How to Take Jeans from Day to Night

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If you are anything like us, you have a busy schedule day in and day out.  Whether it is school, work, social commitments, or what-have-you, it can be hard to find those staple pieces that will carry you throughout the day in style (and through the seasons).

This being said, today’s post is all about how you can take jeans from day to night! Specifically, the KanCan Jeans Blown Out Distressed Denim.  Can we talk about the blown out detail at the knee for a sec? LOVE. Busted knee denim is so in right now and will totally transform your look. You wouldn’t at first think that a huge hole in the knee of your pants would be so chic and trendy, but in today’s fashion world you can never be surprised! If blown out or distressed denim isn’t for you, then you will be sure to find a different pair of KanCan Jeans that will suit your needs! We swear by this denim.  They are so comfy and great quality that you will never want to buy another brand of denim again.

Wearing a pair of jeans from a day at work to a night out is so simple.  All it takes is a quick change of shoes and top and you are good to go! Denim is really on the up and up in the fashion world, and it is becoming SO much more acceptable for different occasions. Below we gave you three options on how to wear the KanCan Blown Out Knee Denim from casual to dressy.

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This look is perfect to wear while running morning errands or attending class. This windbreaker pullover is stylish yet comfortable. It gives off a super relaxed vibe, and pairing it with a pair of Converse or fashion sneakers brings it all together.

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If you have a commitment that involves dressing up a little bit without looking too fancy, then this outfit is for you.  The blown out denim still gives off a casual vibe, but layering the tops steps it up a notch.  We love pairing our denim with moto or anorak jackets. It is great for this time of the year when you aren’t quite sure what the temperature is going to be like all day! Wear this look with short booties or flats and you are ready to go brunching with the gals!

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Don’t have time to go home and fully change after work before dinner with the girls? Keep on your jeans and slip on a pair of strappy heels! This smocked crop top is also super trendy and could be paired with a denim jacket if you are brave enough to rock denim on denim 🙂 Crop tops not your style? Wear this look with your favorite peplum or wrap blouse from work, throw on some statement jewelry, and you are ready to hit the town.

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How to Take Jeans from Day to Night

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

Let’s Talk About February 14th Fashion…

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Okay… whether you love or hate celebrating Valentine’s Day, why not have an excuse to purchase a new outfit?!  From dresses and rompers to cozy and casual outfits, we have been receiving a lot of new Spring product at Gliks and we cannot wait to share it all with you!

Ladies, for those of you who are scrambling around trying to decide what to wear to impress your man (or your Galentines), we’ve picked out a few outfits for you!

Dressy & Flirty

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How darling is this Everly Clothing Plaid Romper?! This just screams class and makes us wish we had every item of clothing in Cher Horowitz’s (cue Clueless reference) closet! This romper has a self-tie design on the front with an encased elastic waistband to define your shape.  The flowy fit and neutral coloring of this outfit makes it super easy to dress up or down! To dress it up for Valentine’s Day, pair this romper with the Qupid Shoes Chamber Woven Peep Toe Heels in Black.

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Also from Everly, this simple shift dress with bell sleeves makes our hearts happy! The purple pastel color gives your wardrobe that pop of Spring and puts a little pep in your step.  If you’re heading to a fancy dinner or romantic getaway, this dress is for you! Since the design is so simple, it gives you room to put your own twist on how you decide to accessorize! We went ahead and paired the dress with this oh-so-versatile pair of Qupid Shoes Chamber Distressed Strappy Heels in Taupe!

CUTE & Cozy

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This is a completely biased opinion, but we believe EVERY WOMAN needs a twist back sweater in her wardrobe, like this one from Miracle Clothing! It is so elegant and cozy all in one.  The twist back detail takes this chunky knit sweater to the next level.  It is perfect for casual cute evenings with your man, or out to dinner and drinks with your girlfriends! If pink isn’t your color, don’t worry! This sweater comes in multiple colors 🙂  Pair this sweater with a pair of peep toe booties, like these from Qupid Shoes, and your favorite accessories and you’ll be good to go!

pearl cardigan

If you want to kick things up a notch, add some delicate detailed pearls to your outfit!  The long line silhouette, bubble sleeves, and pearl details bring a feminine touch to your overall facade.  Pairing this cardigan with some blown out denim, like these KanCan Jeans, will dress your look down a bit.  The best thing about cozy cardigans is being able to dress them up or down! Depending on the look you are trying to achieve, finish this outfit with a pair of ankle booties or a pair of Converse sneakers!

Laid Back & Casual

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Now, if your plan for Valentine’s Day revolves around watching your favorite RomComs (Love Actually and The Proposal, we’re talking to you) and indulging in chocolate covered strawberries with your besties (or if you and your man boycott V-Day) this outfit is for you! This simple color block tee from Vanilla Bay, distressed denim, and Converse is a look that you will wear on repeat each season.  Laid back styles that are also cute and fashionable are what we LIVE for!

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Does your date night involve the outdoors? Don’t stress over what to wear! Throw on a sherpa pullover and CC Beanie and the rest will follow suit.  This outfit is also a great investment for your cold weather wardrobe! It has all the necessities that you can wear from daytime shopping and lunch to night walks around the park and on the town.  Slip on your favorite pair of over the knee boots or ankle booties and you’ve got your outfit in the bag!

