Celebrating the Good Life, Tastes and Trends in Northern Virginia

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Northern Virginia Tops Richest Counties

Loudoun County Tops Forbes List of Richest Counties in America Anyone who lives in the DC metro area can tell you about the excessive cost of living and the sometimes-intolerable traffic, but there are advantages –  nearly half of the richest counties in America are within an hour from the capital. Forbes recently published its… Keep Reading

Holiday Gifts Ideas for Men

Military Themed Gift Ideas for Men With Christmas just around the corner, you may find yourself struggling to get the man of the house (who already has everything) something unique.  Here are some great military themed ideas that would make anyone, Veteran or not, happy this holiday season. Bottle Breacher – $24.00 Hand crafted 50… Keep Reading

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday in Northern Virginia

Support Small Businesses this Holiday Season Tomorrow is Black Friday and Saturday is Support Small Business Shopping.   We’ve tallied up the favorites from across the region to share the best sales you’ll want to make sure to hit!  Happy holidays and enjoy finding gifts for your loved ones! Ashburn     Herndon    … Keep Reading

Windy Hill Foundation Jazzed for a Good Cause

Northern Virginia’s Most Generous & Stylish Dress Up for Gatsby Gala to Benefit Community On Friday night, Windy Hill Foundation hosted a Gatsby Gala at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia.  Everyone in attendance was jazzed about Gatsby; there were beads, fringe and feathers galore, not to mention the polished pinstripes and spats.   All the glitz, glamour… Keep Reading

Riding Boots: In or Out for Northern Virginia

Here’s What Fall Fashion in Northern Virginia Looks Like:   The big question for fall fashion in 2017 seems to surround the long popular riding boot, a fashion staple for many women in the fall and winter seasons.  The riding boot, inspired by equestrian fashion, may be on its way out as a fashion go-to in Northern… Keep Reading

The Joy and Hard Work of Equestrian Life

Equestrianism, also known as horseback riding, is a way of life for many who reside in Northern Virginia.  The good news about living in Northern Virginia is that even if you don’t ride horses, you can still enjoy the equestrian lifestyle that the horse community provides.   As local equestrian Virginia Costa recently shared in a… Keep Reading

Cooler Temps Means Fun Fall Hats in Northern Virginia

The temperatures are dropping and it’s the perfect opportunity to pull out your wool knitted caps and update your style with a fun fur or faux fur puff hat or slouch beanies.  These are a few popular styles around Northern Virginia; the blue slouch beanie is a favorite look for fashion maven Meghan Markle. Keep Reading

Lucchesse Boots in Northern Virginia

Recently we met up with Jim Sisley, a visual artist and painter who owns the Tryst Gallery in Historic Leesburg. Here, our Editor-in-Chief Jessica Monte sat town with Jim to talk with about the upcoming profile about his personal style, his artwork, community service and a bit about his personal and professional life for the… Keep Reading

Energie Goods: Apparel for the Active Northern Virginian Lifestyle

In 2016, Amie Dodd founded Énergie Goods with the ideal that people today are living with the mindset of dressing for work, fitness and play.  Her pop up shops, are all around Northern Virginia and provide apparel to people who are looking to go from their day to day tasks to whatever their fitness commitments… Keep Reading

Street Style at Northern Virginia’s Hot Fall Festivals

As Summer 2017  comes to an end (this year in October), we are back on the streets to capture the last street style fashion for the season. Our last stop for street style summer looks was at Northern Virginia’s wide range of Fall Festivals, which was a little baffling but we’ll take the good weather.… Keep Reading

Tastemakers Club: Gena and Zach Casagrande

GENA & ZACH CASAGRANDE, owners of Northern Virginia Orthodontics in Ashburn and Reston are two of the most generous and stylish people you’ll meet in Northern Virginia. A Northern Virginia native, Dr. Zach Casagrande attended Sunrise Valley Elementary School and South Lakes High School in Reston. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, magna… Keep Reading

Tastemakers Club: Mark Metzger

MARK METZGER, owner of Highcliffe Clothiers, Middleburg 2005 World Carp Fishing Champion, Team USA. Mark Metzger started Highcliffe Clothier back in 1995 with a specialty in custom fitting clothing for women and men.  His expertise is understanding the shirt and how it should fit.  “I’ve been making shirts for men since 1983.  I consider myself a… Keep Reading

Tastemakers Club: Silas Redd

“Everyone owns something that makes them feel good.” Understanding this all too well, Purcellville based vintage merchandiser and owner of Nostalgia Vintage Clothing and Antique Furniture,  Silas Redd has created a must visit shop for apparel and home goods in Northern Virginia. “I want to steer clients to select flattering pieces that remind them of… Keep Reading

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