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?

How to Wear Denim on Denim

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

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

The Shoe You Need for Every Look

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Whether you consider your style more prepster or bohemian or somewhere in between, you cannot deny that Outwoods Bork shoes don’t fit perfectly in with your wardrobe! The Bork shoes by Outwoods are some of the most transitional shoes that a girl can have in her closet. With a cork style bottom, a faux leather straps, and a SUPER affordable price point, these Borks by Outwoods are the dream shoe!

Let’s talk more about the ways you can incorporate these sandals into literally every look.

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Let’s start with the obvious, they look great with your classic t-shirt and jeans look. This look is simple and never out of place for your cool girl style.  These shoes will also fit in perfectly with all your prep branded tees or a comfy Sherpa pullover for a transitional style.

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Pair these sandals with your rompers and dresses to give you a more relaxed vibe and a very put together care free style. Pair your look with a coordinating bag and you’ll be comfy and stylish.

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For days where you wake up and want to rock the boho look, these shoes pair wonderfully with the THML embroidered tops and dresses.

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Borks also make a great transitional piece into your fall weather wardrobe. These shoes will keep you keep your outfits effortless as you start adding more layers, cardigans, longer tees, and jeans.

Go ahead and add some Outwoods Bork to your shoe collection!  Be sure to let us know some of your favorite ways to wear these adorable sandals!

The Shoe You Need for Every Look

Styles We Love: Romper Edition

styles we loveRompers are basically just a dress that offers a little more freedom, and we are here for it. They are also a socially acceptable onesie that you can go out in, we are here for that! Nothing is better than simple fashion that does the work for you, and rompers are basically in OT with how cute they make us look with zero effort on our part.

Another one of our favorite things about rompers is that they always look good with whatever shoes you pair with them. As you can see from the photos, they look absolutely perfect with just a bralette and maybe a little bit of jewelry depending on the occasion.

Rompers are also a great piece to transition you into fall weather. You can just throw on some booties, maybe a cardigan, and have you have yourself a fall ready look. Or if you really want a trendy style, throw a long sleeve flowy white shirt underneath; you’ll be warm and have a super stylish look. Thankfully we have about two and half more months of good summer weather and don’t have to think about how to wear our cute rompers in autumn weather quite yet!

If you haven’t added a romper to your wardrobe yet, now is the time! If you are already a romper feign, then you will need to check out the gorgeous new styles that we just added to Gliks.com! Below we have 5 rompers that will be just what your closet has needed!

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This gorgeous new style from Rokoko Clothing has an adorable stripe and floral design and a self tie waist that will define your shape. Doesn’t it look so cute with that coordinating orange bralette?!

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Here are some more floral romper options that we are carrying right now. They all have that sweet and girly charm that would look great with a pair of heels for a night out or some comfy sandals for a day look.

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The striped surplice romper from Everly would be perfect for date night or to pack for your next vacation. The Amuse Society is actually a skort style jersey romper that gives you the illusion of a dress but with the comfort of shorts. A neutral romper like this will match effortlessly with your cardigans, flannels, or jean jackets for cooler evenings or for an elevated look!

Hurry up and grab these cute styles before they sell out! For more style inspiration check out Glik’s Official to see how we are styling all the latest trends.

Styles We Love: Romper Edition

Give Thanks & Look Good

Holiday season is in full effect with Thanksgiving right around the corner.  Here are three outfit options that are perfect for any occasion! You will want to wear these outfits on repeat this season.

