Press Release

Release Date: Dec 20, 2016

Crystal Couture Show and Sale Participants Selected

For Immediate Release

Contact: Angela Fox, afox@crystalcity.org

December 20, 2016

o: 703-412-9430

CRYSTAL COUTURE SHOW & SALE PARTICIPANTS SELECTED

ALMOST 50 BOUTIQUES & DESIGNERS SHOWCASED AT 2017 POP-UP SHOP AND RUNWAY SHOW

Crystal City (Arlington, VA) – Nearly 50 of the region’s most fashionable boutiques, clothing shops, and designers have been selected to participate in the 2017 annual Crystal Couture Show and Sale. The region’s largest pop-up shop and fashion show returns to Crystal City for its ninth year on February 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2017.

Crystal Couture - Show and Sale Vendors:

AfroLabels Amanda Casarez AncaDesign
ANDREW NOWELL MENSWEAR Barbara Bultman Designs Bartered Threads
Beyond the Velvet Rope Boutique Black Pyramid Clothing BLAKE PORTER
Carnelian Boutique Carrie Rockwell Chic Bella Boutique
CHRiS CARDi HOUSE OF DESiGN Christopher Schafer Clothier Consignment Diva Boutique
D'Milikah Dahnistry couture David Mitchell
Evelyn Brooks Designs Fordam Rowe Glamourholic Curbside Fashion Truck
House of Ke'Chic Hush Boutique I-wear by Raqui
Jrée Desirée Collections Katya Avdeev Couture Kim Elleen
Kim Schalk MB Design Gallery Melissa Lew
MI CHIC Michelle C. Gibson modiSH boutique
passportclothing Rosies and Rockers by Mateen Khan Royal Blue Fine Clothing
Savvy Shantae Flowers The Beauty Diary
The Strut Truck Threads by Nomad TOP RANK VINTAGE
Victor Hou Designs Virlè Cole Whistle & Wild
Wuayra Peruvian Silver Jewelry    

Crystal Couture - Show and Sale Details:

What:

The DC area’s largest pop-up retail shop and runway show returns to Crystal City this February! Crystal Couture – Show and Sale is a one-stop shopping experience that lets guests enjoy:

  • Over 40 of the metropolitan area’s most stylish boutiques and designers all under one roof
  • Discounted offerings on the rack AND on the runway
  • Runway shows every 10-15 minutes showcasing offerings of the participating boutiques
  • Beer and Wine Bar (Cash/Credit)
  • Free 5-Minute make-up and hair makeovers
  • Music from DJ Neekola
  • A special VIP Ticket option with additional deals and discounts for Saturday’s daytime shopping hours from 2 pm to 6 pm
Where: 2200 Crystal Drive, 6th Floor, Arlington, VA 22202
When: Thursday, February 2 ~ 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, February 3 ~ 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, February 4 ~ 2:00pm to 10:00pm
Admission: Free and open to the public; Special VIP Ticket available (not required) for Saturday’s shopping hours between 2 pm to 6 pm
Images: View images from past Crystal Couture Show & Sale events
Social Media: Tell us and your friends that you’ll be there via the Facebook Event and interact with us on Twitter using #CrystalCouture.
Media: Members of the press who wish to attend any of the events should contact Angela Fox at (703)-421-9430 or afox@crystalcity.org. Interviews with event organizers are available upon request.

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About the Crystal City Business Improvement District
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit www.crystalcity.org.