Formal Wear For Those Holiday Parties – Washington DC

These days, interpreting dress codes on invites for holiday this holiday season can be tricky at best. People are becoming more and more creative when addressing codes for parties, and the ensuing confusion only keeps growing exponentially. While we can’t control what hosts want you to wear to a party, we can give you some “Do & Don’t” ideas. The most common mistake when picking out your wardrobe for the holidays is a literal interpretation of the holidays. Wearing any Christmas or holiday sweater with Santa, reindeer, or both is downright hokey, bulky and shapeless; just don’t do it. And don’t forget to leave the mistletoe at home, you’ll be at a holiday party so it’s sure to be there! Wearing red and green together is not only unattractive, but too cliché. Wearing red or green is fine if these colors look genuinely good on you and you mix them with metallics and neutrals. The trick is to wear clothing that you could wear in any season for a party and invest in pieces that you will be able to wear more than once a year. Otherwise it’s just another Halloween outfit. So since the literal interpretation of the holidays is out, what is a good idea to wear? The easiest way to interpret a code like “festive” is by mixing color and pattern with my old favorite standby, denim. Jeans absolutely work for a day or evening party in a casual setting. They can easily be dressed up or dressed down according to what you put with them. Try a brightly colored top with a pattern or some...

New DC Location Celebration!

After 35 years, we have had an absolutely incredible journey; and the best part, we’re only just beginning! Over the years we have made incredible friends, made countless bespoke pieces, and fashioned the very fabric of DC. Now, we have started a new chapter in our lives, and we want you to be a part of it! Join us to celebrate our new location at the Washington City Club. Hors D’oeuvres, drink specials and live music provided complimentary to all. Columbia Square Building (Lower Level -City Club) 555 13th Street NW Washington, DC 20004 We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, November 30th from 5:30 – 8:30! We will celebrate our past 35 years, and more importantly we are celebrating our next 35 years! For any questions regarding our new location celebration, please feel free to call us at...
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