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The Cat’s Meow

Animal print! This timeless pattern has been represented and styled in hundreds of different ways throughout the decades. And here at Minx? We love it! We love it as a subtle pop of edge or as the main event of an outfit. It’s the magical pattern that, while it is very eye-catching, it can also read as a neutral. This means that although animal print is a wild pattern – you can still effortlessly add a pop of color, a red lip, or layers of accessories. Don’t let it scare you away, embrace the sass as the boss lady or rebel girl that you ARE!

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Ruby’s Look
Rebel Girl Tee, Hips & Hair – $44
Animal Print Maxi Skirt, 8 Birdies – $39
“Fina” Earrings, Alexandra Scarlett – $136
Doc Marten Boots, model’s own

Esther’s Look
Animal Print Dress, 8 Birdies – $47
Black Block Heels, model’s own
Necklaces, NY Jewelry – $12+
Wrap Ring, Alexandra Scarlett – $105
Earrings, David Aubrey – $60

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

I Dare You to Stop Staring

With the holidays around the corner, consider this an open invitation to rock that show -stopper dress you’ve been holding out for. It may be sparkly, it may be bodycon, it may be crushed velvet, it may even have rhinestones top to bottom- but either way, NOW is the time! At Minx, we literally cannot stop staring at this Stop Staring Dress with beautiful ruffle and bow detail. Although the dress is clearly the main event, don’t feel like you should hold back on accessories. Our David Aubrey necklace and Extasia cameo earrings are bold and perfectly compliment the monochromatic tones of the dress and shoes. Wearing this dress, we actually dare you to try to stop staring!

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Silver Bow Dress, Stop Staring – $169
Cast Shoes in Pewter, Seychelles – $123
Necklace, David Aubrey – $66
Lime Cameo Earrings, Extasia – $99
Stacking Rings – $26

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

A Dress to Remember from Lazybones

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Olivia Dress in Rosalie, Lazybones – $143
Marcella Pearl Earrings, Roost – $60
Layered Chain Pearl Necklace, David Aubrey – $97
Galaxy Heels, Chelsea Crew – $64

Thanks to Grace for modeling, The Screen Door Asheville for the perfect location, and Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images.

From the Archives: Relax Into Boyfriend Jeans

We’ve pulled one of our favorite summer posts from the archives because a look this good deserves a second chance! Check out “Relax Into Boyfriend Jeans” from August 2014 below:

boyfriend_jean North Carolina’s summer spell is upon us. 

The past few days have been the hottest yet and we find ourselves desiring  our easiest outfits. As the temperature rises, comfort takes top spot on our priority list. Try pulling on skinny jeans in the late August heat, and you’ll agree, something more relaxed is calling your name.

So, we’re welcoming back our favorite boyfriend jeans from Level 99. The perfect (and oh so comfortable) alternative to your go-to skinnies. 

Level 99 Boyfriend JeansBoasting a vibe as relaxed as their fit, these boyfriend jeans are comfortable enough for the hottest days and cool enough for night. 

We like to offset the masculine feel of the denim with a pair of killer heels, like these Playtime Slingbacks from Seychelles. Pairing fancy footwear with casual jeans is an excellent and unexpected way to work dressier shoes into your day-to-day look.

boyfriend_jean-3Going for something more effortless? Try pairing them with one of our favorite recurring trends- a luxe sweatshirt top. Easy to style and comfortable to wear, this top from RD Style is just the thing to keep you feeling good from sunup to sundown.

boyfriend_jean-4There are still long summer days ahead, so dress to enjoy them. Stop traffic. Take that detour. With your trusty boyfriend jeans you’ll be ready for whatever awaits!

Love this look? You’re in luck! We’ve just stocked two new styles of boyfriend jeans in-store! Come in and shop similar styles in our downtown Asheville boutique.

Ditzy Raglan Top, RD Style – $72
Leaf Pendant, David Aubrey – $79
Sienna Jeans, Level 99 – $150
Yank My Chain Necklace (worn as bracelet)– $18
“Playtime” Slingbacks in Metallic Leather, Seychelles – $92

 Psst… loving our style but don’t live in Asheville? Call the shop to place an order over the phone for anything you’ve seen on our blog: 828-225-5680.

Thanks to Grace for modeling, and Paola Nazati Photography.

Colorful Weekend Wear

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This look is available in our downtown Asheville boutique!

Jennifer Dress, Susana Monaco – $175
Gold Shield Necklace, David Aubrey – $75
Elyse Sandals in Lime, Chelsea Crew – $57

Thanks to Breigh for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the photos!

 

Mixed Prints and Pops of Color

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Shop this look in our downtown boutique!

Printed Midi Dress, The Hanger- $60
Abacus Necklace, David Aubrey-  $53
Peach Shades, A.J. Morgan- $12
Daphne Single Strand Bracelets, 31bits- $12 each
Lupe Printed Sandals, Matisse- $77
(also available in Natural- now 50% off with code: BONVOYAGE at checkout)

Thanks to Breigh for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography for the photos!

Get to Know David Aubrey

At Minx, we have a history of finding the coolest, newest, and all around must have lines to share with our beloved shoppers. While we love packing the racks full of our new finds, sometimes what makes a item so special is the story behind it. Through our new “Get to Know…” series we’re looking forward to introducing you to some of our favorite brands, sharing our favorite stories, and letting you get to know them a little better! 

So without further adieu, we’re pleased to introduce you to one of our favorite brands- David Aubrey!

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The story of David Aubrey began where many do, with a intrinsic interest in the art of design. From a young age, Jennifer Arago, was always enchanted with creating- taking simple objects and pairing them together to create something totally new. With age, this fascination never wavered, but was pushed aside in order to pursue a more traditional career path. While in nursing school, Jennifer apprenticed with a jewelry designer- where she quickly realized old hobbies die hard.

While still in school, Jennifer went on to create and market her first collection. Her talent caught the eye of agents in Atlanta and New York, and in 1996 David Aubrey was born- and it was an instant hit! After generating several million dollars in the first few years, Jennifer left the world of orthopedics to become to chief designer of David Aubrey. Now based out of Jersey City, David Aubrey jewelry continues to be recognized for it’s bold, colorful, and meticulous designs.

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Over the years, we’ve seen our fair share of David Aubrey. While the collections vary from season to season and themes come and go, the craftsmanship never waivers. Each piece is a carefully designed and “painstakingly crafted with an array of raw materials, including plated and oxidized brass and white metal, semiprecious stones and vintage glass, acrylic and resin beads, painted wood, and carved bone.” Whether it’s the delicate and romantic styles, or the bold plastic baubles, David Aubrey jewelry is a statement everyone can enjoy.