What Happens in Vegas Ends Up in Alexandria

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? That may be true sometimes, but I’m choosing to bring something fabulous from Vegas back to Alexandria. I usually go to the accessories show in NYC, […]

Comeback Careers

Maybe some of you can relate to this. I admit that sometimes I am fearful or anxious or overwhelmed with the mélange of responsibilities I have. I own a small business in Old […]

Tips & Tricks for Taking Care of Your Clothing

I think it’s hard for all of us to believe that we are already heading into the second week of 2020! It was a quick holiday season this year between Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, […]

Street Style: Ashley Wilson

I’m so excited this week to be featuring my dear friend, neighbor, and fellow Garden Club of Virginia member, Ashley Wilson. Ashley and I share a love for historic homes, gardens, children, and […]

From Formal to Fun, Dressing for the Holidays

This is one of my favorite times of year, the family being brought together, keeping up traditions and creating new ones, there is nothing quite like it. Now that we have had our […]

SAXX: Life-changing Underwear, a Lifesaving Guy…and His Dog

When I first ran into this company at market in New York, I was slightly uneasy because I’d never had any experience with men’s underwear, but they did such a great promotion and […]

Casual, Sophisticated, RUNDHOLZ

One of the exciting aspects of owning a clothing boutique is finding new lines that offer solutions to our clients. I was at market in February for the 2017 fall lines when I […]
Love & Rugby 2017

Love & Rugby

It’s September and in our family that means it’s RUGGERFEST time! This year we’ll be heading out to Aspen for the 50th annual Aspen Ruggerfest tournament, a celebration with more than 40 teams […]

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 […]

Rites of Passage: From Graduation to an Empty Nest…

  Eighteen years later, this sweet baby boy is still my sweet baby boy. But now he has 12 years of an amazing education to guide him through his upcoming orientation at the […]

Bespoke Services: Always the Perfect Fit + the Perfect Style

Custom clothing, be it handmade at home, from a seamstress, or through a department store with custom services, has always been part of my life. For many of us this is as true, […]

Spring Break 2017

This spring, I, along with two other moms, am chaperoning our high school senior sons’ Spring Break trip to Atlantis in the Bahamas. The boys proposed their trip by composing “to the parents” […]

Tomorrow’s Textile Trends

Fabrics and textiles have captivated me since I was young. Traveling and growing up in many parts of the world, I was blessed to be exposed to many different styles and trends and […]

Destination Wedding Weekend, All in One (Really Perfect) Carry-On Bag

It’s wedding season and many of you may have been invited to take part in your friend’s and family’s ceremonies. Weddings have become very personalized in the new millennium, ranging from very humble […]

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