5 UNIQUE TRENCH COAT IDEAS

5-unique-trench-dc-fashion-blogger-nyc-fashion-blogger-indian-fashion-blogger-fall-fashion-outerwear-0Life, nor fashion, should be faced with a confidence crutch, nor a style safety blanket. Fall is a time when the leaves change color. When trends are predicted. And when elections are decided. In a city that sees so much change, it’s a wonder that key style pieces are worn year after year, with little update.  Since the beige trench coat is DC’s go-to fall item, here are 5 Unique Trench Coat Ideas. Don’t be beige in a crowd of beige. Continue reading

DAY TO NIGHT OFFICE WEAR AT THE KENNEDY CENTER

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#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

SUMMER BASICS AT YANKEES GAME

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.
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KEEPING STORYTELLING ALIVE WITH COMCAST XFINITY

KEEPING STORYTELLING ALIVE WITH COMCAST XFINITYI am a first generation American who has been blessed to visit my parents’ home country of India twice in my lifetime.  While I often blog about the perfect Prada pump or styling myself for the opera, the truth is, my family comes from a place that is much more beautiful than any material thing.  Years of dreaming, believing, and working hard, has grown our roots in the USA strong but our roots from India much too far.

On my last trip to India, at the tender age of eighteen, I returned to the village of my grandfather’s farm in Gujarat.  As I walked through our generations-old corn grove, one hand touching the plants as they do in the movies, I heard stories I’ll never forget. Continue reading

WINTER TO SPRING #TRANSITIONFASHION AT THE CHERRY BLOSSOMS

WINTER TO SPRING TRANSITION FASHION AT THE CHERRY BLOSSOMS COVERSpring time in Washington, DC is about as fickle as Donald Trump’s position on abortion.  While there seems to no longer be a transition from an election year to a non-election year, at least we have transition fashion.  I mean, if I am going to spend a heated summer arguing about why women support candidates who are anti-women, I at least want my wardrobe to be cool and crisp. Continue reading

NAUTICAL STYLE IN HAVRE DE GRACE

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One of my favorite things about living in Washington, DC is the wonderful weekend getaways and day trips nearby that can fill up an entire season.  In just an hour or two, one can be on a local beach, in a fox village, or in a boating town.  This year  I promised myself I’d seek out new destinations, new experiences, and new perspectives in the same world.  Which brings us to Havre de Grace. Continue reading