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MAISON DE MODE's Glam Pop-Up Hits D.C. For Nerd Prom

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MAISON DE MODE, a traveling luxury boutique dedicated to the best in ethical fashion, has popped up at Art Basel, the Frieze Art Fair in New York, and The Shops at The Crystals Las Vegas. And now, for the first time, they've landed in D.C. — perfectly timed for the weekend-long party that is the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through May 4, founder and creator of MAISON DE MODE Hassan Pierre and MAISON DE MODE curator Amanda Hearst are setting up shop in the Presidential Suite of the Capella Washington, D.C. Georgetown. Find clothing from the likes of San Francisco's Amour Vert, Brazilian brand Osklen, Edith A. Miller, and more, as well as Pierre's own Way It Should Be line. And look for sleek vegan bags from Freedom of Animals, jewelry from Lulu Frost, and cheeky Edie Parker clutches. These are pieces that Washingtonians might not have encountered before while shopping in D.C.

"We are hoping people can become aware of new brands. The back story is that these are emerging designers who use ethical materials, but really it's just cool," Hearst told Racked DC. And this is an excellent opportunity to check out Capella's gorgeous Presidential Suite. "I'm obsessed with this hotel," Hearst said. "I am going to come back and hang out here." Yep, it's that amazing.
· MAISON DE MODE [Official Site]

Capella Washington D.C.

1050 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007