Michele has been a long-time, loyal customer at Kiskadee. Now she’s an awesome new employee. I hit the jackpot when she strolled in looking for job at Kiskadee. She’s fun and everyone loves her, for sure. She’s really getting to know all of our regular customers fast, too! Not only that, she can rock all of Kiskadee’s favorite brands and looks. She looks great in this Rebecca Minkoff dress and the Johnston & Murphy wedges! She loves helping customers find that perfect piece. If you don’t already know her, come on by and say hello!
How do you spend your time? Exercising, working at Kiskadee, hanging out with my teenage sons (when they have time for me), going out for drinks and dinner in Old Town with my friends, and walking/hiking with my dog in Alexandria, Great Falls, and Roosevelt Island
Neighborhood: Seminary Ridge
How long have you lived in Alexandria: 15 years
What is your hometown? Telluride, Colorado
What brought you to Alexandria? Used to live in D.C. but decided Alexandria would be a better place to raise kids
What would surprise people about you? I’m half Colombian
You’re a superhero: what’s your superpower? Ability to read minds
Favorite cocktail: Dirty vodka martini with blue cheese olives
Last book read or movie seen: Just saw a great movie called Life Itself and currently reading Where the Crawdads Sing
Guilty Pleasure: Reality TV. Love The Bachelor! And nachos!
Phrase you overuse: I asked my sister and she did not hesitate in telling me that I overuse “to be honest”
Facebook or Instagram? Instagram. It’s a great way to keep up on fashion, and funny memes keep me laughing all day.
Latest binge-watch: Victoria
Bucket list travel destination: Spain
If you only could have one for the rest of your life: wine or coffee? Definitely lots of red wine!
Define your style in three words or less: Casual, trendy yet classic, and fun
The go-to piece in your wardrobe: Ripped jeans
Favorite trend ever: Hoop earrings
Favorite current trend: Cold shoulder
Beauty product you can’t live without: Grande plumping lip gloss
Favorite fragrance: Walk on Air by Kate Spade
Heels or flats? Wedges
Favorite room in your home: Living room. Pinks and blues make me happy.
Antiques, modern, or a mix? Mix
Last item bought for your home: A pink side table
Next planned purchase: Need one more piece of furniture for my living room, but waiting for it to find me.
Favorite way to entertain: Casual gatherings with friends, lots of wine and cheese
Clutter-free or well lived-in? Clutter-free or I can’t think straight!
Wallpaper — yes, totally modern or no, so dated: Yes, totally modern
Your go-to work-out: Body combat at X-sport
Most fun way to exercise: Group classes
Group exercise or solo: Groups motivate me!
Fitness goal: Become more limber
Haven’t yet, but might be willing to try with coaching / encouragement: Hot yoga
Proudest fitness achievement: Being able to do a pull up by myself
Favorite spot in Alexandria: Old Town
Last purchase in Alexandria: The dress I’m wearing from Kiskadee!
Best coffee / happy hour / date night spot: Coffee, St. Elmo’s / happy hour, Blackwall Hitch’s outdoor patio / Date night, Vermilion
Favorite charity: Scholarship Fund of Alexandria. It provides college scholarships to deserving students at T.C. Williams.
Favorite annual Alexandria event: Scholarship Fund of Alexandria’s Annual Fundraising Gala
Looking for a killer cocktail number for the latest party? Shoes for running around town? Eye-catching separates for lunch at Cheesetique? Kiskadee has you covered. A favorite destination in the heart of Del Ray, shopping this boutique is akin to browsing your friend's lust-worthy closet. Kiskadee is fun, flirty and full of original designers,a ll presented to you with a focus on personal service. You will always be welcomed by a friendly face, eager to assist!
2205 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301