Fashionable Reads

July 3, 2012
  • Let’s forget about the heat for a minute and get excited about the fall! See what we can expect from the trends of  Fall 2012. (Elle)
  • Fashion + money + creativity + power= drama. Well not all the time, but that’s the case for these 12 fashion design houses. (Refinery29)
  • The New face of American Apparel proves age ain’t nothing but a number. (Fashionista)
  • Vogue recognizes fresh, new talented writers. Meet the 2012 Vogue Talent Winner. (Vogue)
  •  Who wore it best at the Versace show. (The Cut)
  • San Fransisco-based label Westward Leaning unveils a red, white and blue pair of sunglasses that will sure turn heads this 4th of July weekend. (DailyCandy)

Photo Courtesy of American Apparel

Fashionable Reads

June 6, 2012
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Fashionable Reads

May 30, 2012
  • How to accessorize like a First Lady. (Capitol File)
  • White jeans, in the office? (Refinery29)
  • InStyle on Instagram. (InStyle)
  • Save on swimwear at SwimSpot. (Living Social)
  • Revamp your arm party status with free shipping on orders over $50 from DANNIJO. (DANNIJO)
  • Live happily ever after in J.Crew. (J.Crew)
  • Beat the heat in a printed sundress. (South Moon Under)
  • Need some extra cash? Sell your designer duds in one of Bethesda’s top boutiques for a quick turn around. (Mustard Seed)
  • Style advice of the week from Georgetown University. (CollegeFashionista)

Featured Photo Credit: Capitol File

Fashionable Reads

May 18, 2012
  • Don’t miss out on three days of fashion this weekend at Bethesda Row. (Refinery 29)
  •  A Q&A with the blogger turned author behind the new book The PR Couture Guide to Breaking into Fashion PR. (FMM)
  •  Capricia Marshall, Chief of Protocol and admitted Manolo Blahnik wearer, gives tips on how to travel in style. (The Washington Scene)
  •  How to maintain your lavish lifestyle, and get those shoes you want, on a tight budget. (Capitol Hill Style)
  •  Take a plunge; visit the best swimwear shops in DC. (CBS DC)
  •  Sketchers ordered to pay millions for misleading advertisements. (FOX)

Featured Photo Credit:  TheHill.com

Fashionable Reads

May 16, 2012
  • It’s that time of the year again. Find the right gift for those recent graduates or newlyweds. (South Moon Under)
  • Reasons to love DC this summer, as if we needed anymore. (Refinery29)
  • It’s important to remain stylish, even in the rain. (Hugh & Crye)
  • Learn how to wear those tropical prints without overdoing it. (WhoWhatWear)
  • Butler + Claypool have pop-up shop success. (The President Wears Prada)
  • What’s an internship really worth? (Fashionista)
  • See who sat front row at Chanel’s Resort 2013 collection. (Vogue)

Featured Photo Credit: Hugh & Crye

Fashionable Reads

May 15, 2012
  •  The extra-revealing lace dress that Marc Jacobs wore to the Met Gala is now sold out at Barneys. (Fashionista)
  •  Give back with a purchase of Haviana flip-flops designed by Marie Claire’s Nina Garcia. (Marie Claire)
  •  Jessica Alba shows women how monochromatic dressing is done the right way. (Stylelist)
  •  This summer’s must-have bag is even more affordable during a limited sale. Even better, your purchase includes free shipping. You don’t want to miss this! (Refinery29)
  •  Check out Rihanna’s capsule collection for Emporio Armani. (Fashion Etc)
  •  Christian Louboutin ventures outside of the shoe world. His next venture: beauty. (Daily Front Row)
  •  Essentials you need for the upcoming summer getaway. (Vogue)

Featured Photo Credit:  Marie Claire

Fashionable Reads

May 11, 2012
  • Ever wondered what happened to beloved 90s brands like Bonne Belle and Manic Panic? Racked shares the scoop. (via Racked)
  • Ginnifer Goodwin wants to make fashion more accessible. (via Washington Post)
  • It’s Friday! Learn how to perfect a smokey cat-eye just in time for the weekend. (via Cupcakes and Cashmere)
  • Find out what Liz from So Much to Smile About’s beauty essentials are. (via Politics of Pretty)
  • The organizers of Fashion’s Night Out have set dates for their 2012 festivities. (via Fashionologie)
  • Interview magazine, well, interviews Francisco Costa. Did you know he studied accounting in high school? (via Interview)
  • Guess what? The creator of the hilarious blog Suri’s Burn Book is a Washingtonian. Love it! (via Refinery29)
  • The Unsewn asks, “What does feminism mean to a fashion blogger.” (via The Unsewn)
  • The behind-the-scenes reality behind LPM’s new blog post shot by our newest photographer Laura Zucker definitely gave us the giggles. (via La Petite Marmoset)

Featured Photo Credit: Interview 

Fashionable Reads

May 3, 2012
  • What do you think? Is Washington, DC a horrible place for women? The Atlantic Wire weighs in. (via The Atlantic Wire)
  • Brightside Boutique and Art Studio is a new boutique in Baltimore, MD that offers piece under $100. We likey. (via Baltimore Sun)
  • Speaking of shopping Refinery29 introduces us to some of DC’s chicest shopgirls. (via Refinery29)
  • Is fashion really a “boy’s club?” Style.com weighs in. (via Style.com)
  • Learn “How To Get Hired Doing What You Actually Love.” Yes, it’s possible. (via Women 2.0)
  • So, you got the summer internship of your dreams. Now all you have to figure out is what to wear. (via EKH-Capital Style)
  • We spy a fun new DIY project to try out: tribal wrap sandals. (via I Spy DIY)

Featured Photo Credit: I Spy DIY

Fashionable Reads

April 20, 2012
  • Business woman Renae Bennett has some great advice for budding entrepreneurs. (via Curvy CEO)
  • Kick the fast fashion habit with these tips on ethical style. (via GOOD)
  • Learn why vintage fashion has become so hip again. (via Easier)
  • These heat-bustin’ festival looks are nothing short of cool. (via The Budget Fashionista)
  • Before you say farewell to Shop Jeen this weekend learn how owner Erin Yogasundram got her start. (via ReadysetDC)
  • Michelle Obama is a perfect example of how good friendships can open doors. (via Daily Beast)
  • Check out Sai Sankoh’s colorful closet. Why? Because she’s fabulous. (via Refinery29)

 

Featured Image Credit: Refinery29

Fashionable Reads

April 13, 2012
  • Refinery29 tours the H Street workspace of accessory designer Nina O’Neil of Ciao Nina. (via Refinery29)
  • Hobo Bags opens up shop in Annapolis. (via Washingtonian)
  • Read this before you head to your next manicure appointment. (via Gawker)
  • Is fast-fashion making shopping boring? (via Wall Street Journal)
  • Beyonce wrote a very touching letter to Michelle Obama. (via Huffington Post)
  • A new Miss Universe pageant rule is set to allow transgendered women into the competition. (via CBS)
  • Do you think all fashion bloggers pose like models? Stylish Thought weighs in. (via Stylish Thought)