Entries by Vanessa Mallory Kotz

Trending: DC Fashion Week Founder Ean Williams

DC is a fickle town when it comes to men’s fashion. In New York and Los Angeles, fashion-forward clothing is a mark of success. Here, it’s all about striking the right balance – if an outfit seems too young or flashy, coworkers (and bosses) will question the dedication and seriousness of the wearer. This is a […]

A Taste of Brazil

Rio! To someone who’s never been there before, the word conjures images of a stunning stretch of beach, exotic food and beautiful people celebrating Carnival. As the world turns its attention to the coastal city this month for the Olympic Games, people in the DC area have plenty of opportunities to experience an authentic taste […]

Beat the Heat: Independence Day Fashion Tips from Sarah Phillips

With so many sizzling summer events coming up, dressing for both style and comfort can be a challenge. Whether you’re celebrating American independence on the 4th or French independence on the 14th (who doesn’t love a good Bastille Day party?), we’ve got advice from an expert. Sarah Phillips, co-founder of the lifestyle blog 52 Thursdays, recommends […]

DC’s Summer Arts Scene

As interns stream into the city and cafes open their rooftops and sidewalks to beautiful summer nights, the art scene around the DMV has plenty to offer. Whether you like to make art, listen to music, explore the work of contemporary painters or learn about DC’s incredible contribution to the Jazz Age, there is something […]

Derby Fashion

Whether you’re glamming it up on the lawns at Gold Cup on May 7 or Preakness on May 21, or attending a derby-themed party, local boutiques have everything you need to be the most stylish woman – or man – under the sun. “This is an opportunity to refine your style,” says Julie Egermayer of […]

The Inside Scoop on DC’s Fashion Scene

Stow that winter coat and refresh your wardrobe with new styles from chic to street this month when the work of nine local designers makes its way to the runway at Hecht Warehouse at Ivy City on April 14. Expect to see leather and silk, lace and velvet – from edgy to sweet and flirty to […]

Revive Your Chakras with Beer & Yoga

Late on a Sunday morning, a gathering of yoga enthusiasts sit with legs crossed and stretch their arms up, breathing deeply, the scent of hops and brewer’s yeast filling their lungs. That’s right. It’s time for Beer & Yoga at Right Proper Brewing Company in Northeast DC. Three times per week, the neighborhood spot opens […]