Big Dipper: Put down that Milky Way; you need a makeover. Let’s rocket over to Style Étoile, a new fashion-forward addition to Congressional Plaza.
Little Dipper: Hard-to-find labels on Rockville Pike? You can’t be Sirius!
BD: Yep, look behind the REI. Sisters and D.C. natives Christina and Natalie Albina (Scoop NYC, Miu Miu) have opened a brick-and-mortar counterpart to their online boutique.
LD: The desire for more striking clothes in the DMV is practically universal.
BD: So true. The shop is small but smartly stocked for spring. Think baseball jackets by Jonathan Simkhai, collars by Eleven Objects, and baby-doll dresses by CFDA darling Timo Weiland.
LD: How can I shine brighter?
BD: Try gunmetal high-tops from What Goes Around Comes Around and sparkling chiffon bow ties by Roarke NYC.
LD: Can I pull that off?
BD: Sure, with some help from the sisters. Between buying trips to NYC, the fashionable duo tackles styling jobs, closet re-orgs, and high-end vintage.
LD: I’m thanking my lucky stars.
Style Étoile, Congressional Plaza, 1701b9 Rockville Pike, Rockville (301-770-4218 or styleetoile.com).
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