02.08.19

Now Through Valentine’s Day, We Give You Our Hart…Earrings or Necklace, That Is

A few months ago, we were lucky enough to have Hart Hagerty make an in-store appearance. I had never met her before, but felt like I knew her from her Instagram feed. What […]
02.05.19

We ❤ Hearts

I must admit, I used to turn up my nose at heart things. I don’t know why, I just didn’t get it. Maybe I have just gotten softer as I’ve aged or maybe […]
02.01.19

The Denim You’ll Want To Wear This Spring

After having a clothing store for a bit more than two years now, I have learned a few things about women and their jeans. Most women have a very specific type of fit […]
01.30.19

The Best Way To Shop the Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale

The countdown for the biggest sale of the year has begun. Only a few days from now, a long list of merchants will be taking their goods to the Westin in Alexandria for […]
01.23.19

These Are the Podcasts I Am Loving Right Now

Back in the early 90s, when I was attending journalism school, there were many discussions about the future of news and how people would consume information. Everyone knew change was coming, they just […]
01.22.19

Save Your Money, Save Your Clothes: Why I Love The Laundress

At this point in our lives, we all have clothes in our wardrobe in which we have invested some money. Instead of fast fashion, we all have pieces that we buy that we […]
01.18.19

Ulla, Ulla, Ulla

I know I am starting to sound like a broken record but I’ve just got to talk to you about the latest Ulla Johnson delivery. I can’t not share each collection with the […]
01.14.19

The Bag I Didn’t Know I Needed: The Sporty Spice by Annabel Ingall

A few months ago I was leaving a HAWT Pilates class at Mind the Mat in Del Ray and I put my suede cross-body bag across my sweatshirt as I left class. By […]
01.10.19

Save the Date! It’s the 15th Annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale

It is hard to believe it’s already that time of year, but it is once again the season of the annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale. It seems that once the holidays are over, […]
01.08.19

Resort Ready: Roller Rabbit Is Back!

The winter has thus far been super rainy, and if the weather forecasters are correct, we are in for a pretty awful winter. If you have been debating whether or not you want […]
01.04.19

Think Pink

People just don’t wear enough pink. That’s been my contention for many years and I won’t be dissuaded. I often hear people (even our beautiful model, Penelope) say they don’t look good in […]
12.31.18

The Return of the Fanny Pack. Yes, Really.

Many years ago, probably more than 12 years ago — at least — I was walking the hallways of a show in New York with two of my friends who were the buyers […]
12.27.18

Out With the Old, In With the New: It’s Sale Time!

The parties are over, the presents are unwrapped and things seem to be winding down – well, at least we all hope they are winding down. In retail, however, it means it is […]
12.20.18

A Better Version of the Best Last-Minute Gift

As you sit here and read this post you have exactly four days to finish your holiday shopping. I hate to induce anxiety, but the rubber has hit the road and it is […]
12.10.18

“I want to personally own all of the bags they make.”

I should call this post “the Amy Rutherford bag post.” It has been years, and I mean years, in the making. Amy has long asked me to carry a line called Clare V. I tried to […]


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