Let's start with the most obvious one. The sales. The massive unloading of designer goods at dramatically sliced prices is just one of the big draws of the event. There were racks and racks of clothes and tables upon tables of shoes, hats, and other accessories for the taking at the old Filene's Basement in Mazza Gallerie in Chevy Chase.
Participating shops this year included:
Caramel, Charm, Cupcake Boutique, Emily Grace, Ginger, Form, Imagine, Julia Farr, Lettie Gooch, Muléh, Zelaya, Luna, Mamie Boutique, BABE. (a boutique), My Bougie Baby, Nepali by TDM, Periwinkle, Poppy and Stella, Proper Topper, Queen Bee, Ruth Barzel, Sassanova, Sherman Pickey, Style Etoile, Urban Chic, Wink, Mona Assemi, and Fornash. Whew!