What Fall Piece You Need Based On Your Sign

Fall Essential Item You Need Based On Your Sign

Hey girl, what’s your sign? No forreal, because we are about to tell you just the piece you need this Autumn based on your horoscope! Let the stars tell you just what fall wardrobe essential is going to be your new go-to!

Aries (Mar 21-Apr 19)

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                You are a pretty competitive person and you need to have the winning look! Your must have fall piece is a sporty pullover style. A pullover like this one from Thread and Supply will be perfect for running errands or laps on the track!

Taurus (Apr 20-May 20)

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                You are strong and creative. The best way to show off those wonderful traits would be to wear a Lace Up Knit Sweater. These sweaters by Elan are unique and bold, just like you.

Gemini (May 21-Jun 20)

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                Expressive and sweet, Gemini’s will look best in something that is versatile for their wardrobes. Try a Frayed Vneck Sweater. They are soft and can be worn with the Vneck in the back to show off your favorite bralettes for a look that is extra sweet.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

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                You are a sentimental and intuitive. You need something that will be classic and also feminine, like a THML embroidered skirt. An embroidered skirt pairs perfectly with a lightweight mock-neck shirt and a cute heeled bootie.

Leo (July 23-Aug 22)

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                You are outgoing and confident! Your must have fall piece will be a snake print shoe. They are a bold choice but with your confidence you can pull these shoes off with every look!

Virgo (Aug 23-Sep 22)

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                You are loyal and analytical. You tend to overthink things, but what you can be rest-assured about is that you need a bell-sleeved sweater like this one from Elan. You can rely on this sweater to keep you warm and cute all fall long.

Libra (Sep 23-Oct 22)

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                You are gracious and tactful, you need something as classy as you. This THML Boat Neck Bishop Sleeve Top is the perfect fit for your style with it’s feminine touches with bright colors!

Scorpio (Oct 23-Nov 21)

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Scorpios are passionate and brave you love to wear new edgy styles. A denim jacket with a twist is totally going to be a fall staple for you this season. Try a pearl embellished jacket or Sherpa lined denim jacket that will totally have you standing out.

Sagittarius (Nov 22-Dec 21)

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                You are an extroverted soul with a sense of humor. Your must have fall trend need is a Friday Saturday T-shirt with your favorite TV show and layered with a comfy cardigan. This tee will help you strike up conversations with complete strangers.

Capricorn (Dec 22-Jan 19)

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Capricorns are independent and determined. You need something that is as reliable as you and will be a practical piece all season. A cozy knit cardigan sweater like this one from Wishlist will be an absolutely staple for those long days of being a girl boss. Plus, the yellow color will keep you happy on days that feel a little off!

Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18)

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                You are innovative and fun. The best fall piece for you would be a pair of suede leggings. They will keep you comfy but also will look great for when you rock that interview for your dream job! Plus with these leggings you can be adventurous with mixing different fabric textures!

Pisces (Feb 19-Mar 20)

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Both affectionate and artistic, Pisces need to wear something that matches their soft insides. The best piece for your creative side will be The Room Plush Pocket cardigan. You can use those large oversized pockets to store your paintbrushes or your Starbucks gift cards.

Get all these looks by shopping with us Gliks.com and for even more styling inspiration head over to our Instagram!

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What Fall Piece You Need Based On Your Sign

New to the Buying Team: Sam!

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Introducing: Sam!

Hi everyone! We wanted to introduce you to our newest buyer and member of our team, Sam Ryner. Sam recently graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and a Marketing Minor! Sam previously worked in our Holland Boutique store in Michigan and was thrilled to hear that our Home Office was looking for a new buyer.  She decided to pack up from her home state and move down to the Midwest for this amazing opportunity to become a buyer.

Here is a picture of Sam outside of the Holland Boutique store!

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Sam is super excited to be a part of the Home Office team and still can’t believe she is living out her dream job as a fashion merchandising buyer.  She is currently our assistant buyer of women’s bottoms, women’s outerwear and women’s athletic clothes!  Sam is having so much fun learning new things each day on the job, as well as exploring her new home town of St. Louis, Missouri!

