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November days are supposed to be all about bright blue skies, crisp air, and colorful leaves, but Washington's weather has been decidedly flaky lately. Snow in October? Not cool, Mother Nature. Luckily, we've been doing more than just shopping to prep for the blustery days ahead. We spent an afternoon with Black Jack's bar manager Jack Caminos — a master mixologist with a serious 'stache — and got schooled on how to recreate three of the bar's best drinks. These cocktails are guaranteed to make you feel warm and cozy all winter long. Plus, with names like The Black Apple and Bull's Blood, they're a major step up from your usual spiked hot chocolate.
Photographed by Jane Pierce
Summer isn't the only time of year for wearing those trusty throw-on-and-go dresses. We find that the artfully lazy one-piece outfit is a seasonless treasure. And, crisp autumn weather just cues the hunt for a new version of the wardrobe staple: one that helps bring boots back into rotation, pairs well with tights, and read
Beauty products. Fashion. Cuisine. Don't the French always seem to do everything better? And, while we may not have a one-way ticket to the City of Lights at our disposal, there's no denying we can all use a little dose of la vie Parisienne — be it a dozen macarons or the latest issue of Vogue Paris — every now and read