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Saks sprinkles events around to celebrate spring!

30 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

If you are not there yet, you are definitely going to. This weekend and further Saks Fifth Avenue in Tysons Galleria is bursting with amazing and fun events you don’t want to miss!

First, Rebecca Minkoff representative will be there to help you spruce up your style for spring! Look at the picture, I’m in awe: combining peach, pink, tangerine and cherry? Seriously? Finally, mixing unmixables is in fashion. It widens horizons and forgives more. If before some elements of your wardrobe just didn’t go together, now it’s time! Be your own “mixologist”! Come Saturday, March 31 from noon to 2.

Get an exclusive gift when you spend $250 or more on women’s contemporary (which is easy!) – Rebecca Taylor scarf, wow! Till Sunday, April 1 (and it’s not a joke)

No worries gifts are not for women only! Marc Jacobs’ pocket square for those spent $250 and over in men’s design lab. Till Sunday, April 1

View a special presentation of the Chopard Spring 2012 collection, till Saturday, March 31, noon to 5

Finally, a desirable “dessert” – Lafayete 148 New York’s representative coming to Saks to help you find your style for spring. Saturday, March 31 from 11 to 2, presentation promptly at 11:30

Enjoy your fashionable weekend!

 

The 60ss, the steak, and the fashion

29 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

The night of March 25 was very well anticipated and buzzed about way in advance. It was THE_Mad_Men_night, when season 5 premiere aired. Many venues around the city (public and private) hosted viewing parties, but of course I will tell you about the one I attended, – in Bourbon Steak at Four Seasons DC. Private lounge was pure resemblance of that era, from beautiful outfits to floral table treatments, from waitresses’ uniforms to the drinks’ recipes… The only difference there were… nobody smoked (phew!) Two hours of season kick-off flew in a blink, and food and drinks never ended (too bad somebody had to drive home!)  Please enjoy the pictures!

Regarding the movie itself… I would say, it was “okay” appetizer – good enough to tease but not good enough to fully satisfy. It felt a little flat, like it was rushed and not thought out, like producers decided to rest on the clouds for a while. It would get full house anyway, why bother too much! Of course, fashions were impeccable. To me the most impressive is always not what leading actresses wear, but large crowds appearing on the screen for literally seconds!

Question of the evening – WHERE IS BETTY?

Sarah Mais and Gavin W Bowie

Amazing salad with marshmallows!

awaiting

martini and olive

Vintage coat of Cyndy Esty

marvelous dessert!

Yes it is spring in Four Seasons!

Whole gallery of 27 is HERE

 
 

Elie Tahari’s spring fashions

19 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

Many Tahari’s fans concentrated in “Wear now” on Three in Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons this Saturday.  Freshest spring fashions (and in this weather it feels like it’s time for the fall trends) were presented in very brief but substantial fashion show the spectators got to absorb what’s on this season. Neutrals and subtle colors, nothing edgy, all very classy and feminine, as it always happened under Tahari brand. Sangrias and delicious fingerfoods were riding trays all around, shopping was active, and somebody won a clutch in a raffle!

Enjoy the pictures as usual.

Casey Jacket (middle) available here for $598.00. Grayson sleeveless dress (second from right) available here for $328.00

chocolates were amazing!

hair styles and massages were offered on site

fishy bites!

Lady in green! Alexis Bittar jewelry, Ellen Tracy jacket

Lafayette skirt!

Maurisa Turner Potts trying on Panama Maxi Dress, $348.00, available here

love this cuff!

Souny West of W salon; Brenna Dolan and Ryan Charchian of Cashmere&Tweed

The clutch that now belongs to lucky somebody! $298.00!

everybody's favorite dress!

Lisa Anderson's Dolce Vita shoes!

Enjoy the whole gallery HERE

 
 

O’Neill studios salon party

14 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

By the end of first astronomical week, O’Neill studio will host 6th annual salon party! Event will take place on March 24, will feature over 60 artwork of many’s favorite

Maggie O’Neill,

Washington Redskins’ Chris Cooley,

Dominique Fierro,

Rodger Schultz,

Brittany Sims,

Karen Suderman

and Tina Palmer.

Live painting (and live pottering by Cooley!), DJ Big Des, yums by Lincoln, specialty drinks by Wooden Nickel Bar Company are offered to guests. All tickets proceeds benefit Research Down Syndrome, tickets $75 can be purchased in advance only, HERE.

