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10 Fun Accessories to Get You Through The Post-Holiday Slump

The holidays are over, we’re back at work, and we have three (or four, or five) long months of cold, dreary weather ahead. I know right, so depressing. Kick the post-holiday blues with these 10 accessories that are guaranteed to make you forget how cold it is — okay, maybe not, but at least you’ll look cute. #1. Front Chest Pack Bored of fanny packs? …

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 …

Warning: Graphic (t-shirt) content

  If the thought of another plain tee/blah blouse is enough to make you cry with boredom and consider simply wearing a bag instead, allow us to step in and introduce you to these not-boring everyday options. These playful prints are full-on fun, mixing bold and colorful designs with sequins, frilly sleeves, and dangling straps, for a look that’s so not ‘meh, seen it all …

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 …

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 …