Fashion Agenda: Topshop’s Grand Opening in Springfield, a Style Swap, and More

Your guide to this week's most stylish events.
Fashion Agenda: Topshop’s Grand Opening in Springfield, a Style Swap, and More
A rendering of the soon-to-open Topshop in Springfield Town Center. Courtesy of Topshop.

Men of the Cloth Film Premiere

West End Cinema hosts the DC premiere of director Vicki Vasilopoulos’s film Men of the Cloth, a documentary on Italian master tailors Nino Corvato, Joe Centofanti, and Checchino Fonticoli—and the impending demise of their craft. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Vasilopoulos and Sofio Barone, founder and head designer at Sofio’s Custom Clothiers and Tailors in Tysons Corner, and moderated by blogger Grant Harris of Image Granted. Tuesday 7 PM. 2301 M St., NW. $10.34 online at West End Cinema.


Saks Fifth Avenue’s 16th Annual Key to the Cure Kickoff and Weekend Events

To help raise money and awareness for breast cancer, Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons Galleria pairs up with the nonprofit Tigerlily Foundation to host a kickoff event for the store’s Key to the Cure shopping weekend, during which 2 percent of participating vendor sales will go to George Washington University Hospital. The evening features a runway presentation, shopping, hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails. Wednesday 6:30 to 9:30 PM, 2001 International Dr., McLean. Tickets, $50 at Tigerlily Foundation.


Washingtonian’s Kate Bennett and DKNY at Saks Fifth Avenue

Join Washingtonian’s fashion editor, Kate Bennett, and guest hosts Andrea Rinaldi and Deana Mary at Saks Fifth Avenue for an exclusive presentation of DKNY’s fall collection. Shoppers will snag a special gift with a DKNY purchase of $300 or more. Thursday 6 to 8 PM. Tysons Galleria. RSVP at RSVPTYSONS@S5A.com.


Topshop Opens in Springfield

The wait is over: Our area’s first Topshop finally debuts this week as part of the redeveloped Springfield Town Center‘s grand reopening. The British fast-fashion chain celebrates its arrival with special opening-day festivities, including goodie bags for the first 200 customers, a special gift with purchases of more than $80, an in-store photo booth, and a contest dubbed Win the Wardrobe, during which one shopper will go home with the contents of the display window. Friday 10 AM to 7 PM. Springfield Town Center.


Todd Reed Trunk Show

Local fine jeweler I. Gorman invites bauble lovers to sip bubbly while scoping out the sparkles during a trunk show featuring Todd Reed. Friday 1 to 7 PM and Saturday 11 AM to 5 PM. 1133 20th St., NW.


Fall in Style Fashion Exchange

Ready for a closet clean-out? Heels and the City and Futuristic Branding host a style swap, during which participants are asked to bring eight pieces of stylish, clean clothing in great condition to trade for new-to-them items. The event will also include: pop-up shops, mini makeovers, a style session, and door prizes. Saturday 3 to 7 PM. Residence Inn, 1456 Duke St., Alexandria. Tickets $8 to $14.50. For tickets and more information, visit Eventbrite.

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