Smartly Supplied for School

October 18, 2015

Whether you’re dealing with the first day of class or the entire fall semester, it helps to look and feel your best. To get it together in a confident, stylish way, shop for the newest items in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood. There’s great shopping mere blocks from the land of the Hoyas and the Colonials. Here are our back-to-school suggestions. [gallery ids="102285,127721,127727,127737,127709,127715,127731" nav="thumbs"]

Paul Stuart Celebrates Jazz and Its D.C. Opening

August 7, 2015

Top-drawer clothier Paul Stuart threw a grand opening party June 2 for its CityCenterDC location, at the corner of 9th and I Streets NW. At almost 10,000 square feet, this store is a two-level plethora of men’s wear elegance. The night started off with delicate hors d’oeuvres and drinks, while D.C.’s elite shopped and socialized. The night proceeded with a Salute to Smithsonian Jazz, which features a reproduction of LeRoy Neiman’s “Big Band” from the museum’s jazz collection.  [gallery ids="102141,133189,133196" nav="thumbs"]

S&R’s Washington Awards Transfix at Halcyon House

June 8, 2015

Celebrating S&R Foundation’s 15th anniversary and its Washington Awards, co-founders Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno reflected on past accomplishments and looked to the future. S&R’s May 30 gala performances at Halcyon House included soprano Huanhuan Ma, dancer and choreographer Tamas Krizsa (with Maki Onuki), Erzhan Kulibaev on violin (with pianist Ryo Yanagitani), solo pianist Michael Mizrahi and grand prize winner Nabil Shehata, double bass and conductor (with his brother, pianist Karim Shehata). Menu and music were paired by chef Eric Ziebold. Karl Green of Bonhams led the live auction, which included such items as dinner at Evermay Estate, “Best of D.C.” package and a trip to Japan for two. [gallery ids="102095,133920,133917,133911,133914" nav="thumbs"]