Event Recap: CapFABB’s 3rd Anniversary Bash with Capwell+Co!

In only three short years, the Capital Area Fashion and Beauty Bloggers (CapFABB) has become the largest blogger network in the DC area! To celebrate this momentous occasion, CapFABB partnered with jewelry company Capwell+Co for an amazing anniversary blogger bash at Dirty Martini Lounge in Dupont.

We dined on tasty small bites, wine, and cocktails, but the real winner of the evening was being treated to some luxe arm charm courtesy of Capwell+Co. CapFABBers absolutely flipped for the bracelet bar where guests were welcomed to choose from a wide array of Capwell’s amazing baubles.

Take a look at the night’s highlights!

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Bb.U Model Project | Free Blowouts!

Hi there, CapFABBers! Just wanted to pop over on this sunny Saturday morning to share a fun opportunity in the area that might just appeal to some of our beauty- and hair-obsessed members…

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For those of you who call Bethesda home — or want to spend a leisurely morning or afternoon up in MD — Bumble and bumble is holding a styling class at The Shop Salon in Bethesda as part of their Bumble and bumble. UNIVERSITY Model Project.

The styling academy is seeking female hair models to participate on Saturday, March 9, and Sunday, March 10, and receive, wait for it, a FREE professional blow dry (and styling product).

Sound fun? All you have to do is send a current photo (one that shows your current hair length and natural texture, not curled or straightened) and you cell phone number to model@bumbleandbumble.com. And be sure to tweet @capFABB if you end up attending, because Bumble and bumble is hoping to build a database of bloggers and beauty enthusiasts around the DMV and this is such a fun way to start!

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Have a nice weekend!


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The Best of 14th & U with Gilt City DC

Guess what stated on April 8th?! Gilt City DC members are invited to experience one of Washington’s trendiest neighborhoods like never before. Fashion mavens and foodies alike can take a digital stroll down U Street for insider sales from exclusive boutiques, restaurants, salons and more!  This Neighborhood Spotlight will feature the best of 14th and U Street – offering up deals on must-stop destinations including Foundry, Peloton Cycling, Drafting Table and The Gibson Lab at Marvin to name a few.   In fact, Yvette Freeman, owner of The Foundry and Peloton Cycling, helped to guest curate the collection.  So don’t miss your chance to shop, dine and indulge in this Washington DC neighborhood with Gilt City!

A couple deals CapFABB is looking forward to:

Deal: Foundry
$30 for $60 in-store merchandise credit
$150 for $300 in-store merchandise credit
$1,000 for $2,000 in-store merchandise credit
$200 for $500 worth of design services at client home and at Foundry with foundry design team. Includes 3 hours of design consultation services.  After consult, 100% of fee paid can be applied toward in-store purchase of furniture, home decor items and/or accessories from Foundry.

Deal: CakeLove
$10 for $20 in-store merchandise credit
A dozen cupcakes of any flavors – Original Retail: $40, Gilt City Price: $24 (40% off)
2 hour baking class with the owner, Warren, at CakeLove, and all members will take home a signed copy of his book “Cake Love” – Gilt City Price: $75

So head on over to giltcity.com/DC and get to know U Street!

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DC Event: Gilt City DC Warehouse Sale

It’s time again for the Gilt City DC Warehouse Sale on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd at the Long View Gallery!

As you may know…the two-day event features Gilt’s top brands—from men’s and women’s fashion to home accessories—at up to 90% off retail prices!

Purchase Tickets: http://www.giltcity.com/dc/dcwarehousemarch

Event Details:
Friday, March 22nd, 9:30-11:30 PM and Saturday, March 23rd from 9AM – 5PM

Including Gilt.com‘s Women’s & Men’s fashion and accessories, Kid’s clothing and accessories, as well as Home Goods – up to 90% off

Ticketed Shopping Event with:

o Complementary Refreshments provided by AQUAhydrate and Coco Cafe
o Onsite bar sponsored by La Marca Prosecco and also featuring Whitehaven Wine and New Amsterdam Vodka with Vita Coco Coconut Water
o Uber gift card for new users to fashionably get you to the hottest events of the holiday season
o Snacks and dipping station provided by Pretzel Crisps
o Additional merchandise provided by Closets for Causes
o Onsite promotions provided by Seamless Web
o Music by live DJ
o Complimentary garment bag with purchase

“Know Fashion” Ticket Giveaway

Interested in a cutting edge runway exhibition for a good cause? CapFABB has partnered with “Know Fashion” (presented by KOLTON.J with No Kings Collective) for a ticket giveaway to their October 18 event! Just read the event details below and leave a comment for a chance to win a pair of tickets! We will announce the winner on Wednesday! Don’t want to wait? Buy tickets here!

What: On October 18th, fashion and art collide at 915 F Street for Know Fashion presented by KOLTON.J jewelry in collaboration with No Kings Collective. The evening will be hosted by KOLTON.J designer Jenny Schretter and Kate Michael of K Street Magazine, featuring a silent auction, live painting session by Maggie O’Neill, an installation environment designed by artist Brandon Hill and a full runway presentation featuring nationally recognized DC-based womenswear, menswear and accessory designers. Doors open at 8pm with a Silent Auction featuring artwork and deals from local businesses, a live silk screening by Twice as Warm and music by DJ Spencer Tracey and Jerome Baker III and bar featuring Filibuster Bourbon and Tito’s Vodka.

The full runway show will begin at 10pm, featuring an incredible line up of talent from KOLTON.JWalish Gooshe, Commonwealth, Accoutre and Tsyndyma coupled with a collaboration performance with world renowned dancer Geoffrey “Toyz Are Us” Chang and international recording artist Tabi Bonney and a special surprise musical guest from 11pm-2am.

To purchase general admission and VIP tickets through Scoutmob, visit: https://secure.scoutmob.com/washington-dc/hand-picked/know-fashion

Where:   915 F Street NW Washington DC 20004
When:     Thursday, October 18th, 2012 from 8pm-2am
Details:   $30 for General Admission, $75 for VIP (includes floor seating and an open bar) *Cocktail Attire Requested