Fashion & Dog Days

DC Fashion Events This Weekend The dog days of summer are upon us. You know what that means? Shopping!

Midcity celebrates its 12th annual sidewalk sale on August 6th and 7th with a Dog Days sale. Participants include Rue 14, Redeem, Junction Vintage, Habitat, Treasury, Lettie Gooch, and Caramel.

If you live in, or are visiting, Virginia this week you are in luck. It's tax free time! During August 5-7th school supplies (priced at $20 or less) and clothing / footwear (priced at $100 or less) are exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Click here for more info.

Speaking of Virginia, Old Town's Shoe Hive has shoes, bags, and jewelry on sale through August 30th.

The most exciting fashion event of the weekend is taking place at the MLK Library on Saturday, August 6th. Twenty teens are competing in a Project Runway-inspired fashion design competition called Rip this Runway. The competition is from 11:00 am-5:00 pm with drop in programs at 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00, and an after party at the National Portrait Gallery from 6:00 - 10:00 pm.