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Red, White and Bleu

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WHAT I WORE: tip to toe!top | jeans | shoes | bag

This year a few different people have told me they were less inclined to celebrate the fourth of July. It seems the current administration is making some folks less than enthusiastic about screaming 'Merica and shooting off fireworks. I casually slipped out of town for Independence Day like any native Washingtonian who is allergic to tourists does so I sort of let the day come and go like any other. However, Friday July 14th - Bastille Day - that's a holiday I could get into. 


If you've been reading this blog for any length of time you'll know I love me some French culture...and French beauty products...and French fashion...and French department stores. Listen if it's French I'm probably down for it. So I was very excited to don my tres chic red, white and bleu outfit in honor of la Fete nationale. Do you celebrate Bastille Day?




A Fresh Wave at Republic Restoratives

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WHAT I WORE: tip to toe!top: Hands on Drums | bra: Agent Provocateur | jeans: Madewell | heels: Ann Taylor I recently got a chance to attend one of the monthly Bubbles and Bloggers events in DC. I'm usually travelling for work so I miss these events; you'll recall the last one I attended was way back in December of 2016 when I attended the vintage themed Bubbles and Bloggers brunch
This month's theme was green and the event was sponsored by the all natural odor eliminating brand Fresh Wave. This woman-owned company has created natural odor removing products that use simple, pure ingredients  - water and natural extracts of lime, pine needle, clove and cedarwood - to get rid of smelly situations. Think febreze that's so safe you could spray it directly on your child or pet, both of which stink from time to time.
The event was held at another woman-owned business - Republic Restoratives - a crowdfunded distillery located in Ivy City. The pairing between Fresh Wave, Re…