North End Bag Company


Sling one on and get a whiff of salt air (even when inland). One glance at these and you half expect a seaman to materialize on a foggy wharf with one over his shoulder. From Aaron “Hubert” McLellan’s shop in Virginia Beach are, from left, a canvas and leather diaper bag ($150), a small leather shoulder bag (custom pricing); a denim apron ($80); and a small canvas and … [Read more...]

Tiffany Earrings


Tasteful as only Tiffany’s can be: Circlet drop earrings of round brilliant diamonds in platinum. $7,500. Stony Point Fashion Park, 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Richmond. 804.320.1864. Photograph by Todd Wright This and more stories are available on Distinction’s tablet and smartphone app, FREE at iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. Our app includes more photos from … [Read more...]

Jimmy Choo Stilettos


  Demure is not the point when Jimmy Choo is around. His Italian-made nappa leather Tia confers a high profile, even before its Swarovski crystals are placed (by hand). $3,250. Available at – or similar styles at The Collection at Chevy Chase, 5481 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, Maryland. 240.223.1102. Photograph by Todd Wright This and more … [Read more...]

Men’s Rugged Fashion


  Nothing pretty here. Just all-American good looks to work in, play in, relax in. Easy. photography by Todd Wright    stylist Harman Kaur Dhillon-Pradhan prop stylist Wendy Umanoff    hair and makeup Annie Radigan modeling agency MODELOGIC [MID-ATLANTIC]  Denim jacket by Topman, $90. Need Supply. Donegal sweater by Grayers, $81. Shirt by Faherty, … [Read more...]

Hostess Gift Guide


  The perfect hostess: She always throws the party you keep talking about, she wears the perfect shade of lipstick, she has a wardrobe to envy. What hostess gifts could possibly delight her? Plenty. Here are our favorites. stylist Harman Kaur Dhillon-Pradhan     photography by Todd Wright prop stylist Wendy Umanoff For the entertainer: Acropolis platter, $29.95, and … [Read more...]