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Bethesda Row Rolls Out the Red Carpet

June 10, 2014

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versaille73A MOVIE AND then shopping for bargains at boutiques. Oh boy, my idea of an ideal weekend.

The Front Row 2014 on Bethesda Row, kicks off on Thursday, June 12, with the D.C. premiere of “Versailles 73,” a documentary about the 1973 Versailles fashion show that turned into a competition between the French haute couture establishment (Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, Givenchy) and American designers, including Oscar de Renta, Halston and Anne Klein. The result put American designers on the runway map. After the screening, stay for a Q&A with director Riley Draper.

The film starts 7:30 p.m. at the Bethesda Row Landmark Theater, 7235 Woodmont Ave. RSVP to versailles73@brandlinkdcrsvp.com for complimentary seating. Starting at $49, reserved tickets for seats (and other special weekend events) are available at Gilt City.

During the day Thursday, score discounts of up to 20 percent from Bethesda Row boutiques, including LouLou and Wear It Well. Friday, don’t miss free samples from Drybar, makeovers at Bluemercury, a fashion show and TV celeb Maria Menounos signing her new book, “The Everygirl’s Guide to Diet and Fitness.”

The first two people to comment on this post will receive a free copy of Menounos’ book!

–Janet Kelly

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2 thoughts on “Bethesda Row Rolls Out the Red Carpet

  1. CC Salon says:

    What a great weekend of events!

  2. Annie Tran says:

    Very cool events! Meeting Maria Menounos would be sooo cool!!

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