
Stutterheim Pop-Up at Denim Bar
For seven days, Pentagon Row’s purveyor of high-end denim hosts a pop-up of waterproof goods by Stutterheim. Drop by the boutique on its opening night this Friday for a peek at the Scandinavian brand’s collection of raincoats and accessories, as well as complimentary drinks and light bites. Friday 7 to 9. 1101 S. Joyce St., Arlington.
Fashion for Paws Runway Show
The annual charity fashion show that highlights spring’s latest trends (alongside the area’s cutest pups) happens this weekend at the Omni Shoreham hotel, with all proceeds benefiting the Washington Humane Society. Cocktail attire and RSVP via e-mail (RSVP@washhumane.org) are required. Saturday 8 to midnight (VIP access begins at 7). 2500 Calvert St., NW.