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Meet Kelly Collis

You really Can’t Beat Kelly. She’s smart, sassy, and has an uncanny knack for trivia, as anyone who listens to her co-hosting The Tommy Show (on which “Can’t Beat Kelly” is an actual thing) will tell you. She is the founder of CityShopGirl, one of the DC area’s most acclaimed lifestyle blogs, and has consistently been named a “top influencer” by local and national news media.

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Meet Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly knows a little something about secrets.  She launched NPR’s intelligence beat in 2004, and is now their current national security correspondent and the guest host of NPR News from time to time.  She reports on the CIA, other spy agencies, and terrorism, among other things, and has written a couple of novels (Anonymous Sources and The Bullet), where well-heeled heroines (by that I mean that they wear my kind of shoes) are forced to unravel tangled webs of lies and deception at great personal peril. But I admire my friend Mary Louise because she seems to have figured out the biggest secret of all, which is how to balance a brilliant career with a full and rich personal life.
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Meet Tanya Semsar

Owner of Refine Boutique, Tanya Semsar is that hip girl BFF you have always wanted. Despite her self-proclaimed “obsession with clothes” and seven plus years of retail experience, there is nothing overwhelming about Tanya, or in-your-face about her understanding of the latest styles and trends. Read More »


Meet Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty, SUNO’s design team.  SUNO is for women who, in the words of Creative Director Erin Beatty, are “successful, confident, creative, and aren’t afraid to be noticed.”  The brand is known for eye-catching prints, vivid colors, and intricate embroidery, and the signature look is bold, modern, and feminine.
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