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Your Summer Skincare Must-Haves

Feeling the burn? Don't let a little sunshine put a damper on your vacation. Stock up on all natural & organic products specifically made to keep your skin happy while enjoy some extra rays. 

Whether you are beach-bound, seeking cooler temps in high altitudes, or spending more time pool-side, you will want to add these products to your daily beauty routine to keep your skin happy and healthy. 


Apply Hydrating Solar Protect early and often as your daily moisturizer and sun protection. Nourishing and organic key ingredients Shea, Aloe Vera, Red Raspberry Seed Oil, Coconut Oil, and Sage combine for a solution that is light and nourishing. This daily SPF creates a protective barrier between your skin and harmful UV rays. 

Tip from the maker: Mix with your foundation for a natural, soft glow. 

 


Sun burns happen. This is where Sun Worshipper comes in!

"This serum is specially formulated for sun lovers and worshipers, repairing sun damage, brightening dark spots, clearing acne, soothing sun burns, healing wounds, and improving over-all skin health and tone."

After a recent trip to sunny San Diego, I applied this serum 2-3x a day where I noticed I had sunburn and redness. The affected areas healed rapidly, and that dreaded itching, burning, and peeling all remained at bay! 


A heal-all for sunburn, sun damage, repelling insects, soothing sensitive skin and reducing redness. Healing Mist comes in handy especially when you have the can't-seem-to-cool down feeling that you just can't shake!

Bunky Tip: Keep this in the fridge and spray lightly on the face for extra refreshing relief.


More summer soothing products:

  • Green Tea Serum
    Proactively fight sun spots and skin aging with antioxidants
     
  • Hair Repair Mask
    Give your sun-soaked strands some extra love with this hydrating repair mask
Our Favorite Outfit Hack

Pretty, girly, and a little lacey; we just love our line of top and dress extenders from Grace and Lace!

The  Lace Tank Extender  layered under the Lolla Top, paired with the  Paisley Short

The Lace Tank Extender layered under the Lolla Top, paired with the Paisley Short

Instantly elevate your spring & summer outfits by incorporating lightweight and eye-catching layers. These pieces are incredibly soft tanks and camisoles in neutral hues with a pretty lace trim that peeks out from underneath a blouse, "extending" it!

These are perfect for adding a little length to a blouse, transforming your favorite tunic into a dress, or simply lending texture and layers to an outfit. 

We layered the Chiffon Hi-Lo Extender (dress length) underneath the Victoria Tunic for an easy dress look.

This extender is great for those slightly-too-short dresses, and we love the feminine, cascading ruffles. Adjustable straps ensure a length that is juuuust right!

Our Dress Extender comes in black, too! Layered underneath the Grey Waters Tunic, you can wear this look as a dress or over skinnies. 

Beauty Routine by Urb Apothecary
keeping some of our essentials handy in the  Cactus Linen Pouch

keeping some of our essentials handy in the Cactus Linen Pouch

You may have noticed our new skincare line for women in store or while browsing bunkyboutique.com. Maybe you have picked up a few products to try out, or have already gotten hooked on one of the amazing masks or sun serum.

We chatted with Leyna of Urb Apothecary and received some great tips on adopting a skincare routine of your own to get the most out of your products and maximize their nourishing benefits! 

1. Masks

Leyna says: "The Charcoal Mask I would do once a week, or once every two weeks. [Use] the Cacao Mousse Mask once -twice a week"

(We love the buttery lavender and cocao combination in the Cacao Mousse Mask!)

2. Exfoliate!

Renew and rejuvenate your skin with Cactus Face Polish. This amazing scrub doesn't harm skin with harsh edges like some exfoliates, but rather encourages blood flow and new cell growth!

Leyna says: "Use no more than twice a week."

3. Scrub Scrub Scrub

We have always known Matcha tea is delicious- but the Matcha Sugar Scrub takes our cravings to a new level! Sweet + earthy, we love this gentle body exfoliate and how it leaves our skin soft and reduces redness and bumps (especially during these high-allergen months!).

