Woman-Owned Small Business Pop-Up in DC

Real Estate Agent with Hollish Hill Group, JPAR Stellar Living

Have you been to the Local Woman-Owned SDana Hollish Hill and Adriana Mendozemall Business Pop-Up called Femme Fatale?

Femme Fatale has popped up in the Tenleytown neighborhood of Washington DC and runs through the end of September. I visited with a few of the woman small business owners and interviewed them using the mini-interview I've been using with local small business owners. 


Adriana Medoza

I had a brief meeting with Adriana Mendoza about the history of Femme Fatale DC and how it came out of women-only events with themes. They didn't realize the closeness that kinship that could come out of the events. They were early incubators, with nurturing and love for each other. They wanted to create a nest, an experiment. They invited each person to teach, by love.

And the pop-ups are these nests. "There is definitely something special about procuring a space and then having two weeks of Go, Go, Go! to get everythung up and running." One of the things that made this pop-up different was the shared point of sale system which has fostered more collaboration. There is but one way by Alexandra N. Sherman


Alexandra N. Sherman

Next I met a watercolor artist selling prints of her original art. Alexandra explained some of the different series she's created including the Silhouettes. In addition to being a full-time artist and small business owner, she also teaches classes, including the use of watercolors on non-traditional materials.

You can read my mini interview called  Exploring Landscapes of the Mind with Alexandra N. Sherman. 


Nicole Lueschow

Next I met the Founder of PAX Apothecary, Nicole Lueschow. She started making products that didn't exist in the marketplace and loves making things for which there is an unaddressed demand. She creates fragrances to tune with people's vibrational essences. This unconventional aroma therapy focuses on intentions and repetitive movements/vibrations. She also creates custom blended incense, bath salts, adaptogen and mushroom blends. Watch her mini interview as a video or you can read the full interview transcript here. It's called Frangrances to Manifest your Intentions at Femme Fatale.



Christina Kim

Christina is a just starting and building her chocolate business, Secret Cacao Garden. She is a chocolatier who uses the finest fair trade ingredients and combines cacao with other ingredients to bring out their healing qualitites. 

Watch mini interview as a video or you can read the full interview transcript here. It's called Discovering the Healing Benefitsw of Cacao at Femme Fatale DC. 



You still have time to go and visit Femme Fatale DC in Tenleytown. 

Femme Fatale DCFemme Fatale DC Logo
4620 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20016


  • Thursdsy 12-8
  • Friday 12-8
  • Saturday 11-8
  • Sunday 11-4


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Dana Hollish Hill
REALTOR * Broker * Coach 
JPAR Stellar Living
800 S Frederick Ave, Suite 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
office 301.944.9070  
cell  202.271.5301
web danahill.jpar.com

Comments (2)

Jennell Alexander
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Real Estate Agent Serving DC and the MD suburbs

Nice! This is so cool, Dana. I'll have to stop by there one day.

Aug 13, 2018 01:08 PM
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

This is interesting.  Very creative and exciting and I wish all these women the best!

Sep 02, 2018 05:04 PM