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Allison Brooks

Allison Brooks

Allison Priebe Brooks, Alexandria's favorite Queen Bee, is the Society and Lifestyle Columnist for Local Kicks. Allison owns the successful jewelry design business Queen Bee Designs www.QueenBeeDesigns.com and has a long history in the world of journalism.

Articles By Allison Brooks

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Georgetown House Tour Will be April 26th!
Apr 25,2014

This weekend marks the 83rd year for the celebrated Georgetown House Tour - known as the oldest, most prestigious house tour in the country. The tour gives locals and out-of-towners

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Bowties and Belles Brings The Kentucky Derby to Alexandria!
Apr 25,2014

Ladies in Alexandria are getting their hats ready for The Junior Friends of The Campagna Center's 5th Annual Bowties and Belles / Kentucky Derby Party. Lovelyladies and Daper Dudes will flock to The Belle Haven Country Club on Saturday, May 3rd from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm to watch "the greatest two minutes in sports."

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Cherry Blossom Painting the Town Pink!
Mar 28,2014

Our nation's capital has been painted with hues of petal pink for the National Cherry Blossom Festival and at last week's annual Pink Tie Party! Washingtonians are crawling out from under their warm winter blankets and are beginning to celebrate spring and our beloved cherry blossoms. Event organizers decided


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Cheers to The Junior Friends of The Campagna Center at The Annual Toast to Fashion!
Mar 21,2014

The lovely ladies of the Campagna Center were the toast of the town once again as they celebrated The 15th Annual Toast to Fashion at the Belle Haven Country Club! It was an excellent kick off to spring with all the right elements of philanthropy and style. Chaired by Suzanne Della Pella Carlough

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The Junior League of Washington Returns to Crystal City for This Weekend it's EPIC Rummage Sale!
Mar 18,2014

It's game time for fashionistas and bargainistas as they search for “Fabulous Finds” at The Junior League of Washington (JLW) 22nd Annual Tossed and Found Rummage Sale. The sale will be this weekend - March 21-23 2014 and will provide many families in the Washington DC-area community with quality, gently

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Guilt Free Shopping returning to DC at High-End Liquidation Sale!
Mar 07,2014

Ready for some discounted "guilt free" shopping? Well you are in luck! The Gilt City Warehouse Sale returns to DC on Saturday, March 8. Gilt is a web-site where higher end line liquidate their merchandise at lower prices for the people. This sale will feature Gilt's top designer brands - from men's and women's


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The Toast to Fashion is the Bees Knees this Spring!
Feb 28,2014

Get your best outfits ready because it is about time for the most fashionable event of the season here in Alexandria! March 13th is the date for the 15th Annual Toast to Fashion at Belle Haven Country Club. A premier fundraiser for The Campagna Center, the Toast to Fashion is an annual event combining a fashion show, marketplace

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Washington Humane Society Taps Alexandria Resources to Help Raise Money for Needy Animals
Feb 28,2014

The Washington Humane Society's annual Sugar & Champagne Affair was another hugely successful fundraising soiree that helped net tens of thousands of dollars to help DC neediest animals. Celebrated chefs and hosts, Todd and Ellen Kassoff Gray of Equinox Restaurant as well as Muse at the Corcoran Gallery of Art



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