During New York Fashion Week in February I was fortunate to make a lot of new friends who were also old friends of mon bel homme. They were fantastically kind, very charming, and made wonderful company. They took me on… Read More ›
MAONO, founded in 2011 by real estate guru and former government employee Syga Thomas, is a D.C.-based fashion brand that seeks to produce luxury items at disruptive pricing. We were thrilled to learn that the company was started locally and continues… Read More ›
I have been driving to work lately, which I’m quite salty about. I am currently working a conference at an ‘alternate working location’ in Virginia rather than my beloved Fort McNair in Washington, D.C. I miss my walk, and so… Read More ›
This weekend brought perfect autumn weather to the District; comfortable cool temperatures and bright fall sunlight made for a perfect layering opportunity. Cozy in cashmere, I made my way to Georgetown for some leisurely window shopping. Unfortunately, as soon as… Read More ›
(Capitol File) What started as a common love for vintage clothing and accessories has become a successful business venture for friends Holly Thomas and Krista Haywood, cofounders of online style emporium Butler + Claypool. “We had been going ‘thrifting’ together… Read More ›
(Wall Street Journal Magazine) Tadashi Yanai, founder of the global clothing retailer Uniqlo, is on the other end of a videoconference screen. From his Tokyo office, Yanai-san speaks enthusiastically about Uniqlo’s innovative fabrics. “Americans believe cotton is best,” he says,… Read More ›
(New York Times) Before women go to the mall, they go to the shopping bible Lucky. Now the magazine wants to save them the price of gas. On Aug. 17, the magazine will introduce a shopping site called myLuckymag.com that… Read More ›
Elle magazine scouts out the best boutiques throughout the country. See the rundown on their site here.
In honor of the Queen’s Jubilee, one of my all time favorite sites, Net-A-Porter profiled the fashion of Queen Elizabeth for their weekly digital magazine. See the slideshow here.
With wedding season nearly in full swing, I have to vent one of my pet peeves: huge, ridiculous, expensive, over-the-top weddings. I was thrilled when I started seeing J.Crew’s affordable collection of wedding and bridesmaid dresses in wedding photos across… Read More ›
The New York Times Style Magazine explores the Maison Kitsuné brand through their new Manhattan storefront: First things first: it’s pronounced Kit-soo-nay. And according to extensive research (thank you, Wikipedia), I can tell you that it’s the Japanese word for… Read More ›
With the deluge of daily-sale blasts coming over email from designers, stores and flash sites like Gilt Groupe, plus new, lower-priced designer collaborations for such retailers as Target and H&M born every hour, when it comes to fashion today it’s… Read More ›