Friday, September 02, 2016

Sept 10 | Ward 8 Celebrates Fashion Sector with WEAR HOUSE at Anacostia Arts Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/2/16

CONTACT:
Stacey Price
202-674-2005 | staceydeniseprice@gmail.com

Ward 8 Celebrates Fashion Sector
Anacostia Art Center’s WEAR HOUSE to feature 20+ fashion designers and retailers

Washington, DC- Anacostia Art Center will host the 1st WEAR HOUSE event Saturday, September 10th, from 4 til 10 p.m. on Good Hope Road at the Anacostia Art Center and Honfleur Gallery. This night market will feature 25 local fashion designers and retailers, local distilleries (Restorative Republic) and breweries (Right Proper Brewing) as well as live music performances from some of DC’s hottest DJs (Dreamcast + The Kufi Smacker-TKI).

“Ward 8 is home to many fashion entrepreneurs, from designers to boutiques. This is the first of many events to highlight the growing sector. In addition to supporting our current (AAC) retailers, creating low-entry opportunities, like WEAR HOUSE for our local designers and makers is a priority for us,” explains Kate Davis, VP of ARCH Development.

Pop-Up Vendors include:
Brian Americus, Carnelian Boutique, Fearless Threads, Marxed The Label, Daffina, LLC
Ruby Sampson, Dara Oji Collections, EthioCraft, Yinibini Baby, Teerritory, Kim Schalk, DENADA
Off on a Tangent, Printed Wild, Pico Vela, Mallory Shelter Jewelry, Be Clean, Denisa Piatti Jewellery, Made Width Love Shoes

Also participating are Anacostia Art Center retailers: Nubian Hueman, The Den, Vintage and Charmed, Bespoke not Broke, and Bikram Yoga East (LuLulemon Clothing Trunk Show)

DETAILS
WEAR HOUSE
Anacostia Arts Center at 1231 Good Hope Road SE and Honfluer Gallery at 1241 Good Hope Rd SE
Date: Saturday, September 10th
Time: 4:00-10 p.m.
Admission: Free. First 100 RSVPs receive gift https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wearhouse-tickets-26924216055

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About Anacostia Arts Center and ARCH:
anacostiaartscenter.org | archdc.org

Anacostia Arts Center is a project of the ARCH Development Corporation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating a home for small businesses, artists, arts and cultural organizations to fulfill its commitment to the revitalization and sustainable economic development of Historic Anacostia. The 9,300 square ft. arts center opened in June of 2013 and includes a café, a black box theatre, a yoga studio, two boutiques, a physical therapy studio, an artist exchange and two art galleries.



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