The New Urban Chic Launch and a Handbag Happy Hour at Saks

And other stylish events this week.
The New Urban Chic Launch and a Handbag Happy Hour at Saks
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Jewelry Trunk Shows at Bloomingdale’s

Bloomingdale’s is hosting a couple of trunk shows this week to help you get decked out for spring: iBeautiful by Mia Elliott’s couture jewelry collection (March 25 through 28) and Valerie Nahmani Designs handmade gemstone and semi-precious bead jewelry (March 24 through 29) will both have their lines on display in Chevy Chase. Shop the trunk shows for Mia Elliott’s bold statement pieces and Valerie Nahmani’s elegant accessories featuring all-natural stones. Bloomingdale’s, 5300 Western Ave., Chevy Chase; 240-744-3700.

SEE Eyewear Spring Trunk Show

Check out the new eyewear in stock for spring at SEE in Georgetown this weekend. Snack on small bites and try out the collection of unique glasses with bright pops of color and funky frame shapes. While you’re there, grab a new pair of sunnies for upcoming vacations—all sunglasses are $99. SEE Eyewear, 1261 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-337-5988; March 26 through 29.

Saks Fifth Avenue Handbag Happy Hour

Stop by at Saks Fifth Avenue for cocktails, light bites, and the latest handbags, presented by Saks Fifth Avenue’s head handbag buyer from New York, Hilary O’Shea. Find out what’s hot in handbags this season and scoop up some of the newest styles. RSVP by calling 240-497-5253. Saks Fifth Avenue, 5555 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase; 240-497-5317; Thursday, March 26, 5 PM.

Urban Chic Celebrates Relaunch With Trunk Shows

Now in its 11th year, Urban Chic decided to refresh its offering for the spring, bringing in new designers and focusing on curating an on-trend boutique. The new Urban Chic will celebrate its launch on Thursday, March 26, with a private event, followed by weekend trunk shows to display the boutique’s new wares. There’s a Merritt Charles trunk show on Friday, March 27, Donna Mizani on Saturday, March 28, and Gypsy05 on March 29. Urban Chic, 1626 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-338-5398.

Haute Closet Pop-Up

This online resource for men and women’s apparel, accessories, and jewelry will be popping up in Polished of Georgetown salon on Saturday, March 28. Shop the Haute Closet collection while snacking on cupcakes, then sample some of the salon’s services for a bit of mid-shopping spree pampering. Polished of Georgetown, 1425 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-7877; Saturday, March 28, 10 AM to 4 PM.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.