by Morgan Evans · February 2, 2015

    Crystal City

    We're celebrating Fashion Week in the DMV with the return of our favorite couture, shopping experience! Discover and be inspired by the District's top designers and retailers, this weekend at Crystal City's Crystal Couture Show & Sale!

    Lights, camera, fashion - your February just got off to the best start! This weekend, February 5 - 7, get excited as the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with Vornado/Charles E. Smith, brings back the biggest runway and pop up shop event to Crystal City! The Crystal Couture Show & Sale will unite 40 of the metropolitan area's most stylish boutiques, designers, and fashion retailers.


    Each night, from 6 PM to 10 PM, guests will have the opportunity to shop discounted merchandise, both on the rack and on the runway, as models showcase select offerings at this one of kind 360° shopping experience. Guests will also have the privilege to view an exclusive runway event choreographed by Maggy Francois, showcasing select items from participating boutiques and designers. While shopping, indulge in tastes from local restaurants, signature cocktails from the bar, meet with fashion consultants and professional stylists, enjoy complimentary mini beauty makeovers, and beats by DJ Neekola. The event will be hosted each night by top DMV radio personalities, Danni from Hot99.5 (Feb 5), Sarah Fraser from 107.3 (Feb 6), and Tommy McFly from Fresh 94.7 (Feb 7).

    Crystal Couture

    The best part about this stylish soiree? Admission to Crystal Couture is FREE, but want to catch a glimpse of the sale early? For only $50, guests can upgrade to a VIP ticket for an all access pass to the VIP Preview Sale, Thurs, Feb 5 at 5 PM! For the first time, style mavens will have the opportunity to shop early and get the deals first before the doors open! VIP ticket holders will have access to an hour of exclusive early offerings and discounts from participating designers and boutiques as well as an open bar serving specialty beers and wines from the Crystal City Wine Shop and Jaleo Crystal City.

    Crystal Couture will also be hosting a photo contest this year! Use the hashtag ‪#‎CrystalCouture‬ on Instagram and be entered to win a selection of prizes from Techshop DC-Arlington, Mind Your Body Oasis, or a grand prize from the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport! Be sure to check out the G of G DC instagram and twitter this week for more information on the contests! Guests will also be able to print out their Crystal Couture photos and selfies using the Share-to-Print kiosk by OnomonoMEDIA when they use the #CrystalCouture hashtag.

    This is the couture extravaganza that you don't want to miss! Celebrate the best of local DMV fashion and spark style into your month at the Crystal Couture Show & Sale! View more information and purchase VIP tickets to the Crystal City show HERE!

    Crystal City Shops @ 1750

    Blue and Yellow METRO Lines to Crystal City Station

    Free parking after 4 PM in Crystal City garages