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What's in Store
Tickets to the fourth annual Fashion Fights Poverty benefit may cost a pretty penny, but the swanky night includes an eco-themed fashion show featuring American designers Kayce Armstrong, Matt Landsberg of Eric Finn, Anna Mkhitarian, Adele Wechsler and Mae Ho, plus an open-bar reception, silent auction and after-party at Lotus Lounge. It's hosted by actress Parker Posey and Fox 5 news anchor Will Thomas, and proceeds benefit Nest, a nonprofit organization that supports female artists in developing countries. Friday, 6:30-10 p.m. St. Regis Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. 202-387-1845. Visit http:/
Alexandria boutique Periwinkle will celebrate its third anniversary next weekend with drawings for gift certificates, refreshments, a gift with purchase and 10 percent off purchases. Friday-Sept. 28. 1557 Potomac Greens Dr., Alexandria. 703-519-5242.
The vintage mavens behind style and culture blog Listopad have paired with vintage boutique Mercedes Bien to sell their wares in the Adams Morgan store. On Saturday, Listopad will throw an opening bash with cocktails, brunch snacks and tunes from DJ Chris Richards. Noon-4 p.m. Mercedes Bien, 2423 18th St. NW, Second Floor. Free.
-- Michelle Thomas