By Melissa Groth
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.
October 16th: Fashion and Style Network Happy Hour at Avery’s Bar and Lounge. Stop by and meet Yany Aibangbee from Yany Bang Clothing.
October 18th: Brown Girls Burlesque at the Black Cat pits Rihanna against Beyonce. Whose side are you on?
October 19th: Bollywood Goes to the Dunes and brings all this awesome stuff with it:
* Henna-Mehndi decorators (Pooja Singh)
* Bollywood dancers (The Lindsey Golden Project, Hemi Singh)
* Bollywood music DJ
* Spiced Cocktail specials
* Samosas, papadams and other eats
* Photo booth
October 19th: I am beyond excited for the opening of a local Topshop location. This weekend’s Topshop & Nordstrom shopping event will feature blogger Lacey Maffetonne of A Lacey Perspective, makeup stations, free treats, music, and with a $100 purchase shoppers will receive a TOPSHOP LOVES DC tee-shirt.
October 19th: Jewelz of Fall Accessory Fashion Show at the Hillyer Art Space. There will be drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a chance to win a custom piece worth $250.00.
October 19th: Yours/Mine Secondhand Shopping Soiree at MOVA Lounge DC. Celebrate your sensible shopping ways with a “Thrifty Girltini.”
And more over here!!
INSPIRATIONAL LINKS, ETC
Pop Sugar: Alexis Bittar debuts a new line, and all I have to say is OOooo look at all the shiny
W Magazine tells you what jackets you need for fall, and since the majority of these jackets come in over $2k, I’d suggest keeping in mind exactly what I intend this link to be when you click it, that is: “Inspirational.”
Nylon: Don’t you wish you could celebrate Halloween all year ‘round? With these items, you totally can. Maybe.
Honestly WTF: Turn your regular heels into awesome bejeweled heels. Perfect for holiday parties. No, it is not too early to start planning for holiday parties.
Refinery 29: Open-back dresses. Wear them.
British Vogue: Unique pieces to add to your wishlist