Shinola’s Holiday Kick Off, a Sort Of Political Party

FP1 Strategies Ryan Williams - Influencer Anastasia Vakula - Dentons International Law Firms David Tafuri at Shinola DC by Dannia HakkiWhen Ryan Williams, former Press Secretary to Mitt Romney and current Managing Director of FP1 Strategies; Raja Bentaouet Kattan, Lead Specialist for Education and World Practice at the World Bank; and Eric Waldo, Executive Director of Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, join in to co-host a charity shop night at Shinola to benefit the Reach Higher Initiative, the result is a party with a lot of political power.Teach for Americas Dan Griffin - Reach Highers Eric Waldo and wife Katie Waldo - Googles Alex Sanchez and wife Jess Sanchez
The intimate evening at the Logan Circle Flagship store to kick off the holiday season included such notables as Former Secretary of Education under the Obama administration, John King Jr.; The Washington Post, White House Bureau Chief, Philip Rucker; Chief of Staff to the Co-Chair of the RNC, Molly Donlin; Facebook’s Corporate and Internal Co-hosts FP1 Strategies Ryan Williams - Reach Higher Eric Waldo - World Bank Raja Kattan and Shinola Tom Forrest at Shinola by Dannia HakkiCommunications Director, Jackie Rooney;  GQ mag D.C. correspondent, Ben Schreckinger; The Washington Post National political reporter, Robert Costa; Bloomberg TV Chief Washington Correspondent, Kevin Cirilli; Haddad Media’s Tammy Haddad; and The New York Times Senior staff editor, Mikayla Bouchard.
Guests sipped champagne while perusing the brand’s product Chief of Staff to the Co-Chair of the RNC Molly Donlin - Advoc8 Jill Barclay - Facebooks Jackie Rooney attend Shinola Reach Higher shop night by Dannia Hakkicategories, including watches, leather bags, jewelry and more. The mix of high-profile political types and international elites made it an interesting night of shopping and style to summon the season.
*Images courtesy Dannia Hakki