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Style Scene: Anthropologie Birthday Party on F Street

There’s many ways you can celebrate your birthday in DC, but if you like fashion, sweets, and discounts as much as we do, few things can beat Anthropologie’s birthday parties for its Anthro members.

This past Wednesday, Anthropologie on F Street held a party for Anthro members celebrating birthdays in September and October. Champagne, cupcakes, and macarons were provided along with a 15% discount on all merchandise. Anthropologie personal stylists were also on hand to assist attendees in finding new looks for fall.

Click to see more photos from the event!

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Style Perspectives: Alicia Chew

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At 24, Alicia Chew is already a seasoned Internet expert.

A native of Northern Virginia, Chew launched her first website when she was just 10 years old and specialized in web and graphic design in high school. Many websites later, Chew decided to launch her first fashion-oriented website – River City Chic – while she was a communications student at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

Now graduated and back in the DC metro area, Chew has transformed River City Chic into AliciaTenise.com and, in turn, has become one of the area’s leading fashion bloggers.

We talked to her about her style inspirations, her must-have products, and what’s next for her site.

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Looks Inspired by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Zero”

Karen O is a style icon – a status that was cemented with this 2009 video from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Though her trademark studded “KO” leather jacket would cost well several thousand dollars to replicate, other elements of her style are decidedly less expensive. Click more to get outfit and makeup inspiration from the video.

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Back to School Essentials for Adults

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Let’s be honest – the best part of going back to school each year was the opportunity to buy some new supplies.

Here are a few of our favorite supplies that are equally at home in the apartment or office as they would be in the classroom.

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