When talented people come together, good things happen. Tapping into the expertise in Fairfield and Black Rock, we assembled an army of shop owners, hair, makeup, and fashion stylists, and together we created looks to suit women of all ages. This savvy group proves you don’t have to go far to find a great outfit, perfect accessories, or get your best hair style or makeup. Hair expert Lachers Reese (photo below) and makeup master Nikki Medina (middle photo) glammed up models at La Moda, In the Mood Intimates, Apricot Lane, and A’Dor Couture. Gabriella Travali (third photo down), owner of Gavali Beauty Suite, and her team brought their hair and makeup skills to beautify models at Cioa Bella, Coco and Company, and Olive My Stuff.
Hair by Lachers Reese & Gabriella Travali // Makeup by Nikki Medina, Alyssa Gonzalez,
and Shelby Flower // Fashion styling by Katie Coolidge and Caroline Placey
La Moda at 1434 Post Road is a full-service fashion boutique that first opened in downtown Fairfield in 1985. At La Moda, Mary Scasino and her team pride themselves on being a boutique in every sense of the word and feature one per size current clothing. Their mission is to make customers happy-pure and simple. They do this by suppling superior style, selection, and service. Their clients love to look good; and they love helping them find their style. Model Trevor Mullineaux is wearing a Joseph Ribkoff dress, Pia Rossini scarf, and blue and gold leaf hoop earrings. (Photo above.)
After 13 years in Madison, Ciao Bella decided to open their second location in Fairfield at 1610 Post Rd. (between Sound Runner and Wild Rice). Teens, young women, and moms love their fabulous fashions, accessories, and gifts—all at great prices. Sisters and co-owners Sheila Salkin and Janice Briguglio can be found working most days in one of their stores and personally help customers find the perfect outfit or gift. Stay up to date on all their new arrivals by following them either on Facebook @shopciaobellamadison or Instagram @shopciaobella. Model Holly Moran is wearing a black short sleeve mock neck sweater and clueless tweed skort. On the cover of Fairfield Magazine, she’s featured wearing a fall floral chiffon smock top and black denim bell bottoms. Black denim bell bottom Clueless Tweed Skort $50.
Apricot Lane at 1499 Post Road is a locally owned women’s fashion boutique in Fairfield. Always with the fashionista in mind, the boutique curates a special selection of styles from well-known brands such as Free People, Z Supply, and Vintage Havana, as well as on-trend clothing, accessories, and gift items from emerging brands—all for the modern mother and daughter. With the help of expert stylists, customers always find current most sought after styles and must-have pieces for days in and nights out. As new styles arrive daily, shopping at Apricot Lane is always a discovery and an affordable and special experience. Mom/daughter Renee and Abby McMichael are wearing new Apricot Lane fashions, including faux snakeskin pants.
Olive My Stuff is a trendy consignment shop located in the heart of Fairfield at 39 Sanford Street. They carry designer brands—owner Ali Papageorge’s faves are Lilly Pulitzer, Lululemon, Tory Burch, Gucci, and more—for kids, teens, and women. Olive also carries new gift items from Connecticut manufacturers or made by working moms that Ali loves to support. The store makes it easier than ever for people to earn extra cash on items just sitting in their closets. Follow Olive My Stuff on Facebook or Instagram to get the most up to date information. Models Jennifer Delawder, Olive Keller, and Katherine Fitzgerald are wearing consignment: Tory Burch, Gucci, Gap, Hunter boots, Free People, Vans, and Ahdored mini vegan crossbody bag.
Coco and Company, opened in 2018 at 3310 Post Road in Southport, was born out of a love for all things beautiful, happy, touching, stylish, and fun. The black and white awnings of the storefront welcome passersby to discover great shopping in a warm and uplifting environment. With a continuously edited selection of clothing, bags, accessories, and decor, designs are curated to surprise, delight, and inspire the customer. Stop in to find a heartfelt sign for a wall of your daughter’s bedroom, the perfect Scandinavia-inspired wooden bowl as a hostess gift, or a stunning clutch bracelet to complete an evening look. Model Jennifer O’Reilly is wearing a cashmere striped poncho, the perfect lightweight design for fall mornings or evenings.
In the Mood Intimates is a full-service intimate apparel store. Owner Karen Esposito and her team focus on finding customers the perfect fitting bra. They offer bra sizes from 28-48, and band and cup sizes A-M . They also carry a large selection of panties, shapewear, and hosiery for all intimate apparel needs. Their loungewear, robes, and pajamas are a big hit and make terrific gifts. Find them in the Brick Walk at 1215 Post Road or at InTheMoodIntimates.com Model Renee Macisco is wearing an UGG faux-fur trimmed black robe and Cosabella romper.
A’Dor Couture is a wedding dress and bridal boutique located at 3695 Post Road in Southport. All dresses and accessories are designed by owner Dorota Wysiecka and made in the US using only the highest quality fabrics and laces. A’Dor is proud of its garments and confident in its bridal industry expertise. At the store there are beautiful samples of the wedding dresses but each bride can customize her gown to meet her vision. A’Dor also offers bridal belts, plus-size gowns, veils, and custom Mother-of-the-Bride and groom dresses. Visit Adorcouture.com. Model Kelsey Morey wears a custom A’Dor Couture gown, rhinestone belt and comb. Lace Cap Hydrangea “butterfly” bouquet by Sarah O’Brien, Fresh Flower Bar (freshflowerbar.com)