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.
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.
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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"]
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"]
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"]
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"]
Don’t let the need for warmth overtake style when picking out sweaters as the temperature drops. While spring and fall fashion usually get the most attention each year, it takes real style to stay fashionable while braving the cold. From stripes to prints to cable-knits, we round up the coziest sweaters to help you bear winter’s coldest temperatures with hot fashion. [gallery ids="101978,135518,135514,135523,135510,135499,135495,135491,135507,135503,135520" nav="thumbs"]
GiGi New York is the ultimate go-to for personalized leather bags, tech accessories, wallets and more. Give yourself the gift of organization with a new 2015 Datebook ($36 to $100), available in a rainbow of colors. Plus, for just $15 you can personalize it and add your initials. Tucked away on P Street just across from Rose Park is Georgetown Emporium, where one-of-a-kind treasures await. Scoop up a vintage Hermès tie or scarf and give a true Parisian gift to the Francophile in your life. If your loved one enjoys unwinding over a glass of wine, why not give a gift card for a vinotherapy spa day at the Jefferson Hotel? The Jefferson’s intimate spa utilizes fragrant botanicals and ancient traditions to deliver the ultimate relaxation. Guests can indulge in massages, facials, body treatments and a specialized vinotherapy (reflective of Thomas Jefferson’s passion for wine). Invest in a new Barbour jacket, right on M St., for him or her. Traveling this holiday season? Snatch up this textured leather passport cover and luggage tag set by British favorite, Smythson ($295 at Net-A-Porter). Available in emerald, yellow and fuchsia, the set is artfully decorated with gilded lettering and details. Layer on style this holiday season with a cozy Vince sweater from CUSP by Neiman Marcus ($425). Made from luxurious yak wool, this new striped sweater will keep your gift recipient chic and warm. ViaUmbria, a new pop-up shop on Wisconsin Avenue, has a great selection of hand-painted ceramics and fine linens, plus colorful pastas and savory seasonings to dolce up your loved one’s vita. [gallery ids="118342,118332,118377,118369,118353,118360" nav="thumbs"]