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.
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.
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: