Our Favorite Trends of the Season

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Now that it is officially April, Spring is in full throttle with Summer right around the corner (fingers crossed!). This being said, we wanted to talk about our favorite trends of the season! These are some of our top picks from Glik’s and we think you need to add them all to your closet (if you haven’t already).

Dresses, and rompers, and jumpsuits.. Oh my!

So many new arrivals have been hitting in stores and online and it is SO hard to narrow them down.  However, basics, stripes, and floral prints seem to be the name of the game. Three of our new favorite dresses are the Amuse Society Clothing Bohemian Rhapsody Maxi Dress, the Love Stitch Clothing Denim Stripe Dress, and the Wild Honey Palm Print Dress! These scream summer and are super fun pieces for your next adventure!

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Rompers and jumpsuits have also been our go-to this Spring. They are super comfy and versatile, so they are easy to just slip on and go! You can dress them down with sandals or sneakers ,or dress them up with a pair of your favorite heels or wedges! Some of our new favorites are the Anama Clothing Twist Front Jumper, the Elan Strappy Surplice Jumper, and the Everly Clothing Peplum Windowpane Romper! With the simple designs and solid colors, these pieces are great to add your own twist with unique accessories!

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Slide into the season…

You can never have too many pairs of shoes; they are just a continuous way of life. This season, we are focusing on mules and flatflorm slides! They are classy, cute, versatile, and elevate your favorite looks! Qupid Shoes have multiple mules and slides to choose from, and we love everything they throw our way! With simple designs and neutral coloring, they offer flats and heels so you are destined to find the pair that suits you.  Some of our favorites include the Mia Shoes Saige Banded Platform Sandals, the Qupid Shoes Jaden Ruched Mules, the Report Shoes Ryder Heeled Mules, the Soda Shoes Coxy Cross Slides, and the NYLA Shoes Thing 1 Flatform Sandals.  (See, we told you shoes are hard to narrow down!)

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Add On Accessories!

Accessories have also become a huge focus in trending fashion.  Pieces that are neutral and versatile seem to be what all the talk is about! Bralettes are still a completely necessary and trending piece for your year round wardrobe. We know we always talk about them, but that’s just how important we think they are! Another new item we recently received are Teleties! These hair ties are so fashionable and can be worn as bracelets when they are not being used for a pain- and kink-free ponytail.  And since you will need a stylish bag to hall of your daily necessities around in, a straw bag is just what you need for the season! We received this straw handbag from Caroline Hill and immediately got heart eyes! (Hint Hint: Your closet needs this bag too.)

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We hope you enjoy our favorite trends from the season just us much as we do! Stay tuned for new arrivals each week 🙂 Or, shop these trends now at gliks.com!

Our Favorite Trends of the Season

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!

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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…

Three Rompers to Rock This Spring

Rompers are a must have for spring and they are quickly becoming my favorite go to outfit for a night out or if I’m just meeting a friend for lunch and shopping.  Their versatility makes them easy to dress up or down, depending on what you are doing or where you are going.

Here are 3 of my favorite styles:

Angie Clothing Paisley Romper

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fringe-wedges

This is the perfect style to wear out to dinner or to take with you on a tropical getaway.   It looks great styled with a simple necklace and fringe wedge sandals.  I love the fact that this black romper has a romantic flowy fit.  In my opinion, the loose fit makes gives this cute romper a universal figure flattering look.  I think this would make a great Valentine’s Day outfit <3

Elan Clothing Floral Print Romper

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If I was going to Coachella, this is the romper I would wear.  Hands down. Festival season is coming and rompers are the perfect outfit to wear while people watching and listening to great music.  The option are limitless with this style, but I like it best paired with black lace up ballet flats and a long necklace.

Ellison Denim Romper

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This denim romper is definitely the most casual of the three, but still one of my favorites.  It would be perfect to wear while running errands and grabbing a coffee with a friend.  You can definitely dress this romper up, but I love how it looks styled with white Converse and a boho headband for an every day look.

Three Rompers to Rock This Spring

Spotted: Spring Fashion Trends 2016

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Don’t get me wrong, I love fall/winter fashion but by the beginning of January, I’m ready for something new. Bring on the pretty pastels, lightweight fabrics, and shorter hemlines. Am I right?

