06.23.17

On Trend: Animal Prints

I personally believe that every woman should have some animal print in her wardrobe. I think every home could usually use some as well. I know a big, loud animal print couch or skirt isn’t for everyone; […]
06.23.17

Meet the Bellacara Staff

Most of you know me by now, of course. I’m at Bellacara most of the time, and even if you’re not a regular shopper, well…you’re reading my writing right now. But did you […]
06.23.17

A Cocktail Library: What Your Book Club Will Actually Enjoy

After college I became a total teetotaler. For years, I had no interest in drinking — didn’t like the taste, and certainly didn’t like the loss of control. But then the great recession […]
06.22.17

It’s Never Too Late

We are often asked how late is it too late to start a fitness program. We have great news for you… Never! Fitness on the Run actually just hosted a workshop for our […]
06.22.17

Aspen, Summer 2017

The tears are over and I’m just welling with pride from my eldest son’s high school graduation…and now the focus is on summer! As many of you know, we have a ranch in […]
06.22.17

8 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

When I was getting ready to buy my first home, I was a nervous wreck. Seriously, ask my mom. I was excited, but also terrified. What if the house ended up being something […]
06.21.17

New Artist on the Lane: Lanie Mann

Look out! Lanie Mann has landed on the Lane. She is one of our newest featured artists and best of all she is a local! The D.C. area has always had such a […]
06.21.17

Sandals + Totes: Perfect Pairings for All Your Summer Plans

Kiskadee’s summer finds can help you look your very best, no matter what your plans. These terrific totes will allow you to haul all of your goodies (and your kids’ goodies!) to the […]
06.21.17

On Trend: (Not So Basic) Pearls

One of this fall’s biggest trends is a throw-back to a classic: pearls. When I think of pearls, images of Barbara Bush with her chunky choker come to mind, or the country club look of the 80s with a single […]
06.20.17

Summer Southern Hospitality

This time of year friends are hosting each other at their respective summer homes. You can’t arrive empty handed! Kiskadee has many gifts you can give to your besties and each is at […]
06.20.17

How To Humidity-Proof Your Hair

The signature heat and humidity of a D.C. summer that we know all too well arrived with a bang last week and now many of us are trying to figure out how to […]
06.20.17

Jewelry Trend: Resin

A jewelry trend spotted on the Spring/Summer 2017 runways that really “resin”-ates with us is the fashion-forward style of resin. If you desire beautiful, luxurious, and classic jewelry pieces at affordable price points, […]
06.19.17

Summertime! (+ SALE Time!)

I think it’s safe to say that summer…is…here…and is sizzling. This is the moment to check your closets and note where your summer wardrobe’s weak points are, and consider how you might fill […]
06.19.17

Summer (Yes, Summer) Masques

People don’t think about masques for summertime — the idea of putting another layer of anything on your skin can sometimes feel a little gross. Get that idea out of your head! Masques […]
06.19.17
Six Picks 08-07-2017

The Alexandria Stylebook Six Picks

“I can’t adult today.” Seems about right for a Monday morning! Also loving this ba&sh jacket (hmm, technically more like obsessed), a statement necklace that will up any outfit’s style game, super-cheery, summery […]


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