Author: Catherine Trifiletti

A Year of Unforgettable Parties

Our picks for the best events of 2018. GRANDEST THEME | Wolf Trap Ball Chandeliers fashioned from 100 oversized plaid umbrellas hung from the rafters, just a sampling of the spectacular British-themed decor by Silver Linings...

Homelife: Treasure Hunting

These vintage purveyors curate one-of-a-kind antique pieces for the home.  VERDIGRIS VINTAGE | 7600-L Fullerton Rd. Springfield, Va. Pulling up to Ursula Baukol’s unassuming warehouse space tucked away in a Springfield office park can be...

Holiday Gift Guide: District of Gifts

Locally-themed items that express the spirit of the nation’s capital. LIMOGES WHITE HOUSE TRAY ($ 90), iconsdc.com REPUBLIC RESTORATIVES CIVIC VODKA ($27.99), republicrestoratives.com “HISTORY OF THE U.S. CAPITOL” Glenn Brown,1900 ($39.95), uschscatalog.org OFFICIAL 2018 WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT ($22.95), shop.whitehousehistory.org THEODORE ROOSEVELT BUST Master bronzed...

Holiday Gift Guide: Wow Your Hosts

Unique black and white gifts to say thank you to your hosts in the most special way.     “SALLY MANN: A THOUSAND CROSSINGS” Harry N. Abrams, 2018 ($50), Barnes & Noble, 12089 Rockville...

Fashion: Style Visionaries

These fashion stylists rely on their imaginations to create unforgettable couture combinations.  You know those gorgeous fashion editorials we like to flip through in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Washington Life’s pages? Those styled snapshots...

Inside Homes: A Place in the Trees

Globally recognized modern architect Travis Price finds peace and tranquility inside a sun-filled tree house overlooking Rock Creek Park.  Nestled in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Northwest Washington, Travis Price’s 3,500-square-foot glass and copper...

Emeril’s Special Sauce

Ahead of the MetroCooking DC show on December 1 and 2, celebrity chef and philanthropist Emeril Lagasse discusses his secret to success. Having multiple restaurants, cooking shows, product lines, cookbooks and a successful philanthropic foundation are just a...