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Starting this Tuesday, 50 designers and retailers will set up base camp in Crystal City for the annual runway show and shopping event Crystal Couture. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 4 through Sat, Feb 8, shop Crystal Couture's retail pop-up shop featuring local designers and boutique owners like Hugh & Crye, REVEL Style, Zweet Sports, Sophie Blake, Erika Schrieber, and Curbside Fahion Truck — with special discounts for Crystal Couture shoppers. And each evening, there will be a jam-packed schedule of live runway shows to watch, five-minute make-up and hair makeovers to try, and stylists on hand to help with wardrobe pointers.