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Bloggers Wearing Purple Poppy

Are you looking for some fun pieces to add to your closet this spring? Check out how these bloggers styled their favorite Purple Poppy pieces!

The Midlife Fashionista

The Midlife Fashionista

Susan is a Boston area fashion blogger and wardrobe stylist that styled our gorgeous cashmere dress topper (wearing Cruise Blue) for a trip to Salem, MA.

Paired with all black, the crisp blue adds a fun pop of color for a night out and looks amazing paired with white denim for summer!

Read Susan’s post: The Cashmere Poncho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 Is Not Old

Tania recently styled our Jade Dress in turquoise for a trip to Cancun (we’re jealous!) and looks absolutely gorgeous! If you’re getting ready to take a trip to somewhere warm, we always recommend packing dresses! They’re easy to throw on, keep you cool, and look put together.

The Jade Dress features gorgeous detailing around the neckline that frames the fact and allows you to keep your accessories simple. Fewer things to pack, less stress!

Read Tania’s post: Face Framing Details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Well Styled LifeA Well Styled Life

Even with spring finally here, we’re still experiencing a range of temperatures. Cool mornings, warm afternoons. During these transition months, we love a good sweater that we can easily layer over our short sleeve tops and take off later in the day once it gets warmer!

Jennifer recently styled our knit duster for a casual day of running errands with a cute pair of sandals and her favorite tee.

Read Jennifer’s post: Season Spanning Duster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you looking for new spring pieces? Shop these and our new arrivals, added daily in-store and online!

5 Spring Must Haves

Spring is finally here and we’re taking full advantage of the mild temperatures whenever possible. As everyone is finally shedding their winter layers and updating their spring wardrobes, Purple Poppy has been receiving new products left and right. We’re so excited to share these with you and we’re sure you’re going to be wearing them all spring (and summer!) long.

bamboo bag

1. The perfect carryall – $69

Have you been searching high and low for the perfect handbag for spring? Look no further! Our bamboo ark bag is chic and compliments any outfit. Plus, it’s under $100!

lace up sweatshirt

2. Lace-Up Henley – $279

The Label Thread lace-up henley is comfy and the striped cotton laces add a fun hit of personality to the neutral sweater. Pair yours with your favorite joggers and sneakers for running errands or with a pair of skinny jeans and wedges for a night out!

colorful shift dress

3. A Colorful Shift – $154

No matter where you live, every woman should have at least shift dress in their closet. This colorful shift by Julie Brown NYC is lightweight and will bring you from spring to summer. Pair it with our favorite bamboo handbag for a night out!

statement jeans

4. Statement Jeans – $122

Did someone say statement jeans? Embroidered and pearl jeans have been at the top of our list over the last year and we’re so excited to be carrying these beauties at our boutique (in stores & online). Whether you opt to pair yours with sneakers and a solid tee or dress them up, we’re sure these will be a closet staple this spring!

circle jean jacket

5. Denim Jacket – $118

Denim jackets are a must-have for spring and summer and this circle version is so fun! A fun twist on the classic denim jacket, it’s lightweight and pairs perfectly with your favorite camisole!

Our Pop-Up Shop is Here!

We are so thrilled to announce our pop-up shop located in the Mercato Shops in Naples, Florida. Located in building three, next to Charming Charlies and close to several parking areas, stopping into our pop-up shop is convenient even on the busiest of weekends. Whether you’re visiting the area or live in Naples yea-round, we have plenty of clothing options for all of your needs!

Naples, FL Pop Up Shop   Purple Poppy Pop Up Shop

A few new arrivals we are loving:

detailed denim

JAG Embroidered Straight Crop – $74

Katharine Barclay Top

Katharine Barclay Top – $106

Joules Striped Harbour Top

Joules Striped Harbour Jersey – $49

WHERE WE ARE

9105 Strada Place
#3130
Naples, FL 34108

POP UP SHOP HOURS

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 6:00 PM

Don’t live in Naples, but dying to get your hands on something from our boutique? We are constantly adding new arrivals to the website and we shape all over the United States! Have a question? Give us a call today at (508) 477-1402.

Designer Spotlight: Julie Brown

Known for utilizing bold colors, lush fabrics, and colorful designs, Julie Brown has been designing gorgeous clothing since the launch of her first collection in 2001. She has since sold her line in Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, and Saks Fifth Avenue and our team at Purple Poppy is honored to be among these nationwide retailers that offers Julie’s beautiful designs.

About Julie

Designer Julie Brown was raised among a family of artists and started her career within the fashion industry as a merchandiser for well-known fashion brands, including Anne Klein and Ralph Lauren. Working with the talented and inspiring teams that support these brands along with her experience in merchandising allowed her to gain the experience to create Julie Brown and the very first collection in 2001.

Based out of New York, the clothing brand reflects the various parts of the designer’s personal life and the inspiration she draws from family and friends.

