Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Fashion

619 blogIt’s one of the best times of the year with some of the best activities. There’s the picnics, the fairs, sparklers, barbecues, fireworks etc. Basically the Instagram photo opportunities for the Fourth of July holiday are endless. And with endless activities you should have a standout fashionable ensemble that matches the sparkler that you are.

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Denim screams America to me and a good classic blue denim can get you far on the 4th of July. This Thread and Supply Denim dress is the perfect blue for your outfit, pair it with the Free People Bralette, and a snazzy pair of red heels for a truly stunning outfit.

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For a slight preppy look try the Everly Ruffle Hem shorts. These shorts are perfect for every day wear but will be amazing for your red, white, and blue look. Pair it with a Wishlist Reversible tank and the Qupid Comfy slides. Throw on some blue accessories, your sunglasses, and you are ready to celebrate. Be sure to grab a denim jacket to wear in case it gets cold while watching fireworks.

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For a classic look, try the Moa Moa USA racerback tank and a good pair of denim. Pair this Americana top with a festive red O2 denim skirt, or with flare denim jeans in a dark wash. And of course, reach for your white converse to complete this fantastic and classic look.

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For a free spirit inspired look, try the Free People Sleepy Eyes Brami with the Thread and Supply Paper Bag High Rise Pants. Then add a casual pair of slides and maybe throw on a red bandanna to tie this look all together!

Hopefully, these four looks will inspire you for your own Fourth of July look! This is a fun holiday and you should have fun with your outfit! Make sure to head to Gliks.com to shop American Flag apparel and check out our Instagram for some great styling inspo! Have a Happy Fourth of July everyone!

 

 

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Fashion

4th of July Clothes | A Rowdy Gentleman’s Guide

 Sport red, white and blue 4th of July clothes in these clever yet patriotic Rowdy Gentleman tanks. Rowdy Gentleman prides themselves on being equal parts “refined and rambunctious.”

4th of July Clothing

And their sophomoric humor shines bright across their tees and koozies printed with “BACK TO BACK WORLD WAR CHAMPS” and “I’M SORRY I THOUGHT THIS WAS AMERICA!”

Lady by Rowdy Gentleman

Sunday Funday

Rowdy Gentleman apparel isn’t limited to just men. The Lady by Rowdy Gentleman line features fun, trendy phrases like “SUNDAY FUNDAY” or “BORN AND RAISED.”

4th of July Clothes

4th of July Clothes

The patriotic Rowdy Gentleman apparel and accessories will be perfect for this upcoming 4th of July weekend. Wear this Rowdy Gentleman American Flag Rambo Reagan Tank to your BBQ this weekend, and don’t forget your Retro USA Koozie to keep your drinks cold all day!

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Ladies get a hold of this adorable Born and Raised Tee to wear while waiting for the fireworks this 4th of July.

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4th of July Koozies

With koozies, croakies and even visors, let Rowdy Gentleman add a fun and unique twist to your Independence Day gear this year!

4th of July Clothes | A Rowdy Gentleman’s Guide

Celebrate in Style | What to Wear on the 4th of July

The fourth of July is a perfect time to get together with friends and family. You’ll want to make sure that you’re looking your best! Let Glik’s help you spend your holiday in style and help you find what to wear on the 4th of July.

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Whether you are going to a casual backyard bash or a parade in the city, red, white and blue apparel can look fabulous. Here we have a white and red dress and white denim jacket paired with a pair of taupe Chinese Laundry wedges to really elevate the style. This outfit can be appropriate for a dressier venue, or it would be perfect to wear to a party to “wow” your friends.

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If more casual settings are your style, you can rock this Americana pocket tee with a pair of dark wash capris. All this outfit needs is some simple accessories and a pair of sandals to be perfect for an evening barbecue or an afternoon parade. If this pocket tee isn’t really your style, try a layered look like the one pictured here. You can mix and match prints and colors to satisfy your 4th of July style. This way, you can display your patriotism while remaining stylish.

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If you are in love with this Americana Pocket Tee, you will love our matching Americana maxi skirt!

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Arrive to your next Fourth of July event in this adorable red crop top with lace crochet cardigan. When paired with a pair of dark wash cut-off shorts and crochet sandals, this outfit will have you ready to celebrate in style. A crop top and light weight cardigan may be just what you need to beat the heat of the July sun and showcase your effortless style.

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If you follow the latest fashion trends, you know that Aztec print is very popular. Let everyone know you are up-to-date on fashion while wearing this Aztec print tank top with a pair of cute blue shorts. This outfit is a great transitional outfit to wear during the day while attending parties or parades and at night when you are watching the fireworks display. Just throw on a cardigan or jean jacket and you will be set.

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Celebrate in Style | What to Wear on the 4th of July

She was an American Girl

Happy first day of summer people! Known as the summer solstice, today is the longest day of the year and the official beginning of summer.  We’re so excited for this season to begin and want to take full advantage of all the sunlight’s benefits!

For me, summer holds many memories, roadtrips and camping with friends, days spent in the water of our local lake, sand in my shoes from walking the beach, and (most importantly) family gatherings where copious amounts of barbeque is served with an array of side dishes. Oh gosh, you can’t forget sun tea!!! No summer is complete with out it.

Summer also reminds me of fireworks and the 4th of July! A daredevil at heart, I spent a majority of my youth tampering with sparklers and poppers during 4th of July celebrations. I would write secret messages in the air, light four sparklers at once and doodle out designs, or be “that kid” and incite popper battles with my cousins. I have matured since my youth (I swear) and no longer partake in such shenanigans. Now that I’ve entered my older, “adult” years the idea of just relaxing on a blanket with my friends and watching the fireworks from under the St. Louis Arch sounds perfect.