Leyna says: "... Scrub into your body 2-3 times per week. If you are doing one or more of [the above] , spread them out so you are not doing two masks in one week."

4. Lock in nutrients + moisturize

We currently offer two of Urb Apothecary's facial serums, Green Tea and Sun Worshipper.

  • Green Tea Serum: rich in anti-oxidants, essential fatty-acids and healing herbal infused oils that help protect skin from the sun, slow signs of aging, balance sebum production, and minimize pores and wrinkles.
  • Sun Worshipper: specially formulated for sun lovers and worshipers, repairing sun damage, brightening dark spots, clearing acne, soothing sun burns, healing wounds, and improving over-all skin health and tone.

Leyna says: "I alternate the Serums! But right now the sun worshiper is my jam."

Green Tea Hemp Facial Serum
30.00
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Sun Worshipper Repair Serum
35.00
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Pairing Strappy Separates

Don't be afraid to bare some skin this season! Take advantage of this season's best cutout design tops and dresses that look amazing AND keep you cool. Layer over one of our strappy bralettes to mix & match bold colors and classic neutrals. A bralette is the perfect solution to those tricky low cut and backless tops and adds a unique touch to any outfit,

Our picks:

Bunky Wedding Guide

As we enter beautiful wedding season here in the desert, you may be on the hunt for unique gifts and adornments for your own big day, and for the people helping you along the way. Find beautiful bridesmaid gifts, a thoughtful groomsmen 'thank-you,' surprises for your maid of honor, centerpiece inspiration, the perfect card, and a little beauty for the mother of the bride. Shop small for your big day!

Centerpiece:

For a pretty and interactive centerpiece, choose a desert-inspired piece that a lucky guest gets to take home! 

  • Arizona Puzzle $20
    Locally made puzzle perfect for your coffee table or guest suite. Locally made with a touch of shimmer.
     
  • Locally made, all-natural Galeana 39 soy candles $25/each
     Available in store, or email info@bunkyboutique.com to order.
     
  • Concrete Succulent Planters (plant included) $45
    Available in store, or email info@bunkyboutique.com to order.
     
  • Hand painted bride & groom greeting card $6
    Available in store, or email info@bunkyboutique.com to order.
     Bride/Bride and Groom/Groom also available
     

Bridesmaid Gifts:

  • Precious Gemstone Necklace ($48) choose from a variety of stones such as Black Diamond Swarovski, Montana Blue Swarovski, and Aquamarine on either sterling silver or gold fill.
    Available in store, or email info@bunkyboutique.com to order.
     
  • Hand stitched leather card holders ($24)
    Your bridesmaids will smile every time they share a business card or purchase their morning coffee from these adorable, hand-stitched leather card holders. Available in shimmering foil finishes or pony.
     
  • Stardust Wish Necklace ($48) dainty and feminine single stardust bead necklaces in a variety of style combinations. Mix and match gold fill, rose gold fill, and sterling silver beads and chain.
     
  • Stardust Trio Necklace ($54)
    Choose from gold fill, rose gold, or sterling silver.
Place your order from bunkyboutique.com and we will individually wrap your gifts for you! Leave us the details at checkout (names, color preference, etc.)

Place your order from bunkyboutique.com and we will individually wrap your gifts for you! Leave us the details at checkout (names, color preference, etc.)

Groomsmen Gift:

  • Copper and Brass Money Clip (34)
     Handmade and perfectly unique money clips featuring saguaro cutouts and the state of Arizona. Custom pieces available! Email info@bunkyboutique.com to order.
     
  • SPINE AZ Love Wallets ($35)
    Locally made, engraved minimalist card holders wallets made of pure titanium with a handy bottle opener.
     
  • Wooden Cuff Links ($30)
    Outfit your groomsmen in these handsome wooden cuff links featuring either saguaro cactus or the state of AZ.

The Happy Couple:

  • His and Hers AZ Love tops
    Share the Arizona Love with matching tees featuring our exclusive Arizona Love design! These make a great wedding gift or fun gift to one another.

