SAMASAMA x Kam & 46 presents UMPUKAN, a Filipino-American History Month celebration! UMPUKAN will take place at Metrobar on Sunday, October 29 from 12 - 6pm. The celebration will feature food, music, art, fashion and live performances by Klout Sitty Burd Gyang, Cody As Always, with Les The DJ

We at Chris Cardi are proud to be a FIL-AM owned featured vendor. Join us for a Sunday Funday celebrating Filipino-American history, Filipino culture, shopping with FIL-AM owned businesses, and the broader diversity of our shared D.C. community. This is a free admission and family friendly event. Bring your friends and pamilya! We are excited to see you there!

Click here for more details and to RSVP. RSVP not required but we will honor a 15% discount on Chris Cardi pop-up purchases at UMPUKAN for those that do.


Hiraya is the newest addition to the H Street NE Corridor culinary scene and features a menu that celebrates the beauty, history, and flavors of the Philippines. To celebrate Filipino-American History Month, Hiraya is hosting a slew of Fil-Am chefs changing the game for Hiraya & Friends happening this Saturday, October 28 starting at 11am.

No reservations are needed and the tasty dishes will be served on a first come-first served basis. Don’t meet us there, beat us there!

Check out the line-up here: Hiraya & Friends.


Honoring Chris’ Filipino roots, we’ll be releasing the 2nd drop of his Pinoy centric capsule collection of apparel and accessories “Salamat Po” Drop II this weekend. The capsule features clothing, accessories and art that will be available at the UMPUKAN Fil-Am celebration on Sunday, October 29 and available online Monday, October 30. 

Shop the “Salamat Po” Drop I capsule now online at

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CHRiS CARDi presents the PIE SHOP H Street House Pop - Up Party!
Join us as we party at our H ST. House Pop-Up at Pie Shop on Sunday, September 10th. Pop-up starts at 1:00pm with sound selectionss curated by DJ Geena Marie kicking off at 1:30pm.

Patrons who RSVP via EventBrite can receive a free pie slice on CHRiS CARDi with a purchase from the H ST. House Pop-Up.
Swing by the crib! 

1339 H ST. NE, District of Columbia 20002 

Pop - Up Party:
Sunday, Sept. 10 | 1 - 5 PM


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The Binge Shop | An H Street NE Pop-UP


This Saturday we invite you to BINGE SHOP with us at Binge Bar, D.C.’s premier alcohol-free cocktail bar and bistro. 
We’ll have plenty of our H St. NE merch to shop ahead of H Street Festival with some new limited edition surprises! 
Come for the clothes, stay for the cocktails!
Saturday, August 26 II 12 - 3 PM
506 H St. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002


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Thank you to @virginiaarrisueno, the team at Steadfast Supply DC, and the entrepreneurs that joined us this past weekend for a pop-up market featuring Black businesses in celebration of Black Business Month!
Thank you also to everyone that dropped by, shopped with us, and to all the new friends we made.

So many amazing businesses featured and we encourage you to follow:

@blacknerdcoffee ☕️
@enjoyeelife_ice 🍧
@reminiscentluxecandles 🕯️ 🛍️
@ashwhatspoppin 🍿

#ChrisCardi #SteadfastSupplyDC #Community #ShopSmall #BuyLocal #BlackBusinessMonth #DC #DClife #DCliving #DCstyle
#NavyYardDC #dcsmallbusiness #dcsmallbiz
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Chris Cardi Inc. invites you to a special Pop-Up event in partnership with Steadfast Supply at The Yards in Washington, DC.

Join us this Saturday for a special Chris Cardi Pop-Up shopping experience hosted by Steadfast Supply. Meet the wonderul team at Steadfast and a selection of small businesses from the DC community, offering a variety of unique gifts and goods. Shop summer styles as Chris Cardi will be featuring merchandise from "The Bastards” capsule collection, Flag Tank Tops and fashion accessories for the season.

Pop-Up Event Details...

Saturday, August 19, 2023
Steadfast Supply
Located at The Yards DC
301 Tingey St #120
SE Washington, D.C. 20003
12:00PM - 4:00PM


Other Participating Brands:
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August is Black Business Month and we are sharing our platform to highlight other enterprising entrepreneurs and creatives we admire! Also in celebration of Black Business Month we are offering a promo discount and free shipping to our subscribers. Find out more in the Commerce section. Buy Black!


Shanklin Hall is a Washington, D.C. social club centered at the intersection of community, creativity, and wellness. The club truly believes in the power of collective economic partnerships and the strength it brings to building community. One such partnership features resident Chef Dionne McDonald of Doula’s Kitchen. Dionne’s inspiration ranges from her deep southern roots, her mother’s Korean food influence, and her extended family’s various cultural backgrounds. 

Enjoy Doula’s delicious dishes now through September 3rd at Shanklin Hall. 

Visit for more details. Follow @doulaskitchen on Instagram.


Artist Maurice James Jr. sits down for an artist talk with BeMo Brown to go in depth about his latest solo exhibit, Black Trust. The event also welcomes special guest Buck!

Black Trust - Artist Talk w/ Maurice James Jr. 

Saturday, August 5 || 4 - 6 PM

Art of Noize - 821 Upshur St. NW, WDC 20011 Rear Alley, 2nd floor

Find out more at and follow artist Maurice James Jr. @art4theblackmarket and host @BeMoBrown on Instagram.


