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The DMV’s Fashion Future Comes to Shaw, 11/25/23!

On Saturday, November 25, 2023, a first-ever event will present living legends in the DMV’s fashion and beauty fields alongside designers everyone will be talking about in years to come.

The DMV’s Next Up in Fashion will be presented at The Cornerstone, indoors and outdoors at 631 T Street, NW, across the street from the historic Howard Theatre. From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM, guests will enjoy an immersive experience hosted by noted hair and fashion impresario Glynn Jackson. The event will showcase the latest local trends and designs, from glamorous evening gowns to trendy streetwear, hair, nails, makeup and accessories.

Highlights will include fashion shows, industry panel discussions, award presentations to DMV beauty and fashion luminaries, vendor exhibits, food and drink, and much more.

The DMV beat will be laid down by 20Bello aka Crank King and Baby Askanté performing live, in addition to music by Cool DJ Scuba.

Participants in the Expert/Entrepreneur Panel and Q&A Session will include Dr Acia Williams, Jenae Murphy, Wanda Henderson, Sharon Howell and Greg Bazemore.

Designers/Vendor/Models will include Enat Sisay, Ace Symmetric Boutique,  Ebony Tate, Coach Cobra, Andrew Chambers of Dry Icee Clothing, Miles CEO BeClothing and others to be announced.

“This event brings together local area beauty industry start ups and professionals in an environment conducive for community engagement and networking opportunities,” explained Marcus Fields, originator and producer of DMV’s Next Up in Fashion. “Where else can neighborhood stylist gain exposure alongside seasoned pioneers, showcase their wares and garner new clients and potential get discovered whether by Vending and/or having their products and creativity featured at a fashion show in front of industry professionals and celebrities alike?”

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WHAT: The DMV’s Next Up In Fashion Extravaganza

WHEN: Saturday, November 25th, 2023, 4pm-10pm

WHERE: The Cornerstone, 631 T Street, NW (indoors and outdoors)

SCHEDULE: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm—Exclusive Pre-Show Happy Hour Network Mixer

5:40 pm-6:25 pm—Expert/Entrepreneur Panel and Q & A Session

6:30 pm-7:15 pm—Artist Performances

7:15 pm-8:00 pm—Live DJs

8:00 pm-9:30 pm—Fashion Show