Maid of Honor:

  • One of a kind stunners, just like her!
     Shop a variety of one-of-a-kind necklaces, earrings, and bracelets made with love here in Arizona. Each piece is composed of gold fill or sterling silver, gem-grade stones and awe-inspiring details. Find the perfect piece or have a custom item designed. Email info@bunkyboutique for more info.  

Mother of the Bride:

  • The show stopper
    Show your love and appreciation with one of our artisan-made Malas, pendant necklaces or gem-filled drop earrings. Handmade with love and care in Phoenix and sure to be a treasured addition to her jewelry collection. 
Soak up the Sun in Festival-Ready Looks

Leap into Festival Season is happening at Bunky Boutique February 27th, 28th and 29th!

Join us in store and shop the best apparel, jewelry and accessories of the season and enter to win a pair of McDowell Mountain Music Festival passes!

The Freebird Tee is a music festival must-have! Incredibly light and soft, this is the PERFECT t-shirt! Layer on pendants like the Druzy Arrow necklace. A light and sporty bralette completes your look while maintaining comfort (which is SO important when you are going to be out all day and night). Protect from those sunny UV rays with a killer pair of sunglasses and organic skincare from BFree Organics.

Get the Look:

Lightweight enough to throw over a cami or tie around your waist, the Drifter Raglan Pullover will be just the right piece to throw on once the sun sets and the festival grounds cool down. Lay it on the grass during the day for an instant barrier from the grass. No toting around a bulky towel required!

Get the Look:

The basics. Build your festival outfit around these pieces perfect for mixing and matching. Start with a great cami and show-stopping bralette. Layer on the accessories and throw on your shades!

Cargos are your warm weather secret weapon; functionality of denim and the comfort of linen. We are loving the new Dayla Cargo Pant by Level 99. Pair it with the super sweet Morning Smile Tank for a look that is laidback and effortlessly cool.

NYE Shop

Get New Year's ready with our shopping guide sure to make your outfit deciding a piece of cake! Start out with the perfect dress, then layer on all the glittering, shimmering goodness you can handle! Cheers!

Get Shopping

Bunky Boutique will be open New Year's Eve from 10AM-5PM and CLOSED NEW YEARS DAY.
We will reopen January 2nd regular hours 10-6! 

Women's Fall Style

The calendar says we have officially dumped summer and began our annual mingle with fall. Though for most of us in the southwest this means sipping our seasonal lattes in the comfort of our A/C and longingly staring at our fall wardrobe.

We take fall pretty seriously here at Bunky. Give us all the festive candles, cozy cardigans and chai lattes! That's why we like to ease into fall with light layers and pretty gem tone shades. Fall style, southwest edition!

When it comes to layering, a piece that is versatile, light, and easy to store away is a must! It's never fun when your outfit depends on an outer layer and you suddenly find yourself burning up (wearing just a showy cami under your blazer- oops!). We like this Stripes Henley, Toggle Cardigan and sleeveless Oversized Slub Knit Cardi.

Open back is always a good idea! The Chaser Shirttail Dress in dreamy "chambord" is the perfect dress for the season. Lightweight with an open back keeps things easy, and lets you show off your cute strappy bralette! Another Bunky fave is the Chaser Open Back Raw Edge Tank. 

Classic graphic tees and a great bag never go out of style! Swap out your summer maxi skirts and denim cutoffs for a flirty skirt or these amazing suede shorts. That way you can keep it cool and still rock your booties and socks you've been dying to bust out!

Finish it all off with a unique necklace for that extra dose of ooooomph.

How do you style your fall fashion?
Share with us by tagging your photos with @bunkyboutique & #howdoyoubunky

 


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Men's Gift Ideas

Gotta gift a man in your life? We have an assortment of awesome gift ideas to fit the occasion!

Whether it's your S/O, dad, father-in-law, graduating cousin or your helpful neighbor, you can't go wrong with a classic hat. Is he a a dapper dude? Check out our premium collection of Baxter of California and Buckler's grooming products. One of our go-to giftables is locally made John's Tonic Syrup. All natural ingredients make for the perfect, not-too-sweet gin & tonic. Shop men's essentials here. In store you will find an assortment of locally made candles and room scents to put together a unique housewarming gift!

