Steadfast Supply owner Virginia Blanca Arrisueño shares her 7 favorite things

In this month’s Insider’s Guide, Arrisueño shares her fashion-forward advice on how to lead a stylish life.

Virginia Blanca Arrisueño is the owner of Steadfast Supply. (Photo by Christin Boggs Peyper)

True fashionistas are always on the hunt for the next great designer. Luckily, for the local fashion savvy set, they now have a brick-and-mortar boutique to browse plenty of independent brands from all around the world—right here in NoVA. Virginia Blanca Arrisueño opened an outpost of her DC-based Steadfast Supply earlier this summer at Ballston Quarter. The entrepreneur carefully curates a must-shop mix of clothing, accessories and home decor. The store also aims to be a community, with creative classes (think intro to watercolors or mobile phone photography) regularly on the calendar. Here, she shares her go-to fashion and beauty musts, plus her favorite NoVA hot spots.

This article originally appeared in our November 2019 issue. For more stylish content, subscribe to our weekly Shopping newsletter.

Photo by Christin Boggs Peyper

Waist Away
“Who doesn’t love a good fanny pack? I like this Neva Opet one because it’s minimal and black.”

Photo by Mike Ramm

Make Scents
“We just started carrying Aydry & Co. fragrances. Hands down the best diffusers that I have ever smelled. My favorite scent is White Tea.”

Photo by Christin Boggs Peyper

Modern Mix
Vajze jewelry has that perfect balance of edge and elegance that I appreciate 100%.”

Photo by Christin Boggs Peyper

Sleek Sneaks
“I love wearing all black with a pair of bold sneakers. These Vans are definitely my favorite new pair in my closet!”

Photo courtesy of Embark DC

Set Sail
Embark DC offers private boat tours in DC and Virginia. I recommend asking for Captain Denny to lead your tour. The tours are so much fun and the attractions from the water are amazing!”

Style Philosophy
“Minimal, black and comfy, yet cool-looking sneakers.”

Photo by Christin Boggs Peyper

Pearl Jam
“I love Skincando! I’m currently using its Pearl Mud Exfoliating Cleanser, which can be used as a daily cleanser or a mask

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