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It's not unusual to see a seriously stylish woman cruising the streets of D.C. these days. But, what is unusual? To spy a perfectly put-together gal cruising at high speed on a tricked-out road bike. That's exactly what local muse Pari Ashgari does — at least when she's not criss-crossing the globe for her gig as a healthcare consultant.
The Logan Circle resident (and talented shutterbug) first caught our eye with her killer style — a blend of tough, rock 'n' roll edge, and exotic, worldly mystique. But then we learned she's also a pro at scooping up insanely covetable pieces from the likes of Ann Demeulemeester and Rick Owens, and she kills it at her day job, too. And we were obsessed. Click through to meet Ashgari and get an eyeful of her four favorite looks. Brains, beauty, and a bike? Check, check, and check.
Photographed by Sebastian Marin
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