HOH’s One-Minute Recess: From the Style File

Posted July 20, 2009 at 11:15am

Who says Capitol Hill denizens have no style? Why, even the castoffs of some staffers are fabulous designer goods.

[IMGCAP(1)]That’s the theory behind a new online consignment shop targeted to the badge-wearing set. It’s an offshoot of the Capitol Hill Style blog, which is run by an anonymous Hill staffer who goes by the moniker “Belle.—

Capitol Hill Style Resale Salon went live this weekend with Belle and a few other sellers unloading their lightly worn (or brand new) designer duds. From a Juicy Couture trench coat to Kate Spade heels, the offerings are reasonable enough to swing on a staffer salary and conservative-cute enough for any Washington event.

The Obama Smoke Watch Continues. In a new book about the White House Secret Service, journalist Ronald Kessler reveals that President Barack Obama “continues to puff away regularly— despite claiming to have cut back his smoking.

The New York Post’s Page Six gossip column has a preview of the book, “In the President’s Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect,— which also dishes on the wild-child ways of Bush twins Jenna and Barbara.

So much for he “secret— part of the Secret Service.

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