Floral Items You Need This Season

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Okay, so we know florals for spring isn’t actually the most novel idea. It’s a concept as old as Mother Nature herself. (Cue the best movie ever, aka the Devil Wears Prada)

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Adding a bold floral to your closet can seem like an overwhelming chore. To help you figure out what florals you need this year we rounded up a few pieces that are exactly what you need.

Let’s start with the most obvious; the floral print dress. This is the best item a girl can have in her closet! Perfect for warm days spent outside, family get togethers, and evening concerts. A floral dress is timeless and a dress like any of these three will last you for seasons.

Untitled designThe yellow maxi by Everly is sweet and feminine, a maxi dress is just what you need for spring and early summer. If bright florals aren’t your thing, a dress like the Amuse Society printed dress in blue has a more toned down, subtle look. For a totally different take on the flowery clothing, you can try a style with embroidered or appliqué flowers, like the Everly Embroidered Gingham dress, it gives you the floral your spring closet needs while being subtle. This gingham dress has all the 90s vibes that are trending right now too (BONUS)!

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Speaking of embroidered things, floral embroidered jeans are the way to go this season! They you give you that subtle hint of floral, plus we have these in so many styles that it’s an easy way to make it fit your personal taste! For the perfect fitspo look, we are loving the Mono B activewear collection and even if you end up never going to the gym, these stylish leggings make the best loungewear. For a sweet summer flower-pattern, these En Creme Twill Leaf Shorts are lightweight and they have a charming palm leaf and floral print. How much more summery can a pair of shorts get??

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For a more of an unexpected floral look, you can try a bold floral top in a unique style to give your closet something fun. The bell sleeve top by Lush or the Amuse Society Tie Front Crop Top are eye-catching styles that will give you the sweet floral with a twist.

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Now for accessories, we just love floral accessories because they go great with the neutrals in your closet, or to be daring you can throw these with some patterns like stripes, or gingham prints. Adding a floral printed shoe to your summer wardrobe will be the totally unexpected and a super fashionable addition. You can try a shoe like the Blowfish Marley shoes, they are the perfect summertime style, but with that pastel and colorful design, they are next level adorable! We are loving headbands during this time of the year, they are perfect for throwing up your hair when it’s hot and still managing to look put together! These two prints by Natural Life are so sweet, perfect for adding something fun to your everyday looks!

For even more flowery goodness, you have to peep Gliks.com, we have so many other floral dresses and tops that you definitely need to check out.

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Floral Items You Need This Season

How to Wear Flared Jeans

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Now is the time for 1970’s fashion to come back in style! First step, flare jeans. But wait, what do you wear with this type of denim? Keep reading to find out how we like to style our flared denim!

Like any type of denim, it’s essential to make sure they fit your body type. This being said, hem those flared jeans! (Don’t just shy away from them!) Also, try switching it up by wearing a pair of cropped flairs or overalls with flared culottes. These trendy pieces will be sure to turn heads in any season.

Below we have shown these awesome pairs of flares that we just adore! KanCan Jeans and O2 Denim Jeans have so much to offer and they won’t break the bank!

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O2 Denim Flare Jeans in Medium Wash | KanCan Jeans Flare Highrise | O2 Denim Front Seam Flare Jeans

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O2 Denim Overall Flare Culottes in Medium Wash

Once you’ve got your perfect pair of flared jeans, what are you going to wear them with? From daytime casual to nightly outings, these jeans can do it all! For a casual vibe, try pairing your flared jeans with a cropped sweater or a short sleeve or long sleeve tee! (We have listed our picks below!) With flare jeans, don’t be afraid to show off that belt! Being able to accessorize is what makes these jeans so great, but the added flare kicks up your look a notch.  If it gets a little chilly, add an anorak jacket or long blazer to your look.

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HYFVE Cropped Chenille Sweater | Elan Clothing Short Sleeve Striped Tee | Love Stitch Clothing Surplice Striped Top

For a dressier appearance, look for styles with statement sleeves and prints. We picked these styles (below) that are perfect for spring and summer outings! The floral print and flowy fit are super trendy and accentuate your waist while the jeans elongate your legs! The bell sleeves pair perfectly with flare jeans and completely show off that boho inspired look you’ve been searching for.

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Illa Illa Floral Bell Sleeve Crop Top | Lush Clothing Surplice Tie Front Top | Lush Clothing Floral Tie Front Bell Sleeve Top

Shoes are another decision you’ll have to make. We prefer wearing heels when it comes to flared jeans, but don’t be afraid to wear flats as long as the denim fits you right! Chunky wedges and ankle booties look fantastic as they peep out from under the flared hemline. If you’re daring enough to wear the flats or sandals, try going for a pair of cropped flares, or just make sure your hemline isn’t dragging on the ground.

