09.15.17
Fashion Meets Interior Design

When Fashion Inspires Interior Design

Whenever folks are stuck to figure out what their design style is I first point them to their closet – then Pinterest, but that’s for another post.  What we like to wear is […]
09.15.17
Potomac Yard - What's Happening?

What’s Happening in Potomac Yard?

We’re eagerly tracking all of the new developments coming to Alexandria City in the next few years but we’re particularly excited about JBG Smith’s redevelopment of Route 1. Based around a metro station […]
09.15.17
Street Style Sara VanderGoot

Street Style: Sara VanderGoot

Mind the Mat would not exist if it were not for Sara. It’s true. The whole thing was her idea. She already had an established and successful business on The Avenue in Del […]
09.14.17
Love Letter to Alexandria

My Love Letter to Alexandria

Last month I wrote my love letter to Italy. As far as places go to visit, I think Italy should be at the top of everyone’s list. I even dream about packing up […]
09.14.17
5 Fall Must Haves

5 Fall Must-Haves, 1 Can’t-Miss Event

With fall weather teasing us what seems like every other day, it’s important to prioritize what you’ll need to refresh your fall wardrobe. Planning ahead will help you optimize your fall budget to […]
09.14.17
Getting Back into Fitness

Getting Back into Fitness (or: Thanks a Lot, Elizabeth)

As you may have read, Elizabeth came back from Italy and decided that she needed to get back into a fitness and wellness regimen. Unfortunately for me, Elizabeth doesn’t like to work out […]
09.13.17
Styling Fall Pieces, from September through December

Styling Fall Pieces, from September through December

Fall spans a huge range of temperatures in the D.C. area. The key to style and comfort is having the right pieces to layer as we transition from warm to cool to downright […]
09.13.17
6 Unexpected Reasons To Visit Kiskadee

6 Unexpected Reasons To Visit Kiskadee

As all Stylebook readers know, at Kiskadee we love our customers. I have now owned the store for four months and the rumor mill still churns that this beloved store is closing. NO! […]
09.13.17
Strength Loss, and Finding the Real Me

Client Story: Strength, Loss, and Finding the Real Me

Every now and then we like to let our amazing clients tell their story, in their own words. Here’s Cindy Creelman on how she found a way to cope with stress, sadness, and […]
09.12.17
Angela's Skincare Tell-All

Angela’s Skincare Tell-All

As the mother of four boys to run around on a daily basis, there are days that start at 6am and don’t end until 11pm, and we don’t do any “travel” sports.  To […]
09.12.17
The Beauty of the Biscuit

The Beauty of the Biscuit

That great quote is often attributed to da Vinci. Although it cannot be historically corroborated that he said this exact phrase, I continually find it to be true. The crisp white button down. […]
09.12.17
Can't Stop the Feelin

You Can’t Stop the Feelin’ on Saturday Mornings at Mind the Mat

On my way to teach Saturday 8:30am Prenatal Yoga at Mind the Mat… Me, passing out Mind the Mat onesies to the pregnant mamas after class …the words of Justin Timberlake’s song “Can’t Stop The […]
09.11.17
Fall 2017 Fashion Trends

Fall 2017 Fashion Trends (& How To Work Them into Your Wardrobe)

It’s that time of year again! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to feel that chill in the air. Fall is my favorite season for clothing. So many fun ways to play […]
09.11.17
Veronica Beard Denim and Shoes

Introducing Veronica Beard Denim and Shoes: “Hard-wired for real life”

My kids happen to go to a school with a uniform, and every morning I thank the Lord a little bit for this uniform. You see, by 8:15 I am usually yelling like […]
09.11.17
Our Top Picks for the Week of September 11 2017

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 11, 2017

September 11 2017 – Velvet! Tassels! Indigo! Silk! Who says cozy can’t look and feel luxurious? This week we’re all about rich textures, getting us excited for fall’s chillier air. Plus, the jean […]


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