Blogger Scene's Summer Cocktail Party

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DC-area bloggers and brands... come on out and join me, The Fashionably Broke, and South Moon Under on June 11 at the new VIDA Penthouse Pool and Lounge at The Yards as we host our seventh Blogger Scene event!

Blogger Scene events are perfect for catching up with old friends and meeting new contacts (and it doesn't hurt that it's on one of DC's hottest new rooftops)! We have tons of fun little treats lined up, and you can look forward to:

If you can't make it out but still want to hear from our panel, we'll be live-tweeting their Q&A over on our Twitter account (@BloggerScene). Grab your tickets here - we can't wait to see you!

JLW Shops | Bloomingdale's Fashion Show

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On Wednesday, March 25, I'll be joining a few DC-area bloggers (District Dress Up, Hosting and Toasting, Pineapples and Pearls, Primp and Proper, and Wardrobe Oxygen) for the Junior League of Washington's spring fashion event at Bloomingdale’s in Chevy Chase. We'll be styling looks for Junior League members to wear down the runway, with a focus on the biggest trends for spring 2015.

You can look forward to sips and snacks, discounts, and a runway show starting at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30. More details and tickets (it's almost sold out!) available here. Hope to see you there!

Friday Favorites: Bloom Theory Camera Straps

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How beautiful are these camera straps from Bloom Theory? Designed by the ladies behind Simply Bloom Photography, they're functional and fashionable - like another accessory for your outfit. I would have LOVED to have one of these back when I was shooting weddings! I've rounded up six of my favorites below...

Top: Minerva in Mauve ($79) | Gold Mine ($130) | St. Mark's Pigeons ($69)
Bottom: Washed Ashore ($130) | Washed Ashore Gold ($130) | Mrs. Dottie Gold ($79)

5 Days with Julie Bee's (+ A Giveaway!)

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Atlanta-based footwear brand Julie Bee's, along with MM. LaFleur, is heading to DC for 5 days of pop-up shops and trunk shows, and they have a few little treats just for Ashley In DC readers! The eco-chic brand, whose shoes are made with sustainable leather and manufactured in the USA, is offering a $50 gift card to the first 5 readers who RSVP for any of the events and mention 'Ashley In DC'. Readers will receive the gift card upon their arrival at the event.

We're also giving away $50 to spend online at Julie Bee's!

You can enter using the Rafflecopter form below; the giveaway ends Wednesday the 12th at midnight (EST), and the winner will be publicly announced on Thursday the 13th. More details are available in the T&Cs.

Good luck! ;)