Author: Virginia Coyne

Travel: Weekend Getaway to Charm City

If the touristy Inner Harbor and National Aquarium are what come to mind upon the suggestion of a trip to Baltimore, then you haven’t been to Charm City lately

Pamper Yourself, From Head to Toe

Indulgent Beauty Treatments That Will Leave You Glowing Are you suffering from the post-holiday blues? Or perhaps you’re burned out at work and already counting the days until summer vacation? A little “me time”...

Interior Design: Chandeliers of the 2017 DC Design House

The 10th annual DC Design House (through Oct. 29) benefitting Children’s National Health System gave area interior designers plenty of opportunities to showcase their lighting choices. We asked the creative minds behind four of our favorite rooms in the 27,000 square-foot, nine bedroom chateau why they chose they chandeliers they did.

Luxury Gowns on Loan

High-end clothing rental platform Armarium makes its D.C. debut. Need a gown for the ball and can’t find THE ONE—meaning the one you saw on the runway during fashion week—anywhere? That’s because off-the-runway styles...

Book Talk: Evolution of An Author

The path from chick lit to historical fiction was a natural one says Karin Tanabe, author of “The Diplomat’s Daughter” (Atria Books, 2017), set at a Texas internment camp and in the Pacific theater during World War II. “I missed research,” explains the formal journalist, and writing the book provided her the opportunity to do a lot of it.