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You’re Invited: “Good As New” Fashion Trunk Show Benefiting Goodwill of Greater Washington

We know how much you love shopping for a bargain and being socially responsible at the same time, so we have something fun and exciting in store for you coming up. On April 22, 2014, my Polished by tu-anh team and I invite you to join us at the “Good As New” Fashion Trunk Show benefiting Goodwill of Greater Washington.  So no more waiting impatiently until September for the Big Annual…
March 12, 2014
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Top Five Love Life and Sleep Killers?

Today’s blog topic is my favorite: the bedroom, the most neglected space in the home.  This is the space where many people think they can be untidy and messy because no one sees it.  But to me, this is the space that we should take care of because it brings out our sensuality.  Your bedroom should feel inviting and exciting for passionate love-making, but at the same time promote calmness for a…
January 12, 2014
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What tu-anh Will Do Before 2014

Stretching outside of beach house #34 of Castle Hill Inn.  I am all about creating balance.  Doing yoga and meditation this past year has helped me tremendously and I will continue to do more of that in 2014. Can you believe it?  Another year has passed.  As we say goodbye to 2013, here is another opportunity for a fresh start. The next two weeks for me will be all about…
December 15, 2013
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Young Tokyo Fashion: Can You Be Sexy Without Revealing It All?

When it comes to Japanese fashion for young gals in their teens and early 20's, what do you think of?  I don't know about you, but for me, I think of Harajuku girls, Halloween-style costumes, punk and goth looks, or maybe avant garde meets rock-n-roll...or what about just made-up living dolls!  And can we talk about the hair?  Blue, green, purple, bleach blonde - no color is off limits.  Well,…
December 4, 2013
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True Blue Baby I Love You!

Here it is: the last scene from the DC Goodwill Runway Show & Gala.  Can you believe all these stylish and great outfits?  All from your local Goodwill stores. My vision was to end the show on a cool note, with a jazz soundtrack accompanying these last looks. From turquoise to navy and every shade in between, these dresses, separates, and outerwear are perfect for the transition from fall to…
October 2, 2013
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Setting the Stage with Red

I'm so glad that you all are enjoying the photos from the DC Goodwill Runway Show & Gala that I have been sharing on Facebook and Twitter! Today I'm sharing with you the opening scene from the show-Reds.   As I mentioned in last week's blog, the color red conveys many things, especially love, power, confidence, and sex appeal which is why I always keep fresh red flowers in my bedroom.  One…
September 28, 2013
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Here’s Your Fashion Show Playlist

Last week I shared with you a preview of the music for the Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show & Gala that I directed, choreographed and styled.  So many of you who attended the event this past Tuesday have reached out and asked me about the music! So here it is! See below for the sexy soundtrack that DJ Heather Femia and I put together that was the centerpiece of the event.  Don't these…
September 27, 2013
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Presenting Heather Femia: The Fashionista DJ!

We all know that I am a big fan of women and their magical ways and talents.  So guess what?  I have invited Heather Femia, one of the hottest Fashion DJ's in existence right now  to spin live and work her magic as the models strut down the runway at the Fashion of Goodwill Fashion Gala on September 24!  Heather will be working with me directly to create a sexy, moody, and exclusive…
August 29, 2013
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Art Inspiration for Your Monday!

To follow up from my blog post last week about how Art can inspire romance in the bedroom, I want to share with you another favorite artist of mine at the moment.  We have several of his pieces in our home and office.   His name is Drew Gaffney and his photography, printmaking, and paintings draw are simply awe-inspiring.  I've collected a few of my favorites below that I think…
July 15, 2013