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Sweater Weather

When you imagine winter-ware, and specifically sweaters, what sorts of words come to mind? Cuddly, yes. Oversized, perhaps. Knitted, yes of course. But there is so much more to these winter-weather staples! We are seeing sweaters in vastly different shapes, silhouettes, and styles. Cropped, leather accents, boat-neck, off the shoulder, tie-details. You name it and it’s probably on a sweater! Who says sweaters can’t be sexy, after all? Yes, they’re east to toss on and amazing to snuggle up in on a cold evening, but they can also be the star of your winter ensemble. Here we have a homage to old Hollywood, think: casual Marilyn Monroe with this off-the-shoulder black sweater from French Connection. Paired with dark, slimmed jeans, and a great, strappy heel, you are rocking a timeless look while also feeling comfortable for whatever the winter may bring. We hope you feel inspired to create a look with your sweaters as the main event rather than just another layering piece.

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Off-Shoulder Sweater, French Connection – $138
Belvedere Slim Jean in “Tuscany”, Fidelity – $204
“Liza” Black Heels, Chelsea Crew – $64
Gold Hoop Earrings, NY Jewelry – $12

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

Set Up

It’s no secret: we LOVE sets! Maybe you’ll remember this wonderfully tropical two-piece set from the summer. Now we have a more weather appropriate sweater set that can easily take you from running errands to a nice dinner out without much restyling. Toss on your favorite, go-to sneakers with this look for the day, and when the evening rolls around add some tights and black booties and you’re ready! For added warmth, you could easily layer a chambray or flannel shirt underneath to add some additional color and interest to this look. If you love a sweater dress but also desire flexibility, this sweater set would be perfect. Wear these two pieces together, or combine them with your well-loved winter essentials and you are good to go! Also, quick moment of silent reverence for this velvet, embroidered bag from Johnny Was. Such a luscious and functional piece, we are beyond obsessed.

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Shop similar looks in our Downtown Asheville boutique!

Turtleneck Sweater, Levis – $248
Sweater Skirt, Levis – $198
Velvet Tote Bag, Johnny Was – $189
Bobble Necklace, NY Jewelry – $24

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

Sweater Weather!

YES! The winds of change have slowly crept in, and it’s nearly time for boots, sweaters and hot apple cider. What’s a better way to welcome autumn than by picking up a few new, fall-inspired pieces? This pretty fallen leaf-hued sweater by Kersh and DV’s Phillipa wedge booties will help you welcome the season with a fresh perspective!

colors of fall pleated back crew neck sweater, Kersh – $84
well-loved scorcher, Red Engine (available online this fall) – $157
long painted wooden triangle necklace, VoZ – $22
kimono fabric and leather clutch (with optional chain strap), Mei Vintage – $159
Phillipa wedge bootie in rust, DV by Dolce Vita – $101

Thanks to Justus Orchard in Hendersonville for letting us take these photos on their property and in their shop. Photography and (hair!) by Paola Nazati.

Sweaters and Scarves and Coats… oh my!

Do you feel that chill in the air?

It’s definitely time to snuggle into a warm sweater, slip your stocking feet into a pair of sturdy boots and trot on down to Minx!

We just got in about 17 seventy pound boxes (I’m not exaggerating…) full of new cozy sweaters, detailed coats, plaid scarves, sparkley statement necklaces, printed party dresses… I mean you name it and it was most likely in one of those boxes.

The best part?

Most of it’s under $60!! Seriously cute dresses for $30/$45, really fun earrings for $12… teal, grey, and indigo leggings for $22.

Of course we have some investment pieces as well. Like those stunning French Connection coats! Or the lovely grey Frye boots ($245). But we love when we can offer you serious style that won’t set you back.

What Inspires Us…

Joti – The costumes in “Bright Star.” For real. I want to dress like this. The colors, the textures, the volume… So inspired. Makes me want to trot into Minx and Buy that Dolce Vida cropped jacket to wear over all my summer maxi dresses… like… now-ish… as in this second… unlock the store at 10:30 pm and take that baby home… leaving the appropriate amount of cash behind of course.

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pictures by costumersguide – photobucket

Letitia the chill in the air and the recent bout of rain. You can feel it in your bones… the change of season is nearly here.  It’s almost time to bring the sweaters I picked up in August and early September into the forefront of my wardrobe.  Nothing beats a beautiful fall day spent walking the dogs around the neighborhood, marveling at the color of the changing leaves on the tree-lined streets of West Asheville.  And with all the rain, I’ve been able to bust out my new wellies!  Thanks, J Crew Clearance Store!

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What Inspires Us…

Letitia – Fall is nearly upon us which means my favorite season is almost here!  I’ve already started pulling out my lightest weight cashmere cardigans… And have you seen the Shae sweaters we got in on Friday?

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Angi –  I have been very homesick for  India this past week.  My heart is there, even when my Frye boots are firmly planted in the States.

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