It’s all treats and no tricks.
What: Hemphill Fine Arts hosts a trunk show featuring handmade cotton and waxed canvas bags from the Pittsburgh-based design house.
Why: The pared-down messenger bags, totes, clutches, and shoulder bags ($74 and up) will fit seamlessly into your fall wardrobe.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 1515 14th St. NW, at Church St., ste. 300 (202-234-5601). R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ledbury Pop-Up Shop
What: Richmond-based designers Paul Trible and Paul Watson return to D.C. with their slim-fit Italian cotton shirts.
Why: Check out new styles ($99-$165), get 20 percent off, and enjoy whiskey and soul music at the opening party.
When: Party, tonight, 7-11 p.m.; shop, Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 2805 M St. NW, b/t 28th & 29th Sts., 2nd flr.
What: Eat in or carry out at the new quick chow spot specializing in fresh banh mi.
Why: Order the garlic lemon grass chicken or pork meatball variety, then toss in a rice-noodle-and-cabbage salad or butternut squash garden roll ($3-$8).
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 900 19th St. NW, b/t I & K Sts. (202-785-0012).
Pumpkin Enzyme Facial
What: Treat your skin to a pumpkin, tea, and ginger cleanse, plus a thorough neck, shoulder, and foot massage ($169).
Why: Relaxing in the Park Hyatt’s new one-person spa suite complete with its own steam room is worth the hefty price of admission.
When: You’re in the market for a seasonal glow.
Where: 1201 24th St. NW, at M St. (202-789-1234).
Photo: Courtesy of Moop