12.31.13

10 reasons we love red

by Sarah, Kiskadee 1. It’s not just about the holidays anymore. The color has gone from seasonal to appropriate year-round. 2. When worn, you are telling the world, “I am strong, self-assured and […]
12.31.13

how to wear a midi skirt

Reader: I’ve been seeing midcalf-length skirts pretty much everywhere. What’s the key to pulling them off without looking…well, too conservative? Tara: Wearing a midi skirt can be a bit of a challenge. If […]
12.31.13

look of the day: new year’s day

Every New Year’s Day, I host a (very late) brunch for my family and close friends. There is something about being surrounded by the ones I love, joining them around the table and […]
12.30.13

a savvy surprise?

by Angela, Bellacara There is an ever-growing trend of companies offering subscription services for surprise gifts you give to yourself. For the sum of $10 – $250 dollars a month, you can sign […]
12.30.13

weekend recap

Susie and her family spent Christmas in Sun River, OR with their family and attended their niece’s wedding on the 26th. Gayla and her family spend Christmas The Ford Plantation in Savannah. Susan […]
12.30.13

look of the day: field trip

Truth be told, I had this head-to-toe look put together before figuring out for which Look of the Day it would qualify. Upon finishing the collage, I held it up to one of […]
12.27.13

street style: heather keppler

Heather Keppler is a long-time resident and lover of Alexandria. Heather and her husband bought their first home in Old Town on Alfred street when they were first married. Soon thereafter, they adopted […]
12.27.13

scintillating shoes…for new year’s eve

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive Just as we have finally overcome our figurative (or literal) holiday hangover, it’s already time to think about what you’re going to wear for that climactic moment known […]
12.27.13

look of the day: new year’s eve

I’ve officially lost count of how many New Year’s Eve looks we’ve shown you thus far, but does it really matter? Personally, the more I write about it, the more I get excited […]
12.24.13

what’s up with whitewashing?

Reader: I have an old brick fireplace in my living room, and while I love that it works it’s a bit of an eyesore. What is whitewashing exactly? Is it as easy as […]
12.24.13

a second opinion

by Susan, Zoe Boutique We’ve all been there. We think our outfit or make-up looks good but we’d like a second opinion. But then we find ourselves facing one of the following situations: […]
12.24.13

look of the day: new year’s eve (again)

You got it. Another potential New Year’s Eve look. We clearly aren’t tiring of this topic, and hope you aren’t either. The great thing about all of our New Year’s Eve looks (there […]
12.23.13

weekend recap

Susan still believes in writing each Christmas card by hand so she had a LOT of work to do this weekend to get her cards out on time! Elizabeth and Darby enjoying some […]
12.23.13

look of the day: kennedy center (or new year’s eve)

Tonight, I am headed to the Kennedy Center for a performance of Handel’s Messiah–a Christmas tradition that has become very special to me. It always irks me to no end upon arrival, however, […]
12.23.13

comfort chic

by Kiskadee Christmas Dinner. New Year’s Eve. And every other day, for that matter. Of course, we want to be comfortable. Nonetheless, “Beauty is pain!” always rings in our heads as we dread […]


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