District Sample Sale FALL 2011

Shop top designer and boutique looks at bargain prices with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and raffles, 100-percent of profits will benefit WEAVE.

September 26, 2011
5:30 – 6:30 VIP Hour
6:30 – 9:00 General Admission
Washington, DC

The District Sample Sale is the Washington region’s biggest and best high-end bargain shopping event. The DSS features over 20 top designer clothing and shoe boutiques selling their end-of-season wares at liquidation-level prices, with many previewing their upcoming season looks at DSS-exclusive pricing. The District Sample Sale also features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres from our participating restaurants, a fashion-focused silent auction, raffle, goodie bag (with VIP tickets) and more. Best of all, we’re an all-volunteer organization with 100% of our profits donated to our chosen charity and legacy charities each season.  Over $240,000 has been donated to our charities since 2006.


At the District Sample Sale, every item on every rack is marked down to its lowest price of the year.  Don’t miss the season’s most fashionable charitable event!

Haute Committee

Event Founders

Liberty Jones, Exhibitor Relations
Barbara Martin, Public Relations & Marketing
Jayne Sandman, Sponsorship & Business Development
Shannon Haley, Finance/Foundation Development
Mary Amons, Marketing

Fall 2011 Haute Committee Chairs

Appreciation Chair: Andrea Leitch
Auction Chairs: Coventry Berg, Annie Perezchica & Melissa Stirling
Benefactress Chairs: ‪Ashley Taylor, Elizabeth Thorp & Mary-Frances Wain
Community Outreach Chairs: ‪Meredith Carter‬, Bridget Morris & Marissa Schneider
Goodie Bag Chairs: Sandy Arthur & Genie Saleh

Graphic Design Chair: Grace Oh
Restaurant Chair: Anna Croll

Fall 2011 Benefactresses

Alli Abell
Linda Abell
Sara Abell
Nia Banks
Coventry Berg
Stephanie A. Cherry
Courtney Cohen
Karen Nudelman
Sharon St. Clair Simon
Lisa Pantano
Cheryl Parker Rose
Ashley Taylor
Mary-Frances Wain
Mona Tate Yost

Participating Fall 2011 Stores

BABE. (a boutique)
Cupcake Boutique
Emily Grace
Julia Farr
Lettie Gooch

Poppy and Stella
Proper Topper
Sherman Pickey
Shoe Hive
Simply Soles
Urban Chic
Dandelion Patch
Queen Bee

General Admission for $40.00
Benefactress for $250.00
VIP for $100.00

About WEAVE:
Washington Empowered Against Violence
WEAVE engages the metropolitan Washington DC community in the elimination of intimate partner abuse and other forms of gender-based violence through empowering, innovative and holistic services.  Their holistic services model combines legal representation, counseling and case management so that clients can concurrently address their legal, emotional, and practical needs. Employing this holistic program ensures services are readily accessible and coordinated between staff attorneys, pro bono attorneys,  licensed clinical social workers, mental health professionals and client advocates. Through the holistic services model, WEAVE provides clients with the full range of tools necessary to achieve safety and self-sufficiency.

“In five years, the District Sample Sale has become the premiere shopping event in the region” -The Baltimore Sun

“Fall’s most fabulous fashion fete” -Washington Examiner

“Stylish Washingtonians snap up designer deals for a good cause” -Washingtonian

1919 M Street NW
Washington, DC


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