Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Oh snap!




The social media buzz is at an all time high, and being in the know is so key! One of the newest and most used social media apps is Snapchat and we can’t get enough of it!

Snapchat is an easy way to send and receive “snaps” of pictures or videos of your friends/family and even here at ACA we are active snappers!




If you haven’t hoped on  the bandwagon, we have a few convincing reasons to download Snapchat and to be sure you add us as a friend!




Firstly, you will see great shots of all our new arrivals, most of the time before they premier on any another other social media sites! Staying up to date on all the trends is key in keeping up with fashion, and with this new instant form of social media we can keep you in the know right  along with us!


Secondly, you’ll want to follow us on our Snapchat adventures because we will often showcase the fun times around our Ocala store, behind the scenes of our upcoming Gainesville store, and all the craziness that happens BTS in our wearhouse!




Thirdly, and most importantly, we often showcase discount and coupon codes first on Snapchat before anything else. This means you could be the first to know and the first to hop on a great deal! Here at ACA we are firm believers in getting a great deal for great fashion!


Don’t miss out on the next big thing and stay ahead of the game with us! 

Download Snapchat, and add us @shopacutabove!



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Friday, December 18, 2015

Don't get your tinsel in a tangle...

Here come the Holidays, and with that we are all in search of the perfect gifts! With the countdown to Christmas morning quickly approaching (exactly 7 days away. No I haven't been counting down  since November... okay maybe I have), we have got you covered for those last minute gifts!

Here at ACA we have a variety of gifts ranging in price and size! I'll give you an idea of some of our most popular items that are sure to make anyone ecstatic to find under the tree!

One ideal gift that's perfect for all the active ladies out there would be a fabulous short or long sleeve t-shirt! We have multiple brands that offer adorable, southern, sassy, and chic designs in the comfort of a casual t-shirt. One of our favorite southern lifestyle brands, Southern Darlin', even offers adorable state t-shirts for all your friends and family around the country! Take a look at our selection here!











Who doesn't love a little sparkle on Christmas day? Another great gift item would be any of our gorgeous jewelry pieces! From Betsey Pittard to Bourbon & Boweties, we have you covered! Pendant and statement necklaces have also been a staple item this season, so be sure to take a look at those as well! You can find our jewelry online here!






Unique stock stuffers can be almost impossible to find when you're last minute Christmas shopping, however we have some ideal stuffers stocked up just for you!

Take a look at our Gifts page on the website! Ranging from sunglass straps and koozies to Lilly Pulitzer gifts and Ashely Brooke Designs mugs! All under $25, these make for great gifts for our savvy spending ACA customers!






Lastly, for all my girls who wait till the last second for gifts (don't worry, I'm right there with you!), we offer in-store and online-instant gift cards! For your pickiest friends and family, gift-cards can be a life saver! Simply ask an associate in-store or visit our website here to purchase!




For all your last minute shopping needs, we have you covered! When the stress and anxiety of frantic Christmas shopping sets in, let us be here to take a deep breath with you and find the perfect gift! Seeing our customers happy is the greatest gift to us at ACA, and we hope that you all enjoy a relaxing and happy holidays!





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Thursday, December 17, 2015

GETTING TO KNOW A CUT ABOVE STAFF (2)




Name: Shelly

School and Sorority: Valdosta State University, Phi Mu 

About me: I'm a small town southern girl that loves everything outdoors and shopping, of course.  I graduated with my degree in Speech Language Pathology and starting in January 2016, I will be pursuing my masters.  I also have a soft heart for animals and will go out of my way to save one.  

How long have you been working at A Cut Above Boutique? Eight Months

Celebrity you most identify with: Carrie Underwood! 


My favorite current trend: My favorite current trend would be anything oversized with leggings and booties. It's super comfy and so cute! 

What do you enjoy most about working at ACA: There are many things that I enjoy about working at ACA! But the one thing I enjoy the most is working with such positive and outgoing co-workers and bosses! 


Friday night go to outfit:  My average go-to Friday night outfit would be:
1. Simple oversized/flowy top
2. A statement necklace with lots of bracelets 
3. Skinny Jeans or Leggings 


People would be surprised to know: People would be surprised to know that this is the first time I have ever moved away from my hometown.  It was a huge step for me!

How many pairs of shoes do you own:
I have a lot but I have my go to shoes that I wear constantly. Let's just say I NEED more!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Hello there Fall!



Ahhhh, the smell of crisp fresh air, the crackle of brown and red leaves, and the 
sweet taste of our favorite seasonal drink; pumpkin spice lattes. Autumn is here and winter is quickly approaching, and with two of the best seasons of the year upon us, what better way to celebrate than with a new wardrobe! The trends this season are incredible, with deeper hues, 70’s comebacks, fringe; the list goes on and on! 

With so many new arrivals, we are so excited to help you build up a fresh, trendy, fall wardrobe!   www.ShopACutAbove.com




This fall is all about the details, the colors, the prints, and the styles, One of our 
favorite fall trends is the prevalence of one of the most timeless materials; suede. 
Seeming to always peep its way back into fashion, suede is a perfect material for fall. 
Not only is it soft and smooth, it will keep you warm and add a boho-chic touch to 
your closet! We have so many great suede styles, from tops, to dresses, to bell-
bottoms!




