We're always pumped to discover homegrown talent right in our own backyard, and when we came across Annapolis-based line Kalivoda, we were smitten with the dreamy dresses and earthy-chic separates. Designer Lacey Wheatley says her inspiration comes from surfing, hiking in the woods, old books and images, traveling, and dreams, and she manages to touch on all those aspects through silhouettes that evoke wood nymphs and earth goddesses. These floaty, femme dresses are perfect for balmy spring days filled with lazy picnics and afternoon daydreaming — don't you agree? Click through for a preview, and if you're in the Annapolis area, you can catch the designer's pop-up sample sale at local boutique Vivo today through December 30.Where: Vivo, 6 Fleet Street, Annapolis; 410-268-2258.
Oh California, how we love you and your beachside weddings. Ashley + Danny had the ultimate SoCal wedding. She’s always had dreams of being a mermaid, he’s always loved the beach, and together they’ve shared a love for classic rock. So naturally they incorporated all of that into their wedding. read
If you're a fan of Teruyoshi Hayashida's seminal preppy-fashion playbook Take Ivy, or Patricia Mears' Ivy Style, you may have found yourself wondering what the ladies were doing while midcentury men were getting natty in Brooks Brothers tweeds, bucks, and beat-up chinos. Well, the answer to that question has finally read