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Morgan Jordan is the Assistant to Andrea Rodgers. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of American University's literary magazine, AmLit. She also runs her own style blog at Stylocrat. Previously, she has worked under Stacy London at Style for Hire, written for College Fashionista, and interned for T.H.E Artist Agency. Originally from Memphis, Morgan has lived in DC for the past three years, completing her undergraduate degree in Public Communication from American University. She explores her additional interests with minors in Art History and Graphic Design. Whether it be food, music or fashion, Morgan loves to find the art in the everyday.

ReadysetDC’s Fashion:District Fall 2011

Starting today, enjoy ReadysetDC‘s Fashion:District 2011 with a runway show, exclusive shopping and a designer meet-and-greet for each day this weekend. As the weather shifts to cold, celebrate what’s hot in the Distrct’s fashion scene.

Models from last year's event (Photo Credit: ReadysetDC)

Today, enjoy mingling with up-and-coming DC designers featured in the weekend’s shows. Held at The Dunes, a modern new venue in Columbia Heights, this exclusive party is one not to be missed. The event is free but you must RSVP to attend.

Saturday, head to Eastern Market for the lavish Runway Show featuring fresh local designers like Artaya, Derringer Friday, Durkl, Espion, Ginger Root Design, Hugh & Crye, SaintCHIC and Sika. Tickets are $40 but include open bar and of course, a fabulous show.

Sunday, you can shop! Featured designers from Saturday’s show will be available for purchase. Also, local shops, like Pretty People Vintage and Carbon Boutique, with be stocking the racks with their own lovely items. All of these designers and stores will be offering major discounts and unique items so this is a unique shopportunity.

Shopping from this summer's Fashion:District (Photo Credit: Vincent Gallegos, Flickr)

Fashion:District was started to showcase the “style, design and entrepreneurship” in DC through diverse and inventive local designers and shops. Founded in 2010, ReadysetDC is a blog and a collective that aims to encourage the flourishing creative arts scene in the Capital through events, outreach, etc.

Designer Meet-and-Greet

WHEN: Friday, October 14, 2011 from 7 to 11 p.m.

WHERE:
The Dunes
1402 Meridian Place NW
Washington, DC 20010

TICKETS: Free, RSVP online.

Full-Length Runway Show

WHEN: Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 8:30 to 11 p.m.

WHERE:
Eastern Market North Hall
225 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

TICKETS: $40 including open bar, purchase online. First 100 to purchase tickets will receive a gift bag.

The Shopping

WHEN: Sunday, October 16, 2011 from 2 to 6 p.m.

WHERE:
The Dunes
1402 Meridian Place NW
Washington, DC 20010

TICKETS: Free, RSVP online.

Note: All events are 21+. Valid ID required.

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