Georgetown BID FAD: Fashion Art Design Georgetown
The Georgetown BID and over 90 of its merchants celebrated Fashion, Art and Design with a brand new neighborhood-wide event, FAD Georgetown, from October 10-12, 2013.

Spanning over three days and nights, FAD fused all components of Georgetown’s art, fashion and design communities for a variety of events, including progressive style parties, interactive public art projects, street style, gallery walks, design showroom activities, red carpets and more.  Below is a listing of events that occured during the inaugural Fashion, Art, Design Georgetown.  You can stay up to date throughout the year by following us on Facebook - FAD: Fashion Art Design Georgetown or on Twitter @FADGeorgetown!

FRIDAY, October 11 • 6–10 pm FAD Fashion Shopping Night

Celebrate style during FAD Fashion, as over 40 stores host events showcasing the best of fall fashion. Trendsetters can strike a pose at pop-up red carpet events, enjoy live public art presentations from No Kings Collective at the FAD Fashion Lounge at PNC Bank and ride the FAD “eCruiser” to your favorite shopping destinations.

Street Style Live w/WORN Creative
WORN Creative photographers will be scouting Georgetown with Leica cameras capturing the savvy style of FAD attendees, then project the images onto the large screen at the FAD Fashion Lounge at PNC Bank.

Everyone’s a Star
Walk the red carpet, strike a pose and have your picture taken at three FAD Georgetown red carpet locations—Cady’s Alley (33rd & M St.), at PNC Bank (Wisconsin Avenue and M St.) and at 30th & M St. (SunTrust Bank.) Red carpet areas designed by FLOR!

FAD Fashion Lounge at PNC Bank
FAD Fashion will take over the PNC Bank parking lot, transforming the locale into the FAD Fashion Lounge. Pick up your FAD Georgetown t-shirt or tote, take a shopping break and enter to win free goodies at the Uber Lounge, watch artists create a live public art painting from No Kings Collective, listen to music from DJ Adrian Loving, and more.

SATURDAY, October 12 • FAD Art & Design

Kick off National Design Week with a day full of art and design events at more than 25 Georgetown art galleries, home furnishings stores and design showrooms from Book Hill to Wisconsin Avenue and M Street to Cady’s Alley.

FAD Art & Design: Book Hill
Celebrate art and design with the local merchants of Book Hill on upper Wisconsin Avenue, where more than 15 local boutiques and art galleries showcase their best. Take in the Book Hill Art Gallery Walk led by art collector and designer, Christopher Boutlier, from 1–3 pm (Walk begins at Addison Ripley Fine Art, 1670 Wisconsin Ave., NW). Bring the entire family for fall fun and pumpkin carving at Patisserie Poupon, and enjoy live jazz music from Laissez Foure at one of the event’s many curbside lounges.

National Design Week Kick-Off at Cady’s Alley • 10:30 am –8 pm
Celebrate the start of National Design Week with some serious style at Georgetown’s own design district—Cady’s Alley. Design-focused merchants will offer promotions and in-store events.

  • Channel Jean-Luc Godard and catch design-focused flicks playing in rotation in the Cady’s Alley breezeway from 11 am–7 pm.
  • Catch the Coffee Talk with ASID interior designers followed by Q&A.Coffee and croissants will be served. Interior Designers include: Lisa Adams, Dana Lehmer, Gary Lovejoy and Kerry Touchette. Coffee Talk will take place at 3336 M Street from 11 am–1 pm.
  • Unleash Your Inner Artist!® with ArtJamz, America’s original public art studio will lead a public canvas painting session from 3–5 pm at 3336 M Street. This is a ticketed event. Register at bit.ly/fad-paint.
  • Close out FAD Art & Design with a design industry mixer, from 6–8 pm, featuring a red carpet and photo booth, signature cocktails from Kafe Leopold, art installation by No Kings Collective, and live music by Virginia Tech’s Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC) Band.

 

SHOP FAD
Purchase a $10 signature FAD Georgetown t-shirt and $10 signature FAD Georgetown tote bag at FAD hubs or select locations throughout Georgetown October 10–12. The FAD goodies will be sold at the FAD Fashion Lounge at PNC Bank Friday evening. During FAD Art & Design on Saturday, shoppers can snag a FAD tote bag or t-shirt in Cady’s Alley (3336 M Street). Purchase online in advance at http://georgetown-business-improvement.myshopify.com/.

