Washington Life Magazine

My Washington: Melissa Chiu

Melissa Chiu | Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden YOU HAVE BEEN CREDITED WITH “AN ASTOUNDING RENAISSANCE” AT THE HIRSHHORN, WITH A 200 PERCENT IN VISITORS SINCE YOU TOOK OVER IN 2014. HOW DID...

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...

Last Minute Gift Guide: Choose an Experience

Hilton Honors’ survey ranks U.S. cities’ holiday shopping habits. This season, DMV residents can rest assured they aren’t alone in their shopping experiences. Hilton Honors, the guest loyalty program for hospitality company Hilton, ran...

The Brown Beauty Co-Op Opens in Dupont Circle

The new boutique provides beauty products for women of color. The latest addition to Dupont Circle’s entrepreneurial scene has arrived. After a year of work, co-founders Kimberly Smith and Amaya Smith have launched their...

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...