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Pierre Dumas Natural Perforated Platform Wedges

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My Delicious Shoes Apart Perforated Ankle Booties | Qupid Shoes Prenton Scalloped Ankle Booties

Head to gliks.com and check out the trendy fashion pieces we have to offer.

How to Wear Flared Jeans

Five Looks with One Key Piece: The Love Stitch Button Down

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As the seasons change, it can be hard to find core pieces in your wardrobe that you are able to style year round.  So, we decided to help you out a bit by showing you FIVE different looks with ONE key piece! The item on topic is the Love Stitch Clothing Striped Chambray Button Down Top.  Button downs and vertical stripes are super trendy and stylish, so combined they make the perfect pair! Keep reading to see how we styled this shirt five different ways! (P.S. In our opinion, we think all of these items should be core pieces in your wardrobe!)

1. Wear Alone with Denim & Sandals

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This first outfit is great for those casual spring days and cool summer nights.  Button up this Love Stitch striped top and roll up your sleeves for some laid back vibes.  Every girl needs a durable pair of denim jeans in her closet, so why not opt for a pair of KanCan Jeans? These are the KanCan Jeans Railroad Stripe Ankle Detail in Medium Wash.  Keeping things on the casual route, we thought these Mia Shoes strappy sandals were perfect! The neutral coloring and comfort footbed make these sandals great to wear all day, every day. Depending on your style, finish off the look with a lace bralette and some basic jewelry and you are all set.

2. Wear under Overalls with Heeled Booties.

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This next look can also go dressy or casual, depending on your plans! Overalls are totally making a comeback and we are all for it! Pairing the Love Stitch Clothing Striped Chambray Button Down Top underneath these distressed overalls makes for a super chic outfit. We paired the look with a pair of ankle booties from My Delicious Shoes! The vertical stripes and heeled booties elevate your look and give you a taller appearance. To dress down the look, try wearing a pair of Converse sneakers or flat sandals. Since we love the criss cross trend, try unbuttoning the Love Stitch shirt a little, wear this strappy tank top, and unbuckle one of the straps from the overalls!

3. Layer Over Basic Tee with Denim & Mules.

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This third look with your key piece item is our favorite! Keeping the striped shirt open gives the look a little edge and enhances your possibilities! Now you are able to show off all of your basic or graphic tees! We paired this look with a criss cross top from Lime N Chili and KanCan jeans. Mules are also super fashionable right now, so the Qupid Shoes Tuxedo Mules just stood out to us! If you are wearing this look while taking a walk around the park or while shopping, change it up by tying your button down shirt around your waist and you’ve got a whole new look.

4. Wear with Denim Skirt & Peep Toe Heels.

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Now, this look will be able to take you into the night in style.  The neutral, chambray coloring and vertical stripes already dress this look up.  By pairing it with this black denim skirt from KanCan, you’ll be ready for a night out in no time!  Depending on the look you are trying to achieve, roll the sleeves up or down and tuck in the shirt to your skirt. Add some statement earrings and a lace bralette and you’ve got your fourth outfit in the bag.  To dress this look up even more, rock this pair of peep toe heels by Qupid Shoes! The tall chunky heel and elastic vamp are sure to hold up while you are dancing the night away.

5. Layer Under Cardigan with Denim & Boots.

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This last look is perfect for cold winter or fall days when you still want to be stylish. Start off with your base, a strappy basic tank top.  Then, put on your striped button down top from Love Stitch and button it all the way up or keep it open (whichever you prefer). Lastly, slip on this cozy chunky cardigan from Wishlist. Layers layers layers is the name of the game when it comes to cold weather, so why sacrifice warmth for style? With this look, you can achieve both! End the look with a pair of neutral ankle boots, like these from Qupid Shoes, and you are ready to tackle the day with your head held high.

Let us know which look is your favorite! Shop it all at gliks.com!

