D’Milikah Splashes Show at the Waterfront
Still searching for that perfect bikini? Brazilian swimwear brand D’Milikah hosts a runway show at Nick’s Riverside Grill—which will offer summer-themed drink specials for the event—on the Georgetown waterfront this week to showcase its latest colorful designs, including resortwear and a few men’s pieces. Wednesday 6:30 to 9:30. 3050 K St., NW.
Shop LA Style Fashion Showcase at the W
LA style collective M Dot makes its first East Coast appearance at the W Hotel’s Living Room this week, where you’ll be able to shop the designs of five Californian designers and snag some beauty advice from celeb makeup artist Marisol Garcia. Expect to see some familiar faces, as the bloggers behind Good Good Gorgeous, A Loyal Love, and Be Loud Be You will be on site to offer style tips. RSVP to email@example.com. Wednesday 6 to 9 and Thursday 11 to 7. 515 15th St., NW.
South Moon Under’s Summer Block Party
The Mosaic District location of this local favorite hosts an evening of shopping and sipping in preparation for the hotter season. Enjoy cupcakes and Honest Tea cocktails while shopping alongside Andrea Khoury of local blog Real Housewives of Northern Virginia, who is hosting the event. There will also be an in-store beauty bar and special discounts on summer clothing and accessories. Thursday 6 to 8. 2905 District Ave., Fairfax.
On Flora: On Work at Wild Hand Workspace
Alison Baitz of the beautiful arts-and-plants-focused e-zine On Flora is the guest of honor and curator of Wild Hand Workspace’s latest event, a pop-up shop of vintage office supplies. Join the locally based creative for an opening reception on Thursday, followed by a weekend-long shop featuring her hand-picked vintage items. Thursday 6 to 9, and Friday and Saturday 11 to 3. 716 Monroe St., NE.
The Front Row at Bethesda Row
Bethesda Row’s annual style event kicks off Thursday with the premiere of fashion documentary Versailles 73, followed by a Q&A moderated by Washingtonian fashion editor Kate Glassman Bennett. The three-day event culminates with a runway show on Bethesda Lane, showcasing the designs of the town’s best boutiques and attended by celebrity guest Maria Menounos. For a full list of events and promotions during Front Row, check out the website. All day Thursday through Saturday. Bethesda Ave., Bethesda.
Susana Monaco Trunk Show at Luna
Stock up on bright summer dresses and airy basics by contemporary womenswear brand Susana Monaco, which pops up for a daylong trunk show at Bethesda’s popular Luna boutique. The best part: All SM merch will be marked down 20 percent. Friday 10 to 9. 7232 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda.