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Summer Formalities

Summer Formalities

Being in the full swing of summer, it seems appropriate to discuss the inevitable formal events that pop up along the way. From your cousin’s wedding to a work conference or luxurious date night — we’ve got you covered for all your posh warm-weather needs.

RED VALENTINO DRESS & LIZABETH EARRINGS

RED VALENTINO DRESS & LIZABETH EARRINGS

For the inevitable summer wedding; a starry dress means you will sparkle all night without taking attention away from the happy couple. An added bonus: its short length and sheer sleeves mean you’ll stay cool while dancing the night away. Keep your accessories minimal, but don’t forget to don earrings that compliment your starry motif.

VERONICA BEARD SCHOOLBOY DICKEY JACKET, A.L.C. TRIXIE DRESS, KURTULAN NECKLACE & SHIRALEAH ZIP WALLET

VERONICA BEARD SCHOOLBOY DICKEY JACKET, A.L.C. TRIXIE DRESS, KURTULAN NECKLACE & SHIRALEAH ZIP WALLET

For the career woman in need of stylish professional wear; opt for a patterned day dress topped with a classic blazer. The versatility of this dress means you can easily transition your look from day to night. For day wear, pair with black booties and minimal jewelry. For after work drinks, shed the blazer and add a black clutch and red lipstick.

ANNABEL INGALL CAMILLE SADDLE BAG, RENE ESCOBAR SILVER BANGLES & MCQ COTTON DRESS WITH LACE

ANNABEL INGALL CAMILLE SADDLE BAG, RENE ESCOBAR SILVER BANGLES & MCQ COTTON DRESS WITH LACE

For the modest mouse who wants to beat the heat: try a sleeveless maxi with a lacy bottom. The full-length lace ensures that you won’t reveal too much while simultaneously keeping your look cool and breezy. Add a bag for a pop of color and layer on bangles for some subtle bling. Wear to dinner at an equally chic restaurant.

XO,

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Dazzle On New Year's in Calvin Rucker

Dazzle On New Year's in Calvin Rucker

DON'T LET THE STRESS OF WHAT DO WEAR ON NEW YEAR'S EVE GET YOU RATTLED!

We have a wide variety of festive party dresses at Mercantile - but our pick for you, is the Walk This Way dress made of spider knit lace by one of our newest and most favorite collections, Calvin Rucker.  

Calvin Rucker is the collaboration between two Los Angeles based friends who just happen to be fashion industry veterans, Joie Rucker and Caroline Calvin.  The collection is designed for the chic, modern, creative woman who is able to seamlessly combine feminine with a sexy edge to create her own timeless style.  Let's face it, this woman is cool. 

CALVIN RUCKER - CASUAL COUTURE FOR THE CREATIVE CLASS

We've paired the dress with our beautiful, handmade in Los Angeles, Ashlyn'd Shane clutch and our Jacquie Aiche Abalone bone necklace with diamonds. 

The Walk This Way dress has been spotted on Emmy Rossum and Taylor Swift, who both always manage to look effortless and cool.  They have that magical mix of refined and tough - the quintessential Calvin Rucker woman.

Pop into the store today and we'll make sure you're ready to ring in 2015 in style.

XO
Mercantile