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Flirty Fashions, Grandmotherly Wisdom at Lettie Gooch in Washington, DC

March 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – If “Lettie Gooch” sounds like an old-fashioned granny’s name, that’s because, well…, it is. This chic women’s fashion boutique in DC‘s U Street Corridor is named after owner Theresa Watts’s grandmother, whom she describes as an “inspiring turn-of-the century woman.” Sounds like one hip granny! The… (more)
Legendary Beasts DC
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The Crown Jewel of Vintage Accessories at Legendary Beast in Washington, DC

November 4, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – If we’re ever in the mood for an accessories scavenger hunt or are in desperate need of that perfect piece of jewelry for our themed dress-up party, Legendary Beast in Washington, DC, is our go-to place. Blink and you might miss it. Located atop ShoeFly on… (more)
Beautiful necklace for accessorries
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The Hunt: Pieces of Pizzaz

August 8, 2013

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be.  This week we’ve been feeling flirty and fun, and decidedly need to spruce up our last solid months of summer and get bejeweled. Whether it… (more)
One & Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
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Friday Finds: Beach Must-Knows This Summer

July 26, 2013

Taking a trip to the beach to cool off is just what the doctor ordered this time of year. With a cocktail in hand and your toes sifting through the warm sand, there’s nothing quite like spending the weekend lounging beachside (plus, we know you’ve been itching to sport that… (more)
Solemates
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A well-heeled giveaway: win your SoleMates!

August 11, 2010

LONDON AND EVERYWHERE- High heels have been making headlines in London this summer, thanks to Beyoncé stepping out for a browse of London boutiques in sky-high Lucite platforms (perhaps not to be outdone by Miley Cyrus teetering in seven-inch Louboutins in Madrid just weeks before?). And the tabloids were abuzz… (more)