shopAKIRA Gift Guide

We have a lot of fun at the shopAKIRA corporate office. We have an office full of the cutest dogs (and clothes!) ever, constant photoshoots, and some kickass company parties. But the best part is you! We want to thank you all so much for making this our best year yet, and help make holiday shopping and gifting a little easier this year. We’ve asked …

Maximalism Moment: More is More

Maximalism is the outlandish fashion opposite of – and stark reaction to – minimalism. As fashion is a cycle – a grand rotation of extremes – we’ve finally cartwheeled out of a minimalist resurgence that began about 6 years ago. Brands like Celine set the stage for clean, sharp styles in the early 00’s & 10’s,  establshing shape and color as more important elements of …

UNEXPECTED RUNWAY: Airport Style For The Holiday Season

  Over the past few years, airport style has become a high profile fashion game of it’s own. Slouchy sweats and the oversized band tee you slept in from the previous night are no longer acceptable travel wear. The airport has officially become the world’s largest runway, honey. The key is to dress equal parts comfy as you do cute, and trust us, the latest …

Glam SZN: How to Stay Fab in Below Zero

Temperatures are dropping, the days end sooner, the wind howls louder and we all just want to stay warm…However, sacrificing style? A no no. We won’t allow it.  The glam life is year round, Period. This year, ditch the typical Winter get up: hoodies, denim, and those old boots your mom bought you for Christmas three years ago. Go full throttle glam. Check out our head to …

#TrendAlert: Get Into The Big Boot

Over-the-knee boots aka Thigh High boots have been a sexy winter staple since the 60’s, the decade that also welcomed mini skirts with open arms. In recent years, thigh high boots have made a permanent mark in high fashion and street style. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Rihanna have pioneered the boots resurgence, and labels like Balenciaga and Off-White have introduced new versions of the …