Pieces We Love

With each piece of clothing better than the next, it’s hard to pick which pieces we love the most. But, with spring and summer on the brain, we have narrowed it down to two dresses we can’t stop thinking about! And luckily for you, we carry both in our Mashpee boutique and online for easy ordering!

Julie Bown Livie DressThe Livie Dress – $136

You can never go wrong with navy and white! This v-neck sleeveless dress has a flattering shape and is perfect for everyday wear but is dressy enough for work and special occasions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julie Brown Leah Dress

The Leah Dress – $159

It doesn’t get anymore chic than a gorgeous black and white dress! This tank dress has a stretchy, lightweight construction for serious comfort and the flowers along the bottom are fun-loving and make a statement.

 

 

 

 

To shop these dresses and other gorgeous spring pieces, stop in our store or give us a call at (508) 477-1402 to order them over the phone!

New Arrivals for Spring

Are you tired of having to wear multiple layers just to leave your house? Us too! Our entire team at Purple Poppy has been itching for the warm temperatures and extra sunlight. So much so, we’re already starting to carry spring pieces in store and online! From fun embroidered blouses to no fail all-in-one layering pieces and statement sleeves, our spring arrivals are too good to pass up and more will be added to the website every day!

Some of our favorite new arrivals:

Tempo Paris Embroidered Blouse – $76

white embroidered blouse

Tempo Paris Short Skirt – $66

tempo paris short skirt

English Factory Striped Top – $66

Striped Bell Sleeve Blouse

English Factory Off the Shoulder Sweater – $69

Pink Off the Soulder Sweater

Tempo Paris Top – $69

blue tie dye blouse

Our new arrivals go live on our website and in stores numerous times per week, so there will always be something new to try out! Please call us for any questions regarding availability for any of these items at (508) 477-1402.

Dress to Impress This New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and whether you’re going to a party or having a quiet night it, it’s the perfect time to be as festive as possible. Our fashion gurus here at Purple Poppy have put together their favorite items to ensure their outfit is as festive as possible for ringing in 2018!

Get Festive

50 Is Not Old in Champagne SweaterChampagne Crew Neck Sweater
Shop the sweater here.

We love a good holiday themed sweater and this one hits the nail on the head! Enjoy a class of champagne in your new favorite champagne sweater while lounging around your house or out celebrating NYE with friends!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bundle Up in Cute Winter Accessories

Miss Bethany Kate in Pom Pom Hat & ScarfPom Pom Hat & Scarf
Shop the hat here.
Shop the scarf here.

Going in and out of buildings and homes celebrating New Year’s Eve can be chilly! Stay warm with cute winter accessories. This pom pom hat and scarf are the perfect addition to any outfit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make a Statement with Jewelry

Black Ball NecklaceBlack Ball Necklace
Shop the necklace here.

Make a statement this New Year’s Eve with gorgeous statement jewelry, like this ball necklace! The detailing is guaranteed to grab everyone’s attention and is super easy to dress up or down.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay Trendy in Velvet

Velvet Off the Shoulder TopVelvet Off the Shoulder Top
Shop the top here.

Everyone is going wild for everything velvet this year. This velvet off the shoulder top looks amazing paired with anything – jeans, leggings, a fun midi skirt, and even slacks!

 

 

 

 

 

Catholic Charities Fashion Show

Catholic Charities is the largest service provider in Eastern Massachusetts, helping over 200,000 individuals in the last year through it’s 90 programs at 27 locations. From shelter and refugee services to tutoring and mentoring, Catholic Charities of Boston is dedicated to building a just and compassionate society for all people. Alongside Sara Campbell and Miltons, Purple Poppy participated in a fashion show at Granite Links in Quincy to raise money for Catholic Charities of Boston. Prior to the store, Purple Poppy had a boutique table for guests to shop as well.

Catholic Charities Fashion Show

Catholic Charities Fashion Show

Get the Look:
Exaggerated Sleeve Sweater
Cashmere Dress Topper

Catholic Charities Fashion Show

Get the Look:
Cashmere Dress Topper

Catholic Charities Fashion Show

Catholic Charities Fashion Show

If you would like to attend in the future, the fashion show is hosted every fall! You can get more information on the Catholic Charites website or call us with any questions at (508) 477-1402.

4 Easy Ways to Give Back

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s important to keep in mind what the holidays are about: giving back. Putting your best foot forward and supporting your community can make a huge difference, no matter how small the gesture is. If you’re stuck on ideas, here are some of our favorites:

Donating Unwanted Clothing

If your clothes are in good condition and you simply haven’t worn in in over six months for whatever reason, donate them to a local charity, a church, or pass them on to a family you know in your community. Clothing is expensive and when money is tight, a new winter jacket or clean socks isn’t always a top priority.

Contribute to Your Favorite Charity

Charities need contributions to keep running and to be able to help others. Whether you’re donating $2.00 or $100.00, every little bit counts and will go towards someone in need. If you often forget about contributing, many charities will offer reoccurring contributions at whichever price point you choose. This will help you contribute on a consistent basis.

