Black Friday Sales Roundup

Anthropologie – 25% off everything Banana Republic – 40% off everything. Barneys – 40% off select items. Bloomingdales – Up to 50% off. Boden – 30% off everything. Bonobos – Up to 30% off. Brooks Brothers – Up to 50% off. Coach – Up to 30% off. Club Monaco –
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It’s Always Cocktail Hour at the Hour

Walking around Old Town Alexandria the other weekend, I came across this wonderful block of King Street.  Each store I went into was better than the last, but none of them could pale in comparison to the small piece of heaven called the Hour. What makes this store stand above
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The Dean’s List

ONE // Would you believe this massive, private garden and estate is in the middle of Georgetown Proper? Went here over the weekend and the views/scenery were incredible.  Full post to come later this week… TWO //  I spent all of Saturday in Georgetown, which involved stopping into the J.Crew
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Tucker Blair

Needlepoint:  It use to be something for the old folks – think grandma sitting in a LazyBoy chair with a basket full of colorful spool as she pins some tacky saying (like “Bless your heart”) on a rough, white canvas.  But now?  Quite the opposite…just about every traditional brand (and I
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Now That Summer’s Over, What’s Next For @AckVHamps?

I don’t know how, where or even when it happened, but sometime earlier this year, I stumbled across the Instagram account @ackvhamps.  The brilliant concept of comparing the many differences between summer hotspots the Hamptons and Nantucket is the brainchild of Mr. NVH (as he likes to be called) and
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Dorm Desk

Syllabi are out, textbooks are bought, and my desk?  Not as cluttered as years past.  I’ve never done a quote “desk post,” but Urbio reached out to me earlier this summer with a product  called “Perch.” Perch is pretty simple – it transforms any surface-wall into an extension of your desk.
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Daniel Wellington

I like to think that I came across Daniel Wellington right before it turned into the craze that it is today…but maybe that’s just me being arrogant.  Egos aside, I’ve probably mentioned the brand a few thousand times on Tumblr or through email as I’ve been a fan of the
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That Time I took Dean to the Baltimore Antiques Show

While most twenty somethings spend their Saturdays in August tanning outside (preferably at a weekend house or by a rooftop pool), Dean and I did the furthest thing possible from that.  Fully clothed and determined to beat the heat, we left DC and drove an hour north up to Baltimore
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