While working in one of our brick and mortar stores, Sam loved how every day was different.  Each day, there were different customers, different situations, and new clothing that arrived, so she was always on her toes. She is looking forward to working in the same fast-paced environment at home office, but now is getting to see how the process works from the other side! So far, her favorite part about working in Home Office is learning the buying process and seeing all of her work from start to finish. From picking out and buying the clothes, to sending them to the stores and being purchased by customers.  Sam said, “I am learning new things every single day and my goal is to focus on and master the categories I buy.” She also is excited about getting to meet all of her amazing coworkers, exploring a new city, and attending trade shows.

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Speaking of trade shows, a few weeks ago Sam was able to attend the largest trade show of the year in Vegas, MAGIC.  According to Sam, “MAGIC was so much more than I expected, it was huge!”  Since she was a fashion merch major, Sam had been hearing and learning about MAGIC since her Freshmen year of college. “It was so cool to have that image in my mind for the past few years, and actually becoming reality!” Her favorite part of her first show was being around SO many people with common fashion interests and being able to see and choose product that no one else has seen before.


Let’s get to know Sam a little bit better!

Hometown: Originally from Detroit, MI but now St. Louis, MO is her home.

College: Central Michigan University

Major/Degree: Fashion Merchandising with a minor in Marketing

Favorite Color: Mustard!

Favorite Food: Ice Cream

Pets: An English Bulldog named Stanley!

Go ahead and give him a follow on Instagram @stantheman0805!

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Hobbies: Workout, Read, Shop, Netflix, repeat.

Fashion Icon/Inspo: Currently, Instagram bloggers and whatever is trending!

Favorite Song: Any of Kane Brown’s music!

Dream Travel Destination: Spending a month seeing all islands of Hawaii.

Fun Fact: Sam has 1 blue eye and 1 green eye!

Skill She Would Love to Learn: Cooking! Preferably anything other than a salad 🙂

Favorite Fashion Trend Currently: Give her all the 90s vibes and grunge feels.

Fashion Trends She Hates: Wearing white socks with all black tennis shoes, tucking in your shirt without wearing a belt, wearing a bralette as a top, LOW RISE PANTS.

Once again, we are all so excited to have Sam on board at corporate office! We love her excitement and passion and we cannot wait to see how she grows with us!

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New to the Buying Team: Sam!

How does Patagonia Fit?

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Patagonia is an awesome brand that makes clothes that will last a number of years all while trying to reduce their environmental impact.  It makes sense to invest in a piece that will fit you as well as their products will last. Have you been looking at making a Patagonia purchase and you’ve been trying to figure out what size would look best on you? Then keep reading!

While there are many different styles of Patagonia (ex: Los Gatos vest, Synchilla Pullover, Better Sweater, etc) there is only 4 different types of fit for these garments. The four fits are; formfitting, slim fit, regular fit, and relaxed fit. From these four categories we can begin to really figure out which size is the best for you.

(photo credit to Patagonia.com)
(photo cred to Patagonia.com)

Form Fit: The garment should hug your body. These are ideal fit for base layer pieces.

Slim Fit: Should show off your body type but with enough room that you could throw a base layer underneath comfortably.

Regular Fit: This should fit a little looser. You should have enough room under these types of styles to wear a heavier base layer comfortably.

Relaxed Fit: With this style of fit you should have a lot of room and should be able to layer quite a bit under these garments.

Women’s Sizing Information

  Numeric Chest Waist Hip
X-Small 0 32 25.5 34.5
X-Small 2 33 26.5 35.5
Small 4 34 27.5 36.5
Small 6 35 28.5 37.5
Medium 8 36 29.5 38.5
Medium 10 37 30.5 39.5
Large 12 38.5 32 41
Large 14 40 33.5 42.5
X-Large 16 42 35.5 44.5

Most of our Patagonia that we carry at Glik’s is going to be either regular or slim fit. For the most true to size fit for those pieces you should try to order the size that typically works best for you. If you are confused about what your true size may be, refer to the chart above. You can take your own chest, waist, and hip measurements to see what size would be best!

