EVENTS

Historical Society Hosts a Chic Affair

Washington, DC (March 13, 2011) – On Sunday, wedding enthusiasts were invited to a collection of the District’s best bridal resources, the wedding worlds top celebrity experts and trend-setting vendors housed in an intimate setting located in the Historical Society of Washington, DC.

The “Alice and Weddingland” fashion show.
Savvy brides got the real scoop straight from celebrity life stylist, Paul Wharton, fashion designer Christian Siriano, event planner Jamie Greenwald and author Heidi Kallet on a “State of the Union” Panel, where they gave advice, tips, shared trends and how-tos on a variety of not to be overlooked topics regarding your special day.

Chef Jacques Haeriner of LAuberge Chez François provided a flavorful cooking demonstration. LAuberge Chez François, now located in a picturesque country setting in Northern Virginia, is one of the metro areas most popular and recognized restaurants. The restaurant has been voted Washington, DCs Most Popular and Most Romantic by readers of Washingtonian magazine for 17 years.

They provided green up tips on how to make your special day eco-friendly from their special collection of green resources.

There were organic bakers, local and sustainable caterers, low-impact paperies, carbon-offset transportation provided valuable sources.

For the groom to be, they were invited into their very own mancave, and were served local craft beers, a scotch tasting, and NCAA Tournament action were displayed on hi-def plasmas big screens.

And for tastes, there were cake and champagne tastings, hors d’oeuvres and light bites, cocktails.  The highly anticipated designer couture runway show, themed “Alice in Weddingland” showcased dressed from Badgley Mischka, Simone Carvalli and more from Chevy Chase Bridal.

People took home a lavish gift bag, cupcakes and new ideas for their special day. For more information, please visit: achicaffairdc.com

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