Spring has blossomed in full effect, but before moving on to warmer temperatures and greener pastures, Capital! Style takes a moment to reflect on the final days of winter. Camel coats return, lightweight jackets, and sharp layers help these stylish residents of the River City bid farewell to the winter that never was.
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After a ridiculously warm winter, you can now finally start dressing for 60+ degree temperatures. Since you no longer have the fortune to hide underneath your down lined parka, it’s time to stock your wardrobes with clothes that you are proud to wear.
It looks like 2012 is quickly becoming a very fashionable year. With numerous days of abnormally warm weather, there’s much to say about winter–or this year’s lack of one. Looking through these pictures, many of these looks would fit right at home in the spring, and that necessarily isn’t a bad thing!
Preparing to nestle by the fire, or shop for loved ones (or themselves) around town this edition of Capital! Style features Richmond’s most stylish residents as they prepare to embrace the end of 2011.
As the color of the leaves continue to change and daylight hours become increasingly shorter, stylish Richmonders enjoy the blissful autumn weather in their finest garb. Make sure to get out and enjoy this amazing weather before winter shuts us all in!
Last weekend’s Richmond Folk Festival brought out thousands of locals to delight in three days of picture perfect autumn weather. Lazy afternoons faded into lazy evenings, and of course the Richmond stylish were well represented at the festival.
Without warning Richmond has transformed from an inescapable sweltering city into an autumnal oasis. I’m not complaining and neither are any of the stylish people in this month’s Capital! Style.
During the last few months a few trends have surfaced on the streets of Richmond. With its patrons expressing themselves with bold color, charming hats, and lovely florals, summer style in Richmond has never looked better.
For much of the 20th century, Broad Street was the heart of retail, life, and culture in the city of Richmond. Featuring large department stores such as Miller & Rhoads, and Thalhimers, the style savvy, graced a portion of this 15-mile stretch, strolled the sidewalks and looked good doing it. Although the department stores are long gone, style on Broad still remains.
Style never ceases to amaze me in Richmond. Maybe it is something in the murky water of the James River, or maybe it’s just something we are all collectively born with. Not only do we demand our sweet tea and lazy days at the river, we love to wear our cowboy boots, sundresses (on the girls), cut offs (on the guys and girls), and jean vests while enjoying those things.