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Lazy summer weekends are the perfect time to escape the concrete streets of the District. Our favorite nearby destination? The historic town of Frederick. Better known these days as a mini-mecca for foodies, it's also home to a thriving antiques scene, an arts center, and some divine vintage shopping. Best of all, the hour-long drive from D.C. winds through pretty-as-a-postcard farmland. Read on for our cheat sheet to this suburban oasis.
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read