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Sterling & Burke: Georgetown’s Best Kept Retail Secret [PHOTOS]

From fragrances made for Winston Churchill to leather goods handmade by the Amish (in Pennsylvania), every product in the store has a back story. Shopping at Sterling & Burke is much more than retail therapy; it’s a cultural and historical adventure!


  As if all the BBQ I could eat wasn’t enough of an incentive to be in the most festive of moods this Fourth of July holiday. I knew part of my holiday weekend included seeing Kid Cudi bless the stage at the Merriweather Post Pavilion. The last time I saw Cudi perform was in [...]

#AATC My life (ok moment) as a runway model [Video]

by April Watts (Photo by  Mike Fewell/Silver Spring Patch) Glynn Jackson, the “maven of everything fabulous,”  has already made an indelible mark on the hair industry with the highly acclaimed Golden Scissors Awards.  Recently, he set out to bring his unique brand of fab to the bridal industry with the first annual Bridal Fanfare.  Hundreds came out to the Silver [...]

DOTD: Michael Kors, Nine West, Eight Sixty Sale

There are some great sales going on so hurry up and catch them!!!

My Bougie Baby lauch celebration, Spring/Summer collection

  SPRING ALERT: LET’S GET GIRLY! Friday, April 15th marks the launch of My Bougie Baby – This Shopping Affair is designed exclusively for chic little darlings! Outfit your Bougie Baby with floral prints, wild pops of color, bold statements of white and sassy stretch jeggings. RSVP Today! • Spring/Summer Collection Showcase • Sizes range [...]

[Update] Korto Momolu returns home after 23 years to design for Amani Liberia

International fashion designer, Korto Momolu, will return to her home country of Liberia, in May 2011 to show a 27-piece collection designed specifically for Amani Liberia’s “Sankofa Fashion Show.” Get the details on this and watch as Korto talks to WHW Editor, April Watts about being exiled from her homeland.

Local designer’s riske crochet is “Contagious”

With every stitch, Annette Williams-Lea defies convention and deconstructs the notion that crochet is a craft for sweet, old ladies. Gone are the days of frumpy sweaters and shawls.

Russian outerwear company blows into Bethesda

Russian outerwear company Snowimage blows into Bethesda, just in time for winter. Their lust-worthy designs are like Northface on fashion amphetamines. The ski coats will make you look forward Snowmageddon v. 2. Well, kind of but not really!

Election night watch parties and events

In a town like DC, “political parties” is a double entendre. Why sit in the house glued to the tube when you can get the fat and the skinny on election results at some of the hottest “watch parties” in the District?

DC’s Top Spots: Unique Boutiques

DC is dotted with amazing clothing boutiques, of which I have narrowed down to the top five. While all five of these establishments are fantastic, only ONE will emerge as DC’s Top Spot. Voting ends Wednesday, November 10th. Cast your vote TODAY!

Passport to Style at the Shops at Wisconsin Place; Your Gateway to Fall Fashion

Thursday, September 23rd, The Shops at Wisconsin Place will grant all adventure seekers their very own “passports to style”. From 5pm to 8pm, DC’s fashion forward will sip cocktails and partake in gourmet treats while shopping the hottest retailers and taking advantage of exclusive savings.

Fashion Forecast: Velvet Galore!

Velvet is, without question, one of the hottest trends of the Fall. The thought of this probably makes you cringe as your mind reels back to the many, fashion faux pas of the 90’s. Gone is the decade of poorly designed velour and velveteen. Top designers are now proving, “It ain’t what you do, but how you do it”!

Georgetown Host to DC’s Fashion Night Out 2010

Georgetown, D.C. will join the likes of other renowned fashion destinations such as London, NY and Rodeo Drive in participating as an official regional host of Fashion’s Night Out on September 10, 2010. FNO Georgetown will boast an exciting evening full of spectacular fashion events, special discounts and promotions, and extended shopping hours with merchant-hosted events.

Fashion Forecast: Wedge Allegiance

Fashion is cyclical and wedges are back, with a vengence! This Fall, if you don’t buy at least one pair of wedges, you’ll most likely be the odd woman out. So stand up, place your right hand over your heart and “wedge” allegiance!

SIGMA BRUSHES: Stroke Of Genius

I have always felt that it’s not about the product that you are using, it is more about how you are applying the product. That’s right, using the right brush makes all the difference. I don’t usually endorse any particular product, but I do try products and provide you with my honest opinion of whether it worked for my clients and/or me. Lately, I have been on the search for great brushes at great prices and I just think, I may have found them, Sigma Makeup.

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