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    The Valentine's Edit

    The Valentine's Edit
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    Shop the perfect Valentine’s Day outfits whether you’re lounging with friends, staying up late for a movie night, or going out on a date! 

    The Resort Edit

    The Resort Edit
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    Who’s ready for a little winter getaway?! Everyone needs a little escape after the craziness of the holidays.

    What To Wear: New Year's Eve Edition

    What To Wear: New Year's Eve Edition
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    With the end of the year approaching, it’s time to get your looks for New Year’s Eve. Many people consider this the most traditional and celebration-worthy party of the entire year, as it represents the end of a cycle and the beginning of another, full of new possibilities.

    What To Wear: Office Holiday Party Edition

    What To Wear: Office Holiday Party Edition
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    Choosing an outfit for the office Christmas party is always a challenge. You want to look festive, but also appropriate. Most people often opt for a simple black dress, but...

    Christmas Bucket List

    Christmas Bucket List
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    The holiday season means getting together with good friends and family, from decorating your home to dinner parties and gifting gatherings. Join us for our 8.28 style celebration, full of fun activities and party looks.

    'Tis The Season For Sparkles

    'Tis The Season For Sparkles
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    The holiday season is the perfect time to don those sparkles! At 8.28 Boutique, we love a fun dress! Anything with a bright color, texture or sequins just makes it even better. If you're looking for something sparkly to wear for Christmas or New Years, this is your guide. 

    The Sweater Edit

    The Sweater Edit
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    Sweaters are the easiest fall essential to elevate your most casual attire and help you look put together, even when you may not feel like it! Whether you choose to pair with leggings, jeans, corduroys, or work pants, you’ll have a complete look in a matter of moments. Shop the Sweater Edit to see a few of our favorite sweaters this season!

    What Caroline Wore This Week

    What Caroline Wore This Week
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    Caroline defines her style as classic, timeless but sometimes edgy! When shopping at market, she imagines herself browsing the 8.28 website and often wears 8.28 new arrivals. She is a dress-lover, and feels most confident in a dress! Shop What Caroline Wore This Week!

    Holiday Collection

    Holiday Collection
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    The holidays are quickly approaching, and the busiest time of year is just around the corner. November 1st IS an acceptable time to put your Christmas tree up, right?! Whether you’re a ‘put your tree up early’ kind of gal or you wait until Thanksgiving has come and gone, we’re here to help you complete your wardrobe with all the essentials for holiday celebrations. We're so excited to launch our Holiday Collection, and we’re adding more to it every week. Be sure to sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know when new pieces hit the site. 

    Holiday Outfits

    Holiday Outfits
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    As “Spooky Season” comes to a close, we’re gearing up for the holidays! After all, November 1st IS an acceptable time to put your Christmas tree up, right?! We’re so excited to launch our Holiday Collection, and we’re adding more to it every week. Be sure to sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know when new pieces hit the site. 

    Best Dressed Guest: Fall

    Best Dressed Guest: Fall
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    Who else feels like they have a full social calendar but an empty wardrobe?! We’re here to help! Be the best dress guest at all of your fun fall festivities with these new dresses from some of our favorite brands! The best thing about these pieces is that they truly speak for themselves - bold, fun, and formal enough for a black tie event! All you need is a simple black or nude shoe and your go-to jewelry for fun events! 

    Sweater Weather

    Sweater Weather
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    Kerisma Knits are BACK at 8.28! These are a fan favorite and always sell fast! Sweater weather is quickly approaching (Hello, October!) and the Kerisma Knits are perfect transitional sweaters. They are light weight and pair with shorts, jeans, and leggings! These knits are a great option for running errands or lounging around the house. We have several colors and styles to complete your fall wardrobe. 

    Pretty In Pink

    Pretty In Pink
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    Karlie Clothes Floral Tiered Maxi Dress // Anna Cate Collection Arabella Midi Dress // English Factory Checkered Puff Sleeve Dress in Fuchsia // Jade Melody Tam V-Neck Puff Sleeve Dress...

    Meet Caroline

    Meet Caroline
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    Meet Caroline, dress-lover, beach-goer, new mom, and owner of 8.28 Boutique! She is passionate about offering confidence-boosting pieces to all of her customers, with a few fun trends scattered throughout. Read on to see what she has to say about her favorite things, personal style, and inspiration when buying for the boutique.

    Fall Trends: Rusty Tones

    Fall Trends: Rusty Tones
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    What fall trends are you looking forward to adding to your wardrobe? One of ours is this gorgeous rust or terracotta color. It's been a trend for bridesmaid dresses and...