Thankfully, our women’s buying team recently took a trip to L.A. and got to see what’s trending for spring 2016.  If you’re like me and need the promise of new fashion on the horizon, take a look at some of the amazing pieces they saw.

1. Pretty Prints

What’s a wardrobe without a few standout pieces?

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2. Stitch Perfect

Be on the lookout for pretty embroidery for spring 2016!
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3. Pastel Palettes

Tops, bottoms, dresses, and more will be heavily influenced by soft spring colors.

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4. Denim Days

Denim isn’t slowing down in spring 2016 fashion.

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5. Grin and Bare It

Shoulders will have a major moment in spring 2016.

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6. Shift Work

YESSSSSS.

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7. Sleeveless and Chic

Early spring weather calls for layering. Make sure you do it in style!
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What spring fashion trends are you most looking forward to trying? Stay tuned for these looks and more coming to Glik’s!

Spotted: Spring Fashion Trends 2016

How to Wear Cut-Out Backs

Since it has started to get warmer and the sun has begun to shine, it is time to break out the spring and summer attire. This summer is going to be full of new hot trends to try. One of our favorite new trends is the cut-out back. Glik’s has dresses, cardigans, sweaters, and tops that feature unique cut-out designs on the backside of the garment.
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There are many different ways you can wear dresses or tops with cut-out backs. One way you can flaunt the cut-out design is to bare your back. Another way is to pair your top or dress with a cute bandeau or cami. If your cut-out top is a solid color, it may be fun to pair it with a colorful bandeau or cami.

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One of our favorite new brands, Amuse Society, has a lot of cut-out back details on their clothing. For instance, the Brooklyn Kimono in Leopard Print has a dramatic cut-out back that transforms a regular long cardigan into a sassy, fashion-forward piece.

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Shop more cut-out tops at Gliks.com

How to Wear Cut-Out Backs

5 Reasons to Invest in Jumpsuits and Rompers

Rompers and Jumpsuits

  1. They can be worn during the daytime and nighttime. With just a few quick adjustments to your accessories or hair-do, you can transform a romper or jumpsuit from daytime-wear to evening-wear.
  2. They create a polished look with just one piece. Jumpsuits and rompers are the one-stop shop when it comes to creating a chic look.Jumpsuits and Rompers
  3. They can easily pair with fun accessories. The options are truly endless when it comes to accessorizing  jumpsuits or rompers. You can add clutches, statement necklaces, bold bangles, or hats with your romper or jumpsuit.
  4. They come in fun colors and patterns. A lot of the jumpsuits and rompers are designed with trendy floral patterns, Aztec-inspired patterns, boho patterns, or they come in fun colors for the spring and summer.Jumpsuits and ROmpers
  5. They are easy to pack to take on vacation. Unlike those bulky jeans or denim shorts, jumpsuits and rompers create a complete outfit and take up little space. So this means that you will have extra space in your suitcase for those adorable wedges or fun accessories!IMG_4626 IMG_4625 IMG_4623IMG_4628 (1)IMG_4633IMG_4645IMG_4650IMG_4651
5 Reasons to Invest in Jumpsuits and Rompers

Festival Wear Essentials

Summer is filled with concerts and music festivals, such as Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza.  Summertime festivals have become a birthplace of Boho chic trends. Festival wear is quickly spreading to every day summer wear, including strappy sandals, one-piece jumpsuits or rompers, cut-off shorts, hair accessories, floral prints, fringe, and crop tops. So this year, Glik’s can help you make sure that you have all the festival wear essentials!

Crop Tops

Crop tops are perfect to wear to festivals. They are light and cool and provide a great way to show off your statement shorts.

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Flash Tattoos

Last summer we started seeing these amazing metallic tattoos. This year, Flash Tattoos will be hotter than ever! Layer these tattoos with your bangles and necklaces to really compliment your outfits.

Isabella Flash Tattoos

Isabella Flash Tattoos

Jumpsuits and Rompers

Jumpsuits and rompers can create an effortless boho look for the spring and summer months. Just add some fun accessories and awesome sandals and you will be festival ready.

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Sandals

Fringe has taken over the footwear world! The fringe sandals look chic and bohemian and look awesome with flowy tops or boho print dresses.

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Festival Wear Essentials

Essential Layering Pieces for Fall

If you have been out shopping lately, I am sure you have seen all of the fall clothing hitting stores. I don’t know about you, but I am SO excited to start wearing my cardigans, scarves, and boots. Layering clothing for the fall gives you the opportunity to show your creativity and style. Glik’s can help you find those essential layering pieces for fall!

