Brand Spotlight: Silver Jeans Co.

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Brand Spotlight: SIlver Jeans Co.

Experimenting with denim styles is SO in right now, and we are here for it.  However, it can be overwhelming when trying to decide which fit and wash work best for you.  Today, we want to give a little insider about one of our favorite brands at Gliks; Silver Jeans Co.  Although Silver Jeans Co. was established in 1991, they are an extension of a former company called Western Glove Works, which was founded by the Silver family in 1921. With almost a century under their belt, you could say that the Silver’s know a thing or two about denim jeans.

The reason we love Silver Jeans so much is because of their overall high quality and their variety of fit they offer in their jeans.  (Guys, they offer men’s styles too! You can shop them here.) Since they create specific kinds of fit you will be sure to love, they even have named their denim jeans to fall into each category. By naming their styles, it makes shopping for jeans THAT much easier since you can shop for new styles with the same fit you already know and love. For example, some of the core styles we carry for women at Glik’s are: Suki, Avery, Elyse, Aiko, and Boyfriend.

SUKI : Curvy Fit | Mid Rise

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Silver Jeans Co.’s go-to curvy fit, consciously designed to play up all your best assets with unique shape-enhancing details for the perfect hourglass silhouette.

AVERY : Curvy Fit | High Rise

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Silver Jeans Co.’s perfect curvy-fit jean, designed with a slightly higher rise for extra coverage and the best shape enhancement.

ELYSE : Curvy Relaxed Fit | Mid Rise

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Silver Jeans Co.’s more relaxed version of their signature curvy fit, engineered with an eased waistband for fuller waistlines that prevents gapping and a muffin top.

AIKO : Straight Fit | Mid Rise

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Silver Jeans Co.’s classic straight fit you know and love with an oh-so-comfortable mid rise that contours to your natural shape.

BOYFRIEND : Relaxed Fit | Mid Rise

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Silver Jeans Co.’s laid-back fit that is perfect for weekends, designed as a more comfortable, relaxed alternative to your favorite skinny jeans.

Now, if you’ve never tried on a pair of Silver Jeans before we highly recommend you do! It is not uncommon for customers to have two or three different sizes of Silver Jeans in their closet depending on the style, so don’t be afraid to experiment with looser and tighter fitting styles! Here is a Silver Jeans Co. size chart for reference or a starting point on which size you may need, but it can’t possibly replace actually trying them on 😉

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Shop Silver Jeans Co. now online or in your local store! And don’t forget to keep up with Glik’s Official Instagram to see how we love to style these denim jeans.

Brand Spotlight: Silver Jeans Co.

How to Wear a Boho Bandeau

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How to Wear a Boho Bandeau from Natural Life

For you girls who love to experiment with your hair, you will love Natural Life’s Boho Bandeau Hair Accessory! This boho headband can be worn in various ways; you can wrap it around your head, neck, or wrist, style it as a bandeau, or wear it in your hair as a ponytail. If you need inspiration, there are multiple pictures displayed on the packaging that show you how you can wear the Boho Bandeau. Show off your creative side and create your own way to wear this Bohemian-inspired hair accessory!

We have been crushing on this accessory lately since they are so versatile.  They are definitely a quick go-to for pulling your outfit together for a night out or giving that extra touch you may need to complete your athleisure look. We are constantly getting new patterns of these headbands (such as floral, tie-dye, striped, and solid) and we can’t get enough!

Take a look at a few of our favorite ways to style this headband and accessory from Natural Life

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Shop the latest in women’s fashion with us online or in your local store!

How to Wear a Boho Bandeau

How to Style Paper Bag Pants

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One of the biggest fashion trends for this year are paper bag waist bottoms! These statement shorts and pants are about to appear ALL OVER social media as soon as the weather starts to warm up if you haven’t started to see them already. We are loving this trend because this style is super flattering for numerous body types. Fashion is finally starting to break away from the skinny leg and we are all in! If you’re in the market for some new, fancy pants, but just don’t know how to style them with your every day essentials, keep on reading! Here are a few ways that we love to style them up for the season:

 

paper bag pants outfitBreak out your favorite bodysuit, and you’re set with your new favorite outfit! For a fun and fresh look, try to mix prints and solids in order to create a stand-out look. Since the weather is still a little chilly, don’t forget your cute denim jacket on your nights out in this adorable get-up!

