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Macys Metro Center held a runway fashion show that showcased styles to inspire inaugural ballgoers next weekend. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Macy's Metro Center held a runway fashion show that showcased styles to inspire inaugural ballgoers next weekend. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Courtney Parrish, Macys special events coordinator for the northeast region, hands a swag bag to Anthony Alford, 12, the youngest member to attend the show. The gift bags contained accessories including makeup, lotion and perfume from Clinique, Nine West and other companies. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Courtney Parrish, Macy's special events coordinator for the northeast region, hands a "swag bag" to Anthony Alford, 12, the youngest member to attend the show. The gift bags contained accessories including makeup, lotion and perfume from Clinique, Nine West and other companies. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
William Rogers, 41, came to the Macys fashion show with Anthony Alford, 12, who was there to support his mother, who hosted the event. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
William Rogers, 41, came to the Macy's fashion show with Anthony Alford, 12, who was there to support his mother, who hosted the event. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Before the events start, club DJ Heather Femia spun some tunes to draw attention to the show, which attracted more than 300 people. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Before the event's start, club DJ Heather Femia spun some tunes to draw attention to the show, which attracted more than 300 people. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
DJ Heather Femia performs in D.C. area venues, including L2 Lounge, Lima Lounge, Josephine Nightclub and Lounge and The Park at Fourteenth. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
DJ Heather Femia performs in D.C. area venues, including L2 Lounge, Lima Lounge, Josephine Nightclub and Lounge and The Park at Fourteenth. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
More than 300 people attended Macys Metro Center fashion show in an early celebration of the 2013 presidential inauguration. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
More than 300 people attended Macy's Metro Center fashion show in an early celebration of the 2013 presidential inauguration. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Lindsey Mask, founder and CEO of Ladies America -- a national network of young, professional women -- wears a Jones New York collection black velour gown. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Lindsey Mask, founder and CEO of Ladies America -- a national network of young, professional women -- wears a Jones New York collection black velour gown. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Audience members at Macys Metro Center 2013 Presidential Inauguration celebration. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Audience members at Macy's Metro Center 2013 Presidential Inauguration celebration. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Nick DiBlasio, of News Channel 8, models Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren and Bar III. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Nick DiBlasio, of News Channel 8, models Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren and Bar III. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Sandra Oulmas, models and Escape gown, BCBG shoes and various accessories. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Sandra Oulmas, models and Escape gown, BCBG shoes and various accessories. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Leia Warren, models an Escape navy blue one- shoulder gown with a faux fur navy blue Calvin Klein jacket and Nine West shoes. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Leia Warren, models an Escape navy blue one- shoulder gown with a faux fur navy blue Calvin Klein jacket and Nine West shoes. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Leigh Inman Macdonald of WUSA9 models in front of the more than 300 attendees at the Macys Metro Center fashion show. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Leigh Inman Macdonald of WUSA9 models in front of the more than 300 attendees at the Macy's Metro Center fashion show. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Katherine Kennedy models a gown from Macys inaugural ball collection. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Katherine Kennedy models a gown from Macy's inaugural ball collection. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Katherine Kennedys gown was one of the many models with an open, stylish back. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Katherine Kennedy's gown was one of the many models with an open, stylish back. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Lindsey Mask, founder and CEO of Ladies America, a national network of young, professional women, models a gown. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Lindsey Mask, founder and CEO of Ladies America, a national network of young, professional women, models a gown. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Dr. Katy Nelson, a veterinarian and a host of The Pet Show with Dr. Katy for Washingtons News Channel 8, shows off her Angelina leg while wearing a Ralph Lauren dress. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Dr. Katy Nelson, a veterinarian and a host of "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy for Washington's News Channel 8, shows off her "Angelina leg" while wearing a Ralph Lauren dress. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Maimah Karmo is the founder of Tiger Lily Foundation and a five-year survivor of breast cancer. She wears the only womens suit of the night by Anne Klein. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Maimah Karmo is the founder of Tiger Lily Foundation and a five-year survivor of breast cancer. She wears the only women's suit of the night by Anne Klein. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Wil Onix Lash, star from I Love New York, takes a last strut down the runway. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Wil "Onix" Lash, star from "I Love New York," takes a last strut down the runway. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Live band Chelsey Green and The Green Project entertained guests after the event on Macys fourth floor, where the inaugural ball gowns are on sale. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Live band Chelsey Green and The Green Project entertained guests after the event on Macy's fourth floor, where the inaugural ball gowns are on sale. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Chelsey Green plays her electric violin. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Chelsey Green plays her electric violin. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Sim Khan, designer of Brimble Clark, poses with Macys fashion show model Lindsey Mask and his friends. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Sim Khan, designer of Brimble & Clark, poses with Macy's fashion show model Lindsey Mask and his friends. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
From left Arturo Bimrose, 26, Ismail Madni, 31, and Rahul Ravi, 30, model Brimble Clark. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
From left: Arturo Bimrose, 26, Ismail Madni, 31, and Rahul Ravi, 30, model Brimble & Clark. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Rahul Ravi, 30, models Brimble Clark designer Sim Khans pin stripe suit jacket. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Rahul Ravi, 30, models Brimble & Clark designer Sim Khan's pin stripe suit jacket. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Sim Khan, designer of Brimble Clark, recently earned a place in the final round of casting for NBCs Fashion Star Season 2 in part because of this green cloak. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Sim Khan, designer of Brimble & Clark, recently earned a place in the final round of casting for NBC's Fashion Star Season 2 in part because of this green cloak. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Maggie Johnson, 29, models this cashmere cloak that designer Sim Khan says even actress Rachel Bilson commended. Khan designed it in 1.5 days for NBCs Fashion Star Season 2. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Maggie Johnson, 29, models this cashmere cloak that designer Sim Khan says even actress Rachel Bilson commended. Khan designed it in 1.5 days for NBC's Fashion Star Season 2. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Macys fashion show models Leia Warren and Lindsey Mask. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Macy's fashion show models Leia Warren and Lindsey Mask. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Macys gave guests inaugural-inspired hors doeuvres and cocktails at the reception on the fourth floor, where ladies found the stores inaugural ball gowns. The mens department has similar styles on the second floor. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Macy's gave guests "inaugural-inspired" hors d'oeuvres and cocktails at the reception on the fourth floor, where ladies found the store's inaugural ball gowns. The men's department has similar styles on the second floor. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Brandon Andrews, 26, takes a bite of the tuxedo-painted, chocolate covered strawberries. Jamar Jordan, 37, left, already finished his. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Brandon Andrews, 26, takes a bite of the tuxedo-painted, chocolate covered strawberries. Jamar Jordan, 37, left, already finished his. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
Tuxedo-designed, chocolate covered strawberries were among the desserts at the event. Macys said it wanted guests to feel as if they were at an inaugural ball. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
Tuxedo-designed, chocolate covered strawberries were among the desserts at the event. Macy's said it wanted guests to feel as if they were at an inaugural ball. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
One of Macys guests who attended a reception following their fashion show takes a chocolate covered strawberry. (WTOPNatalie Plumb)
One of Macy's guests who attended a reception following their fashion show takes a chocolate covered strawberry. (WTOP/Natalie Plumb)
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