Category Archives: Work Clothes

Classic Collection

Yes, friends, it may be the time where it actually starts FEELING like Fall here in beautiful Asheville, NC! We are thrilled. Dressing for cooler weather is a time to play with layers, colors, and textures. In the warmer months, sometimes less is more and staying sweat-free trumps style choices 9 times out of 10. But in Fall/Winter, it’s really time to play! While we aren’t technically in winter-coat weather yet, it’s definitely time to start planning for it — and a great place to start could be color and proportions. In this look, we have a very neutral/pastel pallet. You wouldn’t expect to see too much lilac in the Fall; a season dominated by jewel-tones, mustards, and dark tones. But we love it year ’round! These light pieces are perfect on their own and also lend themselves to layering up as it gets colder. We chose to add some pattern and interest in these striped, block heels. This is an elegant, comfortable look that will seamlessly bring you from season to season.

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Boat-Neck Top, F4M – $40
Split-Leg Trouser, Sadie & Sage – $50
“Lily” Shoes, NY Shoes – $46
Necklace, NY Jewelry – $12
Carved Shield Earrings, Baizaar – $65

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

Cant-Forget-Her Sweater

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Tie-Waist Sweater, Current Air – $54
Black High-Rise Skinnies, model’s own
“Lily” Shoes, NY Shoes – $46
Earrings, Mata Traders – $23

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

Oui, Oui!

With the first day of Fall just a few days ago, it’s time now to start considering what sweaters you already have in your wardrobe and what new trends and staples you’re wanting to add this season. This “OUI” sweater is the perfect blend of a cool-weather slogan tee and a 50s letterman style sweater. It has a vintage feel with a more modern and trend-driven color pallet. We decided to pair this with white skinny jeans to help the texture and color of the knit really stand out. Plus, that whole “don’t wear white after Labor Day” rule is for the birds! Fashion rules, as you know, are meant to be broken, friends!

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Oui Sweater, Einii – $42
White High Rise Skinnies, Just Panmaco – $72
“Jasper” Lace-up Shoes, NY Shoes – $58

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

Bookmark It

A floral dress is a staple in most wardrobes, and it’s so easy to see why! It’s timeless, effortless, and is the perfect pallet the add your personal flare. When adding a go-to piece, like a floral dress, to your closet it’s important to notice what details set it apart and make it special. The sleeve detail definitely sets this dress apart. Feel free to push your fashion envelope when you find those affordable pieces. What makes a staple piece special for you?

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Floral Midi Dress, Einii – $39
Black Block Heels, model’s own
Earrings, Alexandra Scarlett – $125
Necklace, Alexandra Scarlett – $215

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

Stroll in Bloom

Florals are a timeless and playful pattern that compliments nearly every occasion in every season. Finding a floral piece in your wardrobe that you love and that fits your mood is a great starting point in curating an outfit. So, you grab your floral piece and notice the fabrics and the colors. The kind of fabric usually gives you a clue what occasion it will fit best and what weather it is best suited for. Also, notice the different colors of the flowers and from there you can find other pieces to add to it. We decided to pair a casual light blue v-neck with these trousers which goes nicely with the blue in the flowers. We wanted the red in the pattern to stand out, but a red or pink shirt would also go beautifully. Let the floral print do the talking and allow your accessories and other pieces to compliment it without distracting from it. We thought a neutral shoe and bag would help complete this look – these heels from Dolce Vita are truly perfect with any outfit and they certainly complete this look effortlessly.

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Malibu V-Neck Shirt, F4M – $30
High Rise Floral Trousers, Sadie & Sage – $60
“Roman” Heels, Dolce Vita – $136
“Pendulum” Earrings, Alexandra Scarlett – $110
Handcrafted Woven Tote Bag, Luz Collection – $48

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

Bad Kitty

The white t-shirt & jeans. This combo may be the most beloved in all of street style history. It seems like whenever we come across an accessory, piece of outerwear, or shoe that seems too outlandish to wear outside of a Fashion Week Runway, our go-to is to always try it with a t-shirt and pair of jeans. This practical pairing seems to make anything more realistic and approachable like magic. Maybe there was some subtle eyerolls there, and it’s okay, we get it! With such an accommodating outfit as the white tee/jeans, there does run the risk of it getting monotonous. But don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater! (Yikes, that phrase is intense) I just mean, before you swear off of the white tee/jeans look entirely, try adding some personal flare. It’s a great canvas, all it needs is some personal creativity! No need for couture – just a colorful neck scarf or layering piece can elevate this classic staple into something a bit more individualized.

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Bad Kittys Top, F4M – $38
Lace-hem Skinny, Just Panmaco – $90
Tie-Waist Jacket, Current Air – $87
“Lily” Shoes, NY Shoes – $46
Earrings, NY Jewelry – $16
Spring Bloom Wallet, Orla Kiely – $81

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

Jet Set

There’s just somethin’ about Summer that makes wanna hit the open road! Maybe it’s the clear skies and great weather that gets your mind wandering during your work day. Whether you’re a frequent flyer or a stay-cation expert, having that perfect go-to dress that suits any destination is a must have for this travel season. As you begin packing, we recommend bringing a piece that lends itself to layering (as weather can be unpredictable!), is a clean pallet to go with whatever accessories you can bring, is made of a fabric that doesn’t wrinkle easily or hold onto all of those interesting travel smells, and is a classic shape and silhouette. This dress from Adeline is such a nice option! The pleats and sleeve detail make it special enough for a trip out of town, but is comfortable and effortless so it lends itself perfectly to wherever you find your sense of curiosity taking you! Bon Voyage!

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Cotton Striped Dress, Adeline – $44
“Pandora” Heels, Chelsea Crew – $64
Earrings, NY Jewelry – $12

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