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Kennett Square Fashionista: Ashley Austin Boutique Owner Ashley Palandrani

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Ashley Palandrani

Owner, Ashley Austin, Kennett Square

Photo by Jared CastaldiPersonal style: “Casual, sophisticated and chic.”

Favorite designers: “I love Lilly Pulitzer, Milly, Vince and Shoshanna. For shoes and accessories, I love Frye, Rowen, Rebecca Minkoff and Lauren Merkin. My go-to jewels always come from Kendra Scott.”

She’s a: Shoes and accessories fan. “Having Ashley Austin boutique has made this obsession even stronger. I’m a true believer that changing your shoes and accessories can give you an entirely new look.”

Favorite thing in her closet: “Right now, a pair of gray-and-white chevron heels from Rosegold. They seem to just go with everything.”

Summer trends she loves: “The fresh new colors this season has brought—everything from coral and mint to ever-so-chic neutrals. My new favorite thing is mixing prints like stripes with florals.”

Style icon: “I can’t say that I have one in particular. Sometimes, the best style comes from seeing your friend in a great new look.”

Go-to casual outfit for a Saturday out: “Typically, straight-leg James jeans, a fun blouse, a blazer and ballet flats—easy yet pulled together.”

Go-to outfit for a Saturday night out: “A wide-leg trouser, flirty heels from Rebecca Minkoff and a bright top with bold jewels. Add a classic Lauren Merkin clutch, and I’m good to go.”

Top splurge: “Vintage Chanel jewelry.”

Reason to splurge: “Basics. I love a great blazer or timeless blouse. Something I’ll pull back out and be happy next season I purchased.”

Favorite local boutiques:Chantilly Blue in Kennett Square for my denim, Ashley Austin for my shoes, accessories and jewels, and Tish Boutique in West Chester for fun blouses, tops and dresses.”
 

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