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Virginia Is For Shoppers: 6 Charming Shopgirls Show Off Their Chic Style

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    UPDATE: Summer doldrums got you in a style rut? Sometimes, all you need is a little inspiration, and these six chic boutique staffers have plenty to offer. This story was originally published on June 28, 2012.

    Imagine this: You've finally found your perfect neighborhood bar. Great ambiance, cool clientele, and killer cocktails — it's your happy place and you can't go a weekend without a stop-in. Now, imagine what you'd be missing if you didn't know the bartender. We all know that the key to any good next-level experience is knowing the staff. And since our main vice (if you can even call it that) is shopping, we know just how important it is know our favorite boutique's chicest staffers.

    Last month, we brought you the most inspiring shopgirls in the District. This time, we headed south to study up on NoVa's must-meet ladies. Just like your resident mixologist, these ladies know their stuff, love their customers, and want you to step out of your (style) box — whether that means trying a new denim line or a bold orange lip. Now, what are you waiting for? Get to know these retail mavens, and take home a few of their best styling tips (for free!).

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