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Smithsonian-Bound Mad Men Designs; ANTHOM's Lookbook

NATIONAL MALLMad Men costume designer Janie Bryant's sketches are headed to the Smithsonian, if only for one night. This Monday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the National Museum of Natural History, Bryant will chat with National Portrait Gallery cultural historian Amy Henderson about 1960s fashion for a Smithsonian Associates program, followed by a viewing of Bryant's original sketches. Tickets are available here. [RackedWire]

FALL LOOKBOOKS — Washington-based online boutique ANTHOM's lovely still-life inspired lookbook is now up on Racked, featuring accessories artfully placed among vases and floral arrangements in the style of Dutch painters. [Racked National]

MIDDLEBURG — Horse country vacation spot Salamander Resort & Spa celebrated its grand opening this past week, so it seems like an appropriate time to check out Capitol File's "rustic-chic" fall fashion editorial staged on the resort's grounds. Yes, there are polo ponies and plaid. [Capitol File]

FALL LOOKBOOKSRefinery29 shows off Georgetown boutique Relish's latest lookbook, which includes some fall staples (fur-trimmed collars) and a few surprises (creepers and a pink moto jacket). [R29 DC]

FALL TRENDSPOTTING — The Washingtonian's Shop Around Blog is into fancy sweatshirts for fall. Really fancy sweatshirts: their slideshow of 15 looks includes three embellished sweatshirts retailing for $495 and two pieces that are well north of that price point. [Washingtonian]

VARIOUS — Middleburg-based, cutely-named pet shop Wylie Wagg wants to move into the District and continue adding stores in Northern Virginia, the Washington Business Journal reports. [WBJ]

NATIONAL HARBOR — Shops like H&M, Banana Republic and White House | Black Market are among the 80 retailers that will open at the new Tanger Outlets at National Harbor. The Washington Business Journal says the outlets will must be open on November 22nd. Black Friday shoppers, take note. [WBJ]

MAGAZINE NOTESWashingtonian magazine recently launched Washingtonian Mom, a new publication geared toward "women who happen to be moms, not moms who happen to be women" as editor Kate Bennett tells Fishbowl DC. Got it. In other news, Fishbowl DC shares the news that Elizabeth Thorp is the new editor in chief of Capitol File. [Fishbowl DC]

TYSONS CORNER — The Washington Post reports that even though malls in the area are struggling, business at Tysons Galleria is going like gangbusters. It's the best year ever for the mall, which is currently on pace to double the industry sales-per-square-foot average and even beat its own pre-recession sales average from 2007. [WaPo]

Adele Chapin