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Ralph Lauren Radford velvet coat $5190

Trendlet: The Velvet Touch

In a season of opulence, velvet is a favorite fabric.

October 18, 2016

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Pair a pleated DKNY midi skirt with elasticized waist band ($398, saksfifthavenue.com) with a hip-length leather bomber jacket.

Skirts With Swish

Pleats, please. We’re falling in love all over again with an old-school look.

October 11, 2016

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Shop Smithsonian’s Craft2Wear

80 juried craft artists will be showing their wearable creations at the National Building Museum Oct. 7-8. Be there.

October 4, 2016

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Home & Design


Green Acre: Southern Discomfort

October 20, 2016

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The red-veined pumpkin on the left is a hybrid known as the "One Too Many" pumpkin, because it looks as though it's been filled to bursting. / MyLittleBird photo.

Pumpkins: What’s Past Is Prologue

Prepare yourself for ghastly–and glamorous–gourds.

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The Bronczeks' little pup is dwarfed by the monumental French doors that lead to the terrace and the stone fireplace that anchors it.

First Look: the Spring Valley House Tour

Get a glimpse of the good life on this tour benefiting Palisades Village.

October 12, 2016

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Lifestyle & Culture


Weekend Reading: Where the Jews Aren’t

The very odd story of the little Russian town that couldn’t exist, except that it did, for a while.

October 20, 2016

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Tout de Sweet

20 Coffee Shops With Character

Where to caffeinate and converse throughout D.C.

October 16, 2016

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The Daily D.C. Doggie Dog

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a . . . dog park!

October 12, 2016

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Higher Health Care Costs for Women

Shocking. We pay more for healthcare and personal care items, too, than men.

October 17, 2016

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Busted: Myths about Crossed Legs

To cross — or not to cross — your legs. We discuss.

October 3, 2016

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Photo by Barbara Vallance, iStock

Blue-Green Algae Blooms and the Brain

Swimming in the Chesapeake Bay may be hazardous to your health.

September 26, 2016

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