PHOTOS: DC Fashion Week gets couture farewell at French Embassy

WASHINGTON — The District’s twice-a-year fashion confabulation ended Sunday with a glamorous runway send-off at the French embassy.

The final show of DC Fashion Week was a runway event showcasing international couture collections at the French Embassy in D.C. Photographer Shannon Finney was there and captured scenes from the swanky soiree. See photos.

Designer and Director of DC Fashion Week, Ean Williams, welcomes guests to the sold-out International Couture Collections show at the Embassy of France
Designer and Director of DC Fashion Week Ean Williams welcomes guests to the sold-out International Couture Collections show at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model wearing an outfit by Washington, DC-based ModCloth walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by Washington, D.C.-based ModCloth walks the runway at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model wearing an outfit by Washington, DC-based ModCloth walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by Washington, D.C.-based ModCloth walks the runway at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model wearing an outfit by designer Ellen London walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by designer Ellen London walks the runway at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model wearing an outfit by designer Ellen London walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by designer Ellen London walks the runway at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model wearing an outfit by designer Sierra Mitchell walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by designer Sierra Mitchell walks the runway at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
Designer Sierra Mitchell takes a bow after showing her collection during the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Designer Sierra Mitchell takes a bow after showing her collection during the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model walks the runway at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model walks the runway at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (SHANNONFINNEY2017)
A model poses after the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model poses after the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model poses after the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model poses after the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
Models wearing dresses by Washington, DC-based designer Ean Williams pose with the designer following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models wearing dresses by Washington, D.C.-based designer Ean Williams pose with the designer following the runway show at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
Models pose in dresses by Washington, DC-based designer Ean Williams following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models pose in dresses by Washington, D.C.-based designer Ean Williams following the runway show at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
Models pose with host Guy Lambert of WPGC radio following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models pose with host Guy Lambert of WPGC radio following the runway show at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
A model poses after the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (SHANNONFINNEY2017)
Coming off of his successful showing at New York Fashion Week, Washington, DC-based designer, Kas, attends the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Coming off of his successful showing at New York Fashion Week, Washington, D.C.-based designer Kas attends the runway show at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
Models pose in dresses by Washington, DC-based designer Ean Williams following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography)
Models pose in dresses by Washington, D.C.-based designer Ean Williams following the runway show at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
Models share a laugh following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models share a laugh following the runway show at DC Fashion Week’s 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography) (Shannon Finney 2018)
Nicole Peacock of Washington, DC attends the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections runway show at the Embassy of France on Sunday, September 23, 2018
Nicole Peacock of Washington, D.C., attends the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections runway show at the Embassy of France on Sunday, September 23, 2018 (Shannon Finney 2018)
Chantel Dooley and Amanda Cohen from the charity TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors/www.taps.org) raise money to help those grieving the death of a loved one serving in America's Armed Forces during DC Fashion Week
Chantel Dooley and Amanda Cohen from the charity Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors raise money to help those grieving the death of a loved one serving in America’s Armed Forces during DC Fashion Week (ShannonFinney Photography)
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Designer and Director of DC Fashion Week, Ean Williams, welcomes guests to the sold-out International Couture Collections show at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by Washington, DC-based ModCloth walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by Washington, DC-based ModCloth walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by designer Ellen London walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by designer Ellen London walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model wearing an outfit by designer Sierra Mitchell walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Designer Sierra Mitchell takes a bow after showing her collection during the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model walks the runway at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model poses after the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
A model poses after the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models wearing dresses by Washington, DC-based designer Ean Williams pose with the designer following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models pose in dresses by Washington, DC-based designer Ean Williams following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models pose with host Guy Lambert of WPGC radio following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Coming off of his successful showing at New York Fashion Week, Washington, DC-based designer, Kas, attends the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Models pose in dresses by Washington, DC-based designer Ean Williams following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France. (Shannon Finney Photography)
Models share a laugh following the runway show at DC Fashion Week's 2018 International Couture Collections at the Embassy of France
Nicole Peacock of Washington, DC attends the DC Fashion Week International Couture Collections runway show at the Embassy of France on Sunday, September 23, 2018
Chantel Dooley and Amanda Cohen from the charity TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors/www.taps.org) raise money to help those grieving the death of a loved one serving in America's Armed Forces during DC Fashion Week


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