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CHRIS CARDI PRESENTS THE 2019 CARDI SHACK INVITATIONAL

CHRIS CARDI PRESENTS THE 2019 CARDI SHACK INVITATIONAL
H Street Country Club
1335 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
Sunday, May 19, 2019
2:00pm – 9:00pm
Cardi Inc. presents the 2019 Cardi Shack Invitational at H Street Country Club, celebrating the release of our summer collection. The colorful collection features camp shirts, polos, graphic tees, shorts, accessories, and other golf themed merchandise inspired by the 80's sports comedy Caddy Shack.

The event style pop-up tees off at 2pm on the rooftop deck of H Street Country Club, where patrons can enjoy the sunshine, sip frozen margaritas, and shop the collection. Throughout the day, guests will also enjoy complimentary rounds of miniature golf on the second level. At 6pm the fun & games continue, with sounds provided by DJ Bijoux on the main level for the after party. A small portion of the sales from the CHRiS CARDi pop-up will be donated to The Capital Area Food Bank.
Early arrival highly encouraged to get first dibs on the limited edition merchandise. We are also expecting an early crowd for mini golf. RSVP suggested in order to be eligible for our gift giveaways during the event.
We hope to see you there!

Send any media inquiries to info@chriscardi.com. Shop and discover more about the world of Chris Cardi here on www.chriscardi.com.


Follow the 2019 Cardi Shack Invitational collaborators on instagram @chris_cardi, @hstreetcountryclub, @georgesbijoux, @DC_Noles.

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“LUCKY ME” D.C. COLLECTION & POP-UP

CHRiS CARDi “LUCKY ME” D.C. COLLECTION & POP-UP

 Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Smith Commons
1245 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday, March 15, 2019
Hill Prince
1337 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Chris Cardi Inc. is a proud Made In D.C. company and creator of the “LUCKY ME” D.C., St. Patrick’s themed capsule collection. We are stoked to announce that we’ll be hosting pop-ups for the “LUCKY ME” collection at two of our favorite neighborhood haunts! Smith Commons Public House and Hill Prince Bar, will be the pre-game headquarters to shop the styles ahead of the celebratory weekend.

The collection features t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, cropped tops, tank tops, button pins, and other accessories adorned with a graphic featuring “D.C.” centered inside of a lucky four leaf clover. Also in the collection are the same aforementioned items, which feature a graphic with “H ST. NE” in the center of the clover showing the designers admiration for his neighborhood.

As an independent brand based in The District of Columbia, specifically the H Street Northeast Corridor, we take great pride in providing a hyper local product that strengthens our neighbors sense of community. Not only do we design it, we make much, if not all of it in house right here in Washington, D.C. This allows us to be agile and niche’. We can have an idea and bring it to market, from concept to customer, with quality and quickness. This allows us to cater to our community with a certain uniqueness, and authenticity season after season.

As a lead up to St. Patrick’s Day, we are holding pop-ups to give District revelers the opportunity to shop the limited edition capsule collection in anticipation of the festive weekend.

Join us for our first “LUCKY ME” D.C. Pop-Up on Wednesday, March 13th, at Smith​ Commons from 6 PM to 9:30 PM on the 2nd level. On Friday, March 15th, join us again at Hill Prince from 8 PM to 11 PM for our 2nd “LUCKY ME” D.C. Pop-Up. Our pop-up’s will feature some surprises not featured on our website, as well as gifts with purchase. Come out on the dates mentioned above, and let’s have some fun.​

Reminder, St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, March 17. Be sure to celebrate in style and shop local.

We hope to see you there!


Send any media inquiries to info@chriscardi.com.​ Shop and discover more​ about the world of Chris Cardi at www.chriscardi.com. Follow the “LUCKY​ ME” D.C. pop-up collaborators on instagram @chris_cardi, @smithcommonsdc​ and @hillprincebar.

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Chris Cardi X Trezo Beach Collaboration

This year's annual H Street Eve festivities were bigger, better, and twice the celebration with featured photographer Lawrence Jackson along with vintage streetwear purveyor and stylist Shareef Mohammed of Trezo Beach. On the heels of the H Street Festival we are excited to announce that the Chris Cardi x Trezo Beach H Street collection is now available online. The collaboration is comprised of vintage up-cycled pieces carefully curated by Shareef of Trezo Beach and expertly reworked, customized, and embellished with H Street inspired imagery at the hands of Chris Cardi himself. These are all rare one off items that will not be reproduced.

Preview Lifestyle Shots Of The Collaboration Pieces Below Photographed By Lawrence Jackson

 

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CHRIS CARDI INC. PRESENTS H STREET EVE PART DEUX FEATURING THE PHOTO EXHIBIT “LA UNION À MOTIF" BY LAWRENCE JACKSON

1245 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
Friday, October 12, 2018
6:00pm – 11:00 PM
 
We here at Chris Cardi Inc. are excited to announce our annual H Street Eve Part Deux celebration! We cordially invite you to join us once again at H St. NE Corridor’s favorite neighborhood bistro, Smith Commons Public House on Friday, October 12, from 6 – 11 P.M, the evening before H Street Festival.
 
