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Michigan Debbies to Tag Team Shinola D.C. Debut

Michigan Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell and Sen. Debbie Stabenow are expected to help roll out the welcome mat Wednesday in the District for Shinola’s official arrival.  

(Courtesy Shinola)

(Courtesy Shinola)

The Detroit-born operation is attempting to revitalize U.S. manufacturing by cranking out collectibles ranging from dress watches and high-end leather goods to fixie bikes and dog beds.  

Organizers aim to introduce D.C. denizens to the upstart brand via a private reception scheduled to take place at the area’s flagship shop at 1631 14th St. NW from 6 to 9 p.m. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is projected to join the congressional welcome wagon (along with a few other special guests), and local business Dog Tag Bakery has been tapped to supply party-goers with vanilla cream puffs, red velvet cake, their signature brownies and mini apple pies.  

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