The rise of fashion bloggers has turned everyday outfits into street style and sidewalks into rookie runways. DC street style often translates city decorum, a never ending effort to be politically correct and color inside finely defined lines. Success, whether in style or profession, means an approach distinct from the rest. In a city known for classic black and navy ensembles, my DC street style is pronounced by custom and timeless touches on everyday style.
A fierce black ensemble is the adult equivalent of “we’re the cool kids and you can’t sit with us.” Maybe that’s why New Yorkers are obsessed with wearing black and why we can’t let it go, especially when we move away from NYC. But living in a city that adopts Southern preppy and colorful contemporary year-round, my idea of how to wear black in the summer, as a New Yorker in DC, has transformed over the years. Continue reading
Behind every great man there [are many] great [women]. Behind every great woman, is a man who is surprised. Asserting your path as a woman often means letting your presence do the talking, and letting your actions do the walking. Enter a fifth season of Claire Underwood style: a woman who has always dressed for the job she wants, on House of Cards. Continue reading
#FashionRule: #OfficeWear should have just 3 to 4 colors
DC blurs all sorts of lines. Your obsession becomes your career (politics, PR, fashion etc.) Your career becomes your social life. And your private and public image become interchangeable. That’s why you must always dress to impress. In this town, going from day-to-night means, means seeing the sunset with your work phone in tow. Continue reading
If you’re a New Yorker in DC, these days, you find yourself craving a win. Whether its for the Yankees or for common sense on the issues. But just like a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning or a side walk run-in with former Congressman Eric Cantor, you can’t predict when your wins and losses will come. All you can do is dress up, and show up.
Donald Trump spends each week picking a new target for his presidential campaign – menstrual cycles, countries he beats “all the time,” and Mexicans (who are actually raping and pillaging Vikings in disguise; who knew?! )