10 a.m. to 4 p.m. University of the District of Columbia, Dennard Plaza, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW (entrance on Van Ness Street NW).
I hate to pack. I’m not good at it and no matter how hard I try it never seems to improve. I regularly travel by Megabus, [read] the uber-affordable bus line that says it can transport someone from Pittsburgh to New York City for prices as low as $1. I’ve hobbled up to the bus stop at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center bogged down with a rolling suitcase (always the maximum size allowed) stuffed with everything I need (and likely many things I don’t). Also with me is a carry-on bag, aka the everything-I-couldn’t-cram-into-the-suitcase tote.
From $315/night. Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica Remodeled by Ralph Lauren, Round Hill Hotel & Villas’ oceanfront Pineapple House highlights the designers classic American style with hues of blue and pink, cathedral ceilings, four-post mahogany beds, soaking tubs and separate waterfall showers. From $229/night. Schlosshotel Im Grunewald, Germany Karl Lagerfeld helped with the plans for this hotel’s early 1990s renovation and created the “Grunewald Suite,” which features a cushy oversized bed, a romantic Art Deco bathroom (complete with white marble floors), and stunning views of the estates gardens. From $2,700/night.
Rodriguez/Getty Images) March 2011 NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 31: Actress Lena Dunham attends the off-Broadway opening night of ‘Mike Birbiglia’s My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’ at the Barrow Street Theatre on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images) March 2011 AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 12: Writer/Director/Actress Lena Dunham attends ‘Girls’ Greenroom Photo Op during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 12, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW) March 2011 AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 12: Writer/Director/Actress Lena Dunham (L) and actor Alex Karpovsky attend ‘Girls’ Greenroom Photo Op during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 12, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
Images: A week of fashion wonders
24-31, was designed to position Bali as the regions melting pot for promising designers. The concept originated from the idea of creating an integrated fashion event that would showcase the regions [pan-Pacific] most exciting emerging and established designers to Balis industry and travel audience, the festivals founder, Nicholas Meimaris, said. Meimaris is the founder and editor-in-chief of Poster Magazine, an Australian quarterly focusing on fashion, art, travel, lifestyle and design. Founded in 2002, it was described as a visual and written survey of contemporary Australian creative culture that explored the space where the avant-garde and luxury met. Local: Models present a collection from a local label, Uluwatu.