Another fabulous trend are the deep hues we are seeing on everything! The maroon,
golden, and navy colors give such a rich and cozy feel to any piece of clothing. We
are loving incorporating these colors with cool toned jewelry, or layering the pieces
with neutral toned cardigans and vests.

 



The last, and always timeless trend would have to be plaid. You really cannot go
wrong with a good plaid piece, and this season we are seeing it everywhere! Plaid
tops, tunics, scarfs, and vests! We love pairing a bold plaid piece with a simple pair
of leggings or jeans and your favorite booties! The best part about plaid is that it
comes in almost every color! If you tend towards a color that suits you better, or you
are trying to add more color to your wardrobe, then plaid is perfect for you!





As with any set of trends that comes with a new season, there are opportunities to
step outside your comfort zone and try something new! We are so excited about all
the new items we are seeing this fall, and we can’t wait to see you look fab in them 
too! 

Don’t forget to tag us on all your social media so we can see how you choose to rock the trends this season!

-Rachel








Monday, August 31, 2015

Getting to know A Cut Above Staff



Name: Rachel 

School and Sorority: University Of South Florida, Kappa Delta

About me: I am a Senior at USF, I am majoring in Communication and I expect to graduate in the Summer. I am pretty involved with my sorority and really enjoy that, as well as involving myself in intramural sports here on campus. I'm also a huge fan of the beach (born and raised florida girl). 

How long have you been working at A Cut Above Boutique? Two years

Celebrity you most identify with: Lauren Conrad (Pictured below) 


My favorite current trend: My favorite current trend would be booties and t-shirt dresses! I love the versatility of a t-shirt dress, and how simple it is to dress up or down. I am loving the bootie trend, whether they're fringe or leather, I can't get enough! 

What do you enjoy most about working at ACA: There are a lot of things I absolutely love about working at ACA! The environment is always uplifting and fun, and it truly makes my job something I look forward too. I also can't say enough about how awesome and inspirational my managers are! 




Friday night go to outfit: Depending on the occasion and the place I plan to go the outfit might change slightly, but my average go-to Friday night outfit would be:
1. Simple loose tank w/ colored bralette underneath
2. Floral/print loose shorts
3. Gladiator sandals
4. Fun simple accessories (layered necklaces, dainty rings, or Bourbon & Boweties)

People would be surprised to know: People would be surprised to know that I was homeschooled all the way up until my freshman year of high school. 

How many pairs of shoes do you own:
Honestly, too many! I love shoes, especially sandals or heels! (even though I'm pretty tall as it is)



Thursday, August 6, 2015

It's here! It's here! Our favorite time of the year! Football season is creeping upon on us, and what better way to prepare than a new collection of adorable Gameday apparel! We've got you set with our collection, ranging from cool and comfortable graphic tanks to flowy and classy shift dresses!

Here are a few style tips for putting together the cutest Gameday outfits with the trends we've been seeing!


Graphics Tanks and Tees!

http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/traditions-tank-grey/


Who doesn't love a lightweight graphic tank!? We've seen this trend skyrocket over the past year, and we have no complaints! The simple material combined with a pop of a fun quote or graphic makes for a top that can be taken from lounge to tailgate in seconds!

Our Graphic Tank/Tee style tip for tailgates is to pair them with your favorite high-rise distressed denim shorts and cowboy boots, or dress it up with jeggings and your favorite accessories! You really can't go wrong with how you style these tops!

http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/gator-pride-tank/
http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/seminole-pride-tank/
http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/judith-march-roll-tide-tank/
http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/roots-tank-fsu/
http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/all-hail-florida-hail-tank/


Dresses, Dresses, and more Dresses!

http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/playing-games-dress/


We have fallen in love with every Gameday dress from our collection, and know you will too! We love the versatility and ease of a dress, especially if you're in a rush! (let's face it, most of us are!)

Our style tip for Gameday dresses is to have fun with it! If you have a simple shift dress, spice it up with a stack of Bourbon and Boweties or a chunky bauble necklace! If you're wearing a dress with a lot of print, let the dress do the talking and stick to simple accessories! 


http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/kick-off-your-boots-dress-maroon/
http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/small-town-throw-down-dress-blue/
http://www.shopacutabove.com/product/run-away-with-you-dress/


Check out all of our Gameday fashion on our website: www.shopacutabove.com

We love seeing our customers rocking their fab new outfits so make sure to show us your Gameday spirit and style, tag us on social media!







Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lilly Pulitzer Agendas

   They are back,  Lilly Pulitzer agendas! 

The Lilly Pulitzer 2016 Large Agenda is better than ever! This 17-month Lilly Pulitzer agenda for 2015-2016 is useful and unique! It is a daily agenda full of frisky fun! The colored tabs make for happy planning.
Complete with weekly and monthly calendar pages, starting August 2015, this Lilly Pulitzer planner has dates to remember, contacts and notes. The best day planner ever (it's a Lilly Pulitzer planner after all); your friends will turn pink with envy!
Lilly Pulitzer agenda details:
  • August 2015 through 2016 calendars (17 months)
  • Coordinating Sticker Sheet
  • Mylar Tabs
  • Double Wire-O Binding
  • Elastic Band Closure
  • Individual months have monthly view and day by day view
  • Reasons for a Party with holidays
  • Horoscope Section
  • Blank pages for notes
  • Pocket folder for business cards & more


Shop Lilly here








Lilly Pulitzer agendas are available in-store - A Cut Above Boutique 
and
www.shopacutabove.com 

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