With summer quickly approaching, I’m anticipating my summer beach vacations by focusing on what I’ll wear by the water. The most important thing to keep in mind when you’re shopping for swimsuits is your body type. If you’re bigger on the bottom choose a swimsuit style that minimizes your bottom half and adds volume to … [Read More...]
If you are not yet familiar with Stuart Nordin, you’ve been missing out. An interior designer by trade, Stuart Nordin opened up a small boutiques right next door to Mint Condition. The selection is well curated and is not too design-specific–in other words, there is something for everyone. Jonathan Adler favorites, pet toys and other … [Read More...]
For the price of a condo you could own this spacious three level town home close to the heart of Fairfax and the Vienna Metro. With an updated kitchen, this home has been well-maintained by its original owner. Offered at $349,900 it won’t last long.
When I was reviewing the calendar for this weekend, I was struck by how many of the activities bring us back to the important things in life. There are no massive sales or a slew of trunk shows, no pub crawls or raging parties (not that I really ever feature those on here anyway). This … [Read More...]
One of my favorite buildings in Old Town is 114 South Royal, where Mint Condition used to be housed. It’s rickety staircases and narrow rooms are just so quintessentially “Old Town,” and make shopping there such a unique experience. About a year and a half ago, two stores moved into and shared the space: Bucket … [Read More...]
Have you ever wanted to know what it’s really like to live within the walls of Bergdorf Goodman? Like really, truly be in the thick of it… to see what happens in the fashion office with Linday Fargo? To brush shoulders with designers like Oscar de la Renta, Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg and Jason Wu? … [Read More...]
I went to a new friend’s house for the first time not too long ago and fell in love with her eclectic, clean-but-not-modern sense of design. Everything was intentional, but it felt lived in too. One of my very favorite touches was the wall of framed family recipes she had in her kitchen. Every recipe … [Read More...]
I try to keep a folder on my desktop of inspiring images, things I want or intend to buy, and my “secret weapons” in life–all in hopes of not needing to think too hard when it comes time for Monday’s Must-Haves. Truthfully, I’m not very good about remembering to use the folder though, so I … [Read More...]