If you still aren’t convinced you need to buy a new outfit after reading this post, we think you should reconsider! These outfit options are perfect for whatever occasion you have in mind and they will help take your wardrobe to the next level. Shop the latest arrivals in women’s fashion at gliks.com!

So, what are you wearing for Valentine’s Day this year?

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Let’s Talk About February 14th Fashion…

Holiday Outfits Yule Love

The holiday season can be a stressful time filled with busy schedules, shopping for presents, and spending time with your family and friends.  However, the holiday season is also one of the best times to make a statement with your outfit! Have fun and showcase your original style while staying trendy this Christmas.  Here are three outfit options that you will want to wear on repeat this season; we picked them out for you, so you do not have to!

1. Cute and Comfy

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Charlie Southern Santa Tee in Red | Miracle Clothing Duster Cardigan in Beige | Cello High Rise Skinny Jeans in Medium Wash | Soda Shoes Toasty Combat Boots in Taupe | CC Beanie Cable Knit Hat with Pom Pom in Beige

Graphic tees and cardigans are all the talk this season. It is the perfect mix of laid-back and trendy, and so versatile!   Start this outfit with the Charlie Southern Santa Tee in Red.  We are all about sayings tees during the holidays, so you don’t want to miss out on this super cute t-shirt.  The graphic tee is layered under the ever-stylish Miracle Clothing Duster Cardigan in Beige.  The best part about oversized cardigans is that you feel as if you are wrapped up in a warm blanket, but it is perfectly acceptable and stylish to go out in public!  Next up, you will need to grab a pair of classic denim jeans.  We chose the Cello High Rise Skinny Jeans that provide comfort and practicality. Finish off this look with the Soda Shoes Toasty Combat Boots and a CC Beanie PomPom Hat!

2. Classic Trend Pieces

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Piko Tops V Neck Long Sleeve Top with Chest Pocket in Army | KanCan Jeans Dark Wash Destructed Cuffed Jeans | Look by M Plaid Oblong Scarf in Grey | De Blossom Collection Ralph Embroidered Booties in Nude

We can guarantee that you need each piece of this outfit in your fall and winter wardrobe! Piko Tops are by far the most comfortable top you will ever own.  The soft and stretchy bamboo fabric looks good on any body type and is perfect during the holidays while indulging in all of the good foods! Pair this top with the KanCan Jeans Dark Wash Destructed Cuffed Jeans; they will become a staple in your year-round wardrobe.  Because shoes are such statement pieces in today’s fashion world, a pair of embroidered booties in a neutral color is exactly the unique step up this outfit needs. Add a warm, plaid blanket scarf to complete the look!

3. Fashion Forward

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Lime N Chili Mock Neck Dress with Long Sleeves in Mauve | My Delicious Shoes Snivy Over The Knee Boots in Smoky Taupe

For the minimalist and lazy girls who have a hard time putting on pants for the day… WE HEAR YOU! Simple dresses and tall boots are the perfect combo for winter fashion when you don’t have time to think about what to wear. This Lime N Chili Mock Neck Dress has subtle ribbed knitting to give just the right amount of design.  The long sleeves and flowy fit make it super comfortable (and acceptable in the fashion world).  We stand behind the fact that over the knee boots take any outfit to the next level! By pairing this dress with these OTK boots in a neutral smoky taupe color, you will be sure to turn heads this holiday season.  Put on the finishing touches by adding accessories, such as a long necklace or faux fur vest!

Find your outfit at gliks.com!

Holiday Outfits Yule Love

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

College Outfit Essentials

Let me guess, it’s the week or two before school starts, you have all your school supplies and dorm room accessories ready to go but you haven’t even started packing your clothes yet. Because, let’s be honest, who wants to make that decision on what items to bring and what items you have to leave behind.  Well, I am here to make your packing experience a little easier, I have put together a top 10 closest essentials list that I know I wouldn’t be able to live without!

Top 10 Closet Essentials for College

  1. Sweaters
  2. Sweatshirts and pullovers
  3. Your favorite blue jeans
  4. Leggings
  5. A couple of dresses – A sassy, flirty dress and a casual t-shirt dress
  6. At least 5 pairs of shoes – tennis shoes, heels, booties, flats, slides/sandals and rain/winter boots
  7. Hats and Scarves – baseball caps, beanies and blanket scarves.
  8. Bralettes – 1 White, 1 Black and 1 of your favorite color
  9. At Least 7 nice shirts/blouses
  10. A few t-shirts

Dressing for fall is my favorite time of the year! I just love the sweaters and cozy scarves that come along with the colder temperatures. Unfortunately, for packing this makes it harder because usually fall clothing is bulkier and takes up more space. But don’t let that intimidate you, that means you just have to pick out your favorite pieces to take with you.

Piko Sweater Top

I started my list with sweaters, because I love a nice cozy sweater! I would say to pack at least 3 or 4 sweaters, two casual sweaters that matches everything and two statement sweater for going out in. My favorite statement sweater is a lace up sweater.

