Fashion Agenda: Swimwear on the Runway, Bang Salon’s Charity Cut-a-Thon

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Fashion Agenda: Swimwear on the Runway, Bang Salon’s Charity Cut-a-Thon
Local designer Tala Raasi presents her swimwear line Dar Be Dar on Tuesday night in Bethesda.

Cesco Osteria’s Co2 Lounge to Host Dar Be Dar Fashion Show

Local designer Tala Raassi showcases her international-inspired Dar Be Dar swimwear line at Cesco Osteria’s Co2 Lounge. The show will feature suits from the current resort 2014 and spring/summer 2015 collections, and there’ll be gourmet hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and live tunes. Post-show, a Dar be Dar boutique pops up for on-the-spot swimwear buys. Tuesday, 7:00 to 9:30 PM. Co2 Lounge, 7401 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. $20 through Eventbrite

Stylemakers and Changemakers Runway Show

PopNod presents what’s been dubbed a “runway fashion experience,” celebrating those who are at the forefront of style and social good while raising money to support Critical Exposure—an organization that trains youth to use photography and advocacy to make change in their schools and communities. The show will feature outfits and jewelry from such favorites as South Moon Under, Anthropologie, BaubleBar, and other PopNod partners. The evening also includes signature cocktails and samples from Butterfly Mixtures, music by DJ Whitham, and a raffle featuring prizes from South Moon Under, Copperwood Tavern, and Ceiba, among others. Oh, and did we mention it’s on a rooftop? Friday, 8 to midnight. Midtown Lounge DC, 1219 Connecticut Ave., NW. $35 through Eventbrite.

Sterling & Burke Fall/Holiday Collection Launch

Looking to get a head start on that holiday shopping? On Saturday, Sterling & Burke designer Alexandra J. Megan spotlights her new fine leather accessories line—which includes leather flasks, bar sets, billfolds, and travel goodies ranging from $93 finds to $2,700 big-ticket buys—and discusses the store’s signature Bespoke Services. Saturday, 2 to 9 PM. Sterling & Burke, 2824 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.

Bang Salon Hosts 12-hour “Cut-a-Thon” in Support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Bang Salon hosts its fourth 12-hour marathon Cut-A-Thon at the local chain’s soon-to-open new location at the Yards. 100 percent of the proceeds from the day’s haircuts will be donated to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. The salon will keep services simple during the event—which means there will be no color or chemical treatments that day—but with free mimosas and snacks for the whole 12-hour event, who’s complaining? Sunday, October 5, 9 to 9. Bang Salon, 1212 Fourth St., SE.

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