By Melissa Groth
Our weekly rundown of D.C. fashion events+links to love on style blogs+other inspirational stuff we think you may enjoy. Cool? Cool. And as always, let us know if we missed something in the comments.
September 11th: Facon Magazine is sponsoring a Fashion and Style Networking Happy Hour from 5 to 8pm at Avery’s on H Street.
September 14th: Northern Virginia Magazine presents the second instalment of their Fashion NoVA series at Pentagon City mall.
September 14th: Attend the grand opening of the Nubian Hueman Boutique Lounge. The brand’s unique ethnic designs were previously only available online. This grand-opening party will take place at their first brick-and-mortar location in Anacostia on Saturday.
September 15th: The third annual Alston-Gillard awards “The Resurrection of Fashion,” presented by the OASIS dance company, will showcase fashion and dance. Proceeds go to The Wanda Alston House.
Don’t forget to check out our Agenda Homepage for your best bets on upcoming events!
INSPIRATIONAL LINKS, ETC
New York Fashion Week ends on the 12th. Make sure you’re following the best instagrams.
And head over to the official page for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for the schedule, photos, and live broadcasts of all the action (MBFashionWeek.com)
Refinery 29: NYFW makeup tips like putting your blush on under your foundation ::GASP::
Style Within Reach: White after Labor Day at NYFW
The street is your runway at New York Fashion Week (NYMag)
3.1 Phillip Lim for Target hits the shelves on September 15th (Target).
And this tote WILL be mine
NY Daily News: Victoria Beckham’s bicycle was stolen at NYFW.
Telegraph UK: Victoria Beckham’s Spring/Summer 2014 line is not as exciting as a stolen bike.
Huffington Post is featuring a slideshow of the most bizarre looks they’ve seen at NYFW. Also bizarre: attendees of the DKNY runway show at New York Fashion Week were greeted by a group of naked, body-paint enthusiasts (NSFW). Favorite quote courtesy of John Jannuzzi: “Way too much shaft for a Sunday afternoon.” Had it been a Tuesday, well that’s an entirely different thing altogether.
Happy New York Fashion Week!