BY SHAUNTRICE MARTIN — In February, Urban Eats Cafe in Mount Rainier brought the runway to Gateway. To culminate a lively DC Fashion Week, Peach Apple Brands presented its first inaugural pop show.

Photo courtesy Shauntrice Martin.
Representatives from Peach Apple Brands. Photo courtesy Shauntrice Martin.

Nina Faye was present selling pieces from her vintage collection, which drew a crowd. Faye said she got her stunning eye for vintage “honestly” from her mother. For more information on Faye’s vintage collection, send an email to:

One vendor, Styled for You, featured an artisan body blend created by cosmetologist and fashion consultant Katorra Enoch-Longhore.  For information on upcoming events, follow her on Twitter @style_4_u.  Her colleague Atchoi Bond from 1Fierce Hair Salon ran the table with her. The duo has mother/daughter specials available for spring.

Peach Apple Brands Owner Constance L. Troutman said the brand has been around for approximately a year. The company, she said, recently won the Small Business Champion Award sponsored by SCORE. Troutman said she runs the administrative end from Maryland and her buyer travels nationally to procure on trend and fashion forward pieces.

For more information, visit or follow them on Instagram: @PeachAppleBrand