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Holiday Outfits, Part 2- Dress Up Your Jeans with Johnny Was

Worried about dressing for the weather this holiday season? Heres a solution: Dress up Your Jeans!

It’s almost the holidays and this year we’re expecting lots of cold weather (here’s looking at you Buffalo!) But around Minx, it takes more than a couple of snowflakes to ruin our merrymaking, so we’re bundling up and spreading our cheer! Join us in fighting hibernation, just make sure you’re dressed for the occasion, no matter what the weather brings.

How are we bracing for the cold? We’re going for full coverage and dressing up our favorite jeans! Paired with classically cut heels and a sophisticated top, black jeans are perfect party attire.

Wear your jeans with: The Blue Velvet Poncho from Johnny Was!

This is the piece we’re all lusting over. With its’ festive floral embroidery, embossed pattern, and luxe texture, this top is a holiday must have. Added bonus? It’s flattering yet forgiving tunic shape means you can go back for seconds (or thirds) while still feeling comfortable! Just be warned, this beautiful blue velvet top may just inspire more than a great holiday outfit!

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This look can be found in our downtown Asheville boutique.

Velvet Poncho, Johnny Was – $229
Acorn Necklace, Julie Vos  – $117
Razor Cropped Skinny Jeans, Neuw – $143
Cameo Ring, Extasia – $84
Electrify Blue Suede Pumps, Seychelles – $103

Ready to score the perfect piece now? Shop some of our favorite holiday (and budget) friendly tops online now! 

Favorite Holiday Tops under $100

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

Online Love: featuring our Local Neon Peach Bow Tee

Fall music festival season is upon us and dressing for shows isn’t as easy as throwing on a sundress when the weather is chilly. A trusty pair of skinnies, locally printed tee, and an easy-to-take-off blazer keeps you covered. Add handmade gold hoops, a cross-body clutch, and chunky boots for a fab combination for staying warm between sets and looking cool while doing it.

This entire outfit is available online.

Neon Peach Bow Tee, Look Good Tees (local) – $32
Double Dutch Black Blazer, Ark & Co. – $81
Well-Loved Scorcher Super Skinny Jeans, Red Engine – $157
Spun Gold Wrapped Hoops, Palola (local) – $54
Black Hull Double Zip Boots, Chelsea Crew (also available downtown) – $79

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Dark Skinnies and a Pretty Printed Tunic

We love the print and cut of this MM Couture tunic!  Pair this beauty belted with our newest Red Engine skinnies, or tuck it into your favorite pencil skirt for a more dressy look.  Seaworthy’s double deco hammered brass earrings pack a real punch but feel almost weightless on.  It’s a classic look that any gal would love to wear!

printed tunic, MM Couture – $66
nail lacquer, butter LONDON – $14 each
belt, Minx Accessories – $8
cayenne cosmos skinny jeans, Red Engine – $157
London wedges in brown, Matiko – $159
double deco earrings, Seaworthy – $66

Hair styling by Rae Whitlock at Studio Chavarria.  Photography by Paola Nazati.

Everyday Eyelet and Midnight Blue Skinnies

A pair of well-fitting, dark, straight skinny jeans is a staple item in nearly every gal’s wardrobe.  And if this staple is still a missing piece in your closet collection, we offer for your consideration, Level 99’s Lily jean, shown above in deep midnight blue.  Treat them with a pretty blouse and oxford wedges for a romantic everyday look, or dress them up with heels and a sexy blouse for a night out.

eyelet blouse, Tillvaro Designs (formerly local) – $57
Lily skinny straight-leg jean, Level 99 – $98
Claire wedge oxford in burgundy, Chelsea Crew – $64
patina’d grape necklace, Seven Swans (local) – $72
canvas cross-body tote in olive, Alternative – $88

Special thanks to Rae Whitlock at Studio Chavarria, hairstyling and Paola Nazati, photography.

Awaiting Wedges

Ease into early spring fashion with feather-weight knits and light skinny jeans.  Get dibs on the best sandals by getting them now and substitute cute short boots for your awaiting wedges until the weather warms up.

dolman sleeved mohair sweater in lake, Wooden Ships – $93
camisole, Nikibiki – $22
gold flower silhouette earrings, Monserat de Luca – $42
cayenne skinny jeans in heaven, Red Engine – $157
lifeboat leather sandals, BC footwear – $81

Special thanks to our guest model, Lauren Sloan and Paola Nazati Photography.


Take a cue from one of the world’s most in-vogue feathered friends by rocking Paige’s hot pink Verdugo skinny jeans to your next party.  And no flamingo-inspired outfit would be complete without a little plumage – try this great chiffon-embellished tee and pass the shrimp cocktail!

chiffon embellished tee, 213 – $86
hot pink Verdugo ultra-skinnies, Paige – $155
pink bouquet studs, Seven Swans (local) – $16
snapdragon braided sandals, Seychelles – $92

Photography by Paola Nazati.

Frosted Year-Round

Ready your wardrobe for spring with fabulous pieces that will transition with ease.  These sea-green skinnies feel so dreamy on you’ll never want to take them off.  Jenny Han’s silk blouse will be great with skirts and shorts when the weather warms up.  Frye’s plum satchel is just the right size and shade. And you can never go wrong with a little frosty jewelry, no matter the time of year.

silk blouse, Jenny Han – $93
lily straight-leg skinny in Caspian, Level 99 – $97
Jazz peep-toed cut-out heel, Chelsea Crew – $62
CZ hoops, Sheila Fajl – $77
CZ snake ring, Sheila Fajl – $173
plum Cameron clutch, Frye – $271

Photography by Paola Nazati.