Author Archives: Dress This Nest

After spending nearly a decade working in the fashion industry, I left it all behind to start a new life with my family in the Pacific Northwest. My husband and I moved from Los Angeles to Portland, OR to raise our son and have just bought our first house. I started Dress This Nest to document the transformation of our first place, as we make our house a home.

Feeling Blue?

Mood boards are something commonly used in the fashion industry, as well as the design industry for that matter. Designers use them to portray a certain feeling or expression that can transcend into an entire collection. In retail we use mood boards or trend boards to aid buyers in placing a collection, so at the […]

Ode to the Holiday Office Party

Well it’s that time of year ladies and gentleman…a time for awkward punch bowl small talk, cheesy Holiday decorations and generally really bad dance moves. No, I’m not talking about the Winter Formal, but the inevitable Holiday Office Party. Yes, once a year we walk that fine line between fun and professional that leaves some […]

SEVEN Dan Monick Book Release Party

LA based photographer, Dan Monick, will be releasing his book SEVEN, this Friday, but you can pre-order it now here. Some of you may remember Dan from this Blood is the New Black collaboration last Spring. The book chronicles the group Atmosphere and other artists from the Rhymesayers label over the past seven years. A […]

Metropark Opens at Tysons Corner

Metropark is proud to announce the opening of our 70th store! Tysons Corner Center is located in McLean, Virginia, one mile outside the Capital Beltway (the highway that surrounds Washington DC). Tysons Corner is the largest shopping mall in Washington, D.C. and the 5th largest in the United States. In celebration of this event, we […]