Black is always ubiquitous, but you can make it your own with a bit of shine. ARAM evening collection by Juan, $685

Look lovely at a celebratory brunch when you wear a sheath dress in a flattering tone. Diane von Furstenberg Jori-Cap Sleeve Dress, available at Neiman Marcus, $325

You must carry a great lipstick, your ID, and your cards for evening parties. Tote them in a pretty metallic clutch. Lanvin Swirl Deco Box, available at Neiman Marcus, $2490

Own the dance floor when you step onto it—or at least own a pair of shiny black shoes. Salvatore Ferragamo Andrea Lace Up, available at Neiman Marcus, $560

Every man needs a top-quality tux. Buy one now and wear it for years. Zegna, price upon request

When watching the inaugural parade, stay warm—and stylish—with a pair of oak leather gloves. Mulberry Polly Push Lock gloves, price upon request

Luxe Looks for Inauguration Weekend

| January 17, 2013 | Homepage Latest The Latest

Now that you know how to celebrate the Presidential inauguration, you only have one other thing to decide: what to wear. This is one of the biggest weekends in Washington, so you’ve got to strike the right balance between polished and unique. Luckily, area retailers are ready to help, especially those who’ve set up shop at Tysons Galleria (2001 International Drive, McLean, 703-827-7730).

The weather promises to be chilly (we hear weekend lows could dip into the 20s), but the Tysons inaugural fashion forecast is looking pretty hot. Have a look at some of the stylish offerings.

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