· A review of the 2016 documentary · In 2016, British Vogue celebrated its 100th anniversary. The British offshoot of the famed fashion magazine started during World War I when the fighting halted the import of Vogue to its British readers. Instead of going without the arbiter of taste and culture, Condé Nast conceived a British … More Inside British Vogue
· An Ode to London’s Victoria Park · There are many things to love about London: the layers of history built into the streets, the world-renowned museums and galleries, the picturesque vistas, the lively pubs. But arguably, one of the greatest things about London is its parks. No matter where you live, visit or stay, … More All hail the ‘People’s Park’
Last week, the world marked the twentieth anniversary of Princess Diana’s tragic death. While Princess Di and fashion are inextricably linked, it can be hard to categorize her personal style. Her style, so of the times, varied in a wonderfully unpredictable way. Despite this, her wardrobe had a few themes: bold colors and patterns, relaxed … More Fashion Moment: Princess Diana
I lost my phone on the way to Rome a few years ago. My friend and I were traveling from Paris to Rome and when I got to the airport, my phone was nowhere to be found. Unfortunately, we were relying on my international plan for navigating and planning. My friend could use her phone … More Travel Tidbit: Italian Phrases to Survive in Italy
· What to wear in Washington, D.C. · Despite all the articles starting with, “While fashion is not the first thing to come to mind when you think of Washington, D.C.,” the capital city actually boasts some distinct style icons. Jackie Kennedy’s skirt suits and pillbox hats, Michelle Obama’s J. Crew sweater sets, Claire Underwood’s … More Capital City Style
· What to do in Washington, D.C. · These days, the mention of Washington, D.C. can be polarizing. In our increasingly polarized political landscape, D.C. has come to represent corruption, inaction, or inappropriate action. However, underneath the strife is one of America’s great cities, a popular destination for Americans and foreigners alike. The Capital is … More City of Cards: Washington, D.C.
As the recession hit, Italy’s government found that they couldn’t afford to pay for restoration and upkeep of some of their most prized monuments. It was a conundrum because these sights also bring in lucrative tourists. In an unprecedented move, the fashion industry stepped up. The list of designers hailing from Italy is endless, and … More Fashion Moment: Sartorial Charity