We invite our friends near and far to Buy Black and shop online with us for Black Business Month. Use code: “BBM” for 20% OFF purchases of $100 or more. 

We are also waiving shipping costs on all online orders the month of August. Thank you for rockin’ with us and supporting Black business! 


Community. Culture. Commerce.

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Join the Anacostia Community Museum in commemoration of Juneteenth on Monday, June 19  from 11am - 4pm. Come celebrate as we gather with family, friends, and neighbors to honor the present and reflect on shared tradition and history.

The Juneteenth Main Stage curated together with PorchFest DC- Southeast Edition, and hosted by BeMo Brown.

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Chris “Cardi” Clayton has been a proud advocate, fundraiser, and volunteer for UNCF both here in the DMV area and nationwide. Over the year’s Chris has served to support the Mission of UNCF raising critical funds for HBCUs and the students that attend them. For the second year in a row Chris is serving on the host committee for UNCF Gala Noir: Sneaker Ball this Saturday, June 17 from 8pm - 12am at Planet Word.

To find out more and purchase tickets click the link below and be sure to note Chris “Cardi” Clayton as your affiliated host committee member.

We look forward to seeing you all dressed up and in your freshest pair of kicks!

UNCF Gala Noir: Sneaker Ball - TICKETS

Saturday, June 17 I 8pm - 12am

Planet Word

925 13th ST NW, Washington, DC 20005



Our 3 Stars 2 Bars cap is a great gift for D.C. Dads or anyone for that matter. Shop online now or locally by visiting Shop Made In D.C. at Union Market.

It’s also tank top seasons and our Flag tank top collection is a style hit. Shop our full assortment online.



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This Saturday, June 10, DRYY Garment Care will host the third annual DRYY RUN 5K fitness and philanthropy event! Chris Cardi is once again proud to support the DRYY RUN for a 3rd year in a row, designing the racer bibs and commemorative poster. This year’s event is a scholarship fundraiser benefiting underserved children in DC to attend the KidOvation Stage summer camp at The Lane in Ivy City.

Registration to participate is free; however, DRYY encourages participants to donate to the fundraiser using the link below:

DONATE HERE: DRYY RUN x KidOvation Scholarship Fund

Festivities and event sign-in starts at 8AM to 12PM. For more information and to register visit EVENTBRITE: DRYY RUN DC 23’ ***For safety please check air quality conditions prior to attending.


We kicked off Pride Month by celebrating with the DC creative community attending DC FRAY’s Art Out Loud at Selina hotel, Saturday, June 3. This official Capital Pride event activated all senses  featuring art installations and queer owned business pop-ups from the lobby to the rooftop. Visit for more ways to enjoy Pride Month in DC.



Summer's here and our Chris Cardi Flag Tank Tops are a great way to get you ready for 4th of July, beach parties to BBQ's, picnics at the park to lounging the pool side, summer festivals, family reunions and all the fun that comes with days in the sun.


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Kam & 46 x SAMASAMA presents Sari-Sari Pop-Up Market at Metrobar on Sunday, May 21st. The outdoor market will celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a bevy of artisan makers and vendors. We at Chris Cardi are proud to be a participating vendor. Join us for a day of food, drinks, music and shopping local. This is a free admission and family friendly event. We are excited to see you there!

Click here for more details and to RSVP.


In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month and in particular Chris’ Filipino heritage, we’ve curated a playlist featuring Fil-Am (Filipino-American) and Filipino diaspora R&B, soul, and funk musical artists for your enjoyment.

The playlist titled Salamat Po” Vol. 1, which is Tagalog (the national language of the Philippines) translates to “Thank you” in English.

Check out the playlist on Apple Music here.


Honoring Chris’ Filipino roots, we are releasing a Pinoy centric capsule collection of apparel and accessories. The initial drop sharing the title “Salamat Po” Drop 1, features digital art prints, t-shirts, tank tops, hats, totes and even aprons will be available online Monday, May 22 and pre-released at the Sari-Sari Pop-Up Market in Washington, D.C. Sunday, May 21.

You can purchase the Philippine Flag Tank Top now online for pre-release here!

Check the online shop Monday, May 22 for more drop 1 releases.

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The Washington Bastards

The Washington Bastards is a fictitious pro football franchise fighting to make D.C. statehood a reality. 

This actually has nothing to do with football and everything to do with advocating for full citizenship and equal representation of District of Columbia residents in our nation’s democracy. It’s not about politics. It’s about participation, social justice, and the full will of the people of the United States of America. 

We are utilizing our medium of fashion and leveraging our platform to raise greater awareness for D.C. statehood and invite you to join us in advocating on behalf of the District’s more than 700,000 residents. While fashion is one way to advocate, organized activism is a greater way to take action and stay informed.

We are avid supporters of DC Vote! Founded in 1998, DC Vote is a national grassroots engagement and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening our nation’s democracy and securing civil equality through self-government and full voting rights for the people who call the District of Columbia home.

DC Vote welcomes citizens, advocates, thought leaders, scholars and policy-makers seeking to advance the cause. Follow @DCvote on instagram, visit the organization's website and sign up to the newsletter to stay in the know. 

Help us in supporting DC Vote over the next week for the Moe Cans Drive, fundraising and collecting canned goods as well as non-perishable food items in support of Bread For The City. Find out more @DCvote.

Power to the people!


Shop the Washington Bastards Football Team capsule collection online here.

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