Gifts for the Silver Spring Scholar

Gifts for the Silver Spring Scholar

He’s comfortable whether talking about politics or Proust. He’s not opposed to technology, but he still prefers print books and newspapers. Give him a gift that’s as smart as he is. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

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Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief of Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and writes about weddings, fashion, and shopping. Her work has also appeared in Refinery29, Bethesda Magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others. She is a Georgetown University graduate, lives in Columbia Heights, and you can find her on Instagram at @washbridegroom and @sarahzlot.

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