Five Looks with One Key Piece: The Love Stitch Button Down

Best Dressed Overall Award Goes to…

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The search for the perfect pair of denim overalls is over with these Nature Jeans Distressed Long Overalls. It’ll be hard to not wear these denim overalls every single day once you have your hands on them. They really are the perfect pair with a little distressing, a comfortable fit, and little bit of stretch. With a relaxed fit and adjustable straps they are sure to be the perfect fit no matter what body shape you have. You can leave your purse at home, with 6 functional pockets you will have more than enough room to safely store all your lipsticks and credit cards. The Nature Jeans overalls can work with your thick comfy sweaters, or flowy floral crop tops. Plus these jeans are only $39 dollars, that’s a low cost point for high quality denim! What more can a girl want out of a pair of overalls?
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We paired these adorable overalls with the Free People Rainbow Thermal Henley Top for the cutest combination. This gives your outfit the perfect girl next-door look. The rainbow trim embroidery gives this look just the subtlest hint of color and the rainbow trim detail on the wrists is just gorgeous! Underneath we added the Lace Racerback Bralette in Ivory for a feminine touch.

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Because booties and overalls is match made in heaven, we decided to throw on the Qupid Shoes Prenton Ankle Booties in Light Grey. The Qupid Prenton shoes have slightly padded soles so you can do some serious trekking in these babies. The neutral grey coloring of these booties make them the perfect shoe to wear with as many outfit combinations as you can think of!

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Plus all these pieces separately are the perfect winter to spring transitions pieces. You can throw on sandals or sneakers with your overalls to run errands on the warmer days. A thick comfy sweater and some knit socks with the Qupid Prenton booties will keep you warm on colder days.

With this boho chic look you are sure to be to feel your best while looking your best! Shop our website for even more trendy outfit combinations and feel free to tell us how you wore this look!

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Love Stitch Cozy Cardigan

Cozy Cardis For the Win

Snuggle up this winter with a cardigan that will be sure to keep you warm. This Love Stitch Cardigan will be your new favorite cardigan. It is has long sleeves, a hood, and is extremely soft! You’ll love this cardigan so much that you will want one in every color! This layering piece is so simple that it’ll become your go-to piece this winter.

My favorite thing about over-sized cardigans is that they are super versatile! (In particular this long sleeve hooded cardigan in brick from Love Stitch Clothing.) Cozy cardigans are very easy to style and look great on all body types! They can be dressed up or down, which makes them great for a night out with friends or to quickly grab while on the run doing errands or going to class!

For a casual look, pair this hooded cardigan with a graphic tee or tank, a pair of leggings, and your favorite Converse or fashion sneakers.  I also love to add a CC Beanie to my look, especially during the winter months! To dress it up, wear the cardigan over a fashion tee, distressed denim, a chunky knit scarf (like this Free People Fringe Scarf) and over the knee boots. Whatever you decide, you’ll be sure to stay in style with this cozy hooded cardigan from Love Stitch Clothing!

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Love Stitch Cozy Cardigan

360 View of Edwardsville

With increasing technology comes an increase in perks!

Below is a virtual tour of our Edwardsville, Illinois store.  With this, you will be able to see a general layout for our stores.  However, due to the stores carrying different product based on their customer’s and geographic location, and to the stores receiving new product on a weekly basis, this tour will not be up to date regarding specific merchandise.

(To take a look inside, use the arrows on the screen and click through the store)

360 View of Edwardsville

Fall Style: Anniversary Week

Fall weather is slowly approaching, is your closet ready for it? If not, now is the time to start shopping for fall! We are wrapping up our Anniversary Sale and this is a sale you don’t want to miss out on! Shop some of the hottest items at the lowest price of the year!

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I love fall and dressing up in my boots and scarves. The outfit featured above is all on sale this week! This Piko sweater is $5 off and will be a must have item for fall. It is so simple and pairs perfectly with any scarf. I have paired this Piko sweater with a fringe scarf. This scarf is only $6.99 and comes in so many different colors. The jeans I paired with this outfit are Flying Monkey Jeans and they are only $19.99. This is an item I would stock up on! These jeans are jeggings and are seriously so comfortable! I completed my outfit with a pair of tall riding boots. These boots are currently $10 off and will be your go-to boots this fall!

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Shop more of our Anniversary sale here!
Hurry! These Sales end 10/8/17, shop online or in stores!

Fall Style: Anniversary Week

July and August Outfit Inspiration

We love when our customers and associates share their Glik’s style with us! For the month of July and August we had an associate Outfit of the Day contest. Our associates had the opportunity to submit a photo via Instagram to enter into the contest. In July, they picked out their own style and submitted it. In August, we gave them the trend skirts to style. Check out who has the most inspiring style!

July Outfits: Favorite Glik’s Style

July Outfit Inspiration

For the month of July, our Instagram followers voted and were most inspired by our sales associate, Jordan, from our Onley Glik’s location.

