"Wanderlust" might well be the buzzword for 2012, and it has inspired some of our favorite feasts for the eyes — blogs, inspiration boards, designer collections, and gorg boutiques. D.C. just got its own dose of the jet-set vibe now that Isabella Polles, half of the brother-sister team behind Woodley Park eatery Cafe Sorriso, has opened Via Gypset just upstairs.
With shoes and couture fashion on the first floor (we spotted an original Karl Lagerfeld — swoon) and a treasure trove of consignment goodies on the second, the beautifully appointed shop has something for everyone in every price range. "I love that the clothes in my boutique tell a story," Polles says. "Whether it’s a 1960s metallic shift dress from Thailand or an incredible 1970s Chloé designed by Karl Lagerfeld, one can imagine a fabulous occasion for which it was worn. Fashion can be about the fantasy of exploration and adventure.”
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