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NikiBiki Criss Cross Tank in Shark | Wishlist Cable Knit Cardigan in Olive | KanCan Medium Wash Ripped Skinny Jeans | Qupid Shoes Nero Perforated Ankle Booties in Taupe | CC Beanie Cable Knit Hat in Beige

Beanies and cozy cardigans are making huge statements this season. They are the perfect combination of cute and comfy, which makes them great for almost any occasion! Start off this outfit with the NikiBiki Criss Cross Tank in Shark (also available in other colors), layered under the Wishlist Cable Knit Cardigan in Olive. This cardigan is so versatile; you will wear it with your entire fall and winter wardrobe. Next up, grab your new favorite pair of skinny jeans.. the KanCan Medium Wash Ripped Jeans! Finish off this outfit with the Qupid Shoes Nero Perforated Ankle Booties in Taupe and a CC Beanie Cable Knit Hat!

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Elan USA Cold Shoulder Ruffle Dress in Auburn | Qupid Shoes Rima Over the Knee Boots in Taupe

If you’re looking for an outfit to wear on Thanksgiving that is dressy but allows you to eat all of the stuffing and pie you want without being uncomfortable, then this outfit is for you!  This Elan USA Cold Shoulder Ruffle Dress in Auburn just screams fall! The cold shoulder design and ruffle detail on the front really make this simple dress unique.  Pair this multipurpose dress with the Qupid Shoes Rima Over The Knee Boots in Taupe.  The lace up back detail and comfortable stacked heel will make you fall in love with these boots at first sight. Finish this look with a long necklace and statement earrings!

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Elan USA Lace Back Sweater in Mauve | Wishlist Padded Lace Bralette in Grey | Flying Monkey High Waist Dark Wash Jeggings | MIA Shoes Valencia Stretch Booties in Black

Embrace all things trendy with this next outfit!  You definitely want to add this Elan USA Lace Back Sweater in Mauve to your chunky, cozy sweater collection. The front of this sweater has a simple, oversized fit design while the back showcases a lace up design with adjustable tie closure.  Layering a Wishlist Padded Lace Bralette (Grey) under this sweater will add another pop of trendy fashion to the outfit! Pair this top with the Flying Monkey High Waist Dark Wash Jeggings.  The hi-rise design and stretchy jegging material will make you feel like you are wearing leggings, but have a more chic look to them! Finish off this look with the MIA Shoes Valencia Stretch Booties in Black, which scream high fashion.

 

Find your holiday outfit at gliks.com!
Give Thanks & Look Good

3 Ways to Style Your Over the Knee Boots

Add a little elegance to your boot collection this fall with over the knee boots. Wear them with your dresses and mini-skirts or slide them over your jeans, either way these boots will make the outfit!  If you haven’t fallen in love yet. Then here are a few styling tips that will make you fall in love with over the knee boots.

Lampshading Over the Knee Boots

Lumiere Clothing Plaid Dress | Qupid Shoes Skipper Over the Knee Heeled Boots

It only takes two classic pieces to capture the perfect lampshading look, an oversized shirt dress and over the knee boots. Such an easy combination that will leave you looking flawless. Next time you go out, throw on your favorite dress but this time add over the knee boots. We captured this look by pairing our Qupid Shoes Skipper Over the Knee Heeled Boots with our Lumiere Clothing Plaid Dress. This look is perfect for fall and oh so simple.

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Add a pop of color to your boot collection this fall with a pair of burgundy over the knee boots. If you’re a girl that loves to wear black or dark colors then these boots are perfect for you. They add the perfect amount of color without going over the edge. We captured this look by pairing a charcoal Elan Clothing Ripped Cowl Neck Sweater with black Nature Jeans and burgundy Soda Shoes Yah Over the Knee Boots.

Over the Knee Boots

Elan Clothing Cold Shoulder Sweater | Judy Blue Jeans |Soda Shoes Yah Over the Knee Boots

Wearing over the knee boots with your fall outfits gives it a more elegant look. We captured this look by pairing an Elan Clothing Cold Shoulder Sweater with a pair of Judy Blue Jeans and black Soda Shoes Yah Over the Knee Boots. Whether the boots is heeled or not, a pair of over the knee boots will always give your basic, everyday outfits an elegant look.

3 Ways to Style Your Over the Knee Boots