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1) DUPONT CIRCLE—The "bespoke"
tailors clothiers known as Alton Lane have opened their second location in the past year and have been having a few private parties to celebrate. Come this fall you'll be able to book an appointment with their 3D body scanner that takes your measurements perfectly for the best fit. [OfficialSite; Necessary&Proper]
2) MT. PLEASANT—The "indie-design hotspot" affectionately called Nana's is having a party tonight for their ninth anniversary. Head over there from 5 to 7 pm to mingle and check out their new in-house collection. [OfficialSite; Refinery29]
4) CHEVY CHASE—H&M announced a little over a week ago that they will be taking over two floors of Chevy Chase Pavilion. A $32M renovation is underway right now, but as soon as that is done the clothing store is going to bring their fashion to the suburbs. [WaPo]
5) F STREET—The J. Crew store planned for 950 F Street has put up window signs saying they'll open this August. Will Mrs Obama pay a visit? [PQLiving]