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Photos from Washingtonian’s 2017 Style Setters Event

Photos from Washingtonian’s 2017 Style Setters Event
2017 Washingtonian Style Setters held at The Showroom on September 7, 2017. Photography by Joy Asico

Washington’s best dressed gathered at The Showroom on September 7, 2017 for Washingtonian’s annual Style Setters event. This celebration honored the area’s nine most fashionable men and women featured in our September issue. Along with the 2017 Style Setters and their guests, invitees included past award winners, fashion bloggers, members of the retail industry, and the media. Party-goers sipped Whispering Angel rosé, enjoyed delectable light bites of both sweet and savory fare by Relish Catering, and showed off their style in a Whispering Angel-branded GIF photobooth. Attendees also had the opportunity to touch up their makeup at an interactive Lip Bar powered by Sanctuary Cosmetic CenterSocial Supply transformed the venue with striking decor elements including a waterfall chandelier, complemented with dramatic pink and purple uplighting by John Farr Lighting. Highway to Hill Flowers decked bars and tables with lush pastel florals, while Mixing Maryland kept guests entertained with lively music all evening. 

Thank you to our sponsors: Chateau d’Esclans and Sanctuary Cosmetic Center

Thank you to our partners: The Showroom, Social Supply, Relish Catering, Booth-o-Rama, Mixing Maryland, Highway to Hill Flowers, John Farr Lighting and MJ Valet.

Congratulations to the 2017 Style Setters:

All photos by Joy Asico. 

2017 Style Setters Sebastian Zutant, Maggie O’Neill, Shimon Prokupecz, Noor Tagouri, Violetta Markelou, Frederique Stephanie, and Richard Anuszkiewicz with Washingtonian’s Amy Moeller.
Social Supply created a custom waterfall chandelier for the event, while John Farr Lighting transformed The Showroom with pink and purple uplighting.
Daniel Karna, Mark Guenther, Carl Ray, and Sophie Blake.
An overhead shot of the chandelier and oversized custom bar, provided by Social Supply.
Washingtonian’s Cathy Merill Williams, Michael Deltette, and Emmie Lancaster.
Delicious seasonal bruschetta by Relish Catering.
Sanctuary Cosmetic Center styled guests with a glam interactive Lip Bar.
2017 Style Setter Noor Tagouri poses with her faux Washingtonian cover, which were given to all 2017 Style Setters.
Relish Catering created a beautiful display of prosciutto and melon, seasonal bruschetta, and other yummy bites, complemented by lush florals by Highway to Hill Flowers.
This branded Whispering Angel backdrop by Social Supply and GIF booth by Booth-o-Rama were huge hits all evening long.
2017 Style Setter Maggie O’Neill with her faux Washingtonian cover.
Violetta Markelou, Michelle Schoenfeld, and Tara Papanicholas. 
Mixing Maryland kept guests entertained with stylish hits all evening.
Kristin Hoffman, Maha Hakki, and Arienne Thompson.
Zoey Rowley, Ashley Zink, and Jasmine Pierce.
Barnette Holston and John Quattlebaum.
Attendees had fun posing with branded props in the Whispering Angel photo booth.
Burrata and mango cornets garnished with basil by Relish Catering.
Alejandro Feliciano, Don Love, Ashley Arias, Aleisha Lohnes, and Nargis Azimi.
2017 Style Setter Shimon Prokupecz poses with his faux Washingtonian cover.
Candace Ourisman and Ashley Bronczek.
Guests enjoyed Whispering Angel rosé from a dedicated Chateau d’Esclans bar at the event.
Erika Gutierrez, Luis R. Dorres, Andrea Rinaldi, and Brandon Clay.
Tim Lowery and Jen Haber.
Artisan cheese pairing bites by Relish Catering.
Style Setters Frederique Stephanie and Violetta Markelou pose for a group shot at the end of the evening.