CEO and Co-Founder Deirdre Quinn and Chief Creative Officer Barbara Gast, along with a host committee of Anita McBride, April Ryan, Hilary Rosen and Tammy Haddad, welcomed an array of VIPs to an exclusive evening of fashion and philanthropy marking the Grand Opening of Lafayette 148’s first Washington D.C. area store at Tysons Galleria.  The event celebrated Lafayette 148’s #UnordinaryWomen campaign honoring inspiring, trailblazing women and echoed its charitable cause by donating ten percent of sales from the event to She’s the First, a non-profit which helps support girls’ education around the world.

Notable attendees included Lafayette 148 CEO and Co-Founder Deirdre Quinn; Chief Creative Officer Barbara Gast, VP of Marketing and Communications Donna Faircloth; Former Second Lady of the United States Mary Elizabeth “Tipper” Gore, Founder of DC Volunteers Lawyers Project Kathleen Biden,  Honorary Chair of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Doro Bush Koch, President and CEO of Emily’s List Stephanie Schriock, Anchor and Senior Political Correspondent on CNN Brianna Keilar, White House Correspondent Kaitlan Collins, Executive in Residence at American University Anita McBride, Renowned journalist and White House Correspondent April Ryan, CNN Analyst and TimesUp Legal Defense Fund co-founder Hilary Rosen, Founder & CEO of Haddad Media Tammy Haddad.

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