Sherpa Pullover

My next go item is a sweatshirt. On my lazy days, I just grab my sweatshirt and pair it with my leggings and just bum around campus. You can dress up your sweatshirt and pullover collection by adding a Sherpa pullover, these pullovers will be sure to keep you warm during that nice little walk from your dorm to class.

College Essentials

I know you have to have at least one pair of jeans that you just cannot live without. I know I have at least two. I would pack your favorite jeans and some leggings. You will be living in leggings during class and hanging out in the dorm! They are a must have!

Booties

Don’t forget about your best companions, your shoes. You’ll need at least one pair of tennis shoes and maybe a pair of nude heels that will match everything. Be sure to grab your favorite booties, and some slides or sandals to hang around the dorm in. I would also grab a pair of rain boots or winter boots for those wet and cold days this winter.

Scarves and Hats

When it comes to packing accessories, I would just limit it to hats, scarves and bralettes for the fall semester. Hats will eliminate all bad hair days! Pack at least one baseball cap and a neutral colored beanie. Last fall, my blanket scarf saved me! I would recommend packing at least one or two blanket scarves to keep you warm. My other favorite accessory is a bralette. They layer perfectly under any fashion top or sweater. I would recommend having at least one black and one white lace bralette to help add a little touch to your outfits this fall.

Everly Dress

When it comes to fashion tops and dresses, I wouldn’t pack too many. You will need some for those days that you want to dress up or go out with friends. But, you also want to make sure to leave room in your closet for new items that you will want to buy from the local boutiques near campus.

I know we all have our go to t-shirt that we like to lounge in and it’s okay to bring a few of those with you, but keep in mind that your t-shirt collection will expand during college. There’s always t-shirts being given away on campus and during events.

I hope this has helped you with getting ready for the fall semester and makes your transition into the new dorm less stressful. Just remember, you can always come home and visit during weekends and holidays to grab more clothes!

Share with us some of your everyday must have items!

College Outfit Essentials

Trending: Wrap Tops

Wrapped with perfection this new trend will be a must have for summer and fall. If you haven’t jumped on this trend, then now is the time because every girl should at least own one wrap top in her lifetime. So darlin’, go out and buy yourself a wrap top before they’re all gone!

Striped Statement Sleeve Top with Surplice Bodice

Wrap Top

Make a statement this summer and fall with this beautiful striped wrap top. Perfect for any occasion, this wrap top features a surplice bodice, statement sleeve and a self-tie belt. We paired this top with Flying Monkey Jeans and an Alex and Ani bracelet. A lot of accessories are not needed for this trendy piece as it speaks for itself!

Emory Park Tie Front Crop Top for Women

Wrap Top

Perfect for a night out with the girls, this cropped wrap top is a must have item. The wrap front, keyhole neckline and bell sleeve detail that this top features just screams adorable! There is an all over paisley print that gives this top a vintage vibe. We paired this trendy piece with our favorite pair of KanCan Jeans, a few bracelets and a necklace to peek through the keyhole neckline. You won’t regret adding this wrap top to your wardrobe this fall.

Shop more fashion tops at gliks.com!

Trending: Wrap Tops

Spring Fashion: A Floral Duster

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Spring is quickly approaching and this warm weather is just teasing us to buy new clothes! As we set a side our sweaters, I’ve picked up this Volcom Duster and paired it with my favorite destructed Kancan Jeans. I’ve layered this beautiful floral duster over a basic tee with a bralette. I’ve completed my outfit with a pair of peep toe shoes and some accessories. This outfit will be the perfect transition from winter to spring!

Find all your spring favorites at Glik’s!

Spring Fashion: A Floral Duster

The Print of the Season: Floral Print

Just because its fall doesn’t mean you can’t wear anything with a floral print.  Floral is a print that can be worn year round.  Some of our favorite tops and dresses this fall feature this print.

Floral Print Tops 

This fashion top by Lime N Chili is a must have this season. This shirt hits on major trends with its cold shoulder cut outs, floral print and keyhole neckline. We’ve paired this top with Kancan skinny jeans and a pair of black booties. To top off this adorable outfit, we added a few of our favorite Alex and Ani bangles and a Kendra Scott necklace.Floral Print Top

Floral Print Jackets

Add a pop of color to your favorite basic by layering a floral jacket with your outfit. Everly Clothing came out with this Floral Bomber Jacket that everyone in the office is drooling over! We’ve paired this jacket with one of our new criss cross Piko tops, Kancan jeans and black booties. Keeping the classy look of this outfit, we added a black floppy hat.everly-bomber-jacket

Floral Print Dresses

Continuing the floral print trend, this Blu Pepper Lace Up Dress will give you an effortless chic look that everyone will love!  The autumn color tone that this dress features makes it perfect for this time of the year! We’ve paired this dress with our over the knee boots and a floppy hat.10-21-15-1-of-1

You won’t want to miss out on this trend! Whether it’s on a fashion top, jacket or a dress it will be a must have item to add to your fall or winter wardrobe this year.

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The Print of the Season: Floral Print