“Part Deux” of the celebration returns with a photo exhibit by featured photographer Lawrence Jackson.

 

Lawrence Jackson (The Vintographer) of The Vintage Vandalism, Chicago native and D.C. resident, will be showcasing an amazing photography installment of his series which is the second installation of the two part exhibit "La Union à Motif" (The Patterned Union). The second installation titled |Of Sights Unseen| Series of Black & White Matter is movingly expressed below.

 

In the dawn of an era that relies heavily on the functionality of social media, we find ourselves in the midst of a post-millennial Renaissance. We, individuals with innate attraction to all that is beautiful are witnessing the resurgence of mastery in the arts, sciences, and spirituality with a direct emphasis on spiritual enlightenment. The idea of expression has become synonymous with the concept of freedom. Inspiration is now parallel with discovery and creation has become priority. This emotion-filled series communicates the importance of human to human interaction and captures the essence of raw emotion.

 

The Vintographer is highlighted by such features:
AfroPunk June 2016 Creative of the Day 
AfroPunk January 2016 Feature artist of the week
Feature Artist: 2018 TheDeanCollection (RUMROOM) finalist- Photographer
StreetMeetDC: 2018 Top 40 streetphotographers in DMV

 

The Vintographer will also host a Q&A session about the exhibit for early RSVPs during the first hour of the event.

 

Join us, as well as other DC creatives, tastemakers, influencers, and neighbors Friday, October 12th, at Smith Commons from 6 P.M. to 11 P.M. on the 2nd level, to take in this amazing photography showcase while enjoying drinks, dining, good people and a great time.
 
We hope to see you there!
 
Send any media inquiries to info@chriscardi.com.  Discover more about the photography & creative works of TheVintageVandalism at www.thevintagevandalism.co. Follow the H Street Eve collaborators on instagram @chris_cardi, @thevintographer, @Trezobeach and @smithcommonsdc.
 
For RSVP visit: https://hstreetevepartdeux.eventbrite.com
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2nd ANNUAL H STREET EVE CHRiS CARDi POP-UP AT SMITH COMMONS "PART DEUX"

1245 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
Friday, October 12, 2018
6:00pm – 11:00 PM
 
We here at Chris Cardi Inc. are excited to announce H Street Eve Pop-Up Part Deux! We're partnering once again with H St. NE Corridor's favorite neighborhood bistro, Smith Commons Public House, for our new date Friday, October 12, the evening before H Street Festival.

H Street Eve came about in 2017 when D.C. based designer Chris Cardi decided to create and showcase a capsule collection of H Street N.E. centric apparel. As a resident of the neighborhood for the last 7 years he wanted to fill the void and provide a product his fellow neighbors could wear to show their shared love of the place they call home. The event has evolved to serve as a night of camaraderie + creativity + culture + community gathering residents and friends from all over the city in a sublime celebration the night before the big H Street Festival.

As many of us already know, this year's H Street Festival had to be rescheduled due to the threat of Hurricane Florence. For the first time the festival will take place in Mid-October to celebrate the arts as an economic vehicle for growth in this vibrant Washington, D.C. Northeast community.  Despite the threat of the hurricane, Chris Cardi Inc. kept the original H Street Eve date which turned out to be a festive evening with many items selling out quickly. This has presented Chris Cardi Inc. with a unique opportunity to serve the community with the H Street Eve Pop Up for a second time this year.

Join us, as well as other DC creatives, tastemakers, influencers, and neighbors Friday, October 12th, at Smith Commons from 6 P.M. to 11 P.M. on the 2nd level, to shop the H Street pop-up collection while enjoying drinks, dining, good people and a great time. The pop-up will feature an assortment of Chris Cardi Inc.'s H Street themed capsule collection including t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, hats, totes, accessories and much more.

"Part Deux" of the celebration returns with a photo exhibit by featured photographer Lawrence Jackson along with vintage streetwear purveyor and stylist Shareef Mohammed.

Lawrence Jackson (The Vintographer) of The Vintage Vandalism, Chicago native and D.C. resident, will be showcasing an amazing photography installment of his newest project titled "L'Union à Motifs" (The Patterned Union). The Vintographer, whose work has been featured by Afro Punk in 2015 and 2016, will also host a Q&A session about the exhibit for early RSVPs the first hour of the event.

Shareef Mohammed of Trezo Beach will showcase a special collaborative collection of one off vintage finds customized by Chris Cardi featuring various H Street themed graphics, prints, appliqués and patches. These rare pieces are sure to sell out early.

Come get stylish for the festival and join us for a night of great fun. We hope to see you there!
 
Send any media inquiries to info@chriscardi.com.  Shop and discover more about the world of Chris Cardi at www.chriscardi.com, and the photography & creative works of TheVintageVandalism at www.thevintagevandalism.co. Follow the H Street Eve collaborators on instagram @chris_cardi, @thevintographer, @Trezobeach and @smithcommonsdc.
 
For RSVP visit: https://hstreetevepartdeux.eventbrite.com

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