SHOP AND RIDE
Luxury car service Uber will get you to FAD Georgetown in style! Attendees who are new to Uber get $15 off their first ride—just sign up and apply the promo code FADGEORGETOWN before or after your first trip to receive the discount. Hop on and off the complimentary FAD electric “eCruiser” shuttle that’ll take you where you need to go within Georgetown! Look for the “eCruiser” around Georgetown or call 443.699.5601 for a free ride. The “eCruiser” shuttlewill operate from 2–10 pm Thursday and Friday and 12-6 pm on Saturday.

Visit the main FAD event page on Facebook at FAD Georgetown and Twitter (@FADGeorgetown).  FAD is presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District and Georgetown's stores, art galleries, design showrooms, restaurants and more.

 

FAD Fashion Night:
Friday, October 11th from 6 - 10 PM

Alex and Ani

3068 M St NW | For map, click here.

Free gift with purchase.

AllSaints Spitalfield

3235 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Art Soiree at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown

3100 South Street NW | For map, click here.

Discover hidden gems of the local art scene as Art Soiree presents a unique interactive exhibit featuring works by Margret Kroyer, Music and Video Art Installations by DJ Fotifo and Live Intuitive Portrait Session by Maria Briskman. This exclusive fine art cocktail affair will explore the diverse personality of the city's art scene, while curating memorable experiences, October 11th 8pm-1am.

Bonobos

3320 Cady’s Alley | For map, click here.

Britt Ryan

1625 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Receive 20% off the Britt Ryan fall collection, plus enjoy complimentary wine and champagne while you shop!

Buffalo Exchange

3279 M Street | For map, click here.

Personal shopping and styling, plus a raffle for $20 gift cards.

Charm

2910 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Trunk Show, featuring jewelry designer Sophie Blake, 25% off fall items, champagne, and  a jewelry card raffle.

CitySports Georgetown

3338 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Join the City Sports Run Club for their first annual RUNway featuring the latest CS by City Sports gear, October 10th at 6:30pm.

Coterie

1077 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Sales, refreshments and a fashion presentation.

CUSP

3030 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Diesel

3033 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Join for a night filled with cocktails, great music and amazing fall/winter fashion. 

Duo

1624 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Enjoy up to 80% off, plus a special DIY event. 

House of Sweden

2900 K Street NW | For map, click here.

Different Distances: Fashion Photography Goes Art--Ogle the gorgeous images of five Swedish fashion photographers at this exhibit presented by the Embassy of Sweden and curated by GregorUlf Nilson. See the artwork of Denise Grunstein, Julia Hetta, Martina Hoogland Ivanow, Julia Pierone, and Elisabeth Toll. Open Saturday 11 to 4pm during FAD Georgetown.

Hugh and Crye

3212 O Street #5 NW | For map, click here.

Cocktails, Collars & Cuffs

Intermix

3300 M St NW | For map, click here.

Enjoy champagne and sweets, a DJ and a chance to win a $250 gift card + styling session!

J. Crew

3222 M Street NW | For map, click here.

“Enjoy styling with in store “”Very Personal”” stylists and light refreshments, 7-9pm. “

J. McLaughlin

3278 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Jack Wills

1079 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

John Fluevog Shoes

1265 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Store event with refreshments.

Juicy Couture

3034 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Wild for Juicy. Enjoy drinks and treats, get a personalized fashion illustration with any purchase and enter to win a Juicy handbag. 

Karen Millen

1259 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Lucky Brand Jeans

3273 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Introducing our new collection of denim made in the USA.

M29 Lifestyle

2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW | For map, click here.

Madewell

1237 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Join us for sips, sweets and one-on-one styling sessions with our top stylists. Guests will receive 20% off their purchase on $125 or more and exclusive gift with purchase. 

Maxstudio.com

1242 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

20% off fall arrivals

Rag&Bone

3067 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Reddz Trading

1413 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

SEE Optical

1261 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

SEE Fall Trunk Show. Enjoy complimentary food and drinks. 

Sherman Pickey

1647 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Sherman Pickey will be celebrating FAD with personal styling by Sherman Pickey--we’ll have a stylist onsite throughout the day to help clients put together a great fall outfit. Clients will enjoy a 15% discount off full price men’s and women’s clothing while enjoying light snacks and beverages. 

Sports Zone

3140 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Enjoy music from in store DJ and live FAD fashion! 

Steven Alan

3319 Cady's Alley | For map, click here.

Enjoy 15% off for the evening.