“The shirt is Bozzolo, and the shorts are Blu Pepper. My outfit inspiration was mustard yellow is one of my favorite colors, and I love the trend of off the shoulder tops layered with bralettes. I also really like how yellow and blue compliment each other!” – Jordan

August Outfits: Skirts

August Outfit Inspiration

For the month of August, our Instagram followers voted and were most inspired by our sales associate, Bri, from our Escanada Glik’s location.

“I absolutely love the way a jean skirt can be dressed up or dressed down! I picked out a black button up distressed skirt that would typically be worn casual, but I dressed it up by wearing a wide shoulder fitted top with a built in choker to give it a dressier look. I picked out a pair of over the knee boots to top it off by giving a more trendy and classy look to it, which was exactly what I was going for!” – Bri

Follow us on Instagram @gliksofficial to vote for the next OOTD Contest! Also, make sure to tag us @gliksofficial or #gliksstyle for a chance to be featured on our Instagram!

July and August Outfit Inspiration

2017 Fall Preview

Hottest Trends for Fall 2017

Happy August, y’all! It’s that time of the year to start thinking about fall and back to school. We all dread the back to school time but lets look at the positive side of it, time for some new clothes! Check out our hottest trends of Fall 2017.

Women’s Fall Preview

1. Sweaters

The number one staple piece for fall are sweaters. And, we’re not talking about just the original sweaters, we’re talking about statement sweaters. Our favorite sweaters feature a lace up front, a twist back or a choker neckline giving you a fun and flirty look for fall. Perfect for date night, layer one of these sweaters over a bralette and pair it with your favorite booties for an effortless look that both you and him will love!

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3. Sherpa

If you haven’t jumped on the Sherpa trend, now is the time! Sherpa is huge for fall. With multiple different colors and styles, there is the perfect Sherpa piece out there for you. You no longer have to worry about freezing in class this fall, stay warm and cozy with a Sherpa pullover!

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3. Over the Knee Boots

Time to pack away the sandals and flip flops, because boot season is pretty much here! All though all boots are great, the over the knee boots are a must have for fall. Spice up your simple, go-to outfits with over the knee boots.

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4. Piko 

You can find me in a Piko top all year long. From their great criss cross tees to their comfortable sweaters, you can’t go wrong with Piko. The Piko sweaters layer perfectly under all your favorite scarves, that you’ll want one in every color!

Piko Tops and Dresses

5. Vests

We are vest obsessed here at Glik’s! This layering piece is a must have for fall. Available in multiple different colors, our Thread and Supply Wanderer vest will be your new favorite vest this season. We layer our vest over a plaid shirt and pair it with our favorite boots for an effortless fall look that you’ll love!

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Men’S Fall Preview

1. The North Face

The North Face is a must have for fall, especially for men. Dress up your look by layering a pullover or vest over a plaid shirt. For a more casual look, try a The North Face hoodie or baseball tee and hat. The North Face makes dressing for fall so simple while still looking great!

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2. Pullover Hoodies

If you’re digging the casual lifestyle, then a pullover hoodie will be your go-to item this fall. One of our favorite hoodies for men is the Keller Pullover by Quiksilver. Available in medieval blue heather and light grey heather, this hoodie will be your bonfire attire for fall.

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3. Sweaters and Plaid Shirts

A quarter zip sweater and a plaid shirt either worn alone or together are both a must have for fall. Every girl loves a guy in plaid, so you might as well buy every plaid shirt you see. Kidding, but really, if you’re looking for the perfect outfit for date night, then grab yourself a plaid shirt and/or a quarter zip sweater.

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2017 Fall Preview

Trending: Romper Dress

We loved the maxi dress a few years ago and this summer we fell in love with the romper, now let’s combine the two and try the newest trend, the romper dress!

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Romper Dress

Giving off a festival vibe, this maxi romper dress will leave you looking flawless. This romper dress features a high halter neckline that will layer perfectly over a lace bralette. This romper has a maxi dress skirt that drapes over the built in high rise shorts and features side slits. With a beautiful tribal print, this maxi romper dress will be the perfect piece to transition from summer to fall. Layer it with a cardigan or denim jacket and pair it with your favorite heels for an effortless look that everyone will love.

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This piece is perfect for the transition from summer to fall. This beautiful floral maxi romper will make you feel like a goddess with its flowy train. The fall florals that this maxi romper features will become a favorite of yours this fall. Pair this maxi romper dress with your favorite heels and a lace bralette for a look that will leave you feeling magical.

Shop more dresses here!

Trending: Romper Dress