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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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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

 

 

 

Apricot Lane Delray Beach Featured In LL Scene

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If you didn’t already know, Mother’s Day is this weekend! Don’t freak out, it kind of caught us off guard too. Luckily, we’ve  partnered up with Apricot Lane to bring you a twist to your traditionalMother’s Day gift. Mother/daughter shopping outings can be tough. How many times have you gone shopping with your mom only to find yourself sitting in the plush chairs of Ann Taylor scrolling through Facebook until your mom is done looking around? Whether you’ve personally experienced an “Ann Taylor” sit down or have an experience of your own, you get what we mean. It’s not always easy to agree with mom when it comes to deciding on a shopping destination…until now!

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Apricot Lane reached out to us personally to see if we wanted to partner with them on amother/daughter photo shoot in celebration of Mother’s Day this weekend, and we more than jumped on the opportunity. An afternoon of shopping and photo shoots with our moms? Sign us up!

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Lindsey’s mom, Nancy, is an English teacher at Grandview Preparatory School in Boca Raton, so she was looking for an outfit that she could wear to school without compromising her sense of style. She may or may not have a reputation for having a little bit of a shoe obsession.

Lilly’s stepmom, Lisa, is a former ER Nurse with years stuck in scrubs and only time to make up for it. She and Lilly had a blast putting looks together and experimenting with Lisa’s #SceneMom style status. We both had a little too many laughs telling our moms what to wear. Not only was it a funmother/daughter afternoon, but we were able to give them a glimpse into our world at LLScene. They’re so supportive of us, so we were honored to share this opportunity with them.

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get mom this weekend, visit Apricot Lane (see locations below) for an afternoon of shopping, bonding and all things fabulous (without having to sit on a dressing room couch…). Whether you’re a #SceneMom or a #SceneGirl, Apricot Lane will have something for every taste or personality in your life.

There are so many other ways you can celebrate your relationship with the special moms in your life.Luxury brand Teri Jon by Rickie Freeman has partnered with Nina Shoes to launch a series of Mother’s Day videos and social media campaign. The “#ThankfulMOMents” campaign celebrates the special bond between mothers and daughters. Make sure to hashtag #ThankfulMOMents all week long in your social media posts in order to be considered, we sure will! The winner will be hand-selected by Teri Jon once the contest concludes at midnight after Mother’s Day. For more information, watch this video, try not to tear up…

This post was originally posted in LL Scene