Quite the spectacle

November 8, 2013

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Quite the Spectacle
The wheels on the bus go round, but the shoppers on the bus go, “I love those horn rims on you!” That’s because the Warby Parker Class Trip is in town (warbyparkerclasstrip.com). The hipster glasses company docked a big yellow bus in an M Street parking lot (between Wisconsin Avenue and 31st Street NW) where you can sample and buy frames. Catch it Fridays through Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., through Dec. 22.

A Drip Advisory
No, that jar of Coop’s Hot Fudge ($12, Cork Market, 1805 14th St. NW; 202-265-2674) should not be eaten with a spoon, like some ultra-rich pudding cup. The thick, not-too-sweet stuff, which could be the love child of a brownie and a dark chocolate bar, tastes best heated up and poured over its BFF, a dish of vanilla ice cream.

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Caught Necking
We’ve had it up to here with lackluster knits. Good thing homegrown accessories company DeNada (denadadesign.com) just launched its winter collection, which is full of contemporary chill-killing accessories including shawls, beanies and cowls. D.C. designer Virginia Arrisueno uses patterns (skulls, mountains) and rich colors (plum, pumpkin) on pieces like infinity scarves (shown, $135). Everything’s made in Peru from fine, warm alpaca.

Gallic Bred
French designer Isabel Marant wins raves for her pricey, boho clothes. But with H&M launching its collaboration with Marant on Thursday, price tags will be much lower. Sold online (hm.com) and at H&M shops in Georgetown (3222 M St. NW; 202-298-6792) and Metro Center (1025 F St. NW; 202-347-3306), the collection includes embellished jackets for her ($400) and slim pants for him.

Model Pretty
You May recognize Miranda Kerr’s mug from Victoria’s Secret catalogs, Vogue covers and Paris Fashion Week runway shows. Get the same glowing skin as the super model with Kora, her line of organic skin care products are now available in the states (koraorganics.com). The three-step system (shown, $140) aids normal, dry and combination skin with a botanicals-based formula.

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