CapFABB Weekly Round Up: Oct 10/10 – 10/16

CapFABB News:

  • We will be announcing our November Meet Up very soon! You are going to LOVE it!
  • We have hit 200 members!
  • Keep your eyes peeled for capfabb.com starting to have consistent posts! Maybe you’ll be featured!

CapFABBers Getting Some Love:

  • Liz was interviewed by The Vault Files. Read it here!
  • Vyque of Fasshonaburu met with Lizzie Fortunato Jewels at Muleh. Read here!
  • Casie of Whipped Style was South Moon Under’s Featured Blogger! See it here!
  • Lacey of A Lacey Perspective was featured in the Washingtonian style section! Read it here!

Events This Weekend:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2011

BUTTER AND SOMETHING BLUE TRUNK SHOW
11 AM-6 PM
The Shoe Hive| 127 South Fairfax Street; Alexandria, VA 22314

During this trunk show shoppers will receive 20% off each purchase of items from the Butter and Something Blue lines. Shoppers will also get to meet Lee Reich, the owner of the store’s footwear lines.

BLOOMINGDALE’S ORREFORS BY KARL LAGERFELD EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH

Knowing the artistic excellence of Orrefors to be comparable with the world of high fashion, Karl Lagerfeld designer a collection in his own image: clean-line, subtle and functional.

READYSET DC’S FASHION DISTRICT FALL/WINTER 2011-The Show
9PM-Midnight
Eastern Market North Hall | 225 7th Street SE

DC designers & models strut their stuff in our full runway show. This year’s featured designers include some old faces and new: Artaya, Cote Minou, DeNada Design, Derringer Friday, Durkl, Espion, Ginger Root Design, Hugh & Crye, SaintCHIC and Sika.

Cost: $40 general admission

*Open bar. Age: 21+

BETHESDA ROW ARTS FESTIVAL
11AM-6PM

This year the festival features the work of 185 leading fine artists and crafters from around the country. Media includes ceramics, drawings, fabrics, glass, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, pastels, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and 2D and 3D mixed media. For a complete list of artists please visit Bethesda Row Arts Festival website at BethesdaRowArts.org.

FASHION FOR THE CURE
6:30PM-9PM
Arlington Arts Center| 3550 Wilson Blvd; Arlington, VA 22201

The theme of Fashion for the Cure 2011 is “Removing the Mask”. The event will focus on the “realness” of life’s battles and the spirit to overcome.

The event features fashion models integrated into the unique and diverse works of art at the Arlington Arts Center. In addition to fashion, the evening will include live performances, a silent auction, and light refreshments.

FASHION SHOW AT NORDSTROM’S IN ANNAPOLIS, MD
Doors open at 7:15am. Fashion show starts at 8:00am.
Nordstrom’s| 2002 Annapolis Mall; Annapolis, MD

Guests well get access to a fashion show, free breakfast, a fashion handbag and tons of sample size cosmetics in addition to a free facial (with appointment).

For more information call Gina DeLong at 410-573-1121 ext.1067

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2011

BETHESDA ROW ARTS FESTIVAL
11AM-5PM

This year the festival features the work of 185 leading fine artists and crafters from around the country. Media includes ceramics, drawings, fabrics, glass, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, pastels, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and 2D and 3D mixed media. For a complete list of artists please visit Bethesda Row Arts Festival website at BethesdaRowArts.org.

COCKTAILS WITH CELEBRITY HAIRSTYLIST KIM VO
5-7PM
Dulles Hyatt| 2300 Dulles Corner Boulevard; Herndon, VA 20171

Mix-n-mingle with Celebrity Hair Stylist, Kim Vo (you may know him as a Judge on Bravo’s Shear Genius) & D.C.’s fashion elite for a night of great hair, style and networking.

RSVP: Bonnie Henry, founder of Hair by PAABO (Bethesda, MD) via email at BonnHenry@gmail.com.

BUTTER AND SOMETHING BLUE TRUNK SHOW
12 AM-5 PM
The Shoe Hive| 127 South Fairfax Street; Alexandria, VA 22314

During this trunk show shoppers will receive 20% off each purchase of items from the Butter and Something Blue lines.

READYSET DC’S FASHION DISTRICT FALL/WINTER 2011 -Designer Meet and Greet
2-6PM
The Dunes| 1402 Meridian Place NW

You saw the designs, now shop the merchandise. The featured designers from Saturday’s runway show and a handful of beloved local shops for an afternoon a shopping. All shops will be offering deep discounts, so don’t miss this opportunity to shop your favorite shops all in one spot!

Cost: Free

New CapFABBers:

Welcome new additions to the CapFABB fam!

If you are new and want a shout out email info@capfabb.com!

  • Katharine of www.styledbykdg.com!
  • My name is Madeline and I manage Style Me Thrifty, a fashion blog that offers affordable style advice to gals on a budget. I work full-time at a nonprofit in Arlington. I love my job but living on a nonprofit salary is tricky!… which is why Style Me Thrifty was born. My goal is to prove that being stylish doesn’t have to cost a lot of money!

Hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!

XOXO,

Lacey & Liz