Our job description may involve focusing on what's on the outside, but we all know it's what's on the inside that counts. And we're not just talking about your personality (although, that's important, too) — we're talking about your lingerie.Belle Mode Intimates is the super-chic new addition to Fairfax Corner shopping center, and owner Nicole Martin is all about combining fashion-forward products with attentive customer service. Whether you're blessed with an AA or a K cup, this shop has something for you, ranging from soft lace camis to molded push-up bras guaranteed to give your bustline a boost. All our favorite brands are represented here, from cult favorites like Hanky Panky and Chantelle to the more practical Spanx, Wacoal, and Natori. Click through for a special tour of the so-pretty space, and start making your summer lingerie shopping list now. Where: Belle Mode Intimates, 11889 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax; 703-543-4737.
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