 

Paper bag waist pants styleFor this combo, all you need are your favorite double strap sandals, a printed tank top and a lace bralette. This look is easy to take to work, to class, or to your favorite coffee shop on the weekend. Style tip: Make sure to pick a tank top that you can tuck in so that you can show off your detailed waist!

 

Paper bag shorts outfitRosy and cute, this look is a winner all around! A quick match for every pair of paper bag pants (or shorts in this case) is a basic tee! For this warm colored look, we also wanted to grab some rose gold sandals to help highlight the pink color pallet of these paper bag shorts.

 

Paper bag pants ootdWe know the weather has been on the colder side, so don’t put your sweaters away just yet! These midi pants with a subtle paper bag waist look ADORABLE with this destructed sweater. So, we think that this will be an easy way to transition your favorite shredded sweaters from your fall closet into spring. As long as the sweater isn’t too chunky, this will always be a great match for any cute pair of tie waist pants.

 

 Flowy pants outfitWe are IN LOVE with this look! At this point, you’re probably noticing that as long as you tuck in your top, you’ll always be able to create a killer look with your new paper bag pants. However, it’s never a bad idea to wear a cute crop top and show a little skin when the sun finally comes out! To add the finishing touch, wear a pair of sandals that match your top in order to pull the whole look together.

 

Paper bag midi pants outfitFor our final look, we wanted to share how cute a button-up denim shirt will look under your new paper bag pants. Whether you choose to tuck in the entire shirt, or you’ve been binge watching Queer Eye and want to try out a French Tuck, you’ll fall in love with this combo for spring! It’s a great look for all weather and all occasions since it can be dressed up or down with whatever shoes you choose to pair with it.

Feeling inspired to step into the world of paper bag pants? Shop all of our favorite women’s bottoms online or check out the selection of amazing pieces in your local store! Want even more style tips and inspiration? Follow us on Instagram!

How to Style Paper Bag Pants

7 Spring Dresses Under $50

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Now that the weather is finally starting to get warmer — ok not every day, but we get that random beautiful day thrown in, which we have to capitalize on! – it’s time to start wearing some of your favorite and beautiful spring dresses and rompers. We have been receiving new looks each week since the beginning of the year, and it is so hard to choose favorites! However, we narrowed a few of the adorable dresses and rompers down for you.  At least ONE of these is bound to suit your style and be the perfect pick-me-up to brighten your day. And guess what, these styles are under $50!

1. A Versatile Button Down Chambray Dress

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From Everly Clothing: The optional belt at the waist adds even more styling options!

2. An Intricately Embroidered Sun Dress

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From Fate Clothing: So many delicate details give this dress character and class.

3. A Casual Denim Overall Dress

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From KanCan Jeans: The throw-on-and-go dress that can easily be worn year-round!

4. A Beautiful Floral Romper

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From Lush Clothing: Ruffle details and comes in the perfect shade of green. Easy to dress up or down!

5. A Whimsical Button Front Midi Dress

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From Lush Clothing: Style tip– this midi dress can be worn as a duster kimono by unbuttoning the front 😉 and it has pockets!

6. A Dainty Pinstripe Wrap Dress

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From Everly Clothing: This dress has a flattering fit and a tasteful print, it’s a must have in our book!

7. A standout Wide-Leg Jumpsuit

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From Lush Clothing: The perfect piece to jump into the new season with style and make the crowd stare.

Which dress will you choose to rock this season? Shop all dresses and rompers online or check out the selection of amazing pieces in your local store! Want more style tips and inspiration? Follow us on Instagram!

7 Spring Dresses Under $50

Must Have Shoes for Spring 2019

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Must have shoes for Spring 2019


Shoes: a girl can never have too many. If anyone tells you differently, tell them you don’t need that kind of negativity in your life.  2019 is the year of positive vibes and CUTE SHOES. Since you may be feeling overwhelmed with how much spotlight your feet have been getting, we wanted to round up our must haves! If you don’t want to splurge on shoes or go crazy with all of the trends lately, don’t fret! We picked our top five shoe styles that will be sure to go with any and all of your outfits this Spring season.

