09.30.16

No More Flossing?! Wait, What?

What dentist have you visited that hasn’t flossed your teeth during a cleaning and heavily encouraged –maybe even nagged — you about flossing your teeth? Flossing, a staple for better oral and dental […]
09.30.16

Street Style: Tamara Saltonstall

Madelyn, our editor of Stylebook, asked if I would write the introduction for Tamara Saltonstall’s Street Style post after one of the longest days I’ve clocked for TSALT. We had just finished a […]
09.30.16

Turkey Neck? Tech Neck?! Dr. Dennis Gross Neck Emulsion Product Review

What is it about necks? This unassuming part of our bodies has been on the receiving end of much scrutiny from men and women alike throughout history. From the thin, fragile necks of […]
09.29.16

Coco Blanca Pop-Up Preview: DC Design House Opens this Weekend

We shared the save-the-date recently, and now is the time: the DC Design House opens this weekend, and Coco Blanca is thrilled to once again be a part of it. As one of […]
09.29.16

The Pants Post

When we started carrying clothes at The Shoe Hive, folks would ask us what to wear with certain things and we would always laugh because our response tended to be redundant. “Boyfriend jeans […]
09.29.16

“Music. Makes the people. Come together…”

What’s your favorite song of all time?  Quickly, you only have five seconds…1…2…3…4…5…Do you have it?  Write it down.  Now think about what you were doing in your life around the time that […]
09.28.16

Jennifer + Ryan’s Story: How Trust, Persistence + Patience Overcame Trepidation + Pain

Click to enlarge What a difference a year makes… I was introduced to Jennifer Lukawski by my friend and fellow fitness business owner, Jen Meehan. Jen and Jennifer are close friends, but Jen […]
09.28.16

House Tour: A Beautiful Bachelor Pad Done in Fifty Shades of Gray

One of Ivy Lane’s latest installations has been one of our most fun: a bachelor out in McLean who wanted our help pulling his house together to feel cool, comfortable, and inviting in […]
09.28.16

Fall Favorites: Apple Crisp, Hot Spiced Apple Cider + Hot Buttered Rum

I love the fall for many reasons: leather boots and jeans, the crisp crunch of the leaves under my feet, cheering for the Steelers, heading out to the Blue Ridge Mountains for the […]
09.27.16

Getting a Leg Up on Pants

On my way to New York a couple weeks ago, I sat next to a lovely woman who wanted to engage in conversation. I had more than enough to do on my train […]
09.27.16

Listing Showcase: 6211 Randall Court and 104 N. Quaker Lane

One of the best things about real estate in Alexandria is that there is a little bit of everything. There are countless architectural styles, row homes and large lots, several great school districts, […]
09.27.16

Football Fashion through the Season

  We are a football-crazy nation.  We marvel at the brute strength possessed by the offensive and defensive lineman as they battle mano a mano, and we are mesmerized at the grace of […]
09.27.16

How to Get the Perfect Family Portrait

It’s my favorite time of year — family portrait season. There’s a joke in the photography community that October is to photographers as April is to tax accountants, although for me it’s more […]
09.26.16

Part 2: Shh…Secrets Your Makeup Artist Wishes You Knew

Last week we listed some things your hairstylists wishes you knew. Today: your makeup artist. Next week: your esthetician! 1) If you say “Do whatever you want!” you’d best mean it. Just as […]
09.26.16

Fall Transitional Staff Favorites

Fall fashions are my favorite.  Every September I look forward to purchasing the massive Vogue, a 10-pound tome dedicated to showing all the fabulous upcoming fashion trends.  And no, I don’t buy it […]


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