The “Go To” List: April 30-May 6
MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
SPRING FASHION IN STYLE
5 – 7 PM
The Normandy Hotel| 2118 Wyoming Ave NW; Washington, DC
Join The Normandy Hotel, Zoe Boutique and DC magazine to celebrate spring fashion in style. Enjoy light refreshments and a preview of Zoe Boutique’s spring collections.
TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
CAROLINA HERRERA PERSONAL APPEARANCE
Saks Fifth Avenue Chevy Chase| 5555 Wisconsin Ave; Chevy Chase, MD
Meet Carolina Herrera and preview the day and evening styles from her glamorous Fall 2012 Collection. The collection will be available Thursday and Friday, May 3 and 4 from 10 to 5. To book an appointment or for additional information, please call 240.497.5311.
PREPPY PINK PARTY AND REGISTRATION EVENT FOR SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE
6 – 9 PM
Hudson Restaurant| 2030 M Street NW; Washington, DC
Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has just one mission – to save lives. And because Washington, D.C. has a higher breast cancer death rate than the national average, we know it needs even more support. This event will feature performances, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, door prizes and a gift upon registering for the Global Race (limited supplies available). If you can’t attend, please go online and donate or join the Miss A – Washington, DC team!
FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
LUXE LIFESTYLE PRESENTS: BEHIND THE SCENES OF NOVA FASHION WEEK
Artisphere| 1101 Wilson Boulevard; Arlington, VA
See NOVA Fashion Week (held in October 2012) come to life right before your eyes and then grab a drink and watch the runway show to end the night! From styling the models, to hair and makeup, clothing and even laying down the runway for the fashion show,
YOU get to experience it all! Click here to purchase tickets.
RUNWAY READY 2012 “CONCEPT TO CATWALK”
5:30 PM (shopping suite opens) | 7 PM (official event starts)
West Potomac Springback Theater| 6500 Quander Road; Alexandria, VA
Cost: $8 advance, $10 day of event
Every year the fashion design department at West Potomac Academy produces a professional caliber fashion show that captures the energy and excitement of the fashion industry. The show gives students an opportunity to display their designs. Students are involved in the planning, promotion and production. The event will be hosted by Free of 95.5 WPGC Radio Personality & Original co-hosts of BET 106 & Park & Ryan Charchian, Executive Editor of Cashmere & Tweed. This year’s invited guest designers are Nam Nguyen, Ugglee Collection, Kimchu Collection, My Bougie Baby, the pink carpet will be managed by Fashion Empowering Women, and music will be supplied by international DJ Neekola.
THE STYLELINER-OPENING DAY IN WASHINGTON, DC
11 AM – 7 PM
M Street & Wisconsin Ave NW; Washington, DC
The StyleLiner, the world’s first treasure chest on wheels, is a mobile style gallery offering limited pieces of extraordinary pieces hand-picked by The StyleLiner’s creator Joey Wolffer.
What started as a twenty-foot potato chip truck has been completely revamped to feel as though you have just stepped into a chic boutique. However, what you will find is not your typical shop – instead you will find a stylish yet inviting retreat in which you will surely want to take everything you find home with you. The accessories aboard the StyleLiner are unique, one-of-a-kind pieces that Joey has traveled the world for. They are the type of accessories that will have people stopping you on the street asking where you got it. The StyleLiner will be in Washington, DC until June 17, 2012.
INTERNATIONAL VISIONS 15TH ANNIVERSARY GALA TO BENEFIT AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA
6:30 – 11:30 PM
The Washington Club| 15 Dupont Circle NW; Washington, DC
This event will feature authentic African cuisine, live music, and fashion from “My Signature Look” and JEM Collections. Click here to purchase tickets.
SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012
EILEEN FISHER PERSONAL APPEARANCE AT NEIMAN MARCUS
Neiman Marcus Tyson’s Corner|2255 International Drive; McLean, VA
Meet designer Eileen Fisher and view the latest looks from the Spring 2012 Collection. Eileen will share the vision behind the brand in a panel discussion. Also enjoy a fashion presentation and wardrobing advice from the Eileen Fisher stylists.
Eileen Fisher will donate 5% of the event day sales and Neiman Marcus will donate $2000 to Women Thrive Worldwide. Women Thrive Worldwide advocates for change at the U.S. and global levels so that women and men can share equally in the enjoyment of opportunities, economic prosperity, voice, and freedom from fear and violence. Seating for fashion show is limited. Please reply to 703.761.1600 ext 3182.
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
ART SOCIETY FOR YOUTH LAUNCH PARTY
4 – 6 PM
Glen Echo Park| 7300 MacArthur Blvd (Archade Building Room 202); Glen Echo, MD
This event will feature musical performances, live entertainment, vendors, and swag bags. All funds will go towards raising money for ASY Scholarships. For more information visit www.artsocietyforyouth.org. Click here to purchase tickets.