Welcome to Racked DC where we dig deep into the retail world and let you know about the latest happenings in fashion and shopping. Know of something interesting coming to town? Send the news into our tipline.
PENTAGON CITY—Stores are opening with neck-breaking speed at the Fashion Centre in Pentagon City. Kate Spade is selling luxury wares to discerning female clientele, while Fire & Ice specializes " in hand crafted creations, with a focus on vibrant gems and jewels that evoke the colors and textures of our planet's rich natural history". [Official Site]
GEORGETOWN—Suitsupply is open for business on the east side of Gtown. The opening party was a blast and the store's clerks were ready to help customers get geared up for fall with new suits and other awesome attire. With a made-to-measure section, us guys have no reason not to be polished this season. [Suitsupply Tumblr]
GEORGETOWN—Tonight is Georgetown Fashion's Night Out. With discounts and special offers up and down M and Wisconsin Streets (plus the nabe's side streets), there's something to please fashionable men and women. And with many restaurants getting in on the action, you can enjoy the event while having a great cocktail. [Official Site]
ALEXANDRIA—And the fashion deals don't stop at the Potomac. Alexandria is hosting its inaugural FNO event with many stores, restaurants, and salons having their own specials for customers. It's all happening tonight from 6-11pm. [Visit Alexandria]
ANNAPOLIS—The doyenne of Hobo International talked shop and leather goods with Capitol File recently saying, "We're comfortable in our casual, cool segment of the market. You don't need to be Michael Kors to make an impact." [CapitolFile]
Photo by G.Perkins.