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. Have an event coming up/something you find worthy of mention? Let me know in the Comments section, or find me on Twitter @mel_jennie
July 16th: Every Wednesday through November 12th check out Sparket – A Creative Market, in Crystal City, VA. This market features “a diverse mix of arts, crafts, handmade jewelry, accessories, bath and beauty products and other local, handcrafted products.”
July 19th: Hey vintage clothing lovers! Guys and Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop at Penn Social is going to be the “best, big ass vintage pop-up shop you have seen in the DMV!”
July 19th: Help kick off the launch of DIVA Plus Consignment this Saturday with a showcase and fashion show at the College Park Marriott.
July 19th: Fashion Meets Health Expo has everything you could ever want, plus free samples. Fashion, shopping, product demos, spa treatments, performances, etc this Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn.
July 20th: Another unique shopping experience is the TUM Urban Marketplace this Sunday at University of Maryland.
INSPIRATIONAL LINKS, ETC
Refinery29: Just in time for the Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop up, inspiration and advice for shopping vintage.
WhoWhatWear: Coach is headed in a new creative direction. Coach now appeals to me. Well done, Coach.
Style.com: Especially the sweater.
Glamour: This dress made out of loom bands sold on Ebay for around $300,000. I wonder how much I could sell all my third-grade potholders?
GraziaDailyUK: ICYMI- Choupette Lagerfeld, the feline equivalent of Suri Cruise, is authoring a book: The Private Life of a High Flying Fashion Cat. Sure to be full of totally fab cat pics and fashion wisdom.