Volunteer Your Time

Volunteering is one of our favorite ways to give back. There’s a volunteering opportunity for everyone, no matter what your interests are! From reading to children at the library to walking dogs at your local shelter and even visiting sick patients at the hospital.

Shop for a Cause

Many local stores (and even multi-million-dollar ones!) will offer a shopping for a cause night around the holiday season. Join us on Wednesday, December 6 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM for our Holiday Shopping Night. All you have to do is bring in an unwrapped toy to donate to charity and receive 10% off your purchase!

Holiday Shopping Night

If you have any questions regarding our Holiday Shopping Night or are looking for other ways to give back, call us today at (508) 477-1402.

Casual Outfit Ideas for the Holidays

The holiday season is here and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon! If you tend to wait until the last minute to figure out what to wear for your holiday party or are stuck for ideas, we’re here to help. Although everyone loves dressing up, wearing floor length ball gowns, and wearing gorgeous heels, not all holiday parties require black tie apparel. More often than not, many holiday parties are casual but if you’re worried you’ll be too casual, these outfit ideas will help you gain that elevated holiday look.

 

50 Is Not Old

Heels and a Cozy Sweater

Fun, cozy sweaters are always in rotation at Purple Poppy throughout the winter, but they don’t always have to be styled casually! By pairing your favorite sweater with a pair of trousers and a fun heel will instantly elevate any sweater for the holidays.

Shop the sweater here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Well Styled Life

A Poncho and Your Favorite Slides

Are you a big fan of layering? Us too! Jennifer from A Well Style Life styled our cashmere topper and fringe scarf to run errands, but we love the look for holiday gatherings, too. Our cashmere topper looks amazing layered with you favorite dress and comes in over 40 colors.

Shop the scarf here.

Shop the cashmere poncho here.

 

 

 

 

Catholic Charities Fashion Show

 

Statement Sleeves & Detailed Jeans

If you’re attending a casual holiday gathering, wearing denim is acceptable but dressing it up with a statement sleeve sweater, heels, and fun accessories will help elevate your denim. If you want to stay on the casual side, jeans with embroidery and embellishments are a fun way to incorporate fun details!

Shop our ruffle sleeve sweater here.

Shop our cashmere poncho here.

 

 

 

5 Transitional Items to Add to Your Wardrobe

It’s always difficult to figure out to wear during this time of fall. Even though the days are still warm, winter is right around the corner and we’re already experiencing chilly temperatures, especially during our morning and evening commutes. Dressing strategically is the name of the game and we’re here to help you navigate your wardrobe during these transition months.

Layers are Your Best Friend

With temperatures changing sporadically throughout the day, layering is one of our favorite ways to ensure we’re prepared for any weather that might occur throughout the day. Vests, jackets, scarves, and wraps are going to be the foundation for all of your layering needs and can easily be transitioned from fall to winter, and even be worn during the chilly spring months.

Lysse Ainsley Leggings

Item #1: Leggings

Leggings are a wardrobe staple and can easily be styled for any season. Our Lysse Ainsley Legging add the perfect amount of flair to any outfit and have invisible zip vents on the side. You’ll ever have to worry about comfort or fit with our signature Ponte material, it’s easy to get on and easy to get off.

 

 

 

 

 

Damee Polka Dot Jacket

Item #2: A Fun Jacket

Jackets are one of our favorite transition month accessories. When you find one you love, you’ll never want to take it off. Our Damee Polka Dot Jacket is light enough so you don’t over-heat in the fall but is also warm enough for the cold winter months. The neutral polka dot pattern is simple but can still be warn to upscale events during the holiday season without being too overwhelming to the eye.

 

 

 

 

JAG Girlfriend Jeans

Item #3: A Great Pair of Jeans

JAG Jeans is one of our favorite denim brands that we carry at Purple Poppy. With numerous different styles, we’re sure you’ll find a pair that compliments your shape perfectly. Every pair is soft, stretchy, and our girlfriend style are the perfect pair for fall. On the edge of a boyfriend jean, this pair is a little slimmer with a structured waistband, sandblasted distressing, and a raw hem.

 

 

 

 

Bobeau Cora Ruffle Sleeve Sweater

Item #4: A Cozy Sweater

Some days aren’t quite cold enough for a jacket and all you need is a cozy sweater. If you’re looking for a sweater that you can easily dress up or down, and even wear to work, our Bobeau Cora Ruffle Sleeve Sweater is for you! The statement sleeves are stylish but not overwhelming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cashmere Wrap

Item #5: A Lightweight Wrap

Talk about the perfect transitional item! Our cashmere dress topper can be worn as a wrap over your favorite blouse or camisole and can also be warn pulled forward as a scarf to pair with your favorite jacket for winter. Available in over 50 colors, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect color for your lifestyle!