TARI Boutique

1525 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

TARI and bloggers District of Chic and BeLoudBeYou, host pop-up shop, music from DJ Caleb E’toile, sips and snacks including mini-cupcakes from KedaKakes, pumpkin margaritas, punch, etc. Featuring a styling competition, winners receive manicure c/o NailsChic. Plus Buy One Get One 50% off sale!

United Colors of Benetton

1200 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Enjoy music, light refreshments, and a special Gift With Purchase of $125 or more. Women, Men, and Kids are all welcome!

Urban Chic

1626 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Trunk Show series featuring the best local designers. On Thursday, mingle with designs while sipping on champagne and shop their fall collections. On Friday, continue to shop and save 15% on one piece from one designer, 20% on two or more!

 

FAD Art + Design:
Saturday, October 12th from Noon - 6 PM

 

Addison/Ripley Fine Art

1670 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Art Galleries of Book Hill Art Walk, 1 - 3 pm. 

Alla Rogers Gallery

1054 31st St NW # A | For map, click here.

Special exhibition in partnership with Poggenpohl US, Inc. 

A Mano

1677 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Offering 20% off selected items.  

American Holiday

1319 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Friday Night Makeout, 10% off all "necking," including scarves and necklaces, and enjoy complimentary champagne. On October 12th enjoy "Sensible Seating," featuring free local delivery (within a 10 mile radius,) a FAD design window display and festive fall spiked cider. 

Appalachian Spring

1415 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

In celebration of American Craft Week, Appalachian Spring will feature new works created by Dale Larson, master wood turner and new designs from Elizabeth Garvin Fine Jewelry. October 1-31st 10-6pm. 

Babette

3307 Cady’s Alley | For map, click here.

Drawings throughout the day for $100 Babette gift certificates. 

Boffi - Maxalto

3320 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Artist and architect Robert Shields will be on hand to discuss how interior design influences his current passion of photography and art. His latest works will be display. Boffi-Maxalto will serve Prosecco and light fair during the open house and Robert Shields art tour from 12 to 4pm.

Bulthaup

3324 Cady’s Alley | For map, click here.

Weeklong artist installation.

Carling Nichols

1665 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Offering a 20% discount on selected items.

CB2

3307 M Street NW | For map, click here.

CB2 will be offering CB2 Edition LMTD original works, experts will be on hand to help shoppers curate their own collections. In addition, there will be a $200 shopcard giveaway, light bites and refreshments, October 12th, 3-6pm.  

Darrell Dean Antiques

1524 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Design Within Reach

3306 M Street NW | For map, click here.

DTR Modern Galleries

2820 Pennsylvania Ave NW | For map, click here.

FLOR

1037 33rd Street | For map, click here.

Come to the Flor Store and enjoy some DIY crafting fun with Flor and Topaz + Arrow. Come see what creative creations they can come up with and enjoy yummy treats, 1-5pm. 

Frank Milwee Antiques

2912 M Street | For map, click here.

Georgetown Frame Shoppe

2902 1/2 M Street | For map, click here.

“GTS presents an exhibition of original artwork by Pablo Picasso used to produce his “”Carmen”” portfolio, plus a complete set of rare publisher’s proofs from Andy Warhol’s famed “”Cowboys and Indians”” series. “

Heiner Contemporary

1675 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Heiner Contemporary is thrilled to present Rachel Farbiarz: Take Me With You, an exhibition featuring new drawing, collage and installation by the DC-based artist. The gallery will also offer an 11am flower arranging demonstration with Tobie Whitman of Allan Woods Flowers and participate in the Art Galleries of Book Hill Art Walk from 1 - 3 pm.

Janus et Cie

3304 M Street | For map, click here.

Join us for the unveiling of items by 10 of DC’s top interior designers, custom creations from hats to handbags will be available through silent auction. All proceeds benefit Georgetown Jingle. Featuring light refreshments. 3-6pm; silent auction at 5pm. 

Jewelers Werk

3319 Cady’s Alley | For map, click here.

Opening reception of AKIHIRO IKEYAMA ABNORM, 1 to 4 p.m.

La Musa Art & Design

1054 31st St NW

Maurine Littleton Gallery 

1667 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Art Galleries of Book Hill Art Walk, 1 - 3 pm. 

Neptune Fine Art

1662 33rd Street | For map, click here.

Art Galleries of Book Hill Art Walk, 1 - 3 pm. 

Oliver Dunn, Moss & Co. Catharine Roberts

1657 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Pedini

3340 Cady’s Alley | For map, click here.

Pedini DC will host a Ravioli Making demonstration and tasting at 2:00pm.

