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Formerly a buyer for Boyds' contemporary department, Fran D'Ambrosio has an eye for trends, but her Main Line boutique, Ella's Grove, isn't catering solely to the stilettoed set. In fact, D'Ambrosio's advice for women taking on a new trend is "always be comfortable."
D'Ambrosio's adaptation of spring's three must-have trends—black and white, neoprene graphic sheaths, and bomber jackets, according to the boutique owner—follow suit, each presented in a way that's practical, wearable, and most importantly, blister-free. We can get on board with that.
"The bomber jacket is a retro look that has been modernized to look so 'right now.' It's a great layering piece, and I love it as much with jeans as I do with ball gowns." · Ella's Grove [Official Site]
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