10.05.18

Mul-Gwang: 3 Steps To Achieve the Latest Korean Beauty Look

Have you heard of this? Literally “water-light,” the Mul-Gwang look is meant to mimic the skin post-shower, where it looks almost wet, but with a glass-like perfection. Unsurprisingly, most of the heavy lifting […]
01.05.18

You’re Engaged! Welcome to Wedding Invitations 101, part 1

Congratulations on your engagement! According to Wedding Wire, seven out 10 of the most popular days to propose are between December 1 and January 1. So it’s safe to say that I’m congratulating […]
11.06.17

Thanksgiving Day Dressing for Style *and* Comfort, from Formal Affairs to Football

The week after next Thanksgiving Day will be upon us. If you are anything like me, that means a day of unapologetic sampling of everything from turkey, potatoes, dressing, and pie. And speaking […]
07.31.17
Six Picks 08-07-2017

The Alexandria Stylebook Six Picks

Everything is just a little extra today. From amazing accessories to the Spite House (Google that backstory!) to adorable flats that are literally the cherry on top, it’s all about making a statement. Elizabeth: The […]
06.01.17

What To Wear to Graduation, Mother-Daughter Edition

Boy, does time fly!  My good friend Beth Shepherdson was in the store the other day searching for graduation clothes. We were talking about how her daughter, Campbell, is graduating from St. Stephen’s […]
04.26.17

Want To Lose 10 pounds? Get QUALITY Sleep!

Are you hangry? Did you know that you can actually help control your appetite by doing something that is primal and vital to our living? SLEEP! Why in the world do we wear it as […]
04.24.17

Outdoor Oasis

Since the clocks have sprung forward, so has our thinking. Most are eagerly anticipating the warmer, sunny weather of the months ahead. We all know we were especially lucky and dodged a bullet […]
04.21.17

What To Wear: 3 Looks for Tomorrow’s Old Town Historic Home and Garden Tour

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to have my wedding photos taken on the cobblestone streets of Old Town. Finding beautiful spots was never difficult; around every corner there was always a […]
04.21.17

Color in Your Closet

As much as I love neutrals, it is so refreshing to see color throughout Kiskadee!  Yes, it has made a comeback in a big way and we have embraced this fashion inspiration.  Color […]
04.21.17

8 Steps To Style the Perfect Bookshelf

Back in December I was lucky enough to participate in an article in the Washington Post on how to style the perfect bookshelf.  Three other designers and I offered up a few good […]
04.20.17

When a Realtor Builds Her Dream Home, Part 4: 5 Things I *Now* Know About Appliances

After tackling the sink issue, I also soon learned that in order to accurately design a kitchen, the designer needs to know your appliance selections. Here are the five things I now know about […]
04.10.17

The Sweaty, Snarky Joy of HAWT Pilates

I didn’t used to teach like this…all sweaty, snarky, and hot-mess-like with music blaring and people grunting and resting every five minutes.  In fact, the environment was quite the opposite: picture Enya-themed mindful […]
04.06.17

Healthy Furniture for a Healthy Family + a Healthy Planet

Every day is Earth Day at Cisco Brothers furniture.  Their sustainable mission means when you buy one of their sofas, chairs, beds, ottomans, or casegoods from us you are not only getting a […]
04.05.17

The Power of Two

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were groomed from an early age to work and work hard. Their success may have something to do with an “It Takes Two” approach to their brand and a […]
03.29.17

She Said, She Said.

Katie Coslov is the director of operations for The Hive and The Shoe Hive. Amy Rutherford is the owner of Red Barn Mercantile. Both are super stylish and great insider sources for all […]


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