|Photo by Allison Priebe Brooks|
Jaclyn Mason, co-owner of Charm Georgetown,and founder of the
Georgetown Boutique District,gets ready for Wednesday's big
Sip & Sample Sale.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Old Town Alexandria has its own wildly successful Boutique District, so not to be outdone here come the launch of the Georgetown Boutique District and its inaugural event Wednesday, Georgetown Sip & Sample.
The birds, the bees and local fashionistas are all buzzing; Georgetown's favorite boutiques are joining forces and having a super sale! The Georgetown Boutique District, a fresh new conglomerate of fashionable brands in and around the Georgetown area, is hosting the inaugural Georgetown Sip & Sample Sale, a new premiere shopping event Wednesday, April 18 with huge markdowns, cocktails, catering by Neyla, live jazz and prize giveaways, including VIP tickets to the Virginia Gold Cup and a weekend at The Inn at Perry Cabin.
Jaclyn Mason, owner of Charm Georgetown, created the concept of Georgetown Sip & Sample with a mission to showcase and spotlight established fashionable brands around Georgetown.
Mason is a veteran vendor of the beloved District Sample Sale and she wanted to have a have a special sale while DSS took a one-season hiatus. The event, sponsored by Washington Life Magazine, will bring affordability and accessibility to these fashionable brands at huge savings in a one day sale.
This shopping extravaganza will take place on Wednesday at the Letelier Theater's Georgetown Courtyard, behind Café Milano ayt 3251 Prospect Street, NW. VIP shopping ($50 per ticket with 2 giveaway raffles) will begin at 3 pm, and General Admission ($25 per ticket with 1 giveaway raffle) at 5 pm. The event will conclude at 9 pm. Tickets can be purchased at www.GeorgetownSipAndSampleSale.com. A percentage of proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The price of admission includes live music, cocktails, delicious food and a raffle ticket for a dozen great giveaways.
Local Mixologist Joseph Ambrose, the official 2012 ARTINI “Critics’ Choice” Winner, will craft specialty cocktails named after fashion icons for this exclusive event with Stellina di Notte Prosecco and Bulleit Bourbon. Epicurean delights will be catered by Neyla. Exciting prize giveaways will include items from each of the participating vendors, gift certificates to salon and spas in Georgetown, stays at luxury hotels, free tickets to the Shakespeare Theatre, and more. Sponsors include Washington Life magazine, Bulleit Bourbon, Stellina Di Notte Prosecco, St.-Germain, Chouquette Chocolates & Confections, Georgetown Cupcake, Rush Hour Printing and DC Jazz Fest.
|The Pink Palm|
Sip & Sample will include deeply discounted merchandise from the following boutiques:
Charm Georgetown - http://charmgeorgetown.com/
Ella Rue - http://ella-rue.com/
Ginger - http://www.gingerstyle.com/
Hysteria - http://www.shophysteria.com/
Julia Farr - http://www.juliafarrdc.com/
Lilly Pulitzer signature shop - The Pink Palm - http://www.thepinkpalm.net/
Love Rocks - http://www.stacyburka.me/
Marti - http://martidesigns.com/
Queen Bee Designs - http://www.queenbeedesigns.com/
Ruff Plastic Surgery & RPS MedSpa - http://www.ruffplasticsurgery.com/
Ruth Barzel Jewelry - http://www.ruthbarzel.com/
Sassanova - http://www.sassanova.com/
Sherman Pickey - http://shermanpickey.com/
Sissy Yates - http://www.sissyyatesdesigns.com/
Stella and Dot - http://www.stelladot.com/
Urban Chic - http://www.urbanchiconline.com/
Wink - http://www.shopwinkdc.com/
For local Georgetown establishments looking to get involved, please contact Fran Holuba at email@example.com. For media inquiries and for press passes please contact Erika Paola Gutierrez at erika@epgPR.com.
| Here come the launch of the Georgetown Boutique District and its inaugural event Wednesday, Georgetown Sip & Sample. |