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WHAT TO WEAR — VACAY EDITION

If you’re not in Chicago currently—lucky you! We love our hometown but this weather (snow! windchill! ice!) has got us DOWN. Because of this, we’re currently stalking flights to the closest warm destination, stat. Below we’ve put together some wardrobe essentials to pack when you’re ready to get away. Get shoppin’ and get goin’, babe! RUNNING AROUND FRIENDLY FITS The first day of vacation always …

YOU BETTER WERK – Our Fav Athleisure Picks

Even a trip to the gym doesn’t mean you sacrifice style. Sportswear brands have truly stepped their game up the last few seasons, assuring that even if you’re in the middle of hot yoga, pilates or a kickboxing session, you’re gonna look good while doing it. Shop some of our favorite athleisure picks below. REEBOK x GIGI HADID The collab between sportswear staple Reebok and …

DATE NIGHT INSPO

It’s never a bad idea to keep it fresh, especially when it comes to your relationship with bae! Below we’ve picked out some of our favorite hot, new arrivals to curate your new date night ready closet. Happy shopping! OUT FOR DRINKS Ever had those days where you need a nice, cold cocktail post-work? Us too. Whenever a last minute rendezvous over drinks occurs, throw …

REFLECTIVE REMIX

Time to embrace your futuristic side. Reflective detailing in fashion has caught up to become one of the hottest trends for 2019, and as always, AKIRA has got you covered. Check out some of our favorite high shine items below. SEXY + SPORTY We love a high powered trio. Take your style to the max with the ultimate reflective set complete with a sexy crop …

OH MY GOD, SHOES.

In our opinion, shoes can often be the most fun and fabulous part of a fully styled fit. Like we’ve mentioned before, the start of a new year is a prime time to take new and fun fashion risks. Below, we’ve detailed some of our favorite 2019 shoe trends that we can’t wait to try—and of course, you can find them all here, at shopAKIRA. …

TRENDS TO TRY: 2019 Edition

New Year, New You—the start of the year is always the perfect time to reinvent, reevaluate or re-inspire. It’s also a ripe opportunity to start taking style risks, and we say to that, what do you have to lose? Below we’ve rounded up some of the latest fashion trends that aren’t going anywhere in 2019—read up and pick your poison, babes. ANIMAL PRINT We’ll say …

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 …