In the photos below you can see our model wearing a size small and a size medium of the Slim Fit ¼ Better Sweater Fleece Pullover. If you are wanting more of a looser fit on items that are label as Slim Fit, try sizing up for more of that Regular Fit. But on her true size (small)  the garment is a little form fitting but still loose enough that she could add layers underneath.

how do I know what size patagonia I need?And with the Regular fit style photos you can see our model wearing a small and a medium of the Regular Fit Women’s Lightweight Better Sweater Marsupial Fleece Pullover. These also fit true to size with more room to add some layers slightly heavier base layers underneath for chilly winter time adventures.

what size patagonia would be best for meBe ready to be cozy warm in your well-fitting Patagonia all fall and winter long! Check out all of our Patagonia at Gliks.com! And be sure to see all the ways we style our Patagonia on the Glik’s Instagram.

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How does Patagonia Fit?

Mens’ Fall Preview 2018

Men's Fall Preview

LISTEN UP MEN! We are about to tell you some of our favorite Fall Picks for your autumnal looks. We have classic flannels, casual color block fleece, some new exciting Western styles, and so much more! All of these styles are just what you need to give your fall to winter wear an exciting makeover. Keep reading to see all of our favorite fall 2018 picks!


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The 90’s are back and so are these cozy fleece pullovers. Free Nature makes some great quality fleece pullovers and vests for a classic fall style. If you’re an outdoor kind of guy be sure to check out our new North Face and Patagonia Fleece pullovers for all your outdoor escapades.


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A tried and true Men’s classic for fall is the flannel. These are must have item for items for your wardrobe all year round, but be sure to have a fall toned ones for photo shoots and to keep that Instagram feed looking fresh.


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The Western shirt trend is something that we are very thrilled about! It has that same versatility as a flannel with similar color schemes and button up or down options. Wear this shirt open over your favorite tee or use as a lightweight outerwear layer!


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Don’t forget to stock your fall wardrobe up with sweaters! Sweaters will keep you warm and comfortable into all of the coldest fall days and will be perfect to start building your winter wardrobe. If you are looking for something particularly warm and comfy be sure to check out our Men’s Sherpa.

Go ahead and shop all these looks here, and check out the rest of our fall favorites on Glik’s Official Instagram!

 

Mens’ Fall Preview 2018

How to Wear Denim on Denim

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The fall season is right around the corner and we want to challenge you to try and step out of your fashion comfort zone a little this season! One way to try something new is putting some of your denim pieces together for a bold denim on denim look. Denim on denim, also known as the Canadian Tuxedo, was once seen by a lot of people as a fashion NO, but we see it as a fashion YES, YOU SHOULD BE WEARING DENIM ON DENIM and here is how…


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keep darker denim on bottom

Try and keep your darker denim on bottom. Also keeping the denim more well fitted for you body type will be the most flattering way to rock the double denim trend! 


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add some texture

To make sure to keep the denim on denim trend interesting try adding different textured pieces! A great way to get in your textures are to add a snake skin shoe like these or a sherpa lined jean jacket!


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try a statement shoe & tee

The denim doesn’t have to have all the spotlight! Put on your favorite tee and a bold shoe to try more of a rocker look. Similar washed denim can be a little tricky but with the right shoes and a dark band tee makes this whole outfit look well put together!


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Add colorful pieces

Denim on denim is basically the same as wearing two neutral pieces together. Be sure to add all your favorite statement pieces to keep you from looking too monochromatic.  A well fitting jean skirt with a lighter washed chambray shirt is the perfect way to show off those bright shoes and accessories!


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Throw on more neutrals

Plain and simple, fashion shouldn’t be difficult. Throw on a neutral shoe with a cute bralette and don’t over think it! You can have a trend-setter look with minimal effort when you throw on your double denim with other neutral pieces!


For all these cute adorable denim on denim looks, head over to Gliks.com! And for all the latest style inspiration and to see new arrivals check out Gliks Official on Instagram! What are some other trends you guys are loving right now?

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Cozy Cardigans Make the World Go ‘Round

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Cozy Cardigans Make the World Go ‘Round


This topic comes around year after year, but we just cannot get enough of it! Cozy cardigans literally make the world go ‘round. They are the perfect item of clothing to throw on and go when you’re in a rush, but also a great piece to dress up for a night out while still remaining warm and comfortable! We have already been receiving new styles and returning favorites of cardigans at www.gliks.com, and we cannot wait to see what we will continue to receive throughout fall and winter!