Better Together: The Matching Set

One of our favorite fashion trends of 2015 is the matching set; a bold print top and bottom worn together for the ultimate cool girl look. The best part is you can mix and match the separates for endless outfit possibilities! Check out how we are styling the new Splendid Relaxed Pant and Scoop Tee set below...

Better Together: the Splendid matching Relaxed Pant and Scoop Tee.

Our obsession: the Splendid matching Relaxed Pant and Scoop Tee. Pair with a solid color handbag and strappy heels or gladiator sandals! Shown here: Do it All Crossbody, Piper Crossbody, Amethyst Mala

Take 'em solo: Versatile pieces alone, these Splendid singulars work wonders with items you already have in your closet! Pair the Scoop Tee with a stylish mini, boyfriend denim, or go bold with a pattern mashup such as these lacey shorts! Keep things tame with a simple bag and gold-toned jewelry.

The Relaxed Pant can go edgy, laid back, or dressy. Here we paired the pant with the Chaser Skull Tee and Splendid Seamed Tank. Structured tops or a tucked-in button down would take this look to a new level!

Celeb matching set inspo:

Weekend Wind Down: Backyard Limonata

This cocktail is refreshing, light and just waiting for a summer barbecue! 

Backyard Limonata

  • 1.5 oz Tito's Vodka
  • 3 oz San Pellegrino Limonata
  • 3 oz Club Soda
  • Fresh lemon wedges


Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10th!


  • Shades of Cool
    Shop pretty pastels and classic shapes by Ann Revere Jewelry. See the collection.
  • The Lauren Clutch
    Classic do-it-all clutch by Hobo in the best shades of the season! Roomy enough to stash all the essentials (cards, cash, lipstick, an iPhone and whatever else one NEEDS to carry) and yet so chic! Shop Lauren Clutches
  •  Locally made Galeana39 soy candles

Get mom one (or two, or three!) of these hand poured candles. Ready to gift in pretty frosted glass jars, these babies come in fabulous scents such as "Fig Rhubarb," "Grapefruit and Mangosteen," and "Sea." Two packs of Citronella candles are also available. $15-$25. Message info@bunkyboutique.com to order online. 

  • Gold fill Seahorse Necklace
    Does mom have a soft spot for the sea? Get her this sweet little reminder. Locally made seahorse necklace by Melissa Zaki featuring CZ and facet-cut quartz. Purchase here
  • The perfect handbag
    Nothing beats a good bag. And let's be honest, you can never have too many! Choose from our collection of fresh styles! Shop handbags
Left to right: Ombré Sapphire Earrings ($38) and Fan Earrings with lemon quartz ($48). Stunning and made locally by Melissa Zaki!

Left to right: Ombré Sapphire Earrings ($38) and Fan Earrings with lemon quartz ($48). Stunning and made locally by Melissa Zaki!

  • Fan Earrings by Melissa Zaki
    Pick up mom a pair of one-of-a-kind and locally made stunners by exclusive Bunky Boutique artist, Melissa Zaki. Shop earrings here.
  • Charm Necklaces
    We have an amazing collection of locally made one-of-a-kind charm necklaces by Melissa Zaki! All pieces are handmade and feature unique gemstones such as moonstone, opal, and freshwater pearls! Shop Necklaces
  • Metal Cutout Earrings by Kenneth Pierre
    Locally made earrings with stunning cutout design and made of metals such as matted copper, oxidized brass and sterling silver. Shop earrings here.
  • Seaglass Pendant Necklaces

    Choose from an assortment of handmade seaglass necklaces made locally by Kenneth Pierre Designs.

    Shop Seaglass Pendants
Orange Crush Clutch

Orange Crush Clutch

  • Brunch Clutch
    This Orange Crush Clutch is the perfect summertime accessory, plus it comes with a chic gold chain strap!
  • Sterling + CZ
    We love these super unique and edgy pieces by Kenneth Pierre featuring sterling silver and CZ's. These make for a perfect not-too-mitch-matchy set when gifted together!