Make Tracks 8

Fall Fashion Do’s for Every Step and Stop

A touch of bold, a bit of wild. A hint of ferocity that turns heads, makes you feel like you’re going places—and getting there in enviable style.

For trends that are fashionable, fabulous and affordable, it can only be Alley Boutique. Owners, operators and longtime friends Debby Walker, Ann Marie Toney and Janel Thompson know what’s new, what’s now, and what’s next. More to the point, they know what looks good on you, no matter your age or élan.

“We know our audience … it’s not just Loveland, it’s all age groups,” Ann Marie says. “We try to offer a little bit of everything … a little taste of what we saw in New York and LA—for someone who wants to look on trend but doesn’t want to break the bank.”

And this season, it’s all about the print. Snakeskin and leopard in shoes, booties, purses and scarves. Powerfully patterned pieces now in unexpected shades of red, yellow and green.  

“Don’t be afraid of the animal print,” Ann Marie assures. “That little pop of pattern—one piece, one little accessory—can elevate your entire wardrobe.”

Add one chic piece to your favorite pair of jeans and white tee (that Current Air leopard coat!) to transform your entire look. Add snakeskin booties to the same jeans and tee—you’ve raised the fashion bar again.

Fall is also seasoned with vibrant, rich colors—eggplant, burnt orange and burgundy in big, bold stripes or monochromatic looks. Off-the-shoulder cuts and eye-catching angles. Graphic tees with a midi skirt and fall booties, or sneakers with a favorite dress and a jean jacket.

“Really, it’s all about confidence,” Ann Marie says. “That’s what makes you look the most stylish, truly … the most fashionable. Not every trend is for everybody. If you wear anything with confidence, if you feel good in it, then that’s the most beautiful of all.”

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Jewelry provided by Welling & Co., WellingAndCo.com | Accessories provided by Lemons & Limes Boutique, LemonsLimesBoutique.com  | Shot on Location at The Works, TheWorksPizza.com​​​​​​​

Last Train to Paris. Alley Boutique:Nikibiki Tank, $15 | Level 99 Skinny Dreamer Jeans, $100 | Current Air Leopard Jacket, $80. Welling & Co.: Kendra Scott Earrings, $68.

Talk of the Town. Alley Boutique:Current Air Multi Sweater, $60 | Sanctuary Cropped Button Fly Jeans, $90. Welling & Co.: Rachel Marie Earrings, $40. Lemons & Limes Boutique: Stella Wristlet, $38. 

Night Owl

Alley Boutique: Do+Be Black Bow Dress, $50

Welling & Co.: Welling & Co. Necklace, $1,260 | ASHI Diamond Earrings, $1,925

Blaze On

Alley Boutique: Do+Be Shawl Collar Dress, $50

Welling & Co.: Julie Voss Earrings, $68

Lemons & Limes Boutique: Allie Bucket Hobo Bag, $46

Off the Beaten Path

Alley Boutique: Do+Be Brown Stripe Top, $50 | Level 99 Cargo, $120

Welling & Co.: Kendra Scott Earrings, $68 | TI SENTO Bracelet, $340

Lemons & Limes Boutique: Lauren Clutch, $54

Cool Cat

Alley Boutique: Nikibiki Tank, $15 | Just Black Denim Destruction Jacket, $55 | Do+Be Red Leopard Skirt, $35

Welling & Co.: Kendra Scott Necklace, $78

Railway Chic

Alley Boutique: Nikibiki Tank, $15 | Do+Be Leopard Top, $40 | Level 99 Skinny Dreamer Jeans, $100

Welling & Co.: Kendra Scott Earrings, $68 | TI SENTO Bracelet, $340

Snake Charmer

Alley Boutique: Sanctuary Snakeskin Skirt, $80 | Nikibiki Top, $25

Welling & Co.: Freida Rothman Bracelet, $235 | Freida Rothman Earrings, $168

Lemons & Limes Boutique: Tickled Pink Sunglasses, $18