2 reasons to go to dc

One:

Porter Airlines begins flights from Toronto's Billy Bishop airport to Washington-Dulles airport on Apr. 16. And they are currently 50% off. Praise be.

Two:

This man is opening a store. Though I guess don't book your flight yet, looks like there's a bit of work to be done to the building before doors open. Read about it in the Washington Post

Meanwhile, here's a litte taste of his vision to tide you over:

Interior design by Darryl Carter. Photos by Simon Upton. Produced by Anita Sarsidi for ELLE Decor