Trendy, Modern, Fashion-Forward Gala and Inaugural Gowns

Rene Ruiz blue strapless gown

Capitol File Magazine hosted an amazing luncheon with designer Rene Ruiz and Saks Fifth Avenue, at the Rosewood Washington, DC, a luxury boutique hotel in Georgetown. The Grill Room restaurant provided a beautiful setting to enjoy a preview of Rene Ruiz’ current collection of gowns in modern and trendy silhouettes, perfect to wear to an Inaugural Ball or Gala event. … Read More

Men’s Style: Purple Suiting

Celebrities and designers agree that PURPLE is making a splash in men’s suiting and casual wear.  From Prince’s “Purple Reign” to Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze“, marquee fashion labels are boldly embracing the hue, drawing clientele to add this purple color into suits for the workweek & beyond.  Brioni, Paul Smith, Berlutti, and MP Massimo Piombo all feature bold purple sport … Read More

Festive, Fashionable New Years Eve Looks

Head out to your NEW YEARS EVE events in these stylish ensembles.  Go for bold deep colors and pair it with shiny statement earrings and cuffs to bring attention to your face and carry that through your midsection and wrist.  Silk, velvet, and lace are luxurious fabrics that look great on and pair well together.  Sequins are bold but look … Read More


Sunday, November 10th I had the luxury of attending designer Nanette Lepore’s fashion show for her Holiday 2013 and Spring 2014 collection.  This supported a great cause, ChildHelp D.C. Meeting the designer and listening to her inspiration and how she determines fit and consistency in her fabrics and feel, and what inspired her holiday collection. Celebrities Finola Hughes of General … Read More