Cardigans

The first fall essential on our list is the thin cardigan. Thin cardigans can be your best friend since they are easy to layer and create an effortless, yet stylish look. Our Poof Cardigans are the perfect thin layering sweater. You can be super trendy this fall season by throwing a cardigan on over your jumpsuits, rompers, or dresses.

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Button-ups

Button-ups can be used to really elevate your outfit. If you have a plain sweater and need to spice it up a little, try pairing it with a patterned button-up. Button-up shirts also look great left open with another shirt underneath. Pairing plaid button-ups with graphic tees will create a huge statement this fall.

Buffalo Plaid Button-Up

Buffalo Plaid Button-Up

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Scarves

Who doesn’t love scarves!? If you are ever in need of an accessory to complete your outfit, a scarf is your go-to piece. Scarves are comfortable to wear and look amazing when layering your outfits. If you are hesitant to wear scarves because you would rather show off your necklaces– no worries!  Layering scarves and necklaces together is super cute and trendy. Wear your necklace on the top of your scarf or vice versa this fall.

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Leggings

If you still want to wear leggings this fall, you are in luck! Leggings are great for layering and look great with tunics and dresses. For this look, we paired a plain dress with a fun patterned legging. It really adds character and personality to an otherwise simple dress! Another reason we love leggings is the fact that they look great tucked in tall riding boots or combat boots. (And they are oh, so comfortable!).

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Chambray Shirt

Last, but certainly not least on our list, is the chambray shirt. If you don’t already have a chambray shirt you must get one! We are in love with this Ellison brand chambray button-up shirt. Anyone can style this chambray shirt to cater to her personal style. Layer it with scarves, button-up shirts, and sweaters for an uber chic style.

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Chambray Shirt

Chambray Shirt

Essential Layering Pieces for Fall

Fashion Rules You Have to Break

Rule #1: Don’t Wear White after Labor Day

It has always been said that you should not wear white after Labor Day. Well, that is not the case anymore. In fact, wearing white into the fall and winter can be refreshing and trendy. The trick is to select appropriate fabrics for the season. Heavier and more durable fabrics are going to look better than sheer, lightweight fabrics going into the winter.

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Rule #2: Don’t Mix Prints or Bold Colors

There is a statement to be made with mixing prints. One of the hottest trends right now is mixing floral prints with stripes. Other patterns that look great mixed together include polka dots with stripes, polka dots with floral, polka dots with ikat, plaid with stripes, and chevron with floral. A great way to ease into wearing bold patterns together is to start off by throwing leopard print into your outfits. Leopard print can be treated like a neutral color and looks great with a variety of colors.

Mixing Prints

Mixing Prints

Rule #3: Don’t Mix Silver and Gold Jewelry

Mixing gold and silver jewelry is no longer a fashion faux pas. The trick to mixing metals is to make it look like you meant to do it. If it looks like you haphazardly threw on your bracelets, necklaces, or rings, it may not be as appealing. In order for gold and silver bracelets to look good together, it would be best to wear bracelets of different sizes and shapes. Adding a watch creates a very glamorous look. Necklaces look best if they are layered in different lengths, and if you are wearing multiple rings in gold and silver, we recommend pairing different widths.

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Rule #4: Sneakers are only for the Gym

It’s time to bust out your sneakers! They are not just for the gym anymore. A cute pair of sneakers can look fashionable with anything from sleek skirts and dresses to shorts and jeans. There is just something about sneakers that adds a modern twist to your outfits.

Van's Sneakers

Van's Sneakers

Rule #5: Never Mix Black and Brown

Mixing black and brown is definitely not a fashion faux pas. In fact, it can be very chic and trendy if styled the right way. One of our favorite ways to mix black and brown is to wear black leggings or jeans with a great pair of brown boots.

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Rule #6: Backpacks are only for Class

No need to dismiss a cute backpack. A fabulous new trend is to carry a backpack instead of a purse! Not only is a backpack super-functional, it also makes a very trendy fashion statement. A solid color backpack looks great if you are wearing an outfit with bold prints and colors. However, if you want to jazz up a simple outfit, a backpack with bright colors or cool patterns will do the trick.

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Fashion Rules You Have to Break