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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. 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.

EVENTS, ETC.

Friday, August 22nd: Purchase something from the SJP line at Nordstroms Tysons Corner Center this Friday for an opportunity to meet SJP herself between 5pm and 6pm on a first-come first-SJP’d basis.

Friday, August 22nd: 2nd Annual “Seersucker & Sundress Party” at Irish Whiskey Public House, proceeds to benefit We Will Survive Cancer.

Friday, August 22nd: Design Army & Karla Colletto Trunk Show Pool Party at the Capitol Skyline Hotel from 7 to 10pm.  Free admission and drink specials.

Saturday, August 23rd: Gossip on 23rd, one of my favorite Northern Virginia boutiques, is having a fall fashion show this Saturday in Del Ray from 8 to 10pm.  Tickets are free, but you must have one to get in.

INSPIRATIONAL LINKS, ETC:

Refinery29: Ugg Australia is attempting to make their footwear less awful with their current rebrand.

lol.

Glamour: Faux leather pencil skirts under $100

 

 

 

 

 

WhoWhatWear: Are you dowdy? Do you want to be cool instead? Do these things!!

 

Add ice cream to your outfit because ice cream is COOL.

 

 

The white tee is a classic.  Make sure you look pissed off constantly to emphasize how cool you are.

 

If you only tuck half your shirt in, it looks like you don’t care/can’t be bothered.  And that is cool.

Huffington Post: The Target/Altuzarra collab lookbook is here for your viewing pleasure.

 

Elle: In honor of Coco Chanel’s 131st birthday (well, what would have been her 131st birthday), here are photos of celebs in Chanel:

 

 

 

 

 

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