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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.








Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

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.

Keeping it Colorful in Kling

VTK_4531 VTK_4523 VTK_4539 VTK_4554 VTK_4594 VTK_4610 You can shop this look in our downtown boutique!

Orange Rain Coat, Kling (also available in Yellow!) – $114
Candy Striper Dress, Kling – $84
Beaded Necklace, Bou-Cou – $68
Willow Bag, Orla Kiely – $497
Got The Answer Mules in Silver, Seychelles – $123

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

Ready for some sun!

ready for the beach!

It’s getting pretty beachy in the back of the shop and in our online store these days. We have swimsuits from Echo Swimwear, cover-ups, sandals and totes. Come get inspired for your next trip. Or just prepare to be the most stylish lady of the French Broad.

Check out our Beach Bound Collection online for more sunny inspiration.

Some of these pieces are online and in-store, the swimsuit and sandals are in-store only.

Medallion Print Two-Piece, Echo Swimwear – $118
Tropical Traveler Tunic, Echo Swimwear – $88
Zodiac Pendant, Make Pie Not War – $40
Flip The Switch Sandals, Seychelles + Corey Lynn Calter – $92
Punched Stem Tarpaulin Tillie Bag, Orla Kiely – $101

Online Love: Elise Maxi Dress in Slate Floral

tulle maxi dress

Every gal needs a go-to summer maxi dress, and this floral cross-back version by Tulle is a real peach! It’s already sold out in our downtown boutique, but you’re in luck because it’s still available in our online store. Add some comfy sandals and a little chambray top or denim jacket and the day is yours for the taking.Floral Print Maxi by Tulle

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Elise Maxi Dress in Slate Floral, Tulle – $77
Chambray Everyday Buttondown, Renee C. – $54
Zodiac Pendant, Make Pie Not War – $40
Florence Sandals in Yellow, Chelsea Crew (online and in-store) – $57
Sweet Pea Print Book Bag, Orla Kiely (online and in-store) – $85

Thanks to Maeve for modeling and Paola Nazati Photography.

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.

Foxy Lady

Available exclusively in our brand new online shop:  the Fox Fairisle Boyfriend Cardigan from Minx favorite, Orla Kiely.  Rows of cream foxes adorn this black, belted, boyfriend-cut cardigan.  Add a pop of color with Red Engine’s Ruby slim bootcut jeans in a juicy tomato red, and top it off with the Vivian necklace from One Oak by Sara.  We love her repurposing of vintage brooches into new necklaces.  How about the contrast of the vintage rhinestones with that modern, chunky chain?

fox fairisle boyfriend cardigan in navy/cream, Orla Kiely – $281
cami in ivory, Nikibiki – $22
Ruby narrow bootcut jean in cherry, Red Engine– $157
Vivian necklace, One Oak by Sara – $157
eager beaver glitter heeled booties, BC footwear – $93

Thanks to Justus Orchard in Hendersonville for letting us take these photos on their property and in their shop; Sierra, our guest model; and Paola Nazati Photography.