Weekend Buzz: DNC Dresses, Pinterest Cold Cases, & Healthy Grub



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We're pretty positive we're not the only ones still lusting after Michelle Obama's DNC dress. Luckily, designer Tracy Reese is now selling the exact dress that the FLOTUS rocked, so we plebians can get a touch of that MObama radiance. As for those covetable arms, we're on our own. (Huffington Post)

This just in: One of our favorite local vintage operations, La Petite Marmoset, is closing its doors. The owners are moving on to pursue new opportunities, and, while we know all good things come to an end, this still leaves us wondering about the fate of mom-and-pops in the area. (Shop Around)

D.C. Police has discovered the crime-stoppers of the 21st century: Pinterest users. MPD now has its very own account, with boards dedicated to finding persons of interest and solving cold cases. While it's certainly not the visual eye candy we're used to pinning, here's hoping they catch some criminals. (Pinterest)

If you're already struggling to keep up with lofty New Year's resolutions, maybe all you need is a little food-spiration. Our stomachs are growling over this recipe for pear, blue cheese, and candied pecan salad — it's the perfect healthy addition to our next dinner party. (Table For Two)

White House photog Pete Souza spends his days documenting the lives of the first family, and now he's letting us in on all the Obama goodness. Here, he picks his favorite snaps from the past year, with some inside gossip, too. (Washington Post)