Shop Talk: Belle Mode

The relaxing boutique achieves the delicate balance between modern and vintage, with sultry styles to basic essentials in three themed rooms.

Belle Mode / Photo by Erick Gibson

DESTINATION:
Belle Mode [Fairfax Corner, Fairfax; 703-543-4737; bellemodeintimates.com]

ATMOSPHERE/ATTITUDE:
The relaxing boutique achieves the delicate balance between modern and vintage, with sultry styles to basic essentials in three themed rooms.

BREAD & BUTTER:
The ladies at Belle Mode find a shopper’s correct size, even if it’s an unusual one. “Any kind of fashion problem you’re having in your wardrobe with your bra … that’s definitely what we do,” says Nicole Martin, owner.

SWEET SURPRISES:
Jewelry, yoga gear.

FIERCEST FANS:
Women who appreciate quality.

BLOWS TO THE BUDGET:
Bras, $29-$120 (low mark-up).

 

(December 2012)

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