Best Boutiques


Photo courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue.

Tartan Titan

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



Angela’s Fashion Picks for May

Our fashion and beauty writer shares her monthly wishlist.


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.


Allix Wright, Public relations manager at Brandlink DC

Insider Beauty Secrets

We tapped three of the area’s most fashionable and social ladies to share their favorite go-to haunts that help them look and feel beautiful from head to toe.


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Buyer’s Resource

Holiday gift giving, shopping and donating this season.


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.


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5 Organic hair solutions to sun damage

MOM’s Organic Markets’ Cecilia Jeffrey shares natural alternatives to repair and maintain healthy hair during the sweltering summer months.

Ladyburg's Soap Table. Photo courtesy of Crystal Wellman.

Ladyburg to open its Old Town location tomorrow

The popular Fredericksburg bath and body boutique by the same name will open a new location in at 105 S. Union St. in Old Town Alexandria Saturday, July 25.

Left Shirt- Ralph Lauren, Right Shirt- J. Crew, Belts- J. Crew and Brooklyn Cloth, Strapback- Mitchell & Ness, Shorts- J. Crew

Casual chic: 4 summer style tips for the post-grad guy

Our no-nonsense guide to the do’s and don’ts of casual male summer style.

The dress was Samantha's vintage find, which she tailored and later sold at a fashion show. Photo courtesy of Whitney Stringer PR.

How to shop for local vintage fashion

A local vintage shop owner shares her tips on what to look for when hunting for fashion treasures.

Dress from the  b*ub*bly collection. Photo courtesy of Anand Jayaraman of AJ Photoz.

This week’s top fashion news and events

View a new local fashion collection and order customized shoes this week in NoVA’s fashionable happenings.


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: The Jeans Whisperer

Your search for the perfect-fitting pair of jeans ends at this Leesburg boutique.

Shop Talk: It’s All Good Consignment

Located in the nostalgic Westover neighborhood in Arlington, this popular consignment shop is a treasure trove of label brands.