The public can see the fashionable side of Crystal City for free this week at the third annual Crystal Couture showcase. The event, put on by the Crystal City Business Improvement District, runs Tuesday through Saturday in the Crystal City food court. Each night will feature at least 20 boutiques in runway shows beginning around 6:30 p.m., along with body painting, makeovers, celebrity appearances, a cash bar and music by DJ Heather Femia and DeeJay Neekola. The public is invited to submit an entry for the annual T-shirt competition. For more information, go to www.crystalcity.org. Caitlin Byrnes