Gilt City Launches at Halcyon House

by Spencer Michael · July 27, 2011

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Gilt City launched with a posh outdoor garden party at Halcyon House in Georgetown, put together by BrandLinkDC.

Among the VIPs we spotted were Real Housewives stars Cat Ommanney, Lynda Erkiletian, and Ebong Eba. We also spotted socialites Katherine Kennedy, Kate Michael, and Ashley Taylor; former Miss DC Kate-Marie Grinold; Huffington Post\'s Stephanie Green; lobbyist/political consultant Juleanna Glover; Angie Goff; Winston Bao Lord; Victoria Michael; and BrandLinkDC\'s Barbara Martin and Jayne Sandman.

“We are thrilled to provide DC with coveted experiences and exclusive offers that will help people explore and celebrate all of the wonderful things that define this great city. It possesses the right mix of discerning customers and a rich assortment of local businesses that can support our members’ taste-maker lifestyles,” said Gilt City President, Nathan Richardson. “In the past year, we have built a level of trust with our members that we will deliver premium insider access to the best restaurants, spas, salons, entertainment, and services their cities have to offer. At the same time, we have built a strong marketing platform for local merchants to connect them to the highest value customers in their communities.”

Gilt City offers members exclusive access and unique experiences that allow them to connect and interact with their city in new ways.

Gilt City DC makes its debut via a tiered rollout of curated events and experiences that will continue for two weeks. Exclusive to the launch timeframe, Gilt City DC will surprise and delight members with daily access and special launch pricing to exclusive offers such as:

An exclusive VIP event for Gilt City DC members at Bliss Spa where each guest will indulge in two mini-services including a hand/arm massage, brow wax, polish change, and oxygen blast.

Private after hours shopping event at the Georgetown location of Urban Chic Boutique featuring styling advice from local fashion experts and a $100 gift card for guests to indulge in this seasons styles.

Two exclusive Gilt City DC screenings - “Friends with Benefits” and “Crazy Stupid Love”; both with a pre-screening cocktail party.

Information on these events will be available on their website,