{Event} Met Gala Viewing Party

Join FGIDC for fashion’s most anticipated night of the year, the Met Gala! This viewing party will allow you to view the details from all angles with three screens, so no matter where you turn, you wont miss a single red carpet moment.

Purchase tickets here

Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, a buffet, a custom photo booth experience and a panel discussion after the red carpet viewing with local celebrity stylists. Local fashion artist, Cris Clapp Logan, will also be in attendance sketching all of the best Met Gala red carpet looks of the evening.

Let’s not forget a prize for best dressed! Come walk our red carpet in your best “Camp: Notes on Fashion” themed outfit. Start planning now. This is the party to see and be seen!

FGIDC Members – $25
Non-members $35
*ticket includes buffet, viewing party and panel discussion access

Post Viewing Party Panel:


Anchyi Wei – Influencer


Lindsey Evans- Stylist and Creative Director, Lindsey Evans Studio

Joy Kingsley-Ibeh – Founder, Kingsley Model + Talent

Kelley Kirchberg – Personal Stylist, Divine Style

Monday, May 6, 2019
6-10 PM
Saint Yves
1220 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

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Fashion Law Workshop: Trademarks, Patents & Contracts

Join us for a conversation on the evolving issues surrounding the fashion industry and how to leverage intellectual property protections to help grow your brand and business.

Mariessa Terrell – Howard University Law Professor

Kim Tignor – Founder, Take Creative Control

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fashion-law-workshop-trademark…
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7-9 PM
777 6th St.
Washington, DC 20001

Wine + light bites to be served

Spring 2019 Cocktails & Conversation

FGIDC welcomes you to network with the area’s top fashion, beauty and interior professionals, plus meet the 2019 board members:

Baille Benemelis, Regional Director

Joy Kingsley-Ibeh, Programming Co-Chair

Lisa D’Angelo, Programming Co-Chair

Nadine Naskoviak, Membership Chair

Sophie Blake, Secretary

Jen Walawender, Sponsorship Chair

Nina Thirakul, Treasurer

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
6-9 PM

Fall 2019 Women’s/Men’s Trends

Join us for FGIDC’s Fall 2019 Women’s/Men’s Trend Event. Our expert panel will discuss trends from Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2019, trend forecasting, the right mix of products to purchase for your target customer, what to do with leftover stock and more! Plus a fashion presentation featuring our panelists top picks of the season.

Great for boutique owners, designers, stylists and fashion enthusiasts!

Lawrence Behar
Executive Vice President, @ikebehar 
Rachel Grinney
Co-owner, @wyliegrey 
Mimi Miller
Designer, @shopmimimiller 
Nina Thirakul
Founder, Retail Forum

Wednesday, February 27
7pm – 9pm
625 H St. NE 
Washington, DC 20002

{Event} FGIDC Holiday Party

Fashion family, let’s celebrate the holidays together! Join us for our 2018 Holiday Party, hosted at the home of Regional Director Kim Elleen Atkins.

We have so much in store for you. Think premium gift bags, lite bites, festive beverages and fashion Santa to make your spirits bright!

Tuesday, January 8
7:00 PM
1401 S Joyce St.
Penthouse-level Club Room
Pentagon City
(Ride share or Metro (Pentagon City) is recommended, but paid parking is available at the Pentagon Row parking garage, located next to the 1401 building)