The Modern Classic

by Editorial

With hints of romance reminiscent of Paris’ grand cafes, the newly-opened Napoleon Bistro and Lounge in Adams Morgan was the perfect place for Washington Life to meld spring’s hottest looks with some of The Young and the Guest List’s hottest invitees. The result? … The Classic Modern

Photography Yvonne Taylor
Styled Lana Orloff
Make-up and hair Carola Myers and Crystal Maria Whitehead
Produced by Michael Clements


Dabney Langhorne Doswell (Left): Rozae Nichols navy dress with copper strap, $284 (Blush, Potomac, Md); 14k hand made pin/pendant featuring 24.41ct amethyst with checker board faceting and .30ct diamonds, $5,980; 14k ring with an 8.77ct amethyst and over .50ct of diamonds, $3,890; custom designed dangle amethyst earrings with hand applied hammer finish and diamonds, $2,998 (All jewelry, Adeler Jewelers, Great Falls, Va). Marco Minuto in Ralph Lauren Black Label and Megyn Kelly in Dolce & Gabbana, full credits inside.

“For spring 2007, look for modern short and floaty dresses. Forget skintight numbers except for formal – the loose style can be slimming as long as you keep the sleeves and length short. Add pretty girly colors and floral patterns for adornment, and try tulip skirts, bell sleeves and little bolero jackets. Keep the slim pants and don’t forget cork or wood heels!” – WL Stylist Lana Orloff.

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