Cardigans are basically a fashionable blanket, so you really can’t go wrong with them.  When transitioning from summer to fall, we recommend throwing on a cardigan over your favorite summer dresses! It is such a versatile look, you can mix and match with all of your cardis and dresses.  Also, when the temperature really starts to drop, cardigans are a great layering piece. Throw a cozy cardigan over your favorite graphic tee and flannel button up, a pair of ripped denim jeans, and ankle booties and you are set for whatever comes your way!

Now, we know you’re probably thinking, “tell me something I don’t already know.”  Well, what you don’t know is just how hard it’ll be to decide on just ONE cardigan to wear for the crisp, cool air that comes with the changing of seasons. With different lengths, fabrics, and colors, you’ll want to wear a cardigan just about every day.  Which means, you’ll have to keep hitting up your local (or online!) Glik’s to snag one of the latest styles we get in. Check out our favorite cardigans below and see how we love to style them daily on Glik’s Official Instagram! Happy shopping 🙂


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Cozy Cardigans Make the World Go ‘Round

Which Brand of Sherpa Pullover Should I Get?

Which brand of sherpa pullover should I get

Sherpa is probably a word you have definitely heard by now and if you haven’t felt how comfy and cozy these things are you are seriously missing out. Sherpa has definitely become a winter essential for everyone’s fall to winter wardrobe. With so many colors and options to choose from you might be feeling a little Sherpa overwhelmed. We get it, we are carrying a lot of options at Gliks, and it’s hard to know where to start! To help make it a little bit easier, we are going to break down some of our most popular Sherpa brands to help you find the perfect Sherpa!


Thread and Supply

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Price: $49
Pockets: Yes
Lining: Jersey knit lining

 


Dylan by True Grit

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Price: $104
Pockets: Yes
Lining: Not lined

 


Simply Southern

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Price: $46
Pockets: Yes
Lining: Not lined

 


Sweet Claire

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Price: $42
Pockets: Yes
Lining: Jersey knit lining

 


Oddi

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Price: $49
Pockets: No
Lining: Jersey knit lining
 

FIT GUIDE

Here is a chart to show you how different sizes can fit differently. This chart helps give you an idea of what size of sherpa you might want to get depending on how you’d like to fit.DYLAN-SHERPA-PULLOVER-SIZE-CHART

Another option would be to try a True Grit men’s pullover for that same over-sized and over-comfy look. Here is the fit guide for that brand!

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For even more cozy sherpas, click on over to Gliks.com to see all the different colors and styles that we have! And for all the Sherpa OOTD inspiration that you could ever want and more, check out Gliks Official on Instagram!

Which Brand of Sherpa Pullover Should I Get?

Kancan Jeans: Comfort, Aesthetic, Quality

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Kancan Jeans: Comfort, Aesthetic, Quality

With a new season comes new clothing.  However, when it comes to Kancan Jeans, we are a firm believer that their denim jeans are a MUST HAVE staple for your year round wardrobe. While some jean companies may claim they focus on comfort, KanCan has built their brand around the comfort, aesthetics and quality of their denim jeans. Since they are super stretchy, soft and comfortable, KanCan Jeans form to your body. They are flattering from both the front and the back because they are designed with a higher rise than most junior’s denim brands, keeping everything covered no matter how you bend or stretch. Because they are so stretchy and comfortable, KanCan Jeans may fit a bit bigger than other jeans in your closet. Don’t be afraid to try a size down!

Here is their size chart for reference:

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Kancan Jeans offer so many styles and washes, that you will always need to add to your denim collection! Not only does Kancan offer their staple skinny jeans, but they also offer overalls, skirts, shorts, and other cuts to suit your needs when you want to switch your look up a bit! As we mentioned before, one of our favorite things about Kancan denim is their comfort and high waist fit.  The high rise jeans sit right above your hips, so they are very flattering on all body types.  This junior’s denim brand prides themselves on “providing versatile denim that is figure flattering to all shapes and being the classic wardrobe staple.”

