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The Smithsonian Associates will host an evening lecture devoted to the fashion of fake Washingtonians. Jenny Gering of The Americans and Tom Broecker of season one of House of Cards — both costume designers for hit D.C.-based shows — will discuss their craft at the S. Dillon Ripley Center at 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW on Wednesday, September 17 from 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Washingtonian magazine fashion editor Kate Bennett will moderate the discussion about how the real D.C. influences Gering and Broecker's wardrobe choices. Tickets are available for $25 for Smithsonian Associates members and $30 for general admission.
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