    Pre-Fall Faves

    Pre-Fall Faves
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    We all know the fun in anticipating fall! Candles, sweaters, boots, and more. But girls in the south know what sweaters aren't an option until late october!! These pre-fall faves...

    Watermelon Sugar 🍉

    Watermelon Sugar 🍉
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    Pink and green is an all time favorite color combination. Reminiscent of a juicy slice of watermelon by the pool, this color combination is a look good, feel good choice...

    Summer Color Palette: Vibrant and Fruity

    Summer Color Palette: Vibrant and Fruity
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    This summer we're channeling our favorite fruits and florals. Bright pinks that represent a crisp, juicy watermelon on a hot summer day and vibrant oranges that sit on the rim of your cocktail glass by the pool. 

    Fresh Florals

    Fresh Florals
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    Floral dresses are an obvious YES for a great summer wardrobe. In all shapes, colorways, and patterns, a floral dress is an easy option to throw on for any occasion...

    How To Style: Karlie Clothes Puff Sleeve Poplin Dress

    How To Style: Karlie Clothes Puff Sleeve Poplin Dress
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    The Karlie Clothes Puff Sleeve Dress is a summer favorite around here. For a fun backyard get together or meeting your friends for brunch, this look comes together in minutes...

    Hot, Hot, Hot

    Hot,  Hot,  Hot
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    Heat things up in bright pink shades for everything from beach days to brunch and cocktail parties. English Factory Mila Pink Mini Dress // English Factory Aria Pink Maxi Dress // THML Peyton Print...

    Lounge In Style With Z-Supply

    Lounge In Style With Z-Supply
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    Z-Supply is known for their soft fabrics and comfortable lounge styles! Stay cozy all summer in these laidback styles from one of our favorite brands. From left to right: Z-Supply V-Neck...

    Beachy Blues

    Beachy Blues
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    It's a "blue and white forever" kind of summer, and we've got all the blue, beachy dresses you need! These styles are so cute for the 4th of July, just...

    From Beach To BBQ

    From Beach To BBQ
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    Having outfits that can double as a cover up makes for easy packing! We love this matching set from Joy*Joy, and these smocked shorts would look so cute over a...

    Bump Friendly Looks

    Bump Friendly Looks
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    As you know, Caroline is expecting a baby girl, and she's reliant on these chic, but bump-friendly styles! A tiered maxi dress is always a safe choice when dressing a...

    How To Style: English Factory Colorblock Midi

    How To Style: English Factory Colorblock Midi
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    Red and pink is a chic color combination for summer. We've paired it with hot pink hoops to really lean into the color pallette. ❤️ 💗 Add a simple handbag...

    How To Style: Karlie Orange Blossom Midi

    How To Style: Karlie Orange Blossom Midi
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    An off-the-shoulder dress is truly a summer necessity! And how good is this orange + ivory color combo from Karlie!? We've paired it with rattan earrings for a cool, tropical...

    Colorblock Crush

    Colorblock Crush
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    Colorblock is a huge trend this summer, and we're here for it! This vibrant colorblock midi from Jade is a wardrobe must-have. Pair it with simple gold jewelry, and let...

    Memorial Day Packing List: Watching Fireworks

    Memorial Day Packing List: Watching Fireworks
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    We are loving this simple look for a Memorial Day Weekend celebration. No matter where you are, this dress is cool and comfortable - wear it all day and night! 

    Memorial Day Packing List: Sunset Boat Ride

    Memorial Day Packing List: Sunset Boat Ride
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    This dress is beyond perfect for Memorial Day Weekend! The print gives off a fun, tropical vibe, and the blue color is perfect for a patriotic celebration! For a fun...

    Memorial Day Packing List: Outdoor Concert

    Memorial Day Packing List: Outdoor Concert
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    Outdoor concerts are one of the best part of summer. Not a care in the world, enjoying good music, good company, and a good drink... 

    For The Bride

    For The Bride
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    For all our blushing brides, we have the perfect white dress for you! This off the shoulder midi dress is so cute for a bachelorette trip at the beach! Plus,...

    No More Monday Blues

    No More Monday Blues
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    No matter how early that alarm goes off on Monday morning, this dress will wipe away all your Monday blues... It's so cute for work or play! Saturday night dinner,...

    How To Style: Karlie Mac Floral Smocked Dress

    How To Style: Karlie Mac Floral Smocked Dress
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    This dress from Karlie was just made for a tropical vacation! The sleeves are so fun, and the best part is you can wear them on or off the shoulder!...

