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Fall Fashion Trends 2017

Comfort seems to be the theme for this Fall season. Fun, color and glamour also seem to be front and center showing individuality is something to be celebrated!

Here are the trends designers had in store for Fall 2017 during Fashion Month.

 

The Power of Red

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Bold Floral Prin

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Sparkles, Sequins, Gold and Silver

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Patchwork &  Americana Patterns

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Shearling Is Here

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Checks and Plaid

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Celebrity Summer Fashion Inspiration

Need some summer fashion inspiration for summer? Whether, you are in the city or seaside, there are many ways to get it right. Nothing gets fashion look ideas flowing quite like celebrity street-style photos. Whether they’re off to an appearance, a premiere, or simply an errand, these stars know how to make an impression with their day to day look. There’s a lot of great fashion out there this summer, so here are some summer style inspiration from celebs that have nailed it!

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Vanessa Hudgens with her oversized Adidas tee and shorts combo. (Getty Images)

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Hailey Baldwin in denim cut-offs and a bomber jacket in LA. (Getty Images)

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Reese Witherspoon wearing a chic navy skirt with a fun printed tee and hat. (Getty Images)

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Kate Bosworth in denim shorts and white tee. (Getty Images)

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Lily Aldridge is in an off-the-shoulder top with a maxi skirt. (Getty Images)

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Olivia Palermo pairs a white tee with a  midi-length skirt. (Getty Images)

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Emma Roberts wearing a floral romper, chucks and a jean jacket to cover her shoulders. (Getty Images)

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Victoria Secret model, Elsa Hosk in a Bardot top and dungarees. (Getty Images)

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Alessandra Ambrosio in a denim shirt and a denim skirt. (Getty Images)

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Alicia Vikander wearing a summer dress and sandals. (Getty Images)

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Amber Heard choosing polka dots for this thigh-high split Zimmermann dress. (Getty Images)

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Elle Fanning in a simple, strapless white summer dress. (Getty Images)

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Gal Godot wearing a classic navy and white striped summer dress. (Getty Images)

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Jenna Dewan Tatum wearing a cute cold-shoulder dress. (Getty Images)

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Kendall Jenner in her summer street style. (Getty Images)

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Lily Collins in London. (Getty Images)

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Rosario Dawson looking gorgeous in this cold-shoulder floral summer dress. (Getty Images)

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Selena Gomez looking elegant and pulling off black in the summer perfectly. (Getty Images)

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Zoe Kravitz in a Printed Romper. (Getty Images)

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Diane Kruger in a Graphic T-Shirt and printed shorts. (Getty Images)

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Summer Fashion Must-Haves

Summer is in full swing, and it’s time to update your summer wardrobe! Below is our list of summer fashion must-haves to help you enjoy the warmer weather.

Low Back Swimsuits

From Baywatch to Miss USA , the one-piece low back bathing suit is a must have this summer! One piece suits with visible zippers, cut-outs, bold prints and colors, have been seen on stars like Alexandra Daddario and Kelly Rohrbach and on Polyvore, a community-driven fashion app that has seen a 282% increase year-over-year in searches for ‘one piece swimsuits.’

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Sun Dresses

Sundresses are so easy to wear during the summer and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion and time of day! You can wear as a cover to the beach and when the weather is a bit chilly, throw a jean jacket over it. This versatility makes the sundress a summer must-have!

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Denim Cutoffs

Denim cutoffs are a staple piece for any girl during these hot summer months. Whether it’s shorts or a skirt, they’re super easy to throw on when you run out to do errands or they can be dressed up for a night out on the town.

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Rompers & Romper Dresses

The romper has rapidly become one of our favorite summer staples. Thought of as the perfect outfit for summer, you can dress them up or down.

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Graphic Tanks and Tees

Graphic tees have been trending for a while now and don’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon! Street style stars have proven that this T-shirt style is officially the most versatile item in your wardrobe. This makes the graphic tee a must-have this summer!

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Apricot Lane Boutique Is Here To Stay!!

Starting last year, many retail chains closed and many more most likely will not survive this year either. Even though we are reading and seeing many of the major retail brands closing or downsizing from the impacts of internet shopping, the economy, etc, Apricot Lane Boutiques are growing!

By being locally owned, we  preserve our one-of-a-kind shopping experience and distinctive character. Also, being locally owned means each store location is selecting merchandise based, not on a national sales plan, but on their own individual interests and the needs of their local customers. This guarantees a much broader range of product choices for our customers. A marketplace made up of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long-term.  

Here at Apricot Lane Boutique, we train to provide exceptional customer service which build strong relationships within the community. This helps to sustain vibrant town centers, linking neighbors and creating social relationships which keeps customers coming back. A personal stylists that is helpful can always make a girl feel good when shopping for a special event or outing!

Our boutiques offer an easy to shop in “boutique” environment without the “boutique” prices. Our buyers stay up on the latest fashion trends and offer a wide selection of merchandise straight from market. Our store owners visit the top fashion trade shows every year and always have the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories.

Visit our website to find a location near you here!

New stores that are opening soon:

Wellington, FL

Manchester, VT

La Crosse, MN

Minot, ND

Blaine, MN

Fort Worth, TX