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PRADA Floral Double-Zip Tote $3,080 Bergdorf Goodman

Fashion Takes Flight

If you are booked for travel this season, then you’ve landed on the right page. Unfortunately, the glamour of flying has descended. Whether you are boarding in business class or on a budget, it has become a decidedly drab experience. Plus, preparing a travel wardrobe is incredibly time-consuming. We have streamlined the process with first-class looks for your demanding itinerary.All you need is a sleek ensemble to demonstrate that you can stay stylish en route. Start with classic pieces in a neutral palette.
BALMAIN Cotton Double-Breasted Blazer $2,230 Barneys NY

Spring Is In the Air

It’s official! On Monday, March 20, we gave a warm welcome to the first day of spring. The days are longer, the sun is brighter and with a new season come new trends. Here are the ones you’ll want to see in full bloom.

Valentine’s Gifts Straight From the Heart

Here's The Georgetowner's top 10 list for Valentine's Day gifts.

Trumping With Style

Can we all agree on bipartisanship when it comes to style? There is much anticipation regarding the fashion trends that will emerge with a new...

Haute Real Estate Coming to M Street

Nobu, the internationally acclaimed Japanese restaurant, is coming to D.C., specifically to the ground floor of 2501 M, a new project converting the bottom...

Haute Real Estate Coming to M Street

Nobu, the internationally acclaimed Japanese restaurant, is coming to D.C., specifically to the ground floor of 2501 M, a ...

Haute and Cool: Off to the Races

Heading to a local track with some friends is not only a great way to spend a day tailgating and enjoying the weather. It’s a great excuse to dress up. The Royal Ascot, one of Britain’s oldest formal races, has a strict dress code. Perfect! Let’s use those guidelines to help us decide what to wear to horse races here in the Colonies. For gentlemen, a suit with shirt and tie is required, naturally. For ladies, a hat, headpiece or fascinator should be worn at all times. Strapless and sheer dresses are not permitted (as if there could be any question about that). Here are two looks that will keep you fashion-forward while hewing to traditional guidelines. [gallery ids="102411,122218,122222,122196,122201,122227,122208,122213,122232" nav="thumbs"]

Haute & Cool: Men’s Fashion Week

Men’s fashion is making a comeback, and it shows at New York City Fashion Week: Men’s. After running a few years during a brief stint in the mid-nineties, men’s Fashion Week was back in New York City from July 13 to 16, autonomous and separate from the ubiquitous NYC Fashion Week (now tailored to women’s styles) with more than 30 designers showcasing pieces in venues across Manhattan. Here are some of the hottest looks, ranging from buff beach stud to androgynous chic, from this year's shows. [gallery ids="102151,133025,133017,133009,133001,133044,132993,133038,132983,133030" nav="thumbs"]

Le Décor: Red, White, and BBQ

What better place than the nation’s capital to host a patriotic picnic — or a red-white-and-booze-filled holiday feast — on the 4th of July? From table settings to outdoor décor, these summer-inspired products will delight your guests this celebratory weekend and on every outdoor occasion, right into fall. 1. You put mint in your cocktail — why not in your candle? This soy wax Mint Produce Candle makes an aromatic addition to any patio picnic table this summer. $24.95, [Paper Source](http://www.papersource.com/item/Mint-Produce-Candle/521307.html) 2. An icy pitcher of lemonade — or, if you prefer, Pimm’s — is all the more delectable in this opalescent glass Miruna Pitcher. $36, [Anthropologie](http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-tabletop-dinnerware/C34643262.jsp#/) 3. With plenty of farmer’s markets to choose from in the D.C. area, this adorable ceramic Farmer’s Market Basket lets you serve the fruits of your — or someone’s — labor in a most original way. $20 (large basket),0[ Anthropologie](http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-kitchen/20744306.jsp#/) 4. Fresh-squeezed juice and homemade sweet tea taste better when sipped from a Mason jar. These red Jam Jar Juice Glasses will have you coming back for seconds. $19.95 (set of four), [Paper Source](http://www.papersource.com/item/Jam-Jar-Juice-Glasses/520903.html) 5. Keep your drinks and food chilled in style with the wood-coated Castine Cooler. $449, [Ballard Designs](http://www.ballarddesigns.com/castine-cooler/342203?redirect=y) 6. Whether it’s hot dogs and hamburgers or haute-cuisine hors d’oeuvres, this beautifully crafted Resin Tray with leather handles is perfect for all your hosting needs. $325, [Calypso St. Barth](http://www.calypsostbarth.com/resin-tray-with-leather-handles) 7. Without tunes you don’t have a party. This Turquoise Beach Radio, an AM/FM smartphone speaker, lets you play DJ no matter where the party takes you. $49.95, [Paper Source](http://www.papersource.com/item/Turquoise-Beach-Radio/501320.html) 8. With these nostalgic Hot Dog Trays, you’ll think you’re standing in line for the rollercoaster at the county fair. $5.95 (set of 8), [Paper Source](http://www.papersource.com/item/Hot-Dog-Trays/520886.html) 9. Replace your worn-out picnic-table cover with Gingham Plates. Serve your guests on these outdoor-friendly plates, made of sturdy melamine. $26.95 (set of 4), [Paper Source](http://www.papersource.com/item/Gingham-Plates/520881.html) 10. Adding to the light of the evening fireflies, the glow cast by this beautiful trio of Mineral Tealight Holders will inspire your guests to enjoy their sparkle all summer night long. $50, [Calypso St. Barth](http://www.calypsostbarth.com/home/table-top/mineral-tealight-holder-set) [gallery ids="117525,117492,117519,117499,117505,117529,117512,117534,117538" nav="thumbs"]

Haute Holidays

The fashion shoot took place in a meticulously restored Kalorama home, which melds classic period architecture with a cool, contemporary aesthetic. Our team worked to highlight the timelessness and opulence of the home with elegant, tasteful selections in fashion, makeup and accessories. The exquisite Maggie Parsons brought classic beauty to the scene, lending polish, grace and allure to The Georgetowner shoot. The home, at 2411 California St. NW, features six bedrroms, seven and a half bath, four fireplaces, parking for up to ten cars and more. It is listed by TTR Sotheby’s International Realty at $4,990,000. Contact Michael Rankin or Michelle Galler at (703) 217- 9405. Photography by Yvonne Taylor YvonneTaylorPhoto.com Model Maggie Parsons at THE Artist Agency Hair by Darrell Thompson at THE Artist Agency Makeup by Lauretta J. McCoy Styling by Pamela Burns, PAMShops4You Lighting Assistant Angie Myers [gallery ids="101921,136183,136186,136179" nav="thumbs"]