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By Melissa Groth

Weekly rundown of DC 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.

EVENTS, ETC

November 7th: Fashion bloggers unite at the Blogger Scene’s Fall Cocktail Party at Kabin.  8 bucks gets you in, a free drink, appetizers, and entry into multiple giveaways (including a $100 gift card to Topshop Nordstrom).  This event is presented by Ashley in DC and The Fashionable Broke.

November 8th: Becky’s Fund presents the “Walk This Way” fashion show on Friday at the Italian Embassy.  The event will highlight Italian designers, athletes, and businesses.  The show focuses on the central theme of “the language of love,” exploring communication in relationships.  There will also be appearances by multiple star athletes.

November 9th: Love vintage and retro fashion? Of course you do.  Shop the Connoisseurs Vintage Pop-Up Shop and Fashion Networking event presented by Instant Vintage 78 is this Saturday at Avery’s Bar and Lounge.

November 9th: Worn Magazine celebrates FotoWeekDC 2013 at The Gallery at Vivid Solutions by displaying select preview images from its upcoming “The Raw Issue”, behind the scenes video, and previously unreleased editorial photographs.

INSPIRATIONAL LINKS, ETC

W: Winter is nigh.  Ready yourself for the frosty battle with long coats.

 

Vogue: Nicolas Ghesquiere takes Marc Jacob’s place as artistic director of women’s collections for Louis Vuitton.

Style Caster: In case you were still under the impression that there are rules in fashion, here are fifty of them you should be breaking.

 

Rock the preppy look, the Harper’s Bazaar way.

Nylon: Varsity jackets for all the cool kids.


InStyle: Camo. Gettin’ real stealthy with those day-to-day covert ops.

 

Chictopia: Midi skirts, because you’re a lady, dammit.

 

Refinery29: Long-sleeved dresses

 

DIY a Rodarte-inspired shooting star hair clip.  Get started now and have awesome glittery gifts for your friends by the holidays (via)

 

Tumblr of the week: Sexy Sweaters

 

Sadly, these sweaters aren’t for sale.  It appears to be a sort-of art project by the author with some posts of actual sweaters that exist, and some that the author creates; more research required.

 

 

Own it.

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