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Monochromatic. You may hear this word thrown around a lot when talking about an all-black outfit, or an all-neutrals look. We are here to show you the monochromatic looks don’t need to stop at neutrals! Whatever shade you are really digging this Winter can be translated into an amazing monochromatic look. To achieve this, we chose the purple/cool-toned-family and utilized different shades of purple to create a cohesive look. With the color-tone of your outfit consistent, feel free to play with textures and fabrics to add interest and elevation to your look. We hope you feel inspired to rock your favorite shade from head to toe!


Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Front-tie Blouse, Jane+1 – $47
Cargo Duster Vest, Peppermint – $42
Tanya Ultra High-rise Jeans in “Rapids”, Level 99 – $94
Buffalo Bordo Boots, Gidigio – $419
Sunnies, Spitfire – $39

Thanks to Chase for modeling, Paola Nazati Photography for the beautiful images, and Fleetwoods for the perfect backdrop.

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Best Basic Tshirt, Minx – $12
Naomi West Denim Jacket, Level 99 – $132
Striped Bralette, Audrey 3H – $18
Farah Flared High Rise Jeans, Level 99 – $128
Necklace, Mata Traders – $18

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

Overall Easy in Level 99

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1/2 Sleeve Cube Top, Piko – $33
Audrey Overalls, Level 99 – $154
Rose Gold Cuff, Lulu Designs – $106
Button Mules, Intentionally Blank – $189

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

To Market, To Market, in THML

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Pastel Peasant Top, THML – $53
Pyramid Hoops, Roost (available at Minx Upstairs) – $80
Tanya High Rise Skinny Jeans, Level 99 – $123
Honcho Mules in Bone, Intentionally Blank – $229

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

Let’s Hear it for the Lumbersexual (and Sendra Boots too!)

You must have noticed that the number of flannel shirts and work boots worn outside of lumber camps has been on a steady rise.

To A Tee-Shirt A Minx pops into a cafe. She settles into a cozy corner with her Mocha and unfolds the crossword puzzle that she has been saving. Suddenly she realizes that Paul Bunyan has just walked through the door. But, no! It can’t be the real Paul Bunyan for everything that he is wearing: work boots, work jeans, flannel shirt, suspenders, knitted toboggan – all of it is clean and shiny and she notices that he has the softest of hands.

Then from across the coffee counter another Paul Bunyan look-alike has just come on shift. He puts an apron on over his flannel shirt and waves at a table across the cafe where three people are seated: all wearing flannel shirts and work boots!

This is not bring your Blue Ox Babe to work day. No, what this Minx is experiencing is a fashion trend that has spanned gender, sexual orientation and now several decades. A fashion trend known lovingly as the Lumber Sexual look.

2015 Fashion Trends: Making Them Your Own

Now, how can a Minx make this historical look her own? There are a variety of options whenever one is customizing a look. We recommend having fun!


Here we have incorporated the iconic oversized red and black plaid in the form of this oversized flannel shirt which we have styled as a duster. The shirt is worn open to frame the rest of the look, which is much edgier and darker, in a warm and playful glow.

Adding a Little Rock-n-Roll to Your Spring Outfits

The tight coated level 99 jeans almost look like leather. The coated denim has a really sexy shine to them which is great for nighttime and elevates the plaid to a rocker chic. Imagine Little Red Riding Hood all grown up and out to shoot some pool with the boys before their gig at the new rock venue!


Key Pieces Your Wardrobe Needs for Spring: Sendra Boots

Instead of work boots we chose these amazing booties by Sendra. These boots are incredibly versatile. They can be dressed up for a nice dinner out, just as easily as they can be worn to the office, or to see your favorite band.

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Handmade Marsa Boots by Sendra

Sendra is a boot company that has made stunning, handmade boots for over a hundred years. The company began making cowboy and riding boots, and those beautiful lines are present to this day.

Some shoes have an innate vibrancy within them. They seem to be illuminated from within the very grain of the leather: these boots practically hum with that magical glow!

Final Touch for Spring Clothes

To finish off our look we added Verdier Jewelry’s perfectly edgy swarovski crystal skull pendant and paired the jeans with  a Final Touch t-shirt. This t-shirt is soft, cut just right, and really is the final touch to any outfit. Available online in four colors, this tee is a crowd favorite! Need more proof? Check out how  our friend Emily of Life With Emily is rocking hers!

Final Touch T-Shirt Verdier Swarovski Crystal Skull Necklace

Find this look in our downtown Asheville boutique!

