Best Boutiques

INSPIRATION BOARDS

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Tartan Titan

Try sleek pieces in color palettes ranging from bold to neutral to fit any style.

OBSESSIONS

BP Transit Boot

Angela’s Fashion Picks for October

Our fashion and beauty writer shares her monthly wishlist.

ASK AN EXPERT

Cindy and Tricia Wagner of Salon 46; photo courtesy of Whitney Stringer PR

Ask an Expert: Cindy and Tricia Wagner of Salon 46

The owners of Old Town’s Salon 46, Cindy and Tricia Wagner, help you break out of your hair care rut with tons of style and product ideas.

TREND REPORT

November Trend Report

Fall Under Wraps

We have created a comprehensive outerwear guide to carry you through all of the go-to events this season. From weekend hangouts to office parties, we’ve got you covered.

BUYER'S RESOURCE

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Buyer’s Resource

Holiday gift giving, shopping and donating this season.

FASHION FEATURE

Escape into Luxury

Autumn embraces a shift from the minimalism of seasons past towards a period of ladylike hyper-elegance. Subtle print-mixing, embellished sweaters, layers of metallic and fringed feathers take ordinary outfits to another level.

SWAG

November Trend Report

Fall Under Wraps

We have created a comprehensive outerwear guide to carry you through all of the go-to events this season. From weekend hangouts to office parties, we’ve got you covered.

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The How-To Guide: Old Town Boutique District’s “Small is the New Black”

For the year’s most fashion-filled day, try out our how-to guide on shopping local in one of the area’s premiere shopping districts, located in Alexandria.

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Prepare for Black Friday With These Shopping Apps

Create a Black Friday game plan with three of the best shopping apps available.

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No Shave November is No Problem For Stubble & ‘Stache

Local NoVA Brand Tackles No Shave November

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Q&A: Aerin Lauder On Creating Makeup for the Modern Woman

With the release of her new ESSENTIALS line, Aerin Lauder shares makeup tips for the busy woman.

FASHION FEATURES

Summer Staples

The Eight Items Every Wardrobe Needs. Wherever the day takes you, we’ve got you covered.

Local Love

This season brings a much-needed breath of fresh air with relaxed fits, athletic separates, colorful prints and quirky accessories all hand-selected from NoVA’s trendiest boutiques.

Shop Local

Venturing out to find the perfect gift can be an exhausting experience that requires you to battle bumper-to-bumper traffic, mile-long checkout lines and merciless mall moms. Instead head to some of NoVA’s best shopping destinations for local boutiques that are sure to provide you with the perfect pieces for the holidays and beyond.
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SHOP TALK

William T. Clothiers

This Fairfax clothier provides a classic take on the custom tailor experience.

Take 5 Boutique

Centered in the urban chic Mosaic District in Fairfax, Take 5 surrounds itself by modern designs, candor beauty and essential shops.