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

Red, White, & You

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Okay, now that summer is in full effect it is time to start getting in the patriotic spirit and revolve everything around red, white, & you! The Fourth of July is right around the corner folks (Wait, wasn’t it just freezing in January?), so you definitely need to invest in a tshirt or two to complete your summer looks.  Specifically, check out these sister brands: Charlie Southern and Friday + Saturday.  We absolutely LOVE everything these brands create, especially their graphic tees, so we were super excited when they released their Americana line!

Can we just take a moment to appreciate the fact that oversized and comfy tees are super fashionable right now? I mean, you cannot beat these looks during summertime! If you do one thing today after reading this blog, take our advice and purchase yourself one of these amazing tee shirts.  They are perfect for all things summer! Trips to the beach, backyard BBQs, boating at the lake, country concerts, baseball games, lounging around the house, the list goes on and on!

These graphic USA inspired tees from Charlie Southern and Friday + Saturday are also extremely versatile.  Heading down to the lake for the weekend? Slip on one of these tshirts or tank tops, pair them with your favorite pair of ripped denim shorts, and slide on your most comfortable pair of summer sandals.  Got plans to go to a backyard BBQ where your *secret* crush will be? Throw on a patriotic graphic tee, tie the bottom hem in a knot for trendy vibes, and pair it with your denim skirt and wedges or platform sandals.

Continue to celebrate America in style with a t-shirt from Charlie Southern and Friday + Saturday! Trust us, these tees will become a staple in your year-round wardrobe.

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Shop the latest styles in fashion online at www.gliks.com! Or, check out the Glik’s Official Instagram for fashion inspiration and sneak peeks of what’s to come!

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And the winner is…

Jeff Glik takes his awards shows seriously.  “The Prez” walked into the office decked out in a snazzy tuxedo today.  The reason?  He was chosen by you as “Best Actor” for his starring role in our “Beat the Prez” video.  He is here to accept his Glik’s People’s Choice Award and to present his acceptance speech.  Stay tuned for the speech and a special announcement.  Hint: Someone might be walking away with a $50 Glik’s gift card!

And the winner is…

Beat the Prez!!

Jeff Glik, “The Prez,” was out in stores finding the perfect outfits for our customers to wear to their 4th of July bashes and we caught it on video.  Don’t miss your chance to get some fab clothes at a low price this week during our 4th of July sales!

CONTEST!  Vote for your favorite actor in this video!  Voters will be put into a hat and the winning actor will select a winner at random.  The prize?  A $50 Glik’s gift card.

The Ballot:

Julie – The introduction

Jeff – “The Prez”

Kassi – Maxi dress customer

Kara – Silver jeans customer/girlfriend

Peter- Sloppy boyfriend

Julie J. – Store manager

 

Beat the Prez!!

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!