Henri Bendel’s Birthday Bash
The girly retailer celebrates its birthday with a weeklong celebration at its Pentagon City and Tysons Galleria locations. Enjoy 30 percent off limited-edition Miss Bendel satchels as well as other in-store deals, such as a free scarf with any $150 purchase. There will also be an in-store VIP party in the middle of the week that adds cupcakes, Champagne, and music to the mix. All day through Saturday. VIP Party takes place Thursday 5 to 9. 1100 S. Hayes St., Arlington; 2001 International Dr., McLean.
Carnival at She’s Unique Boutique
You’ll spot lots of familiar faces at this playful event: Local blogger Natalie Pinto of the Fashionably Broke hosts a carnival-themed evening at She’s Unique, the Old Town jewelry favorite owned by SpicyCandyDC co-author Katya Ananieva. Get some styling tips from the bloggers, along with cocktails and discounts up to 30 percent. Plus, posting an Instagram from the evening using hashtags #OTBDBlockParty and #ShesUniqueCarnival automatically earns you a chance at winning a Voluspa candle. Thursday 6 to 8. 205 King St., Alexandria.
DC Style Factory Summer Celebration
Grab dinner and a few stylish goodies at the same time at DC Noodles this week, where local bloggers Tammy of A Loyal Love, Maria of Very Busy Mama, and Alison of DC Celine host a fashion-packed evening showcasing the season’s latest trends. You’ll be able to hear some summer beauty and fashion advice from the pros, peruse some jewels from Stella & Dot, and enter giveaways from Bluemercury, DC Style Factory, and Brierre Yoga. And, of course, Thai bites will be passed around. Thursday 6 to 9. 1412 U St., NW.
Summer Essentials Soiree in Old Town
Alexandria’s Sugar House Day Spa and the Pink Palm partner this week for a party to celebrate all things summer. Held at the salon, the event will provide guests with makeup touchups, discounts on spa and boutique items, and sweet treats from Dolci Gelati. Early arrivers will score swag bags; be sure to RSVP online. Friday 6:30 to 8:30. 111 N. Alfred St., Alexandria.
Auden Trunk Show at Intermix
The edgy jewelry brand, typically found at upscale retailers such as Bergdorf Goodman, pops up in DC this weekend for a daylong trunk show at Intermix. Here’s your chance to try on some jewels from the spring/summer collection of the celebrity-beloved label. Saturday 1 to 5. 3300 M St., NW.