What: 6th annual O’Neill Studios Salon party

When: Saturday, March 24th, 2012

7 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Where: Event House

1147 20th street, NW

Washington DC 20036

For more information contact: info@oneillstudios.com or (301) 585 1777

Kindly RSVP by March 22nd

 

Jimmy Choos spice up your feet and help the pups

13 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

Saturday afternoon lots of Jimmy Choos have been walked off by many passionate fashionistas in private reception room in Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons Galleria. The invite-only event attracted shoe lovers and media (one doesn’t exclude the other), for the trend presentation by Karen Sommer Shalett, Editor-in-Chief of DC Magazine, and a chance to win a pair of Jimmys! Light bites and champagne were served. Ten percent of sales benefited Washington Humane Society.

"I love you both but I only have one set of feet"

Karen Sommer Shalett andKristin J.Ikenson of DC magazine

from trendy...

...to sexy

bites on a plate

sparkles on a rd carpet

April Jones Firoozabadi of MyDCStyle (right) with a friend Sumita Pradhan

Sophie Pyle of "Guest of a Guest" hard working

Heather Shaw Menis of Saks Fifth Avenue and moi (thank you Sophie Pyle for the shot)

 

Art Jamz VIP preview opening!

08 Mar

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

Art Jamz-ers and the sexiest couple in DC Michael M.Clements and Anchyi Wei finally “residented” their artistic creation on Dupont Circle. The official Art Jamz studio has “VIP-opened” last Wednesday on Connecticut Avenue. Invite-only guests shored in for 1 hour slots to enjoy the new design, artistic company, sips and bites, and the opportunity to create a communal canvas to be hang in the studio. 800 sq.feet space offers creative and lounge areas and will invite for painting sessions for adults and families with kids. Congratulations to the team of AJ and wishing many creative years upon them.

Art Jamz studio is located at

1742 Connecticut Ave NW

To reserve your spot on a next upcoming session, click HERE

As usual, enjoy the pictures.

"The cover"

Dynamic duo behind Art Jamz scenes - Anchyi Wei and Michael M.Clements

Art contributing!

My 5¢ to the big piece!

Space

Color wheel and color wall

Gentle reminder - only small business here! ))

million doors

creative minds even do casual things creatively

Bubbles and art

Moi and Anchyi

 
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Gilt City’s warehouse/closet revealed

14 Feb

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

On Friday the 10th Gilt City DC gave access to its treasured warehouse to the VIP/press, with following sale event on Saturday for the public. Long View gallery was buzzing and babbling with excitement of privileged shoppers, digging through goods and sipping on the campaign. Rivers of designers garments, shoes, accessories and whatnot were filtered by DC fashionistas, leaving messy piles behind like 3 year-olds on Halloween playdate. Yours truly attended the first part and it was scary to imagine what has actually happened on Saturday night with about 1000 people RSVPd for the event.

Enjoy some pics which I could not help but treat in randomly vintage-y style. Oh and by the way those granola bars were beyond amazing. What was the brand again? Were eaten ruthlessly.

Tons and tons of stuff! I wonder if there is anything left now?

Excitment sprinkling

Barbara Martin and Jayne Sandman of BrandLink DC in the fitting room. B looks accomplished and J seems still on the hunt despite the number of the hangers! Bravo!

Vanessa Rodriguez of Federal Realty playing dress-up. On Vanessa: Dress: Pucci Orginial price: $2500 Sale price: $499 Shoes: Kathryn Amberleigh Original price: $202 Sale price: $49 Bangles: Chamak Sale price: $10 Handbag Valentino Original price: $2995 Sale price: $499

Art on the back. Glances in the fitting room.

fabulous Anchyi Wei in Zac Posen dress, originally $1250, sale $249

Real time photographers - Alfredo Flores and Daniel Swartz

 

Deborah Needleman visits Room&Board for book signing

11 Nov

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

The founding editor of Domino Magazine, and editor-in-chief of WSJ Deborah Needleman visited DC on November 9 to sign her book “The perfectly imperfect home“. The event took place on top floor of “Room and Board“. Guests’ interest never faded well over the end and books were selling as hot chocolate on a freezing day.

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Ralph Lauren’s Black Label in Saks

30 Oct

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

Elle Magazine Market Director Joann Pailey presented highlights from Ralph Lauren Fall 2011 Collection and Black Label in Saks Fifth Avenue Chevy Chase. Spectators got to see a collection ranging from man-like suits to gorgeous evening gowns, all Lauren’s polished and sophisticated. 10% of evening sales benefited Children’s National Medical Center.

Enjoy the pictures.

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Moms and babies glide the runway

30 Oct

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Silver Spring housed “Baby Bash and Bling” on October 22.

Lots of retailers, offering products and services for expecting families, tons of food (how does “Pickles and ice-cream” corner sound?), seminars and entertainment were provided for the guest.

As a finale, pregginistas rocked spunky and sparkly outfits by local designers, and then the_youngest girls of the party showcased Fall-Winter line of “My Bougie Baby”.

Enjoy some pictures and don’t forget to visit whole gallery of 147!

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