Beauty Night Out at Beacon Hotel

The Style and Image Network threw its annual Beauty Night Out (BNO), and this was the perfect one-stop shop for the recissionista looking for a stylish splurge but definitely getting the bang for her buck. Vendors were nestled into every corner of the luxurious Beacon Hotel’s downstairs ballroom. Canapés stuffed to the gills with delicious treats, like vegetarian spring rolls, spinach and brie quiche, and beef beggar’s pouches were perfect alongside a bar featuring smooth Winter’s Palace Vodka and beer and wine: a sumptuous feast for a decadent “girls’ night out” event. Continue reading Beauty Night Out at Beacon Hotel

Chukkers, ponies, mallets, and divots: of course I'm at the FedEx Polo Classic

The 2009 FedEx Polo Classic to benefit the National Rehabilitation Hospital was held in Chetwood Park in The Plains, Virginia on June 13, and despite the tumultuous economic state, no expense was spared for this lavish event. Even more exquisite than the fois gras hors d’oeuvres, custom champagne and crème de cassis cocktails, and beautiful polo ponies were the fashions that showed up on the fabulous guests. Continue reading Chukkers, ponies, mallets, and divots: of course I'm at the FedEx Polo Classic

Sugary fashions decorate the runway of Sweet Charity Fashion Show

The Heart of America Foundation hosted its eighth annual Sweet Charity Gala at the swanky Mandarin Oriental hotel. This sugary benefit featured dozens of local area chefs, who served up everything from candied confections to fresh scallops and citrus jicama salad. The fashion show was just icing on the cake, with delectable marzipans and bonbons spangling stylish outfits for both men and women. Continue reading Sugary fashions decorate the runway of Sweet Charity Fashion Show