Random Harvest

1313 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Robert Brown Gallery 

1662 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Art Galleries of Book Hill Art Walk, 1 - 3 pm. 

Sabun Home 

1631 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Susan Calloway Fine Arts

1643 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Art Galleries of Book Hill Art Walk, 1 - 3 pm. 

The French Apartment

1671 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Design showcase and sale. 

The Old Print Gallery 

1220  31st St NW | For map, click here.

“Enjoy, “”Fresh Cuts: Through the Matrix,”” an artist demonstration, film screening, and talk with acclaimed DC printmaker and documentary film director, Susan Goldman. Goldman will lead a demonstration of printing original woodcut prints. The gallery will also be screening, “”Midwest Matrix TM,”” Goldman’s documentary exploration of the history, artists, and stories of post-WWII Midwestern print departments and studios. “”Midwest Matrix TM,”” will play from 2-4pm, and at 4pm, Goldman will host an informal Q&A about her film. “

Waterworks

3317 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Art soiree, libations and music.

 

FAD Food & Cocktails:
Thursday, October 10th - Saturday, October 12th

 

Bandolero

3241 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Hosting an afterparty October 11th featuring music, and fashion themed drinks and specials for party-goers, 10pm to 2am.

Clyde's of Georgetown

3236 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Dean and DeLuca

3267 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Farmers Fishers Bakers

3000 K Street NW | For map, click here.

Farmers Fishers Bakers launches #FFBArt Instagram Contest (October 1-12). As a finalist in this year’s international Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, we invite you to help us highlight the restaurant’s incredible art installations and design details, share your favorite Farmers Fishers Bakers’ designs with us on Instagram using the hashtag #FFBArt for the chance to win a Founding Farmers Cookbook.

J.Paul's

3218 M Street NW

Try a special FAD Georgetown cocktail, The Fall Line, vanilla bean infused pear, Tuaca, champagne, for $12.

Kafe Leopold

3315 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Macaron Bee

1669 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Malmaison

3401 Water Street NW | For map, click here.

FAD Closing Party, 9pm - 3am.

Morton's The Steakhouse

3251 Prospect Street NW | For map, click here.

Morton's Power Hour extended for FAD!

Nick's Riverside Grill

3000 Street NW | For map, click here.

Sip on special Prosecco Split Chambord FAD Cocktails.

Paolo's

1303 Wisconsin Ave NW

PAOLO's in Georgetown is CELEBRATING 3 YEARS OF CREATING "ART @ PAOLO'S" showcasing talented emerging artists! Their Art is on display with an eclectic mix of styles & mediums to view and to purchase. Stop by Paolos in Georgetown and ask about our special FAD Drink, a STRAWBERRY BELLINI: Strawberry Purée, Cassis, St. Germain, Proseco, Dragon Fruit Garnish for $12. 

Patisserie Poupon

1645 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Enjoy Patisserie Poupon's festive Pumpkin Patch, including pumpkin decorating and family fall fun events. October 12th, 11-4pm.

Potomac Wine & Spirits

3100 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Spice & Tea Exchange

1069 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Free custom spice blend or tea.

Tony & Joe's

3000 K Street NW | For map, click here.

Sip on special Prosecco Split Chambord FAD Cocktails.

FAD Weekend Events:
Thursday, October 10th - Saturday, October 12th

 

Isabelle's Okyo Salon

2903 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Come and meet the talented expert hair stylists of Okyo Salon for free consultations on a new haircut.

Kiehl's 

3110 M Street NW | For map, click here.

L'Occitane

3106 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Join us for a weekend in Provence and enjoy relaxing hand massages and pampering skin care consultation. Also, enjoy 10% off your entire purchase!

Lou Lou

3106 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

Luigi Parasmo Salon

1510 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.

20% off Kerastase, Oribe and Moroccan oil all weekend long. "Blow Out to Go Out + Mini Makeup + Manicure" and haircut + finish 20% off Friday.

Poggenpohl US, Inc.

3324 M Street NW | For map, click here.

Enjoy a fall art exhibition in collaboration with the Adah Rose Gallery. 9-5pm October 10th & 11th; 10-4pm October 12th.

Roche Salon

3000 K Street NW | For map, click here.

Sterling & Burke

2824 Pennsylvania Ave NW | For map, click here.

Sunglass Hut

3251 M Street NW | For map, click here.

20% off selected brands.

The Phoenix 

1514 Wisconsin Ave NW | For map, click here.