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Ark & WHOAH

Happy Spring! Monday was the official first day of Spring, but to be honest we have been enjoying the spring-like temperatures and showers for awhile. And with Spring officially among us comes Spring weddings, holidays, and special occasions. We love that this dress from Ark & Co seems to have the fresh buds of spring woven into every inch. This dress can stand alone at any outdoor get together and depending on shoes and accessories can easily be dressed up or down. We love the hint of metallic thread that catches the light (because trust us, you’re going to want to twirl in this one!)

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Floral Dress, Ark and Co – $144
Astonish Sandals, Seychelles – On Sale $52!
Brass Cuff Bracelet, Roost – $60

Thanks to Ellen for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.

Shift to Black

When in doubt, shifting back to those neutral tones and classic silhouettes can feel like the warm hug of familiarity and comfort! When using a neutral color pallet, feel free to experiment with new and different shapes and styles without feeling like you’re jumping too far out of the familiar. We fell in love with these square-toed slingback mules from Intentionally Blank, and while we no longer have them in store, this style is totally worth trying out! As much as we love trying new trends and styles, we appreciate Neuw Denim for keeping those classic looks in mind and we are thrilled to be getting more + more in the store from them (so keep your eyes peeled!)

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Kimono Dress, Neuw – $95
Honcho Mules, Intentionally Blank – $229
Earrings – $40
Necklace, NY Jewelry – $18

Thanks to Ellen for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.

Blooms

Now is the beloved time of year where we flirt with warmer weather and on most mornings you can hear a choir of birds from your window. Spring is definitely on its way, and what better way to welcome the season than with this gorgeous floral maxi dress! There’s not much better than a dress that can stand out on its own. We love the delicate floral pattern throughout- yet it still totally makes a statement! We juxtapose this colorful classic with this amazing fringe leather tote bag. Delicate, brass-toned jewelry really compliment the colorful print of this dress. With this look, you can effortlessly toss a little spring in your step (and your wardrobe)!

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Floral Maxi, Current Air – $56
Necklace, Bou Cou – $46
Brass Cuff, Roost – $60
Josephine Bag, Latico – $248
Radical Sandals, Seychelles – $123

Thanks to Ellen for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.

S.O.S

Sometimes with fashion and putting together an outfit outside of your routine uniform, it means putting together pieces you wouldn’t think would go together. Utilizing different textures and fabrics within the same look adds interest and depth. We are loving this look styled with a chunky knit sweater and lovely emerald skirt. While it may not be instinctual to have these two items together, you can see these opposites really play off each other in creating a cohesive look. If you’re trying out this trend for the first time, keeping each piece in the same color family may help add some comfort and congruence. Too cold for bare legs? Add some tights or a neutral sock and you are weather-ready!

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Ulitmate Knit Sweater, Neuw – $132
Knee-length Skirt, Current Air – $56
“Gaggle” Heels, Seychelles – $123
Tassel Necklace, Seaworthy – $95
Earrings, NY Jewelry – $12

Thanks to Ellen for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.

Top Coat

Need a quick style elevation? Look no further than a little fur trim. The (Faux) fur trim trend is definitely one we can get behind. It is commonly thought that fashion tends to repeat itself, and fur accents + details are no exceptions. Find it on this luxurious Traffic People coat, dangling from your tote bag or purse, and even lining the hood of your favorite puffer jacket- this subtle statement helps with staying warm, adding interest, all while remaining classy.

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Fur Collar Coat, Traffic People – $253
Midi Slip Dress, Current Air – $63
Gaggle Heels, Seychelles – $123
Necklace, NY Jewelry – $18

Thanks to Breigh for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.

Make A Day of It

We hear it all the time – “I’m not a hat girl.” Or “I can ONLY wear skinny jeans.” Or “I just don’t want to draw attention to myself.” We understand having a reliable uniform and we understand the comforting feeling of wardrobe staples and go-to’s. In fact, they are an incredibly important part of building personal style. At the same time, its also easy to box ourselves into a comfort zone and start giving ourselves fashion rules that let us get away with self-deprecating thoughts and mantras. At Minx, we love gently encouraging our customers, and OURSELVES, to try something they never have (or have before and weren’t feeling at the time!) and start challenging these self-imposed fashion rules with empowerment being the ultimate goal. So –  toss on a hat, try out a bold print, or come grab that white button-down you’ve been eyeing that will always fit just right. Either way – we are here and we are in your corner!

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Mineral Blouse, Gentle Fawn – $75
“Lexie” Jean, Neuw Denim – $154
Sonya Booties, Dolce Vita – $147
Feltro Rasato (Hat), Borsalino – $229
Necklace, Mani Designs (locally made!) – $100
Colin Bag, Latico – $273
Ring, NY Jewelry  – $12

Thanks to Ellen for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.

A Thousand Miles

In some cases, having a go-to outfit for a night out on the town can make the difference between saying ‘yes’ to that invitation or politely having to decline (No judgment from us, we’ve all been there!) We feel that fashion should never stand in the way of spending time with loved ones and creating memories. We love the combination of classic, neutral tones while playing with different fabrics and silhouettes. Keeping colors neutral and easy-to-pair makes creating an outfit effortless without sacrifice your personal creativity or style. It’s no secret that accessories can help elevate any look and that’s exactly what we have done here. When you have pieces in your wardrobe that speak to your personal style and remain timeless & classic, there is no need for a rain check!

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Olive V-neck Blouse, Lush – $44
Tie Belt Pant, Current Air – $46
Button Mules, Intentionally Blank – $189 (Now on Sale!)
Lucite Necklace – $80
Clutch  – $64

Thanks to Ellen for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.