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Style in The City
Katie Bianco and Michael McCarthy | March 4, 2014

Yasmine Karabassis
THE ENTREPRENEUR

Yasmine Karabassis may have developed her passion for couture growing up in Canada with her fashion-designer mother, but her chic sensibilities extend far beyond the borders of...

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Cherub Chic
Michael McCarthy | March 4, 2014

To Anaïs de Viel Castel, fashion IQ begins in childhood—or at least that’s her mission. When the Paris-born-and-raised mother of two launches Petite Lucette from DC this month, she’ll swim against a current...

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No Compromise
Nate Chapnick | March 4, 2014

Simply put, four wheels are better than two. Thankfully, Mercedes robustly agrees, which is why, for the first time ever, it’s making the E63 AMG with standard all-wheel drive. At last, Georgia’s country roads, or those laden with snow, ice or rain, are...

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From Paris With Love
Ayesha Khan with contributions by Patti Dickey and Beth Weitzman | March 4, 2014

The rumors are true: In Paris, macarons are sweeter; wines are lovelier; and music reaches l’âme. Romance drips from every street lamp in this dreamy destination, but the city rife with pleasure is...

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Soaring Ahead
Andrew Myers | February 27, 2014

Character doppelgängers are dangerous for actors. Should the public overidentify a performer with a single part, that association can quickly become as constricting as a corset, limiting casting options to the point of professional asphyxiation. The danger is...

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Something New
Katie Bianco and Erin Hartigan | February 20, 2014

1. Tropical Trip
Breezy boho style coasts into Georgetown this spring with the recent opening of Calypso St. Barth. The tropics-inspired line carries a colorful...

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Art Acquisitions
Michael McCarthy | February 13, 2014

In search of a new look for your walls as we ready for spring? We caught up with Leigh Conner of Connersmith for her picks on contemporary art’s rising superstars. We’ve got your...

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Romance Rebellion!
Kelly Magyarics | February 6, 2014

No date on Valentine’s Day? No worries. If the hokey holiday and all its trappings leave a bad taste in your mouth, nurse one of these anti-love antidotes on February 14 instead.

1. My Bitter Valentine
This bouquet-...

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Dining a Deux
Nevin Martell | January 30, 2014

1. PLUME
Tucked away at the rear of the restaurant, the alcove enclosing the most romantic table in town looks like a library, with the spines of leather books lining the curved nook. “You feel like...

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One Day in DC
Kelly A. Magyarics | January 23, 2014

10AM Start at the National Archives. The Spanish-born chef, who recently became an American citizen, says, “I’ve learned so much about American history from the exhibits....

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