Best of 2011: Julia Farr

Where to build a classic Washington Wardrobe
Photograph by Yassine El Mansouri

Julia Farr
5232 44th St., NW; 202-364-3277

Born and raised in the District, Julia Farr has the Washington look down pat—and for those who don’t know how to achieve it, she’s ready to help. At her lushly decorated boutique, the former attorney offers modern-conservative clothing as well as one-on-one wardrobe consultation, which can happen online, in the store, or at home.

Weekend wear comes in the form of Dallin Chase separates and White & Warren cashmere, while Catherine Malandrino, Adam, and Milly dresses get you fashionably set for work. Also available: versatile jewelry—Kara Ross is a major draw—and classic skirts, slacks, and sheath dresses designed by Farr herself. There’s also a minibar stocked with Champagne, wine, and Pellegrino.

This article appears in the July 2011 issue of The Washingtonian. 

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Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief of Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and writes about weddings, fashion, and shopping. Her work has also appeared in Refinery29, Bethesda Magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others. She is a Georgetown University graduate, lives in Columbia Heights, and you can find her on Instagram at @washbridegroom and @sarahzlot.