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Fashion Blogger Profile: Spicy Candy DC

I’m super excited to be able to collaborate with Goodwill again! Many of you might not know but Goodwill was one of the first national brands that gave us the chance to partner for a major collaboration. If you have been following the DCGF since 2011 then you should remember the launch of our “Mad […]

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Fashionista Friday: Dorothy Draper’s Madmen 1950’s Style Dresser

For some reason, a lot of my friends are moving to different spaces lately and are in need of all types of furniture – especially dressers. I think the summer sun is motivating people to change scenery and start the season on a new foot! Whatever the reason may be, I’ve been keeping my eye […]

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Behind the scenes: My mod makeover!

Tu-anh and I finished our day of gala prep by treating me to a makeover! We visited the team at Paul Mitchell The School at Tyson’s Corner, where I had my hair colored and styled before putting on a super-mod makeup look—false eyelashes and all! Consider this your sneak peek at the looks our models […]

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Behind the Scenes: Shopping for The Art of Fashion

What happens when a blogger, a stylist and her assistant, and a dedicated Goodwill staffer take over the Annandale store for a morning? Shopping madness! As you might remember, I recently spent a day with tu-anh to prep for our upcoming gala and fashion show. In this week’s behind-the-scenes video clip, we try to tackle […]

The Art of Fashion Gala 2013

Your most fashionable Mad Men character: Joan

It’s really no surprise that your vote for the most fashionable Mad Men character was Joan. The office manager-turned-partner at the agency is noted and notorious for her form-fitting attire and sultry gazes. What is it we like so much about Joan? Beyond her curvy confidence, we’ve watched Joan turn into a power player over […]

Joan Season 3

Who’s the most fashionable Mad Men character? Your vote could win!

I’m so excited that Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant is coming to town next month. She’ll be appearing at the National Museum of Natural History on Monday, September 9, for an evening lecture about her work in costume design. Then, we’ll sip drinks “designed” with with each lead character in mind. Tickets are available […]

Janie Bryant

The evolution of Mad Men Style

Mad Men fans are facing a new fashion scene this season as the hit show moves into 1968. What happened to the flirty, but fitted dresses of the early 1960s? The skinny ties, the fedoras, the long gloves? As Mad Men‘s plot evolves, its fashion is also developing. I love the early looks like the […]


Suited for the Sixties

Hey there, Jackie O! If you’re walking around with your hair bobbed, your hat pillboxed, and your sunglasses large, this look is for you. It’s time to complete your Kennedy-era transformation. This two-piece (place a bid here!) good buy includes a sleeveless shift dress and a long jacket to match. Dating from the 1960s, this […]

1960s dress suit