08.31.16

Runway Runaway

Runway fashion is never predictable. Runway makeup, sometimes, is. But that’s OK, and even comforting. Just the way fall weather grows cooler and skies darker with it, fall runway makeup tends toward less […]
08.31.16

Seven Ways To Love Lanterns, Indoors or Outside

It seems unfathomable right now to think about entertaining outdoors, but cooler weather is coming soon.  My latest crush for decorating outdoors is with lanterns, and I especially love oversized lanterns. Scattering lanterns […]
08.31.16

On Trend: Leather

While leather is pretty much a year-round staple for bags and shoes, this season designers are taking a new look at the cool-girl material for everything from dresses to modern accessories, and many […]
08.30.16

Is Airport Style Really a Thing? 4 Perfect On-the-Go Looks for Fall

Recently, vogue.com featured a piece on French airport style. Victoria Beckham’s outfits at JFK, LAX, and other global airports are papped and praised (see above!). Hashtags on a photo of an influential fashion […]
08.30.16

Top 5 Old Town Farmers Market Picks

Saturday mornings at the Old Town Farmers Market have been one of Alexandrians’ favorite weekend activities for more than two hundred years! Locals and visitors alike go to browse the incredible array of […]
08.30.16

The Imperative of Learning a New Skill

  Everybody has talent, it’s just a matter of moving around until you’ve discovered what it is. – George Lucas We have heard that the human brain needs new tasks, new environments, and […]
08.29.16

When a Makeup Artist Wears No Makeup

Just before my wedding, I started having problems with my eyes. I’d pull out my contacts at night and immediately run to grab an ice cube to numb my eyelids enough to sleep. […]
08.29.16

The Stylebook Top Five

Every week we bring you the top five things we are loving. This week, the Stylebook Top Five includes a popular fall tote, on-the-go cleansing clothes and a must-have sweater! But we want […]
08.29.16

August in Paris

“We apologise for the ‘exceptional’ closure, we will open again on September 1st” is often what you will find posted on a restaurant or shop door in August in Paris. I planned my […]
08.26.16

All about Sleeves (+ How To Pick the Best Style for You)

When you make your own clothing, you have the advantage of choosing what construction works best for your style and your body shape in addition to choosing color and fabric. For knitters, the […]
08.26.16

Made in Italy: Luxury, Craftsmanship, and Quality

There is something appealing about a shoe that is made in Italy. Its origins carry with it connotations of luxury, craftsmanship, and quality. And for good reason. The made-in-Italy brands that you will […]
08.26.16

Street Style: Chelsea Park-Brouse

I opened my business last October right as I accepted the position of Creative Director for Alexandria Stylebook. The first few months were rough — a lot of time-management and learning business skills […]
08.26.16

Happy National Dog Day!

I’m extremely lucky…to the point where there are days I can’t believe I get to do what I love EVERYDAY. This past week this happened multiple times: I had the privilege of shooting […]
08.25.16

House Tour: Jefferson Street

In our line of work, every client is unique, so every project is unique. After completing a job, there is nothing more rewarding than seeing that we’ve successfully translated our client’s personality into […]
08.25.16

On Embracing Your Inner Child

I don’t like my birthday.  For many reasons. I was born on July 5, so it was always overshadowed by the 4th of July.  Birthday decorations were inevitably leftover stars and stripes.  As […]


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