The Americana trend is absolutely huge right now, you can find a bit of red, white, and blue on anything from a pair of denim shorts, to tops, sneaks, and even scarves!

Here are just a few of our favorite 4th of July looks:

IMG_1023Miss Me American Flag Fray Shorts; Sperry Top-Sider Bluefish Boat Shoe; USA Sunglasses

baa84a7cd82d11e28efa22000a1fbd9c_7Sperry Top-Sider Bluefish 2-Eye Boat Shoe; Sailor Stripe Top; Zco Shorts (Similar: here)

IMG_1024 USA Sunglasses; Dazzle and Delight Dress; Dew Drop Necklace

IMG_1026American Flag Top (Similar: here); HOLY High-Waist Short; USA Sunglasses

Our flip-flops and sandals are 25% off this week too!!! Be sure to check out gliks.com to find summer styles from your favorite brands like: Roxy, Sanuk, Fox Racing, and Quiksilver.

Be sure to bust out your red, white, and blue apparel this summer, and have fun styling this Americana trend! The Glik’s online website has a page totally dedicated to Americana apparel for both men and women.

She was an American Girl

All-American Man

Bring on the stars and stripes! The 4th of July is right around the corner. Cookouts full of hot-dogs, hamburgers, chips and lemonade, fireworks, sparklers and family shenanigans; do you know what you will be wearing for this summer event? In boardshorts you can go effortlessly from pool to party. You could also pair navy shorts with a red tank, or red shorts and a navy polo, it really is that simple. Here are some of the outfits we put together:

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1897 Flat Front Short, Artistry in Motion Stars Tank, Sperry Top-Sider Bahama Boat Shoe, O’Neill Trucker Hat, USA Sunglasses

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Katin Twill Short, Johnnie-O Striped Polo, Sperry Top-Sider Bahama Boat Shoe, O’Neill PBR Trucker Hat, USA Sunglasses

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Burnside Hybrid Short, Artistry in Motion Star Woven Shirt, Sperry Top-Sider Bahama Boat Shoe, O’Neill Trucker Hat, USA Sunglasses

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We just got in these fantastic American flag wayfarer sunglasses that you can wear with anything to add an extra kick of patriotism into your outfit! The sunglasses are only $6, so get some for the whole family and take some pics to add to your Instagram reel of the day.

Red, white and blue isn’t just for this holiday, it’s a trend you will be seeing well after the fireworks display is over. The Glik’s website has a page dedicated to the Americana trend for men, so pick up some red, white and blue basics to mix and match for July 4th and the rest of the summer season!

All-American Man

Have a Fashionable 4th!

Time to bust out the snakes and sparklers! Word of the week is independence, and we’re serving you up some 4th of July “realness”.

Summer holidays are my favorite! I get to have all of my favorite things wrapped up together in a neat little red, white, and blue package. That’s right people! What’s better than lots of good barbeque, tasty side dishes, sweet treats, swimming, family, and things that go BOOM?

The only thing you need to go with all the patriotic pride you’ve got is a great outfit! I have gathered a few of my favorite 4th of July ensembles to share with you.

Top:  Land of the Free Cropped Tee

Bottom: Flying Monkey Skinny Jegging

 

“Fashion is a government with style of the people, by the people, for the people!”

Top: American Heritage Cropped Top

Bottom: Flying Monkey Jegging

Boots: Very Volatile Rio Grande Boot in Camel

“Liberty is the right to choose. Great Fashion is the result of the right choice.”

Top: Ellison Chiffon Button Down

Bottom: Proud to Be an American Flag Skirt

 

“Life without great Fashion is like a body without a stylish soul.”

Top: Show Some Pride Top

Bottom: Silver Jeans Co. Trinity Destructed Short

Shoes: Keds Champion Canvas Sneaker in Red

Top: Billabong Proud of U American Tank

Bottom: Silver Jeans Co. Trinity Destructed Short

Shoes: Keds Champion Canvas Sneaker in Red

REMEMBER: Fireworks are not toys, so treat them with care and do not do silly things with firecrackers OR your sparklers! Be thankful for your friends, family, and most importantly your freedom! Visit us online at gliks.com, or stop into a store location nearest to you to find your favorite 4th of July themed fashions.

Have a Fashionable 4th!

4th of July Must Haves for Guys and Gals!

The 4th of July is fast approaching.  Whether you are headed to the lake with the family, or sitting back and enjoying BBQ and fireworks with friends, Glik’s has got you covered.  Here are your 4th of July must haves, for both guys and gals that will keep you looking festive and fashionable. 

Gals:

-This shirt from Billabong keeps you festive and fashionable, plus, if you would rather not completely bare your shoulders, it comes with straps, so any girl will look good in it.

 

-Jean shorts, like this pair from Amethyst, are a must for hot summer days that change into warm summer nights.

 

-These flip-flops from O’Neil are just dressy enough to wear out while still keeping cool and comfortable.

 

-Aviators look great on any face shape, and this pair from Blue Gem is no exception.

 

-Cowgirl hats are hot, and perfect for a day out on the lake, pick up this one from Wet and you will be ready for a day of fun in the sun.

 

Guys:

-The bright red on this shirt from Nautica Jeans Co. will help you stand out, in a good way!

 

-Plaid shorts are hot this summer.  Don’t miss this pair from Nautica Jeans Co.

 

-Flip-flops are a must for summer fun, and the laid back look of these Sanuks is great for hitting the pool or the family BBQ.

 

-All guys need a pair of sporty sunglasses, like these from X Loop.

 

-Top it all off with a hat from your favorite sports team.  Glik’s originated in downtown St. Louis, Go Cards!

4th of July Must Haves for Guys and Gals!