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Shop Small, Shop Chamber on Small Business Saturday®.

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that they are once again a Neighborhood Champion for Small Business Saturday®. Launched in 2010 by American Express, the day has quickly become the equivalent of Black Friday for Mom & Pop shops across America. This year Small Business Saturday is on November …

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IKEA Winter Holiday Collection and Gift Guide

Provided by IKEA North America The new Winter Holiday Collection from IKEA has arrived! From sparkling decorations to bright lighting, cozy textiles and everything needed to fill your home with tasty holiday treats, this year’s collection is filled with traditional patterns and prints in muted, neutral colors, as well as all the seasonal golds and reds. For example: STRÅLA pendant lamp shade ($3.99): …

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New IKEA October Collection

  A new limited-edition* collection –SÄLLSKAP – will be available at IKEA U.S. stores starting this month. Inspired by the Scandinavian arts and crafts movement of the late 19th and early 20th century, the SÄLLSKAP collection features solid-wood furniture, textiles with traditional Swedish patterns and hand-painted dinnerware. For example: SÄLLSKAP dining table ($249) + SÄLLSKAP bench ($129): For the kitchen …

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Back to School or Back to the Office

by Roxy L. Rowton, In August, the languorous days of summer are almost complete. We begin to shift our attention from summer escapes and divertissements towards the return to the city with a renewed energy for the continuation of academic pursuits or vocational aspirations. Back to the city, where great minds, after a brief period of relaxation and recreation, return …

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Julian Chang Creatively Handles Neutral Hues in His New Collection

When it comes to fashion, sometimes subtlety is the most stylish statement of all. From not-so-average ivory to just-barely blush, regardless of the season, neutral hues are undeniably chic. Below is Julian Chang’s Take on the color trend. Julian Chang is a Peruvian born Miami, FL based fashion designer residing in Miami Beach.  His designs encompass sophisticated evening wear for …

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The Enduring Appeal of Comfort — from Sportswear to Athleisure

You’ve probably seen it, as it is everywhere. Although, you may not have known it had a name. Workout apparel has transitioned from within the walls of the gymnasium and into the closet as a wardrobe staple. It’s no longer a fashion trend but a movement and an intentional choice to restyle activewear beyond the gym walls, fitness centers, and …

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The Social Season Guide

May and June share a commonality with late November through early January. These months are prone to having the digital planner or calendar penciled with a whirlwind of varied social engagements and divertissement: graduation commencements, Mother’s & Father’s Day celebrations, wedding ceremonies, sporting events, garden and patio parties, weekend getaways, and much more. Even the least style conscious of us …

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The Case for a Lean Wardrobe

I became acquainted with the lean wardrobe concept while living in Italy as a young woman. It didn’t take too long for me to recognize that a notable distinction between a well-dressed Italian woman and a well-dressed American woman was the size of their personal wardrobes. As an American woman homegrown on the frame of mind that bigger is better, …

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Prince William Living 2016 Valentine Gift Guide

This time of year,  thoughts turn to love and gifts for that special someone.  Here at Prince William Living, we believe in “Buy Local” and encourage you to patronize local business with our Valentine Gift Guide. In our Valentine Gift Guide you can find the perfect gift for that special someone, while investing in our community. Click directly on an image and …

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The Closet Detox — Organization 101

It’s Monday morning, the alarm clock sounds and jolts me out of bed. Blurry-eyed, I shuffle to the closet and mull over the question of “What will I wear?” Mentally, I inventory the wardrobe for a quick-fix outfit that looks pulled together in the minimal amount of time. Ah ha, the perfect outfit = the black wool-crepe culottes with its …

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