what to wear: timeless style

Trends come and go, but there are some things that simply never go out of style. Someone with timeless style exudes elegance no matter what age they are or what trend is current. […]

running for it

Brooke Sydnor Curran — Recognizing an Urgent Need in Alexandria One day in May 2009, Brooke Sydnor Curran watched a young mother in Arlandria struggle with a stroller, young children and grocery bags. […]

five holiday party tips

Holiday party season is already in full swing and the invites are stacking on our counters and our inboxes! We love this time of year but sometimes dressing for a holiday party can […]

what to wear: new year’s eve

Thanksgiving has come and gone, Christmas is only weeks away and in a blink of an eye we will be ringing in 2015. Where has the time gone? This year certainly zipped by […]

five easy ways to spruce up your bookshelves

Whether it’s a simple stand-alone bookcase or a built-in-wall-unit, a bookshelf can provide a strong accent to your home decor. Unlike a complete room remodel, reworking a bookshelf can be done quickly, inexpensively […]

what to wear: a night at the birchmere

Living in close proximity to DC has many advantages … a few being the amount of events and concerts that take place on a weekly basis. We may deal with the nuances of […]

thanksgiving traditions: frame-worthy moments

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and we couldn’t be more excited about the tradition! This time of year is wonderful, not only for the turkey, football and Macy’s Parade but, more importantly, because we […]

what to wear: winter white

Some rules are just made to be broken and the age old rule of “No White After Labor Day” is certainly one that we are ready to do away with. All white ensembles […]

holiday entertaining made simple

Thinking of the approaching holidays usually conjures up a feeling of anxiety. So join us in taking a more simple approach this holiday season … discarding the traditional idea of serving an elaborate […]

what to wear: ladies night

Sometimes you need to leave your beau at home and have some fun with the girls. While date nights with the hubby are wonderful, sometimes you just need a night out to let […]

first impressions

First impressions are everything. When you meet someone for the first time you remember it, the same goes for the first time you enter someone’s home. So what does your home say about […]

cocktail hour with coco blanca

Happy hour is great, but regular 5 o’clock specials at your local watering hole can often times be uneven affairs winding up at best unorganized and unpredictable. If Churchill drank to make others […]

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