Grunge Grows Up!

Every season, we seem to see a returning trend from the past. This fall, one of the big contenders is definitely grunge! We’re excited to channel our inner Kurt Cobain and Claire Danes a la My So Called Life with some plaid flannel and combat boots, but it’s time for an update. Check out how we gave our favorite looks from the 90’s a chic update, below:


Tee Shirt- Current/Elliot sz S $20

Cardigan- SOH sz M $140

Jeans- GAP sz 24 $12

Suede Booties- LAMB sz 7.5 $68

Necklace- J. Crew $40

Kick up the classic slouchy grandpa cardigan and beanie hat a notch with skinny jeans and pointy booties!

GRUNGE BLOG A1GRUNGE BLOG A2Sweater- Billy Reid sz M $88

Plaid Blouse- Free People sz S $20

Jeans- The Sinclair MFGRP sz 28 $48

Necklace- BCBG $36

Suede Heels- Dolce Vita sz 10 $40

Update Kurt Cobain’s signature thick knit sweater with a plaid blouse and a sparkly necklace!

GRUNGE BLOG K3GRUNGE BLOG K4Dress- Karlie sz S $20

Vest- Mason sz S $68

Agate Necklace- $36

Lace Up Boots- BP sz 6 $28

90’s Kate Moss would swoon over this super comfy jersey maxi dress. Dress it up with a cozy sweater vest and a pendant necklace!

GRUNGE BLOG A3GRUNGE BLOG A4Blouse- Ishyu sz 8 $4

Leather Vest- Fitgueso sz S/M $68

Plaid Skirt- J. Crew sz 8 $24

Faux Pearl Necklace- $16

Collar Necklace- $16

Combat Boots- Palladium sz 8 $48

 Add some edge to your plaid skirt and crisp white blouse with some combat boots and anything leather!

Smells Like Teen Spirit! 🙂


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How to Wear: Maxi Dresses!

A summer wardrobe staple for many in Nashville is a great maxi dress. We’ve got plenty in the store at the moment, so we hand-picked our favorites and came up with some fun ways to wear them, below:

maxi dress blog 2Dress- Donna Morgan sz 8 $28

Scarf- Love Quotes $24

Agate Necklace- $48

Suede Wedges- Sergio Z sz 6.5 $24

Throw a lightweight scarf on with a floral maxi dress, perfect for when you head into that chilly restaurant!

maxi dress blog 3Dress- Ryu sz L $36

Blouse- Fun 2 Fun sz M $24

Necklace- $16

Heels- Rough Justice sz 7 $75

Layer a sheer blouse over your maxi for some coverage that’s not as bulky as a cardigan!

maxi dress blogDress- Moulinette Soeurs sz 0 $40

Vest- Staring at Stars sz S $20

Necklace- Tarina Tarantino $28

Wedges- Miu Miu sz 6.5 $260

Pair a ruffled vest with a printed maxi for an unexpected layer!

maxi dress 4Dress- Twinkle by Wenlan sz 4 $100

Espadrille Wedges- Jimmy Choo sz 8.5 $100 (50% off!)

And this one? All the hard work is done for you…mixed prints and a necklace built in. Just throw it on and go!

How do you wear your maxi dress?


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