On Mar. 1, The Fairmont Washington, D.C. held its 5th annual Sip & Sample event showcasing wedding and social trends for the season. The Colonnade Room, where over 1000 weddings have taken place, was filled with wedding planners, clients and future brides-to-be. Kelly Jenkins of Capital Decor and Events and Rose Rabin of Party Rentals decorated with gorgeous floral arrangements, unique table settings, creative lighting and new seating options. Hitched provided a bridal fashion show as The Fairmont featured new wedding fare including cakes, menu tastings and cocktails creations. The annual event is the brainchild of the hotel’s Director of Catering Bob Mikolitch.