Things We Love This Fall: Boutique Owners Pick Autumn Faves

By ALIVE Staff
In Style

Polished pieces for Sunday brunch


Add some comfort to your brunch look with this Lana sweater made of 100 percent Italian wool. Available in black or ivory check, dressed up or down, this sweater is a seasonal must-have. $88. Handpicked for you by Amelia Freeman, designer of One.


Make a bold statement with these funky and fun Bocca frames by Face A’ Face. These colorful glasses offer a twist on traditional temple detailing, available in six colors at The Eye Bar, and are sure to turn heads. $530. Handpicked for you by Stacey Plank, owner of The Eye Bar. 401 N. Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO, 63108, 314.367.1848,


This Susana Monaco turtle-flared dress is a must-have for fall. Pair with tights and a crisp jacket for the perfect seasonal outfit. Available at Rung, a boutique carrying premium and designer resale items, proceeds from purchases benefit St. Louis women and children in distress. $75. Handpicked for you by Mallarie Zimmer, executive director of Rung Boutique. 9741 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO, 63119, 314.918.0575,


These Very Volatile soft suede booties add a pop of fall color to your Sunday best, and they can be paired with almost anything in your closet for an easy, stylish look. $82. Handpicked for you by Kimberly Riordan, owner of Jeans, Jackets and Jewels. 117 Hilltown Village Center, Chesterfield, MO, 63017, 314.578.1433,

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This Primary biker-inspired faux leather jacket, from the debut collection for Fauxgerty, is a must-have for a fall date night. Offered in five colors, each jacket brings a different energy through the color it bears. $549. Handpicked for you by Chrissy Fogerty, owner and designer of Fauxgerty. 228 N. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108,

Add a pop of print to your date-night look with this form-fitting, Boa python-print dress by Elizabeth and James. This hourglass sheath, cut from flawless stretch fabric, is the perfect combination of sexy and sophisticated. $327. Handpicked for you by Melodie Tauben, owner of Vie. 9660 Clayton Rd, St. Louis, MO, 63124, 314.997.0124,


The Bea blouse, crafted in luxurious silk crepe, features graphic rows of hand-embellished shimmering sequins and beads in a honeycomb pattern. This top is the definition of high-octane glamor meets elegant ease. $369. Handpicked for you by Maeghan Moeller, owner of Lusso. 165 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63105, 314.725.7205,


To complement your sophisticated style, this slim—yet voluminous—clutch fits more than you’d think. Made of full-grain embossed python leather with a top zipper closure, two interior slip pockets and personalization available up to three initials, this clutch from Ivy Hill is the perfect accessory to complete your date-night look. $125 or $140 with monogram. Follow @IvyHillBoutique on Instagram and Facebook for updates. Handpicked for you by Hillary Dutcher, owner of Ivy Hill. 8835 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO 63124, 314.721.7004,

This story appeared in the October 2015 issue. This post has been brought to you in part by the mentioned business. All photos have been provided by our partners unless otherwise noted. Thank you for supporting the companies that keep ALIVE growing. 

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