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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

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

Harold’s Barber Shop: Bringing Style to Northern Virginia

Harold is a master barber with, what seems to be, endless hustle and skill.  I’ve observed him numerous times over the years “remembering” to eat lunch at the 2:00 – 3:00 pm time range while having been consistently turning over his chair, every customer pleased with the results. And no, I don’t mind hanging out… Keep Reading

Wear a Real Bow Tie

Wearing a bow tie is a way of broadcasting an aggressive lack of concern for what other people think. – Warren St. John I’ve been wearing bow ties for quite a while. The first time I wore a bow tie was circa 1979 for school pictures. A good friend on the West Coast, having never… Keep Reading

Shop Nostalgia for Quality and Style

“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 another time,” he says.  The… Keep Reading

Beard Life in Northern Virginia

Living in Northern Virginia, there’s a good chance that you know someone who wears a beard.  Chris Little, owner of Duct Doctor an indoor air quality company, has worn a beard since 2008.  Below are a few of his thoughts on wearing a beard in this day and age in Northern Virginia. As told to… Keep Reading

Dana’s Tailoring

Most of us have a closet that includes a few pieces of clothing that makes us feel beautiful.  Dana of Dana’s Tailoring wants her customers to own a closet full of items that make them  feel beautiful. Dana, pronounced “Donna,” owns a tailoring shop in Sterling, Virginia tucked into a hidden shopping center that is right off… Keep Reading

The Bespoke Tailor of Georgetown

“Bespoke means  to be spoken for,” explains Baytok of Baytok Tailoring in Georgetown. ” When a man walks out on the street wearing a bespoke suit, everyone stops and looks.  He is spoken for.  He is well dressed.”  His Georgetown studio is furnished with cherry wood and shelves displaying the heaps of silk, wool, linens… Keep Reading

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