White House Wednesdays
First Lady Melania Trump and First Lady Jackie Kennedy

  During the recent Presidential Inauguration there were many pundits who made light of some similarities between our new First Lady Melania Trump and Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy  – so I thought it was worth a further review. On the outset one might assume that  such comparisons are somewhat unfair to make because we… Read More


  Without a doubt our new First Lady, Melania Trump, and the entire First Family shined over the entire course of the 58th Presidential Inaugural celebrations.  The talented businesswoman, wife, and mother who is fluent in five languages was poised, polished and highlighted her spectacular and most importantly American wardrobe.   Mrs. Trump began the festivities wearing a double-breasted military-inspired… Read More


As Americans are about to watch the Fifty-Eighth Inauguration take place next Friday when President-Elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office, we think about traditions and all of the fanfare that will take place. The only inaugural element mandated by the United States Constitution is that the president makes an oath or affirmation before… Read More


50 Years of Inaugural Gowns

In just a few short weeks we will have a new First Lady, and I suspect she will be one of the most iconic when it comes to fashion!  I can’t wait to see who Mrs. Trump will have selected for her historic Inaugural Gown! The Fifty-Eighth Presidential Inauguration is just around the corner on… Read More


The Last Obama Christmas

The unofficial start to the DC Christmas season begins with the arrival of the White House Blue Room Christmas Tree.  In conjunction with the National Christmas Tree Association, the Chief Usher travels to some of America’s finest Christmas tree farms to find the perfect tree for the Executive Residence. This year the 19-foot Balsam-Veitch fir… Read More