One of the many perks of fashion is that there are endless ways to wear the same outfit. Luckily for Washingtonians, we can choose from a wide variety of fashion and beauty blogs that cater to all sartorial tastes in the DMV area. If you're looking for some inspiration, check out these reputable and chic style blogs. Oh, and we recommend that you bookmark them because we have a feeling you'll be hooked.
In case you haven't heard or seen, Birkenstocks are on the feet of the most stylish and posed to be one of the biggest shoe trends of this season. Gone is the stigma of unstylish, plain footwear reserve for diehard hippies! The iconic two-strap sandal is back and better than ever with chic designs and celebrity support by the likes of Heidi Klum, Drew Barrymore, Selma Blair and Mary-Kate Olsen. Check out these irresistible Birkenstocks and their copy cat counterparts to incorporate them in your spring wardrobe! Or not. Can we call it a comeback?! We'll let you decide...
Washingtonians are spoiled with seemingly endless dining options, so it's usually pretty hard to resist going out to eat. But sometimes home-cooked, fresh meals sound and taste way better than prepared food. For those days when you want to dine in or make the most of what's in your pantry, check out these free or inexpensive recipe apps available for your smart phone. Who needs a cookbook anymore? Except these apps won't decorate your kitchen shelves quite as well.
Applying makeup can either be a blast or a burden, so for those days when we want to put our best face forward, we opt to leave it in the hands of the professionals. But don't worry about scrambling to find a reliable location, because we've got you covered with the eight best beauty bars in the Capitol. Whether you're looking to spruce up your girls' night look or put on your best face for the White House Correspondents Dinner, this is the perfect primping list for you.
At the first signs of warm weather, we go running towards our favorite ice cream shops. Not that we've been depriving ourselves of the cold treat throughout the entire winter though-- Ben & Jerrys kept up company and filled that cone-shaped void in our life! But nothing beats eating homemade ice cream in the warm weather. It's a nostalgic experience that we will never get too old for. So, we've compiled the ultimate D.C. ice cream shop guide, ranging from sandwiches to slow-churned. Check out our favorite eateries and see, or taste, why we're so obsessed with them!
Nothing trumps Coachella as far as American music festivals, but the mid-atlantic East Coast can at least give a valiant effort to compete! The fifth annual event brought an impressive lineup this year (Lana Del Rey, 2 Chainz, Capital Cities, Foster The People, just to name a few) and attendees came from both coasts wearing their festival-best. Sweetlife is an event that embraces what's local and well-rounded "good living"... and we'd say good fashion too. On and off torrential rain didn't deter anyone from looking their best so click through to see a little showcase of festival style from over the weekend.
In midst of frayed denim shorts and cotton shorts, every girl must succumb to the challenge of finding the perfect evening shorts. Searching for the perfect pair for a night out can be pretty challenging, often leaving us to feel like there's something missing in our spring and/or summer wardrobes. To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite evening shorts, from a mesh skort to a draped-front pair. Click through to see 10 perfect options. More>>
She helped guide you through childhood, teaching you important lessons about love, life, and lipstick. Now it’s your turn to guide her to a beautiful brunch in her honor—but only with the help of Bitches Who Brunch, of course. First, make sure you’ve ordered your flowers and macaroons delivery from UrbanStems and Olivia Macarons! Then, book a table at one of the Bitches’ recommended brunch spots—they’ve found Mother’s Day specials around Washington. Here’s their curated list of where to raise a mimosa in Mom’s honor.
It's a familiar situation. You're ready to go out for the night and the moment you've been dreading finally arrives: time to put on your shoes. But a nightlife-ready look doesn't have to mean limiting yourself to hours of pinched toes and aching arches that leave you hobbling toward the nearest chair instead of the dance floor. Click through for our spring shoe picks that will keep your whining to a minimum and your style game in check because comfort and style are not mutually exclusive when it comes to party footwear. More>>
If you've ever wondered who's behind the infamously and enviably sculpted bodies of Candice Swanepoel or Heidi Klum, you're not alone. Fitness gurus like David Kirsch and Tracy Anderson are known for creating customized workout programs for the models and celebrities gracing the covers of Vogue or Sports Illusrated. Click through to get the scoop on 7 celebrity trainers and then hit the gym with them as your fitness inspiration!! More>>