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What Would Jane Do?

Hi Spring! The Minxies are thrilled you’ve arrived! The time has come for strolls in the park, outdoor picnics, riverside get-togethers, Easter celebrations, weddings galore- and so, so much more! And believe us, we are READY. Needing that staple piece to seamlessly guide you through all of your Springtime events? Two words: Susana Monaco. Now, if you’ve been with us for awhile this shouldn’t come as a surprise. We love the sturdy, yet extreme comfort of the fabric used in all her pieces. The fit is incomparable and these pieces are made to hold their shape through many, many wears. This lilac color is the epitome of Spring to us! Its pastel and bright, yet can still be styled as a neutral if that’s more of your color pallet. Grab a light layer for those crisp mornings and cooling breeze, and you’ll be totally set for whatever comes your way this season.

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Lilac Maxi Dress, Susana Monaco – $241
White Crop Top, Cotton Candy LA – $47
“Jasmyn” Gladiator Sandals, Dolce Vita – $95
Cameo Necklace, Extasia – $150

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

Flower Power

cute spring outfit ideashoes at minxIt’s almost time to pull all of your shorts out of hibernation; and when you do, pair ’em up with some fun florals! Our latest shipment of easy to wear, lightweight tunics has us asking ourselves, not “which one”, “but how many?!” Choose your favorite floral print clutch or bag – like these darlings by Orla Kiely in her Sweet Pea Print – and finish off the look with tonal footwear. Here are a few choices from our downtown boutique to daydream about… Or better yet, stop by and take home a pair of your favorites today!

Parts of this outfit are available online and in our downtown boutique.

Shayla Tab Cuff Shorts, Level 99 – $84
Flower Tunic, Cals – $48
Long Beaded Necklace, David Aubrey – $141
Sweet Pea Print Double Zip Pouch, Orla Kiely (in-store & online) – $77
Razia Flats in Acid Sorbet, Dolce Vita – $103

(Clockwise from bottom left) Razia Flats in Acid Sorbet, Dolce Vita – $103
Emma Vagnetta Heels in Natural/Navy, Coclico – $354
Erika Ankle Strap Heels, Coclico – $324
Bright Idea Wedges in Clay, BC Footwear – $88
Model Citizen Flats in Stone, Seychelles – $88
Sweet Pea Print Handbag, Orla Kiely (in-store & online) – $141

Photography by Paola Nazati.

encore! – the $30 dress revisited

Jersey dresses: we love them for their easy fit, beautiful spring silhouettes, vibrant new colors, and lastly their $30 price tag! Ever-easy to dress up or down and always a closet staple; your spring wardrobe could use a couple of these and you know it!

jersey dresses, Color Me Red – all $30
black cardigan, Kersh – $62
silk sash, Tillvaro Designs (local) – $38
yellow studs, Seven Swans (local) – $18
mustard suede ballet flats, Dolce Vita – $115

Photography by Paola Nazati.

bon voyage

Oh to have matching luggage! Nothing seems quite so chic as pulling up to the airport and unloading a playfully matching set of Orla Kiely luggage. Or let yourself dream and imagine catching that train in Paris, or taking that road trip to Santa Fe, or even packing for a long weekend in Hot Springs. *sigh* This is a layaway worthy splurge if I do say so myself.

tripp large travel tote in multi car print, Orla Kiely – $245
tripp rolling cabin upright suitcase in multi car print, Orla Kiely – $268
tripp beauty case in multi car print, Orla Kiely – $127
orange jacket, Tulle – $77
inlaid lace top, Peppermint – $33
mustard suede tassel flats with python heel, Dolce Vita – $117
Harlan cigarette jeans, Earnest Sewn – model’s own, Minx 2009

Photography by Jameykay Young.