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.
GEORGETOWN—Shoe lovers unite! After coming to CoHi and Chevy Chase, another DSW is looking to add another store into the District. The Georgetown Park Mall will be hosting the new shoe store. And DSW will be in good company with TJ Maxx, Home Goods and Pinstripes Bowling Alley coming to the revamped shopping center. [Georgetown Patch; Official Site]
PENTAGON CITY—The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City is going heart healthy on Saturday, February 9th. From 12-4pm, the shopping complex will be hosting "Color the Mall Red", which will be "fabulously fun" and require zero dollars. Some of the awesome perks for the event include makeovers, seated massage, sweet retail sales and samples to try. [Facebook; Curbed Inbox]
BETHESDA—Super Bowl 2013 may be over and yes, the Ravens won, but there's a more local connection to the epic football match. Bethesda company Under Armour hooked up the Baltimore Ravens team and had some members wear the sportsgear's gear on the New Orleans field. [WBJ]
DMV—No one quite does glamor like the First Lady herself. And word is Michelle Obama might grace the cover of fashion bible Vogue. A camera crew was spotted at the White House for what could be the second Vogue cover by FLOTUS. [Washingtonian]
MCPHERSON SQUARE—Men can rest assured because their skin will finally get the treatment it deserves. W for Men is DC's first dermatology center for men. Partnered with the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, W for Men will offer Botox, removal of tats, body sculpting and many more manly procedures. [Washingtonian, Official Site]
BETHESDA—After launching its new Bonobos Guideshop in Gtown, rumors abound the men's retailer is taking over Bethesda Row's Daddy & Son. Remember: Bonobos is still hooking Racked readers up with a discount. Use the "Racked DC" code when booking an appointment in the Georgetown store to receive 20% off of $150 worth of purchases. This discount runs until Friday, February 15. [Official Site; Bethesda Now; Curbed Inbox]