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In Residence at The Jefferson

My husband and I treated ourselves to a little staycation a couple of weeks ago at The Jefferson, a five star boutique hotel in the heart of Washington, D.C. Besides the stellar accommodations and service, the place has loads of sentimental value to us since we got married there in 2013.  Since then, we have tried to stay there at least once a year, particularly around the holidays when all of the pretty Christmas decorations are up. Read More »

La Petite Robe Noire

As you may know if you follow me on Instagram, I visited Paris with my husband recently. I usually do photo shoots when I am there, but have tended to avoid the big, iconic backgrounds like the Eiffel Tower or one of the many beautiful bridges in the city because that always seemed so cliché to me. This time I went full tourist/blogger to get those shots, and I could not be happier with the results. Read More »

L’Auberge Provençale

A few weeks ago, my husband and I spent the most lovely two days at L’Auberge Provençale, an elegant French country Inn in the heart of Virginia Wine Country.  Given that I spent most of my vacations in Provence when I lived in Paris, I was intrigued when I received an invitation from the Inn keepers. Could this place really live up to my expectations?  Read More »

The LBS (Little Black Sweater)

People often ask me what I enjoy the most about blogging, and my answer is always some version of “meeting creative people.” Those people are not only fellow bloggers, but the people behind the scenes who create or curate the fashion that we bloggers wear. I love meeting emerging local designers, especially women, and am always interested in promoting their creative endeavors. My latest collaboration is with D.C. based Nicole Alfieri, the designer behind the knitwear brand Pico Vela and I must say that it is a match made in heaven. Read More »

Red Romper, Red Romper

You probably know by now how much I love the sleepwear as streetwear (see here  and here), and this “romperjama” from my favorite purveyor of loungewear, Feel Good, is no exception. I am in love with the bold red color and easy breezy silhouette – perfect for day or night! Read More »