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I mean seriously, how can you pass these jeans up?!  They will definitely be the most comfortable denim jeans you will ever own. Shop Kancan Jeans now at www.gliks.com! And don’t forget to keep up with Glik’s Official’s Instagram to see how we love to style these denim jeans.

Kancan Jeans: Comfort, Aesthetic, Quality

Booties for Fall 2018

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I love these next couple weeks that we are about to have. The weather is perfect, the fall activities are perfect, and the outfits are perfect.

When I think fall, I think crisp cool days just enjoying being outside, walking around with a cozy cardigan and those perfect shoes that tie it all together.

If you read the Back to School Styles blog, you know that when getting yourself prepared for the fall weather, booties really are a quintessential part of one’s autumnal wardrobe. Booties are one of the first steps for transitioning into your fall and winter wardrobe. Some shoe styles that are really trending right now are low stacked heels, perforated details, peep toes, and western styles. 

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1. City Classified Groovy Strapped Booties2. Blowfish Skirr Ankle Booties3. City Classified Phoebe Perforated Scrunch Booties4. Qupid Montana Woven Ankle Booties5. Soda Mafic Ankle Booties6. Soda Quality Peep Toe Heels7. Soda Sawyer Perforated Peep Toe Heels| 8. Qupid Rhythm Embroidered Western Booties

A C.C. Beanie hat and a good pair of booties are going to be your best friend this season for keeping you both warm and stylish! Head on over to Gliks.com to do some sole searching and find your new favorite pair of shoes! And to see how we style all these cutie booties head over to Gliks Official on Instagram. 

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Booties for Fall 2018

Back to School Styles: Fall Preview 2018

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Back to School Styles: Fall Preview 2018

It’s almost August, which means it’s time to start thinking about back to school shopping! I know some of you may be thinking, “UGH, do we have to?!” But, back to school shopping can be super fun since it’s the time when you get to start picking out your new fall wardrobe and be oh-so stylish walking down the halls. Keep reading to check out our top picks for Fall 2018!

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The most staple of all fall outfits is this look. It is great for almost any occasion, and can be SO versatile since there are SO MANY ways to achieve this look! If it were up to us (and this heat wave would go away) we would be wearing a cozy cardigan every single day. Finding a cardigan, or sweater, that is made with a textured knit fabric is the way to go! It gives your look a pattern, while still wearing neutrals.

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Denim is also a staple piece to stock up on for fall. As the temps start to drop, you will need a few core styles of denim jeans to rotate through the year! Kancan Jeans and Flying Monkey Jeans are two of our favorite brands that we swear by.  They offer different styles and fits, while all being so comfortable and sculpt to your every move. One of our go-to looks is denim on denim.  This put together look can be achieved by wearing your favorite denim jeans (or jean skirt) and pairing it with a jean jacket or button up chambray top.  To let your personality shine, wear a graphic tshirt underneath or add your unique accessories to add a pop of color.

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Now, you can’t talk back to school shopping without mentioning the best part: NEW SHOES! Finding neutral booties is a great investment in your fall wardrobe.  They are so great since you can easily dress them up and down, while still remaining comfortable throughout your day.  A few of our favorites are from Qupid Shoes, Soda Shoes, and City Classified Shoes! Also, you can’t forget about your new cool sneakers to complete your athleisure looks for days when you really don’t have the time or energy to be completely glam. 🙂

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If you haven’t hopped aboard the sherpa train, or if you’ve been living under a rock and have no idea what a sherpa pullover is, now is DEFINITELY the time.  Sherpa is huuuuuge for fall, and now is the best time to stock up on your favorite styles! (PS. These are amazing Christmas gifts.) You never have to worry about being freezing while sitting in class, or putting on a bulky winter coat again.  They are literally so warm and cozy, you’ll never want to take it off! A great pair to sherpa are beanies! CC Beanies are our favorite beanies to wear when it gets cold.  They offer a variety of colors and styles, that you’ll be sure to find one that suits your needs.

Go ahead and shop the photo shoot here, and check out the rest of our fall picks on Glik’s Official Instagram!

Back to School Styles: Fall Preview 2018