17 May Spotlight Events: FGI Brings Fashion Industry Icons to DC
The Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with over 5000 members in the fashion industry. The Greater Washington, DC chapter of the organization has hosted some of our area’s most notable fashion events. From the looks of it this summer is bound to be no different.
Check out some upcoming events these Fashiontonians have in store!
TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
TRENDS OVERVIEW AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION
6:30 – 9 PM
Bo Concept Georgetown| 3342 M St NW; Washington, DC
View Fall/Winter 2012 Ready-To-Wear Collections from New York, London, Milan, and Paris. Guests will also have the opportunity to hear insider remarks by special guest Teri Agins, award-winning Fashion Journalist for the Wall Street Journal, and author of The End of Fashion: How Marketing Changed the Clothing Industry Forever. Click here to purchase tickets.
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND BOOK SIGNING WITH ISABEL TOLEDO
Corcoran Gallery of Art| 500 Seventeenth Street NW; Washington, DC
6: 30 PM
The Fashion Group International of Greater Washington, DC will present a Cocktail Reception, Discussion and Book Signing with legendary fashion designer Isabel Toledo. This event is co-sponsored by Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design. Pulitzer Prize Winning Fashion Critic and Author, Robin Givhan of The Daily Beast and Newsweek will conduct a spirited chat with Isabel Toledo about her illustrious career as one of the most celebrated independent fashion designers of our times, her inspiring fashion philosophy and unique collaboration with husband, artist Ruben Toledo. Click here to purchase tickets.
Don’t fret if you forget because these events will obviously be in featured in future “Go To” lists.