Category Archives: casualwear

Black Friday – truth or dare?

I don’t know about the rest of you…but Black Friday seems to have become a one heck of a craziness!….

All the big box stores are finding a way to “out do” the other by holding sales events at crazy hours….thus driving the Black Friday masses to go to great lengths to participate in these “special sales events”.

Maybe that’s not where the “real” action is…maybe the “real” action is in the privately owned business down the street that TRULY has some good deals going on….and will certainly be appreciative of your hard earned dollars.

Maybe we should start an anti-black friday club?…naahh…it would never work…let the masses go to the big box….then the rest of us can really enjoy our moments at our favorite places!

cheers!

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Southern Soul…CMA Award time

Southern Soul…CMA Award time

Southern Soul

 

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Skinny Cargos and ankle boots

Aryn K. Sequined Tank
$70 – piperlime.gap.com
Racerback tank tops »

Slouchy Shawl Cardigan
$63 – metroparkusa.com
Oversized cardigan »

Blee Inara Elephant Bracelet (coral)
28 EUR – shopjenesaisquoi.com
Coral jewelry »

Idylle Cardinal Tee
denimandlacenc.com


Red Engine Skinny Cargo
denimandlacenc.com


UGG Lynnea Clog
denimandlacenc.com


UGG Lynnea Clog
denimandlacenc.com


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Short Boot Style….the ankle boot dilemna

Finally….officially Fall is here!….(sigh).  Boot fanatics everywhere are planning how they will wear last year’s favorite pair  and this year’s new styles.

Zigi short black leather boot

Leather ankle motorcyle style boot

Tips for Wearing Ankle Boots

  • Choose your heel height wisely. For most of us, flat ankle boots will be a more practical option than their high-heeled counterparts. For fancier occasions, ultra high-heeled platform booties are a stylish, showstopping option.
  • Watch the proportions. Because they are so small, ankle boots can look awkward with fuller silhouettes up top (think boyfriend jeans or a full skirt), but are a great option if you’re trying to showcase your legs. Show off those legs by paring ankle boots with leggings, skinny jeans, or short skirts and dresses.
    Cat Deeley in Skinny jeans with boots

    Skinny jeans with Ankle Boots

    When pairing up with leggings or skinny jeans…most ladies like to keep the top longer and a little looser…like this one from XCVI.

    XCVI Hookah Blouse

    XCVI Hookah Blouse

  • They also look amazing when worn with tights.
  • Notice the rise. Ankle boots can hit at, below, or slightly above your ankle. Though all of these rises can work with pants or leggings, getting the rise-to-leg ratio right with skirts and dresses can be a little confusing. It doesn’t have to be! For the most part, the higher the rise of the boots, the shorter your skirt or dress should be. Boots with a higher rise paired with a longer skirt shortens the look of your legs.

    Emmy Rossum styles Ankle boots with dress

    Cropped boot with Dress

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Coming Soon: Fall Boots!

It’s that time when everyone starts saying the four letter word that signals our End of Summer is near….FALL!   Our fall shoes are going to start hitting the shelves soon, so we wanted to give our customers a sneak peak at what styles we are expecting in the next few months.

Just Arrived Today!!!

We predict that this motorcycle-styled boot (Petula from ZigiNY) is going to fly off of our shelves. The buckle hardware adds a little rocker girl edginess to the boot, making it the perfect  go to boot for all of your outings.    A pair of black tights, combined with a girly cream skirt or the NEW Paige Premium Jeggings (coming soon) with your fav tunic will create a look that you will love to live in for sure!

And then…the famous MINNETONKA Moccassins….(Most are already in stock!)

Classic Casual Boho….it’s a style that really never seems to go away.  It’s also EXTREMELY wearable for our climate in the Triangle (RDU).  This is a company that is going to be front and center for FALL fashions.

Fringe is a trend for now…and Minnetonka gives a girl choices by offering it in small

AND large doses:)! Bring it on!

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