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The sound of the postal carrier delivering the eight-pound pack of six RH Spring 2013 catalogues is enough to get your attention.
As you sit down with your tower of “source books,” as the company prefers to call them, you’ll notice a few new things. RH, which is what Restoration Hardware rebranded itself as last fall, continues to surprise (and sometimes shock) customers.
When the Washington Design Center showrooms got word last July that their Southwest D.C. building had been sold and was becoming a Bible museum, they began scrambling to find a new location. Now the Design Center steering committee is announcing that Franklin Court (1099 14th St. N.W.) has been selected as its new home.
Don’t fall in love with the crackled leather armchair while you’re trying on that linen jacket at the new Billy Reid shop that opened last week in Georgetown.
The chair is not for sale.
Neither are the perfectly faded Oriental rugs, carved gold frames, crystal decanters or crystal chandeliers. (Selling the store’s furnishings would cause chaos on the floor, Reid says, as some pieces are hard to replace.) His arrangements of vintage furnishings and architectural artifacts are the perfect setting for his comfortably stylish men’s and women’s clothing at all of his 10 stores. If you go into a dressing room in the upper-level made-to-measure department here, you’ll feel like you’re in an elegantly appointed dressing room in an old New Orleans townhouse.