AKRIS trunk show at Saks Fifth Avenue
Saks hosts this family-run women’s clothing brand, now in its 90th year, for a one-day-only trunk show. Shoppers can browse AKRIS’s spring 2015 collection. Saks Fifth Avenue, 5555 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. Wednesday, January 7, 10 to 7.
Master class with makeup artist Trish McEvoy
Nordstrom hosts an exclusive event featuring a master class by Trish McEvoy, the local makeup star who has worked with the likes of Angelina Jolie, Larry King, and Judi Dench. She’ll share tips for nailing spring looks and chat about the inspiration behind her latest product line. Nordstrom Westfield Montgomery, 7111 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Wednesday, January 7, 6 PM, and Thursday January 8, 11 AM. $150 reservation fee, redeemable in product. To book an appointment, call the Trish McEvoy counter at 301-365-4111 ext. 1070.
Ippolita trunk show at Bloomingdale’s
Check out this season’s one-of-a-kind, handmade precious-metal and gemstone-bedecked pieces from Ippolita. Bloomingdale’s, 8100 Tysons Corner Center, McLean. Thursday, January 8, 10 to 9:30.
Learn from makeup artist Aliyah Hargrove, a Diorshow National Makeup Artist
Learn behind-the-scenes beauty tricks from Hargrove, who’s known for her expertise in color work and editorial beauty work, and her knowledge of Dior skincare. Bloomingdale’s, 5300 Western Ave., Chevy Chase. Saturday, January 10. To book an appointment with Aliyah, please call the Dior counter at 240-744-3790 (Chevy Chase) or 703-556-4654 (Tysons).
Model call: African Fashion Week
If America’s Next Top Model auditions didn’t go as you hoped, there’s still an opportunity to strut your stuff on a runway: African Fashion Week is holding a model call this weekend. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St., NW, Room A-5. Saturday, January 10, 10 to 2.
Reinvent your personal style with the Joyful Closet
If improving your style made it on your New Year’s resolution list this year, the Joyful Closet wants to help you get started. The styling consultant company is hosting a Show Up in Style in 2015 workshop, featuring interactive exercises like the ones used in one-on-one client consultations, plus specific recommendations for identifying your unique style profile. Participants will get to enjoy light refreshments, create a keepsake vision board, and leave with a goody bag. Dupont Circle (exact location for registrants). Sunday, January 11, 10 to 12:30. $129 tickets at Eventbrite.