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We'll give you this: New Year's resolutions can get real ambitious, real quick. Suddenly, on January 1, after stuffing our faces for weeks, we're going to wake up early and work out? And, give up processed foods? And, try to shop less, relax more, and be "in the moment" at all times? C'mon, now — we're only human. Sticking with those resolutions would bring us to a Gwyneth Paltrow-level life perfection. Translation: Not gonna happen.
But, what we can do is this: Set reasonable goals and give ourselves a clear road map to get us to our own personal goop-y finish line. For a little motivation, we checked in with some of the DMV's most inspiring movers-and-shakers to see what they're hoping to achieve in 2014 — and how. Read on for some real talk that'll help you have the best year yet.
Illustrated by Sydney Hass.
With her offbeat yet ladylike aesthetic, British-bred Kate Foley has become a fixture in the New York fashion scene. Formerly a stylist at Vogue Turkey in London, she first ventured to this side of the Atlantic for a buying position at Opening Ceremony more than six years ago. Today, she's a freelance stylist and read
Think about quilting. What comes to mind? Probably, one of two things: the blanket your grandma gave you 20 years ago and/or a Chanel 2.55 bag. While both products are undoubtedly special in their own rights, they’re not the only goods getting the puffer love this season. Brands like Mulberry, Miu Miu, Dior, and Roksanda read