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.
January 26: Tying the knot? Check out Alexandria’s bridal showcase this Saturday. The exclusive event is aimed at helping you get to know local wedding vendors. There will also be food. So that’s a no-brainer.
January 28: You, too, can learn to accessorize. They have seminars for that ish. The workshop is directed by Cathy Starnes, wardrobe consultant. You’ll get light refreshments and drink as well as 25% off Periwinkle merchandise with your admission.
January 28: The DC Fashion Foundation is holding a fashion business mixer, aptly titled the Fashionable Business Mixer. Do you own/want to start a small, fashion-related business? Attend and learn how you can fund your start up.
INSPIRATIONAL LINKS, ETC
InStyle: It’s stupid cold outside. Bundle up.
Harper’s Bazaar: The shining stars of the SAG awards.
WhoWhatWear: Rock a leather jacket. Avoid looking like you’re on the set of Sons of Anarchy.
Refinery29: Again, it’s stupid cold outside. Wear sensible shoes.
Glamour recommends these trends for 2014.
Buzzfeed: Literature-inspired accessories for all you fashionable nerds out there.
Stylecaster: Take care of your clothes and they will take care of you. 101 (!) ways to make your ensemble last forever.