10.31.16

Watch What You Say! How Language Affects Your Health + Fitness

Consider the following two sentences: “I choose to eat better because I want to feel energetic and live a long, healthy life.”    “I should stop drinking wine after work. It just ends up […]
10.31.16

The Stylebook Top Five

Every week we bring you the top five things we are loving. This week, the Stylebook Top Five includes cuddly cashmere, a top for layering and skincare for the season! But we want […]
10.31.16

Trend To Try: Ponchos + Capes

Recently we did a post on fashionable and classic transitional fall coats.  A big trend this season, and one we have fully embraced the past few years, is the flirty, fun, and super-comfortable […]
10.28.16

Street Style: Maria Pollard

I met interior designer Maria Pollard the way many of us meet, through our children. We were at the tot lot with our youngest kids and struck up a conversation. I recognized her […]
10.28.16

Brow Kind of You

It’s no secret that I love a good brow. I think brows are the best way to lift and enhance the face with minimal effort. There are a lot of different styles of […]
10.28.16

Trick or Treat with the BOOtiques!

On Monday, October 31, start trick-or-treating early! Stylebook contributors Bellacara, Coco Blanca, The Hive, The Shoe Hive, TSALT, 529 Kids Consign, and fibre space, plus dozens of shops of the Old Town Boutique […]
10.27.16

Those Creative Brits and Their Artful Branding

  Window shopping in London is like no other when it comes to creative window displays, especially among the super brands in the fashion world. Just around the corner from where I live […]
10.27.16

Highlights from High Point

The fall furniture show in High Point, N.C. is like New York City’s Fashion Week for design professionals. The city is taken over by designers from all over the country and beyond. It […]
10.27.16

4 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people show up in my office and more recently one of the reasons people come to yoga classes. After hundreds of studies showing […]
10.26.16

Stop Crunching!

Ninety nine percent of readers have already gasped. “What? No sit-up?” “But, my kid does it in PE every week.” “I grew up with them!” And, the best: “Some in the military still […]
10.26.16

Easy Dressing with Equipment

While my personal fashion preferences are not even close to outlandish, I’ve never been one to shy away from sequins, lace, or even a few feathers. I actually have an abnormal amount of […]
10.26.16

Closing in on My Daughter’s January Wedding

My daughter, her fiancé, and I shared one last rendezvous together back home over the long Columbus Day weekend doing “wedding stuff” in preparation for their nuptial celebration coming up in January. Who knew […]
10.25.16

How We Remember

Fall and Football. For many it can be a near religious experience reminiscent of last Friday night’s awe-inspiring matchup between T.C. Williams and West Potomac for the West Po Homecoming. Rivalries are deeply […]
10.25.16

“Hey, Britt, How’s the Market?” Our Fall Update

Happy Fall, Alexandria! Here at Patterson Group, we had a very busy and successful spring and summer market full of fantastic clients. Our spring was definitely the stereotypical busy spring market that sweeps […]
10.25.16

Trending: Over-the-Knee-Boots — Can They Really Work for Me?

Typically, I’m not one to adopt a trend quickly. I first see it either in a fashion magazine or online and then watch to see how it’s translated into more mainstream fashion. Sometimes, […]


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