{Shop Local Series: Discovering New Shops In Your Own Backyard}

{Shop Local Series: Discovering New Shops In Your Own Backyard}

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The V Marketplace is located conveniently in the heart of Yountville, California. It was designed to meet tourists shopping needs, but in reality it’s a locals secret weapon ! It is a luxurious combination of high end shops, including: clothing, wine, chocolate, art, toys etc. If you hear me talking about Yountville a lot on my blog, it’s because my full time gig at Silver Trident Winery, is also located there. The town of Yountville was very lucky to have sustained no damage during the deadly wild fires this past week. Unfortunately with the fires surrounding Napa Valley and Sonoma County, lots of roads were closed and so many businesses were closed for 7+ days. If you are considering a vacation, please add Napa to your list! We need your support now more than ever, if you cannot make it here physically, shop online at any of the local stores I will be featuring today!

My favorite thing is to introduce you guys to new boutiques, especially those of you who live locally and may not realize what you are missing out on! Tay and Grace and Knickers and Pearls are two shops I frequent in addition to Sister’s Boutique in Yountville. I basically go in and make the rounds to each spot about once per month and see what’s new !  You're welcome for all of that hard work ;)

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Tay & Grace

I adore my small town and the fact that I have a personal connection to almost all the shops I frequent. In this case my very best friend Meghan is very close to the Owner Kristin's family. I love shopping while catching up with Kristin, she has fabulous taste and always points me in the right direction. It's my go to source for certain brands like: Velvet, Rue Stiic, Michael Stars and lots of other investment pieces. Their selection of contemporary women's fashion is always changing and up to date with current trends, just what this busy gal needs! I tend to choose outfits based off of events I have planned, I know that sounds opulent, but I go with one new statement piece or accessory, not an entirely new outfit, I'm not THAT bad when it comes to shopping habits lol. This past trip into Tay and Grace I was able to score a few pieces that work perfectly as I transition into Fall. This Rue Stiic blouse is AMAZING and my favorite piece by far, it feels like pajamas. It was rather warm the day I was able to shoot, so I styled it with my favorite lace shorts, a little tuck and some slides! If I were wearing it now, I’d throw on a pair of jeans, scarf and OTK boots. If your visiting Napa, we’re in the 70’s right now, so definitely recommend bringing layers ! 

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What's funny about blogging is I feel the need to mix up my style and wear things like this gorgeous dress, even if its a step out of my comfort zone (little secret, it’s actually a swimsuit cover up, I styled as a dress). I wasn't sure what type of bra or shape wear I should use to make it work for a day out, so I decided to head over to Knickers and Pearls to see what they had!

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Knickers and Pearls

Knickers and Pearls is the place to find your luxurious statement lingerie. There is nothing else like it in Napa, they carry gorgeous pieces and every type of shape wear you could need ! I was impressed when the Owner Shawnie suggested I use the swimsuit below as shape wear. It was a PERFECT plan, it was a deep V neck and halter style which matched my dress/swimsuit cover. I often pop into K&P for gift certificates for brides to be or birthday gifts for my girlfriends ! If you’re local and haven’t stopped by, make sure to put it on your list for your next day spent in Yountville! 

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{Shop Local Series: Wunder Boutique Fall Selections}

{Shop Local Series: Wunder Boutique Fall Selections}

{Lira Women’s: My Picks For Fall}

{Lira Women’s: My Picks For Fall}