Archive | May, 2013

Poolside Fashion--Swimwear for All Body Types

Poolside Fashion–Swimwear for All Body Types

By Cassidy Ricalde Warm weather is finally here and it is time to start thinking about bathing suits. Don’t panic, we have compiled a collection of bathing suits for all body types.  One-pieces and retro styles are hot this season and we think you should feel confident and hot in them! Throw on these bathing […]

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Five Fab Eco-Friendly Designers

Five Fab Eco-Friendly Designers

By Bria Taylor We often hear the words organic, green and sustainable, but not so much when it comes to the fashion industry.  More designers are creating lines that appeal to our fashion senses and our environment. We applaud these five designers for their appreciation of our world and the artistic expression on fashion design.  AFIA AFIA is a […]

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David Beckham's style over the years

David Beckham’s style over the years

By Melissa Groth David Beckham has announced his retirement and is hanging up the jersey for good.  So in honor of his amazing career and his generally impeccable taste in fashion (thanks in no small part, we’re sure, to the lovely Victoria Beckham), we’re posting some of our favorite Becks looks.  Whether he is in […]

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Architectural Dress

The Fashionable Bride

By Karen Minor Is it every girls dream to marry in a Vera Wang dress? One thing that’s certain is that you may not have a crazy war with your best friend like in Bride Wars, but you will fight against yourself in what dress to choose for your special day. The dream dress you […]

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Swap in the City Recap and photos!

Swap in the City Recap and photos!

Spring’s swankiest swap event happened last Thursday evening at the revolutionary tech start-up space, 1776, in Washington, DC.  Dewdrop and Snobswap partnered to present Swap in the City, a designer swap benefiting Becky’s Fund, an organization that raises awareness and fosters community outreach for victims of domestic and dating violence. Attendees were escorted to the twelfth floor […]

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See D'Milikah's Hot Swimsuits on the Runway Tonight!

See D’Milikah’s Hot Swimsuits on the Runway Tonight!

D’Milikah’s swimsuits will be modeled on the runway tomorrow at Swap in the City! Make sure you have your ticket! http://swapinthecitydc.eventbrite.com/ Treat yourself–you can also purchase a suit at the event! Where do you get your inspiration? From the quotidian of life, from daily love, from Brazil and people who truly love me. Short trips, long vacations […]

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Swap in the City vendor SOLSAK brings a new kind of handbag to the city

Swap in the City vendor SOLSAK brings a new kind of handbag to the city

Georgina Agyekum’s SOLSAK handbags provide an all-in-one solution to the problems that arise when professional attire meets the city streets.  Heels were not made for walking, but DC was, and SOLSAK’s innovative handbags put an end to the misery of walking in heels by allowing women to stow either flats or heels discreetly, making it easy […]

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STYLECABLE: Spotlighting new designers and bringing you fab fashions

STYLECABLE: Spotlighting new designers and bringing you fab fashions

STYLECABLE is a new online fashion service that brings its users unique items inspired by fashion and designers worldwide.  They also provide a platform for new, up-and-coming independent designers to promote their image and make their product accessible to the public.  Read our interview with CEO and Founder of STYLECABLE, Uyen Tang, to find out […]

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Meet Swap in the City Vendor, Curio Road

Meet Swap in the City Vendor, Curio Road

Visiting the Curio Road webpage is like opening a treasure chest full of beautiful unique accessories, jewelry, and gifts.  All items are handmade by talented US designers, and are curated by Curio Road’s team of merchants who make it their mission to help their shoppers “Live Beautifully.” Dewdrop recently spoke with Co-Founder and Chief Merchandising […]

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Take the Guess Work Out of Online Shopping with Love That Fit

Take the Guess Work Out of Online Shopping with Love That Fit

Love That Fit is an innovative virtual shopping experience that allows users to mix and match outfits from different online retailers.  Users can upload their photo and “try on” items in their own virtual dressing room before they buy.  Dewdrop met with Found Gina Mancuso to discuss the process and where the company is headed.  […]

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What to bring to Swap in the City

What to bring to Swap in the City

So you’ve bought your ticket to the most anticipated DC designer clothing swap of the season.  You’ve gone through your closet and found some great pieces you want to swap, but you’re  unsure if they’re right for Swap in the City. What brands are and are not accepted at the swap? Here are a few examples of what […]

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A Bright Future for Gigee Marie designer, Angela Bright

A Bright Future for Gigee Marie designer, Angela Bright

Angela Bright is the founder of DC-based accessories line Gigee Marie, and designer of Gigee Marie brand hand-made clutches. Angela is a self-taught seamstress who recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of her business.  Her clutches and bags are stylish and current, and will be featured at Swap in the City on May 9th.  Dewdrop interviewed […]

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EE Cuffs to exhibit artistic jewelry pieces at Swap in the City

EE Cuffs to exhibit artistic jewelry pieces at Swap in the City

Peruvian-born jewelry designer Veronica Gadea finds inspiration everywhere for her one-of-a-kind pieces.  Her cuffs are truly wearable art, and each is a statement that reflects the personality of its wearer. Veronica’s pieces can be found in boutiques in the DC Metropolitan area, and also at Swap in the City on May 9th! Dewdrop interviewed Veronica […]

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Dewdrop Interviews D'Milikah

Dewdrop Interviews D’Milikah

Based in Alexandria, Virginia, D’Milikah swimwear is quickly achieving international acclaim for its unique designs, cuts, and patterns. The suits made such an impression at DC’s Latin Fashion Week that they were featured in swag bags at both the Grammys’ and Oscars. Designer and founder Emily Gonzaga hails from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and incorporates the […]

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