Local style blogger Meg Biram now sells glam decor online

megbiram Photo by Yvonne Rock

Meg Biram is a lifestyle and media powerhouse: When she’s not covering home, beauty or fashion trends on her blog, megbiram.com, the D.C. resident is helping other bloggers find their voices via B Bar, a business she co-founded with a pal (shopthebbar.com). Recently, Biram launched an online shop where she sells rich textiles and luxe beauty products (shop.megbiram.com).

How would you describe your aesthetic?
It’s global-midcentury-modern-meets-a-glam-Kelly Wearstler feel. I love marble and glass with a high-fashion feel, but at the same time I love midcentury modern teak wood chairs with a Moroccan rug.

Those styles seem so different. Why do they work together?
I think it’s because I follow my eye and I just go with it. Because I’m not an interior designer, I don’t have all those rules in my head. I think if you find items you really love, you can figure out a way to pull them together.

Where are your favorite places to shop in D.C.?
There are a lot of cool little global stores. If you want an African mud cloth, you can find 10 stores that carry that. I also like And Beige, GoodWood, Salt & Sundry and Jonathan Adler.

How do you juggle all of your projects?
I really love everything I’m doing. It’s kind of like my hobbies are my job, so I don’t really mind working a lot. I think to be an entrepreneur who has really big dreams you have to be slightly crazy in a good way. I definitely have that.

Is your blog Washington-centric?
I talk about D.C. because I live here, but I want to keep a global focus. A lot of my topics are very neutral as far as where you live.

Holley Simmons is the dining editor of Express. When she’s not reporting on local restaurants and tastemakers, you can find her sewing a dress from a 1950s pattern or planting a windowsill herb garden. Contact her at holley.simmons@washpost.com.



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