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Stressing about what to wear to next weekend's New Year's Eve soirees? Not to worry — let Giambattista Valli take care of it. We were stoked when the do-no-wrong designer collaborated with Macy's on a capsule collection that launched last month, and we have it on good authority that the Tysons Galleria Macy's has the full range in stock. Valli's fresh take on classics resulted in perfectly tailored tuxedo pants and car coats — in leopard print, no less. You could channel the designer's 2007 spring collection with one of the ruffled fuchsia confections, or if you're feeling more understated than all-out, there are two chic black shifts to carry you through the ball drop and beyond. How's that for a super-stylish start to 2012?
, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Drive, McLean; 703-827-7730.
By now, your big gifts are probably wrapped and underneath the tree. (If not, stop reading this and GO GO GO!) Now all that's left are the tiny treasures to round out your gift-giving game. But, rather than copping out with another Starbucks gift card or scratch-off lotto ticket, get creative and keep it personal.
In 2014, Kanye West went from rapper to adjective. He's been A-list for quite some time, but this year we saw a sharp transition in the way people talk about him. Comments went from "Look what Kanye said" to "How Kanye is that?" Now, Kanye is a lifestyle. He's the tortured artist to a point of self-parody. He is larger read