Monday, February 09, 2009

Crystal Couture

February 13 - 28, 2009

February 13, 2009, 6pm-10pm
Opening Gala

Dress in your best punk, funk outfit and check out the latest in rocker couture while jamming to hot music, sipping Rock Poppin’ Pineapple Peach Punk Punch, and snacking on vegan and sweet treats. There will be runway shows, trunk shows, sample sales, make-up, massage, and more. You'll also enjoy live performances from Bowen McCauley Dance. Admission is FREE and there will even be a contest for the funkiest outfit!

2450 Crystal Drive Free to the public

In the next week, Crystal City will become the area’s go-to location for fashion and fun. In addition to runway and trunk shows, Crystal Couture, sponsored by the Crystal City Business Improvement District, offers a chance to support local charities, relax with free massages and win prizes.

“Crystal Couture brings amazing area designers, boutiques and charities together in one, two-week event,” said Angela Fox, President/CEO of Crystal City BID. “Whether you’re a fashionista, fitness fiend, or open mic poet, we’ve got something for everyone. Drop by and enjoy free fitness classes, massages, makeovers, and tattoos as well as great daily contests with prizes.”

Every day boasts a different theme at Crystal Couture, carried out through design, activities, drinks, and food. Attendees are encouraged to dress the part and compete for prizes, including gift certificates to local boutiques, restaurants and more.

Schedule HERE

Crystal City, Arlington's largest downtown, is transforming. Bright and vibrant, Crystal City now features an abundance of fine restaurants, cafes, specialty stores, outdoor movie nights, bike trails, and two award winning theaters with Arena Stage and the Washington Shakespeare Company.

Established in April of 2006, the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is creating a soul for Crystal City. A public-private partnership, the BID is providing a higher level of service to visitors, workers and residents in Crystal City - driving to become world-class destination in both Arlington and the greater DC region.

For more information on how to donate to Crystal Couture’s charity partners, as well as a complete Crystal Couture event listing, visit Also visit the Crystal Couture page on Facebook for regular updates about events

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