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  1. MIA Shoes Piper Banded Sandals in Cognac
  2. De Blossom Shoes Melanie Strappy Heels in Black
  3. Qupid Shoes Pantera Star Sneakers in Black
  4. Sanuk Yoga Sling Ella Sandals in Iris
  5. Blowfish Shoes Hapuku Cork Wedges in Scotch

Now, don’t get us wrong.  We love a good trendy platform or a snakeskin mule just as much as the next girl.  BUT, this post is solely about necessities 😉 Our top five must have shoes for the season aren’t just *for the season*… they also are and will be staple pairs of shoes to complete your stylish looks for years to come.  And since quality and comfort is the name of the game when it comes to shoes, we definitely made sure to provide you with nothing less. The best part? These 5 must have shoes for spring won’t break the bank either 🙂

Shop women’s shoes online or in your local store! Also, go give us a follow on Instagram to checkout more spotlight shoes for the season.

Must Have Shoes for Spring 2019

Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas

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What to Wear for Valentine’s Day: Outfit Ideas

Valentine’s day, you either love it or hate it (for whatever reason). This day is meant to be spent full of love and laughter with family and friends. Chocolate covered strawberries, funny yet meaningful Valentine’s cards, conversation hearts, roses, and everything splattered with red and pink hues are the general thoughts that come to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day! But, have you given much thought as to what new clothes you are going to buy for this day?! Whether you have a big romantic date planned or some non-negotiable plans with Netflix, takeout, and your couch, do not forget to find the perfect outfit! The best part – these looks are perfect for Spring-time so you don’t have to worry about investing in an outfit that you’ll only wear once a year in February.

Pretty Polka Dots

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Jumpsuits are up trending in 2019 because they are SO versatile. We just got in this sweet polka dot midi jumpsuit from Everly Clothing and it just gives us good feelings.  The black and white coloring allows you to wear this from the office to date night. Since the weather is still on the cold side, we threw on a chunky chenille sweater from Miracle over the top! Layering jumpsuits is a great way to transition your wardrobe from winter to spring.  To dress this look up, we paired it with a basic black heel – but sneakers or sandals would look just as cute!

Sweet Styles

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This look is the epitome of Spring fashion! We love everything about this outfit since you can wear all of the pieces individually and mix & match the clothes you already have stocked in your closet.  It is finally time to break out the white denim, so go ahead and invest in a quality pair from KanCan Jeans.  A simple lightweight sweater with darling shoulder details, like this number from Elan Clothing, kicks this look up a notch! If you get cold, simply throw on a classic jean jacket and you’re all set. Add some sparkle to this #ootd by accessorizing with a long necklace, statement earrings, or even a wide-brimmed hat!

Romantic Ruffles

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If you’re ready to wear dresses all the time (in an attempt to avoid actually wearing pants) say I? IIIIIIIIII 😉 This romantic wrap dress has a great silhouette with an adjustable tie waist and appropriate v-neckline.  The soft colors included in the striped design give just enough pop while not becoming overbearing.  These photos do not do this Lush Clothing dress justice! If you are worried about being too chilly, throw on a cardigan or denim jacket over the top or opt for over the knee boots instead of heels or wedges!

Classic Combo

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This last look can definitely be modified to suit your individual style, but we can’t get enough of a good basic look.  This simple outfit still screams elegance and style due to the shoulder detail and choker neckline look, without the bold “Valentine’s Day” colors. Miracle Clothing has amazing sweaters for year-round style and we can’t get enough. We paired the trendy sweater with a pair of distressed denim jeans from KanCan and the same neutral block heels from earlier.  Style tip: front tuck your sweater to accentuate and slim your waistline while showing off your trendy belt buckle!

Love your look and shop with us at gliks.com or in your local store! Need more fashion inspo? Follow us on Instagram 🙂

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Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas

Spring Fashion: Stay Tuned for New Arrivals

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Spring Fashion:

Stay tuned for more new arrivals coming soon!


Even though the official start of Spring isn’t for a couple months, we are already in full Spring fashion mode! We said our goodbyes to our beloved sherpa pullovers and winter boots, and Marie Kondo’ed (we made it a verb) our closets to make room for new fashion finds.  Lightweight fabrics, stripes and floral prints, and pastel colors have made their way into our spotlight.  We also can’t forget to mention the variety of casual sneakers, sandals, and wedges that have started to make their debut online and in-stores!

Midi dresses, maxi dresses, jumpsuits, and rompers have seemed to be the focus lately and we are not mad about it. They are perfect for transitioning from the frigid cold to the bipolar spring days.  These lightweight pieces are super versatile and can be easily layered to suit your needs! The best part is they also pair well with either heels or sandals AND look great on both tall and short girls alike.

