Autumn is one of the most exciting times of the year when it comes to fashion and building outfits. It’s the season to blend couture with comfy, to play with layers without getting bulky, and most importantly, to take stock and re-stock your wardrobe. Whether your vibe is cozy and neutral or bold and vibrant, all you really need to get started are a few staple pieces to keep in your closet.
Here are some great boutique fashion stores in Northern Virginia that can help you incorporate some of this fall’s trends into your wardrobe today.
Add some layers with a vest from 3 Sisters
Layering is one of the most fun, creative, and key components of autumn style. It adds flexibility to your clothing pieces that may otherwise only be worn at certain times of the year. Maybe you’re making a short sleeve last through the fall by wearing it over something with long sleeves and adding a fun scarf. Or you may just simply be throwing on a cozy vest over a printed top to add some warmth and style. Moral of the story: the opportunities are endless. From reversible to Sherpa to buffalo plaid, 3 Sisters in Alexandria has all your vest layering needs covered. 213 King St, Alexandria
Choose a cardigan at Scout & Molly’s
Transitioning from the end of summer into chilly fall mornings can be tough sometimes. But throwing on a warm cardigan certainly makes it easier. And good news — chunky cardigans and sweaters are in this year. This is the perfect way to experiment with color as well. Choose a simple earth tone or be a bit more playful with it and find a funky orange color. Either way, you really can’t go wrong with a cardigan in the fall. Pick out the perfect cardigan to suit your style at Scout & Molly’s in Reston. 11944 Market St, Reston
Find a print you like at Undeniable Boutique
Printed dresses are yet another way to have some fun with your autumn wardrobe. And if you’re a fan of animal print or plaid, you’re in luck this year! Both are alive and well as far as fall fashion is concerned. Cold outside? No worries. That’s what fall fashion is all about. Throw on some warm leggings underneath with a pair of stylish boots, and you’re ready to go! Find a fun printed dress today at Undeniable Boutique in Fairfax. 2920 District Ave. Suite 140, Fairfax
Flare out at Gossip on 23rd
Skinny jeans are great and all, but this autumn, it’s all about the flare. (You knew they’d be back eventually…) The wash and color choice is up to you, but one thing is for sure, this style is popping up everywhere. Don’t miss out on this retro flash to the past. Find your perfect pair of flared denim at Gossip on 23rd in Arlington! 4238 Wilson Blvd Unit 2250, Arlington
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