The last week of September marks the official start of fall. Warm up this week with can’t-miss events and indulge in style, music and vino. Mosaic Fashion Week, Under 40 Music Marathon, Wine Riot and so much more. We’ve got all the deets here.
9/25 – 9/29: Mosaic Fashion Week
Shop new fall fashions, indulge in an exclusive dining experience with award-winning Chef RJ Cooper, enjoy a Yoga Brunch, watch highlights from NYFW in Strawberry Park and more during Mosaic Fashion Week at the Mosaic District (2910 District Ave) in Fairfax, Va. For more details, visit MosaicDistrict.com.
9/26: Fashion ReDeux
D.C.-based creative and PR agencies Made in the District and Haute Haus Agency will honor the District’s 25 most stylish (think lifestyle maven Hilary Phelps, Top Chef Spike Mendelsohn and style blogger E of District of Chic) at Fashion ReDeux, a runway presentation and cocktail event on Sept. 26 from 8-11 p.m at Studio 52 (52 O. St. NW). Tickets ($60) get you access to the fashionable event, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, photo booth and more.
9/27: Eileen Fisher Shop Local
New York designer Eileen Fisher and D.C. native Kitiya King of Mischo Beauty join forces to host an Eileen Fisher Shop Local event benefitting the Association Women Business Centers, a non-profit org that represents women business owners. Enjoy gratis mini-manicures from King’s new nail polis collection and shop simple-yet-chic designs from Eileen Fisher during the event on Sept. 27 from 12-2 p.m. at The Phoenix (1514 Wisconsin Ave. NW).
9/27-9/28: Wine Riot
Events and tech start-up Second Glass brings Wine Riot — a fun alternative to posh wine tasting festivals — back to D.C. Sept. 27-28 at The Spinx Club (1315 K St. NW). A ticket ($60) gets you access to over 200 wine samples from all over the world (regional booths and bubbly bar), Wine 101 crash courses, bites from Luke’s Lobsters, photo booth and tattoo station. Snag your tickets at secondglass.com/wineriot.
9/27-29: Under:40 Music Marathon
Hard Rock Café Washington, D.C. and local breast cancer awareness org Pink Jams! have teamed up to host the 2nd annual Under:40 Music Marathon Sept. 27-29. Think 40 hours of back-to-back performances from local and national artists like Josh Urban, The Braes and Burntsystems. The event also benefits City of Hope’s breast cancer research and treatment programs. Tickets ($20) are available at Pinkjams.org.
9/28: Style Speaks Seminar – Organizing Your Closet
Arlington-based wardrobe consultant Cathy Starnes and D.C.-based professional organizer Tiffany Mensing co-host a style seminar discussing ways to organize your closet on Sept. 28 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Alexandria boutique Periwinkle (1557 Potomac Greens Dr.). Expect tips on what to keep, what to purge and strategies for smart shopping. Tickets ($79) get you access to the lecture, 25% off Periwinkle purchases during the event, mimosas and breakfast bites from LeoNora Bakery, giveaways and gift bags.