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At this point, we're pretty much wearing our D.C. love on our sleeves — we dig the local shops, the bucket-list-worthy restaurants, the homegrown design talent, the creative community…the list goes on. When we landed here in October, we told you why we have a big fat crush on this city, and now we've handpicked eight amazing reasons to keep that feeling alive in 2012. We've got super-cool concerts, rad new date spots, chic bloggers to style-stalk, and a local vintage scene that is blowing up — and that's just the half of it. Here's the scoop on why we're loving this town even more than we did last year.
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read