And “Keep Her Safe.” Take a second to look at the videos—both are brief, one is below—and then add your name to the PayUp Fashion petition. Every time a signature is added, an e-mail is distributed to the inboxes of over 200 fashion executives, telling them that anyone desires to see real change. The PayUp Fashion campaign outlines seven actions for brands to take to make sure the wellbeing of garment employees. All are important, but one organization, Re/make, is now focusing its efforts on Action #2—Keep Workers Safe. It’s more relevant than ever right now, and it’s crucial step to take before other improvements can be made.

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Architect Timothy Clites imparts European sophistication and panache to a classic Hunt Country manse

A five-acre estate in Virginia’s Hunt Country proved irresistible to its owner, a Georgetown University alumnus and private-equity investor. “The approach is magical—a long drive up a curving hill past mature landscaping and formal gardens. I bought it on the spur of a moment,” he reveals. Subsequently married, he and his wife now split their time between the five-bedroom, 5,795-square-foot residence in Upperville and a home in Miami.

Architect Errol Adels—whose illustrious portfolio includes the Finnish Embassy in DC—designed the home in the late 1990s for his own use. The tripartite, one-and-a-half-story abode is composed of three interconnected structural masses. “It’s an unusual home, without traditionally compartmentalized rooms,” the current owner observes. “We loved the house, but the palette was Tuscan-inspired, its finishes and materials were dated and it needed an infrastructure overhaul. We wanted to

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