For once, a steal is featured on object lust: pic from Bleu Clothing site Tashkent canvas bootie: $92 (instead of $360)
New (and only??) video from DC’s own Tabi Bonney….loving the speedboat.
Discovery of the week–your local Linens ‘N Things has recycled plastic hangers. That are in turn recycleable. That are $1.99 for 10…cheaper than the normal plastic hangers. What a steal. pic from Linens ‘n Things site
This weekend I had a chance to check out the John and Yoko photo exhibit at Govinda Gallery. The small exhibit of photos by Allen Tannenbaum includes some familiar images of J&Y;, as well as some lesser known (to me at least!) photos of John’s last live performance. There are some touching photos of the [...]
Warning: picture heavy post. Not very fashion-y I know, but I have to make excuses for why I didn’t post for two weeks. Can you guess where I was?
Gap clothing still made in sweatshops “This may not be what they want to hear as they pull off fresh clothes from clean racks in stores but shoppers in the West should be thinking ‘Why am I only paying £30 for a hand-embroidered top. Who made it for such little cost? Is this top stained [...]
Today: Mother Courage and her Childern at Goethe Institut Tuesday: Dave Eggers at Politics and Prose; Old Time Relijun at Velvet Lounge; Stevie Wonder at Verizon Center Wednesday: The Wicker Man and/or The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (OG versions) at AFI; Trap at Napoleon Thursday: Magic Lantern show
Tsuyumi churn out the cutest winter hats ever season. I got an adorable equestrian-esque hat last year that kept me warm all winter. The details really make the hats classic: vintage deadstock fabric linings, whimsical buttons and great color combos. pics from Tsuyumi site Available online at Steven Alan
still from the film Tonight: Nosferatu at AFI; Blaqstarr at Taxlo Baltimore Tomorrow: The Get Down at Napoleon; a myriad of Halloween parties that your friends invited you to Sunday: Singapore Dreaming at Freer Sackler, 2pm; Tea with the Guerilla Girls (!!!) at NMWA, 2pm
Now that it has finally cooled down a bit in DC, we can all get to accesorizing our necks–and sometimes faces if it’s really cold–with scarves. Etsy can be a bit mind-boggling to sift through, even if you love handmade things. I’ve narrowed it down somewhat for you: Yokoo XL Scarves – OMG these are [...]
Children’s Accordian–love the colors! pic from ebay seller
For a (local) dose of mid century modern aesthetics, check out these awesome DC blogs: Modern Capitol–showcasing area properties that need love, attention and new owners Shaffthaus–chronicling the renovation of a real life mid century house in DC If you have an appreciation for the design of this era, or if you are sitting on [...]
Something Old, Something New Purse pics from ZO site
all pics from current issue During my time abroad, I stumbled upon an awesome magazine that is new to me: RUSSH. I picked it up to get me through the flights I had ahead of me, but kinda tore through it before I got on the plane…whoops. Anyway, the content is superb, as is the [...]
The Swedes are great at some things…wearing their influences on their sleeves being one of them.
Heya, good to be back. I will post about my time abroad shortly, but until then, let’s get familiar with the awesome offerings in DC this week. Monday: Cause for Drinks charity Happy Hour at Marvin, to benefit Burma Lawyer’s Council; Supreme noise show at Velvet Lounge including members of Can and Bastard Noise, and [...]
Friday: “Lars and the Real Girl” opens at E-Street. I always loved Andrew McCarthy in Mannequin and I predict I will enjoy Gosling in this. Saturday: Daytime, Russian Bazaar at St. John the Baptists’s Orthodox Cathedral in 17th St NW.At night, Styleistics Fall ’07 at Rock and Roll Hotel. Get there early for complimentary champagne [...]
D.C.! Fall is here! This means it is time to re-vamp the ‘ole wardrobe with some fresh pieces. My goal for the next week is to travel, relax, eat, thrift, and visit covetable boutiques such as Creatures of Comfort in L.A. And drool. I dream of stores like this in D.C. one day. Stores like [...]
Check out the Modernist Society Podcast with their September guest, Porochista Khakpour.http://www.themodernist.com/society/society04.mp3Next up: Richard Kern (see events bar).
Friday: Two great international film screenings -Love Conquers All (Malaysia) at 7pm (free) at Meyer Auditorium at Freer GalleryLosers and Winners (Germany) at 6:30pm ($6) at Goethe-Institut (this is part of the DC Labor Festival and was screened previously at AFI SilverDocs) Saturday: Trek down to the Richmond,VA National Folk Festival for some of the [...]
Lately you might have found yourself thinking: Where can I get a really good espresso and gelato, not Italian, but Argentine?I have the answer for you!Dolcezza!Located in upper Georgetown (the quaint part, far enough anyway from the crude mallish bustle of lower Georgetown), Dolcezza offers what I have deemed to be the best coffee in [...]
Loefller Randall Matilde boots in shiny taupe and a slight wedge at Sassanova in Georgetown. For those who fear change, also available in black at Active Endeavours. If Extravagance was my middle name, these sleek and lovelies would be mine. Question: are neutral tones like taupe the new ivory? Personally, I think the more skin-tastic [...]
(from top: inspirations from Giles, Giles, Collette Dinnigan, Sophia Kokosalaki, Louis Vouitton, Stella McCartney) I love D.C. for many reasons, one of the most important being the change in seasons. Fall and Winter are my faves; I cannot help but love the comfort and layering of cool weather wardrobes. So, I was grateful for the [...]
Heya interneters…I will be gone for a bit and won’t be updating. Fear not, however, as Cathy and Fiona will take over the duties while I am gone.
Tonight: Lust, Caution (!!!) opens at Landmark; Hirshorn Afterhours, 8pm Tomorrow: Ingmar Bergman films at NGA; Green Festival starts (twas so awesome last year) Sunday: Melvins at Black Cat;