    Color Crush: Pink

    Color Crush: Pink
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    Allison New York Karly Dress Anna Cate Collection Morgan Dress English Factory Floral Ruffle Shoulder Top Karlie Clothes Poplin Embroidery Puff Sleeve Dress

    Color Crush: Coral

    Color Crush: Coral
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    Buddy Love North Sunset Tunic Karlie Clothes Mac Floral Smocked Top Dress J.Marie Scarlette Ruched Dress

    Color Crush: Blue

    Color Crush: Blue
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    J.Marie Collections Lindsay Bow Midi Dress Buddy Love Miller Swell Caftan Dress Karlie Clothes Blue and White Floral Poplin Dress Allison New York Kennedy Maxi Dress

    Blue Hues for Blue Skies

    Blue Hues for Blue Skies
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    Blue and white have always been tried and true colors to wear for spring and summer. They are so easy to style, look good on everyone, and can be so...

    Maxi Dresses For Easter

    Maxi Dresses For Easter
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    Shop The Look English Factory Sweet Heart Color Block Maxi Dress // Vintage Ibiza Blue and White Maxi Dress // Karlie Clothes Orange Blossom Midi Dress // Anna Cate Collection Blue and White Floral Myers Dress // Vintage...

    Best Dressed Wedding Guest

    Best Dressed Wedding Guest
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    Unsure what to wear to that wedding you've got coming up? We're here to help! As your go-to place for dresses, we have a wide selection for any occasion. 

    Smocked Dresses: Our Favorite Silhouette

    Smocked Dresses: Our Favorite Silhouette
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    Effortless throw-on-and-go dresses in every color you could need!

    Female Entrepreneurs We Love: Cheri Leavy

    Female Entrepreneurs We Love: Cheri Leavy
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    One of our favorite things we get to be a part of as an entrepreneur is The Southern C! Every year, we are continually inspired by all the bright minds and hard working spirits. We talked with Cheri Leavy, Co-Founder of The Southern C, about what it's like to be a female entrepreneur & a little bit of style talk, too!!

    What To Wear For Every Occasion

    What To Wear For Every Occasion
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    You know that feeling when you have an event coming up, and you stare into your closet, and it feels like there is nothing there? Your husband sees the mountain of clothes you own, but you see an empty space in your house? It’s too familiar for all of us girls, and we are here to help! We are striving to be your go-to spot for dresses, no matter what occasion or event you have on your calendar. Plus, you need something you’re going to have fun in – that’s where we want to help!! 

    Pink For Spring 💕

    Pink For Spring 💕
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    Hopefully, you’re looking for more pink content because we can’t get enough of showing off our favorite color!! In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we are going to show off our favorite pink looks. These looks are so fun as we head into the spring and get some warmer weather headed our way! 

    Galentine’s Day Outfits & Party Planning Tips

    Galentine’s Day Outfits & Party Planning Tips
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    Yeah, Valentine’s is great, it’s a special opportunity to celebrate the love you have for your boyfriend, husband, or significant other. But, there is nothing like a night with your best friends, your Galentine’s! We have some cute looks for your Galentine’s celebration this year, and we’ve included some party planning tips & cocktail recipes for you to try out this year!

    Caroline's Favorite Beach Spot: Anna Maria, Florida

    Caroline's Favorite Beach Spot: Anna Maria, Florida
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    A day at the beach is one of the highest forms of self-care, right? At least, it is for us! We love the beach, and Anna Maria, Florida is where Caroline has been going for as long as she can remember! We asked her about her favorite places to eat and things to do when in Anna Maria!

    Iconic Pink Outfits In Pop Culture

    Iconic Pink Outfits In Pop Culture
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    You may have noticed we had a small rebrand and changed up the colors on our site! Pink is the best color and we are so excited to include it as our new brand color! When you see the hot pink, you know it’s 8.28! In “celebration” of this fun new color, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite pinks in pop culture. 

    New Year, New Wardrobe

    New Year, New Wardrobe
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    Nothing makes getting dressed easier than having a closet well-stocked with elevated basics. We have an entire new collection featuring all of the elevated basics. It’s so much easier to get ready in a flash with a few pieces that go with everything. 

    New Year's Eve Looks

    New Year's Eve Looks
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    Can you believe 2022 is just two weeks away?! We can’t believe it, this year has flown by. However, we couldn’t be more excited about the new beginnings. With the new year on the horizon, we are here to offer up some outfit ideas for your New Year’s Eve plans!

    The Holiday Collection

    The Holiday Collection
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    We are so excited to have a SURPRISE Holiday Collection launch! These styles are going to sell FAST, so if you see something you like, grab it now - these styles won’t be restocked! Whether you are going to a Christmas Cocktail party, sorority Holiday Semi Formal, or a casual holiday potluck, we have something for you!

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