Trendsetter: Get that gold

  The color of first place, sunsets, leaves in fall and royalty, gold has everyone from sports stars to superstars rushing for a chance to get that shine. We’ve sifted through the closet and found some of our favorite pieces in this precious metallic.   So fancy Another invite, another outfit, gargh! We’re talking birthdays, holiday parties, homecoming, prom and/or weddings. (Especially if your ex …

The Sale Items to Get Before They’re Gone!

Fall abruptly makes its way back into our lives with the leaves changing colors. Then, Starbucks follows blessing us with their Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Finally, to top it all off, fall throws in a gust of wind that makes wearing your leather jacket a necessity versus just for aesthetic. The other wonderful thing about the season of fall, besides like everything, is that the majority …

ShopAkira’s 2017 Homecoming Look Book

Tis the season to party! If you’re reading this blog you are probably now in search of ideas on what to wear for homecoming. Homecoming is that time to have fun, look sexy and go out with your girls! Every memorable homecoming first starts with what chic and sexy outfit you will wear that will have people stopping and saying “Who’s that girl?” Below is a …

The Color of Fall 2017: RED

THE COLOR OF FALL 2017: RED At one point or another, we’ve all tried (failed?) to pull off red. Well, this is our time to get it right. Red is officially the IT color for fall 2017, and we have some tips for how (and why) you should be turning up the heat with red. For those of you still not convinced, look at it …

How to find your formal style

Part of the fun of any special event is getting dressed up for it, BUT that also brings the pressure of finding the perfect outfit. You need something that makes you feel like you, but at your best, shiniest, most special. And also, something you can move, eat and breathe in, preferably all at once. Take a breath, stop freaking out, and check out our …

Trendsetter: 4 ways to embrace velvet

One of those trends that keeps on coming back for more, it’s even got a dessert version, and who’s surprised? Velvet instantly says luxury, thanks to its soft, strokable texture, charmingly impractical nature, and that sheen that doesn’t quite happen on any other fabric. Here’s how to get a li’l of that for you. ‘90s mixtape If you had a favorite Spice Girl, know all …

Style Guide For Saving Money

  Ever looked in your closet and wondered, how can I get more use out of pieces in my closet? If you are that person, keep reading! I know once I wore a particular item, I think I can not wear it anymore because I already have pictures in it. If you are trying to save money and get more use out of your clothing, …