With new bike lanes and Capital Bikeshare stations constantly cropping up across town, D.C. is garnering a well-earned rep as a cycle-friendly city. Luckily, accessory companies are starting to cater to more fashion-conscious cyclists — not just the gearheads and die-hard commuters. Even when form has to follow function, you can still end up with some really gorgeous creations. We're talking handcrafted classic baskets, innovative storage ideas, and retro-chic add-ons. And if you're going to end up with helmet hair, the culprit might as well be an awesome-looking helmet, right? We’ve gathered up a handful of amazing biking essentials and classic extras to equip the chic cyclist. Pedal on!
In 1991, there were only two women members of the U.S. Senate. Alarming, yes, but when it comes to restroom privileges, we'll allow that these two women were expected to share one. Understandable. However, in 2000, the number of women members increased to nine. Those nine women were still sharing that same bathroom. We get read
Our recipe for the perfect e-shop goes a little something like this: a dash of indie, a dose of big-time powerhouses, and an ounce of style inspiration. In other words, we crave a site that can suck us in and get us lost for an entire afternoon — screw work, right? And, that’s where online mecca Les Nouvelles comes in. read