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The opening ceremonies of the London Games are just days away, and we have to admit it, we're getting excited. Between studying up on the athletes to watch, discussing Team USA's uniforms and hoping that the band-reunion gods will smile on the Spice Girls in time, we almost forgot about one very essential element: sprucing up our digs in gold-medal style for viewing parties.
This is where D.C.'s rep as an international hot spot comes in super handy. There are plenty of shops selling cool decor and home accessories emblazoned with patriotic iconography
, whether you love the good ol' stars-and-stripes or the slightly edgy feel of the Union Jack. Click through to scope out these local buys that will still look chic in your space long after the games are over.
Brain hurt? Body still asleep? Your creativity decided to take off for the weekend long before Friday rolled around? It's mornings like that when you need a one-piece outfit. Known colloquially around here as the "throw-on-and-go" piece, it's a dress or jumpsuit that's got enough of a wow factor that you don't need much of read
The styles out of this Fashion Week were so varied but singularly amazing, it's like New York City raised up a bunch of siblings with drastically different tastes that still get together once in a while for family dinner — or, something. No matter how they came to be (Fate? Collective unconscious? A word from Wintour?) read