Feb 4, 2022 - Business

Coming soon: These businesses are headed to D.C.

Rihanna makes a kissy face while holding Savage X Fenty products.

Rihanna poses with some of her Savage X Fenty merch. Photo: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty

The DMV has some exciting new businesses on the way. Here are a few highlights:

๐Ÿ’… GLOSSLAB: The membership-based nail salon will reportedly open its first D.C. location in Georgetown early this year. Also in the works are locations in Bethesda, Dupont Circle, and Union Market.

  • The nail studio has a long list of celebrity clients and prides itself in being hygiene-first.ย 

๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ As You Are Bar: The queer cafรฉ and lounge is aiming to open its first brick-and-mortar location as early as this spring.

  • The bar owners have overcome a few recent obstacles, including reaching a noise and safety agreement with its soon-to-be neighbors in Barracks Row.

๐Ÿถ Bark Social: The premium social club for dogs already has a DMV location in Bethesda. But, itโ€™s opening soon in Baltimore and is aiming to expand in the next few years with more locations in D.C. and northern Virginia and in other cities across the East Coast.ย 

  • The unconventional dog park serves beer, wine, and coffee, and of course, dog treats.

๐Ÿ‘™ Savage X Fenty: Music mogul, makeup and skincare queen, and recently announced mom-to-be (!!) Rihanna will open one of the first brick-and-mortar Savage X Fenty stores in D.C.

The lingerie stores will be in a total of five U.S. cities opening sometime this year.


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