Washington Life Magazine

Performing Arts: The NSO Plays Italian

A conversation with conductor Gianandrea Noseda.  By Roland Flamini At the entrance of the Kennedy Center’s Hall of Nations a larger-than-life poster of Gianandrea Noseda, the new music director of the National Symphony Orchestra...

The Dish: Umami at Umaya

A downtown izakaya showcasing Japanese comfort food.  Eat, drink, eat. Repeat.That’s the mantra at the crux of Penn Quarter’s Umaya, where diners are encouraged to imbibe, relax and stay awhile. Izakayas, or gastropubs, are...

Social List 2018

The 23rd annual record of notably social individuals from politics, diplomacy, business, philanthropy and the arts. This feature appeared in the holiday 2017 issue of Washington Life Magazine.

Fashion: Pajama Party

Photography: Tony Powell | www.tony-powell.com Stylist: Joelle Firzli | T H E Artist Agency Makeup: Jocelyn ‘Jossy’ Chia, GLAMSQUAD Hair: Mia Artis, GLAMSQUAD “The Pajama Game” Actors/ Models: Britney Coleman, Bridget Riley, Heidi Kershaw...

Holiday Gift Guide

Last minute gifts and stocking stuffers for everyone on your list.  Pay It Forward: Gifts that give back  HEIFER DARK CHOCOLATE SEA SALT CARAMELS ($25), heifer.org These single- and sustainably-sourced, premium dark chocolates support...

Queen Bee Designs: Creating a Buzz

Accessorizing some of the most powerful women in Washington is no small feat. Allison Priebe, the designer behind Queen Bee Designs, wants every woman to feel her most beautiful. We talked to the Queen...