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A Preview of Spaces 1, 2 & 3 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 1, 2 & 3 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the First of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers' vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is underway and set to open on April 14th.

Fashion Fights Poverty Hosts 'Dress Responsibly' Gala on March 31

Fashion Fights Poverty Hosts 'Dress Responsibly' Gala on March 31

From NiceShoesNoDrama.com

Once again, Fashion Fights Poverty unites fashion and the global fight against poverty. This time, Fashion Fights Poverty hosts its 7th Annual Gala featuring a fashion show and presentation by several visionary eco/ethical designers.

Kick Off St. Patrick’s Week Festivities This Friday at BlackFinn

 

From Sammy Eanes: In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, BlackFinn American Saloon in downtown DC is celebrating all things Irish a week early with a special Ceremonial Tapping of the First Keg of Guinness this Friday evening.

 

Ladies America Partnering with The Center for Women in Business

 

Ladies America Partnering with The Center for Women in Business

From Jenna Nicole Levine: WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ladies America is pleased to announce their partnership with the United States Chamber of Commerce Center for Women in Business for the second annual “Women Leading the Future” day-long conference. The conference will be held on Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at the US Chamber of Commerce building at 1615 H Street NW Washington, DC, 20062 from 9am-3pm.

Fashion Fights Poverty Hosts 7th Annual Fashion Gala on Saturday, March 31st

Fashion Fights Poverty Hosts 7th Annual Fashion Gala on Saturday, March 31st

 

 

 

DRESSING RESPONSIBLY IS AT THE HEART OF THE FFP MISSION

Fashion Fights Poverty Celebrates 7th Annual Fashion Gala

Fashion Fights Poverty (FFP), the organization dedicated to raising awareness on the fight against global poverty through the world of fashion, will host its 7th Annual Gala on Saturday, March 31st, 2012  at Artisphere (1101 Wilson Boulevard) in Arlington, Virginia.  Tickets are $75 (General) and $150 (VIP).

Proceeds from this year’s gala will support FFP’s programs, including Woodrow Wilson High Clothing & Textile Program, Fashion Fights Poverty Summer Fashion Camp, Vocational Internship/Mentoring Program, and the Detroit Lives Partnership Project, among others.

Highlighting one of FFP’s core values to dress responsibly, the 2012 Dress Responsibly Gala is FFP’s largest presentation yet.

1 House, 23 Designers, 37 Days, 1 Great Cause

1 House, 23 Designers, 37 Days, 1 Great Cause

 

DC Design House Announces 2012 Designers

DC Design House committee members including designer liaison Taylor Wells, Jean Seline and Karen Beiley along with designers David Mitchell, Skip Sroka, Nancy Colbert and Anne Lambeth recently announced the designers selected for the 5th Annual DC Design House at 4951 Rockwood Parkway, NW, Washington, DC, benefiting Children’s National Medical Center.

The designers along with rooms they’ll be designing in the order of the flow of the tour are below:

Space 1 outside entry – Blake Dunlevy & Gina Benincasa of D&A Dunlevy Landscape Architecture (Barnesville MD)

Space 2 foyer and staircase - Matthew Moore of John Matthew Moore Fine Art (McLean VA)