Checkout our latest collection of Spring fashion at gliks.com or in your local store! New arrivals are live almost daily, so stay up to date with our new product by following Glik’s Official Instagram 🙂
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Spring Fashion: Stay Tuned for New Arrivals

New to the Buying Team: Ashley!

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Introducing: Ashley!

Hi everyone! We are just hopping on real quick once again to welcome another new member to our buying team, Ashley Warren.  Ashley recently graduated from the University of Missouri (Mizzou) in December 2018 with a degree in Textile and Apparel Management.   Mizzou is located fairly close to our Home Office location, which is why we have such a great relationship with their program!  Ashley is from Springfield, Missouri so she recently made the move a few hours Northeast to the STL area!

Here is a picture of Ashley posing near the Eiffel Tower while she was interning abroad in Paris, France!

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Ashley is ready to take on new responsibilities by accepting this buying position at Glik’s. She is currently the buyer of Women’s Accessories and Prep Clothing.  She is looking forward to exploring the STL area and learning about the buying process and the world of retail. She’s also excited about learning more in depth detail about relevant brands we buy and working closely with vendors, specifically Kendra Scott!

Her first few weeks working at HQ have flown by, being constantly busy getting into routine.  On her second day of the job, Ashley was even given the experience to travel to her first trade show in Atlanta, Georgia! Ashley and our CEO, Jeff Glik, met with our biggest vendor Simply Southern to discuss their new Spring line. Although she had no idea what to expect, as this was her first trade show, she had a great time and said it was so much fun!

Let’s get to know Ashley a little better….

Favorite Color: Baby Pink

Favorite Meal: BREAKFAST

Morning or Night Person?: Definitely Night

Pets: A Siamese Mix Cat named Hope! Here’s a pic of her sweet kitty,

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Hobbies: Online shopping/Thrifting on Facebook Marketplace

If she was an ice cream flavor, she would be: A Banana Milkshake with REAL cherries! The perfect subtle combo.

One goal she would like to accomplish in her lifetime: Writing a book/novel (Topic is TBD)

Fashion Icon/Inspo: 90s/Early 2000s Julia Roberts.  She gives off good vibes!

Favorite Artist: Backstreet Boys

If she could have an endless supply of any food, it would be: Ham & Cheese Hotpockets

Favorite Fashion Trend Currently: Animal/Snake Print!

We are all so excited to have Ashley on board at Glik’s HQ! We cannot wait to see how she grows with us 🙂

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New to the Buying Team: Ashley!

New to the Buying Team: Suriya!

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Introducing: Suriya!

Hello all! At the beginning of the new year, we welcomed our newest member to the buying team, Suriya Johora.  Suriya recently graduated from the University of Missouri (Mizzou) in December 2018 with a degree in Textile and Apparel Management.  She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri (which is located right outside our HQ!), so she is happy that she was able to find a job close to home!

Here is a picture of Suriya in London, England! She completed an internship abroad to prepare her for this position while also getting to travel before graduation.

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Suriya is very excited to have joined the buying team at Glik’s.  She is currently the buyer of girls, boys, and infant and toddler’s clothes! She is looking forward to getting experience, learning new things about the buying process, and meeting new people.

Her first few weeks at her new job have flown by! She has been constantly busy with shadowing other buyers and writing new orders, but she is so fortunate to have found a position that allows her to do what she is passionate about. One of the things that Suriya is looking forward to in her buying position is traveling to New York to meet with vendors of children’s clothing! Traveling is her dream and wanderlust is her motto; so she’s grateful work allows her to travel a little bit! Speaking of traveling, while Suriya was at her internship in London, she was given the chance to visit Paris, France! This was her dream travel destination, and she is ecstatic she was able to check off that part of her bucket list at such a young age.

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Let’s Get to Know Suriya A Little Better…

Hometown: Born in Bangladesh, but she moved to St. Louis when she was 7!

College: University of Missouri (Mizzou)

Major/Degree: Textile & Apparel Management

Favorite Color: Turquoise (or anything green and blue!)

Favorite Food: EVERYTHING

Pets: Unfortunately, she does not currently have a fur baby of her own, but she loves cats!

Hobbies: Traveling, Exploring, Spending time with friends & family

Fashion Icon/Inspo: Blake Lively (Let’s be honest, she always looks good)

Favorite Artist: Johnny Cash or Arctic Monkeys

Favorite Place in STL: Nudo House! (Amazing Ramen!)

