STYLE FILE: DISTRICT OF CHIC

Based in Washington D.C., District of Chic covers style, travel and food in the nation's capital. Started over six years ago, a lot has happened in the life of this blogger favorite—notably a new addition to the family on the way.

You're on a first date, what shoe do you wear? Something bold. A good statement shoes makes for a good conversation icebreaker.

What's one fashion rule you always break? They say tall girls shouldn't wear high heels, but I've never paid attention to that. There's nothing wrong with being tall and powerful.

When it comes to shoes, how much is too much to pay? I really think the most important thing to take into account is how much you love them and think you'll wear them. If they're expensive, wear them to death and the cost will be worth it.

Who is your favorite shoe designer? It changes frequently but I've been loving the perfect balance between understatement and intrigue Tabitha Simmons has been putting out lately.

If you were a shoe, what shoe would you be? Probably a high-heeled boot, a little bit elegant and a little bit tough.