Fashion

  • Viva Tysons Magazine Jan Feb 2019 issue Style edit

    Viva Tysons Magazine Jan Feb 2019 Style

    In the January/February issue of Viva Tysons Magazine: suggestions on Date night style and fun. Read up on these flirty looks and add these winter date ideas to your fun-to-do list. Coffee shop photos were taken at Classic Bakery, by blogger/influencer Kit Stanwood.     Read more…

  • Yonder bags - leather backpacks

    Yonder Leather Backpacks

    Yonder vintage inspired bags: I’m so happy Yonder introduced this new line of leather backpacks because they are PERFECTION.  This mini leather pack is the “Heritage Vintage Leather Mini Backpack” and it is made from full grain genuine leather, available in dark brown, light brown and black. I’m still loving my trusty faux leather “Spur […] Read more…

Eats

  • Punch Bowl Social Ballston

    New Punch Bowl Social in Ballston!

    Yesssssyayayayy.  I had never heard of this fabulously entertaining space for adult-children until I was invited to the preview party at the new location down the street from me. Apparently there are Punch Bowl Social locations dotted all around the U.S., and this new Arlington location is SO HANDY for me!  What’s that, D.C.?  You […] Read more…

  • The Alex Speakeasy Georgetown

    The Graham Rooftop and Alex Speakeasy

    If you’re stumped on what to do this weekend, head over to the festively decorated Graham Rooftop of The Graham Hotel (Georgetown) or the cozy Alex Speakeasy in the basement.   Don’t worry, the rooftop is currently enclosed and toasty enough to enjoy a cold bev.  And the bevs are v enjoyable. You can drink a […] Read more…

Lifestyle

  • Purple Heart Customizable Planners

    Purple Trail Personalized Planners and Stationery

    Purple Trail Planners: I am so not on Team eCalendar.  Those are handy enough, but I simply cannot function without a physical paper planner, and I get seriously excited about a fresh one each year.  Swiping a hot pink pen across the page to check off to-dos brings me all of the joy.   I think […] Read more…

  • #thisiswhyhotel

    WhyHotel D.C.

    Our staycation with WhyHotel was much needed, and our expectations were far exceeded. This particular WhyHotel is located in the NOMA neighborhood of D.C., and boasts a beautiful, shiny new space, encompassing both comfort and style, amidst a convenient up-and-coming location. Prior to arrival, my IG-Hubs and I didn’t realize that WhyHotel is also an apartment space […] Read more…

Le Nouveau Moi

  • Viva Tysons Magazine Jan Feb 2019 issue Style edit

    Viva Tysons Magazine Jan Feb 2019 Style

    In the January/February issue of Viva Tysons Magazine: suggestions on Date night style and fun. Read up on these flirty looks and add these winter date ideas to your fun-to-do list. Coffee shop photos were taken at Classic Bakery, by blogger/influencer Kit Stanwood.     Read more…

  • Viva Tysons Magazine Julie Holland

    Viva Tysons Magazine Nov/Dec 2018 Issue

    The November – December issue of Viva Tysons Magazine is out.  See my holiday style tips here.  Don’t be afraid to try some metallic, animal print and leather with your festive reds this holiday season! Above photo by Pablo Raya.  See more photos from this shoot, here.  Read more…

Favorites

  • Lake Como, Italy

    Travel Recap – Germany, Italy, France, Monaco

    Woah, we covered a lot of unreal places in 2.5 weeks, and I will be putting together 3 posts to cover each section of the trip: Wine country, Germany; Lake Como and Milan, Italy; and the French Riviera. For now, here are some travel photo teasers: Read more…

  • Julie Blazers and Bubbly

    DC Photographers Recap

    I’ve had the pleasure of twirling, strutting and hair-flipping my way through a few fashion shoots lately with excellent photographers! Read more…