Fun Fact: Fluently speaks Bengali!

Skill She Would Love to Learn: To play the guitar

Favorite Fashion Trend Currently: Anything animal print or oversized sweaters!

Fashion Trend She Hates: Shredded Sweaters or Distressed Tops

We are all so excited to have Suriya on board at Glik’s HQ! We cannot wait to see how she grows with us 🙂

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New to the Buying Team: Suriya!

How to Update Your Closet for 2019

How to update your closet for the new year

2019 is here. Resolutions for the new year have been made. But did you forget about your closet?? There are so many different ways in order to make this year a brand-new start, and we should be taking our clothes into consideration too. When looking over your wardrobe, ask yourself these seven simple questions and you’ll be able to refresh your threads in no time!

First, let’s start out easy. Ask yourself, “Does this fit?” If not, it’s time for that piece of clothing to move on to another chapter of life that doesn’t involve sitting in your closet. In some cases, we keep clothes that used to fit in order to inspire us to fit into them again in the future. If this sounds like you, don’t worry!  Just find a storage container that will fit every item that is your goal size, and put them away in order to make room for the clothes your current, beautiful self needs to wear today. Be present, and wear what makes you feel great right now. You might wear those clothes again some day, but now is the time to get all of those distractions out of your closet!

Second question: “Have I worn this in the last 12 months?” Take a moment to remember all of your favorite moments from 2018. If you can’t remember wearing that pair of old jeans over the course of the past year, then you probably won’t wear them this year either, or the next, or the next, or the next! It’s time to say goodbye to what you don’t wear so you can say hello to what you will.

Next, ask yourself, “Is it likely that I will ever wear this again?” During your reminiscing time from the last question, you might remember wearing that wool sweater this past fall. But you only wore it for one evening because it was kind of itchy… And what about that dress you wore to your cousin’s themed wedding? Put yourself in your own shoes from tomorrow. Would that person wear that top? Why not? Will they ever…. EVER wear that top again? If not, it’s time for that top to stop, and leave the party.

“Is this currently in style, and/or does this still accurately represent my style?” is next question to ask. Even if you don’t really know what your “look” or “style” is yet, that’s totally fine. Style is ever-changing, and so are you! If you see something in your drawers that doesn’t represent who you want to be, then it’s time to get rid of it and refresh for the present you that you are.

The fifth question to ask is: “If this is damaged in any way, will I actually make the effort to get it repaired?” I know I’m guilty of keeping sweaters with holes, or shirts with missing buttons in hopes of fixing them and rocking them in the future. Take the time today to reassess these items. Revisit whether these clothes are able to be fixed, and whether you love them enough to complete that task and complete the dream look you were waiting on.

Time for question number six: “If I were shopping right now, would I buy this?” Pretend your closet is a pop-up boutique, and that everything is on sale for five dollars a piece. If you’re looking at a pair of shoes in your closet that you wouldn’t even pay five dollars for at a store… WHY ARE YOU KEEPING THEM?? Those items should furthermore be discontinued from your collection because they soooo last year, and now you’ll have room for new faves!

You’ve made it to the last question! All that’s left to ask yourself is, “Do I feel confident when I wear this?” This might feel like a tough question, so you might need some help in order to find your answer. After you’ve worked through your yes and no pile, get some friends together to help you decide on your maybe’s with a fashion show starring YOU! Make sure you pick friends that will be honest about what they think, and you should keep track of how you really feel and how excited you are to show these pieces off to your best friends. If you’re not confident enough to wear them in front of your friends, you probably won’t be wearing that item anywhere else, so it should be moved to the no pile.

Guess what?… You’ve completed a clean-up on aisle CLOSET! Now you’re all set to start out 2019 with space for all the new items you’ll fall in love with this year. Now you won’t be burdened with the bundles of clothes that should stay in the past! If you don’t have a plan for the items you’re not keeping, the Salvation Army, and Goodwill are always looking for donations. No matter what size your get-rid-of pile is, donating your old clothes is super easy! Someone in need might LOVE the items that you would never wear again, and you’ll feel great starting off the year by giving back.

Now that you’re done, if you’re already itching for new items to fill in the gaps, check out our newest arrivals on gliks.com for inspiration. Here’s to starting out 2019 with a new year of new fashion!

How to Update Your Closet for 2019