Oversized Flannel Button Down, Audrey 3+1 – $62
To a Tee-Shirt, Final Touch (available online in 4 colors!) – $20
Rose gold stacking rings, Gorjana Griffin – $78
Swarovski Rose Gold Crystal Skull, Verdier – $130
Jagged Coated Jeggings, Level 99 – $128
Marsa Handmade Boots, Sendra- $361

Big thanks to Amelia Brommer for the post, Jameykay Huffman of Jameykay and Arlie Photography for the images, Grace for modeling, and The Lazy Diamond for the great location!

Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round

Level 99 Relaxed Overall Shorts

Here in North Carolina, nothing evokes the feel of summer like an afternoon spent at the local barbecue joint. With a cold drink in hand and our favorite honky tonk on blast, we will happily escape the summer sun and spend the day catching up with our southern roots.

But, of course, we always dress the part.  So, we are totally tickled to see the resurgence of one of our favorite looks from the past- overalls!

Seychelles In the Sky Booties

How darling are these denim overall shorts from Level 99?  With their authentic vintage details and updated modern fit, these are just the thing to live in all summer long!

Pair these with a crop top and a pair of Keds for an afternoon adventure, or pop on your favorite high heel booties to take this look to town!

Level 99 Relaxed Overall Shorts Need a little more inspiration overall? Check out our Neuw denim overalls post for some additional styling ideas!

Seychelles In the Sky BootiesThis outfit is available in our downtown Asheville Boutique.

Oxidized Brass Pendant, Ornamental Things- $68
Plaid Button Up Tank, The Timing- $29
Relaxed Lily Denim Overall Shorts, Level 99- $114
In the Sky Booties in Seafoam, Seychelles- $112

Psst… loving our style but don’t live in Asheville? Shop our online store for items that ship world-wide or call the shop to place an order over the phone for anything you’ve seen on our blog: 828-225-5680.

Big thanks to our new favorite BBQ spot- Sky City BBQ (if you haven’t given it a try, do it!) and to Grace for modeling, and Paola Nazati Photography.


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When we put a dress like this colorful, cutout from Gentle Fawn on our racks, it never lasts long! Paired with our new favorite Moto jacket by Level 99 and a pair of cage heels, you’ll love wearing this look. Stop by the shop today and try these amazing pieces before they’ve flown the coop!

Delphine Dress, Gentle Fawn – $95
Danicci Motorcycle Jacket, Level 99 – $163
Earrings, by boe – $31
Keep Watch in Green – $35
Pinko Heels, Dolce Vita – $114

This outfit is available in our downtown Asheville boutique.

Thanks to Hickory Nut Gap Farm, Allison Flanagan for modeling, and Paola Nazati Photography.

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A denim shirt dress is so easy to throw on and get out the door in. We love how the Mina Dress by Level 99 has tuxedo shirt, pintucked detailing and her swingy fit is super forgiving for any figure. Stop by the shop and give this darling a try!

Mina Denim Dress, Level 99 – $123
Beaded Collar in Moss – $40
Bracelet, Eric and Mike – $40
Magnetic Bracelet, Serefina – $75
Feline Sunnies in Tortoise, AJ Morgan – $12
Suzanne Debutant Clogs, Swedish Hasbeens – $103

Browse our sunglasses online.

This outfit is available in our downtown boutique.

Thanks to Grace for modeling, Kim’s Farm, and Paola Nazati Photography.

Fifties Safari

Ark n Co Printed Top

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Nothing says, “summer,” like a breezy, sheer top and a pair of comfy, linen shorts. We’ve added a couple vibrant yellow accessories and a fun wrap bracelet to finish off this easy warm weather outfit. Come see what else we have in-store!

This outfit is available in-store. Below are links to items that we have online as well.

Pastel Print Sheer Top, Ark & Co. – $60
Shayla Tabbed Linen Shorts, Level 99 – $84
Pastel Layering Bandeau, Nikibiki – $6
Wrap Bracelet/Necklace – $40
Yellow Drop Earrings, Verdier – $51
Misty Cutout Oxfords, Chelsea Crew – $57

Thanks to Grace for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography.

Snakeskin, stripes and blues.

red engine denim buttondown

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turquoise frye oxfords

We’re loving this simple outfit with subtle, mixed textures and an amazing pop of color on the shoes. A few minimal pieces of jewelry compliment without overpowering the rest of the look.

This entire outfit is available exclusively in our downtown boutique.

Denim Celestial Ryder Top, Red Engine – $177
Metallic Snake Print Janice Pants, Level 99 – $150
Striped Buttondown Tank, B_Envied – $29
Small Rhinestone Necklace on a Gold Chain – $64
Hexagons Three Ring Set – $75
Delia Oxfords in Mint, Frye – $153

Thanks to Grace for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography.