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GEORGETOWN—This week was the good bye party for the soon-to-shutter Betsy Johnson store on M Street. As you can see from the picture they're clearing out their stock and tomorrow is the last day they will honor any gift cards. [Dish; Patch]
DC—If you saw what you thought was a good truck, but it turned out to be a clothing store on wheels then you aren't going crazy. Meet the Styleliner, a mobile high-end fashion boutique that started in NYC but will be in DC until June 17th. [OfficialSite; WaPo]
PRINTED PAGE—Fashion correspondent for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, Robin Givhan, gave an interview to Capitol File magazine recently about her advice for looking professional yet showing a little personality. "It's all about fit, fit, fit." [CapitolFile]
AROUND TOWN—The wedding calendar is filling up and here's a list of upcoming trunk shows and sales anyone planning for the fall or next year should check out. [Washingtonian]
ART—The Coiffure Project is an homage to the natural hair movement by Baltimore-based photographer Glenford Nunez. Click over for a slide show of bold women showing off their wavy locks. [HuffPo]
TUDOR PLACE—Fashion and fascinators were on hand at the annual Tudor Place garden party, including one white-feather-and-pearl-encrusted headpiece from a co-owner of Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard. Click over for a full slide show. [Washingtonian]