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flutter + flutter.

Out for a Sunday stroll among the beautiful old buildings in Jekyll Island’s historic district. A ten-mile bike ride followed…not the wisest of moves.

The Glitter Life Outfit Flutter + Flutter

The Glitter Life Outfit Flutter + Flutter

The Glitter Life Outfit Flutter + Flutter

The Glitter Life Outfit Flutter + Flutter

The Glitter Life Outfit Flutter + Flutter

The Glitter Life Outfit Flutter + Flutter

top and shorts: bcbgeneration at social statesboro // belt: dish statesboro // sandals: gomax // clutch: kate spade // cuff: tory burch // sunglasses: rayban

Normally we go for juxtaposition of shape in our outfits: flowy top with skinny jeans, fitted tank with breezy wide leg pants, etc. But we think this BCBGeneration flutter top paired with BCBGeneration flutter shorts kinda WORKS. Of course, defining your waist with a belt (L’s FAVORITE, also shown here) is key. Photos taken on Jekyll Island, Georgia.

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black + brown.

On the way to a casual dinner at Rah Bar on Jeykll Island

The Glitter Life Outfit Black + Brown

The Glitter Life Outfit Black + Brown

The Glitter Life Outfit Black + Brown

The Glitter Life Outfit Black + Brown

The Glitter Life Kate Spade Clutch

top: h&m // shorts, belt: dish statesboro // clutch: kate spade // cuff: tory burch

Black, brown, aztec print, rattan, metallics, tortoise…we think it all goes together beautifully. So wear what you love! Fun fact: We both own this adorable Tory Burch tortoise cuff. #twins (L’s was a gift from her mom!) Photos taken on Jekyll Island, Georgia.

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And…we’re off!

We hope you all had a great weekend. Tonight, we’re off to Las Vegas for Magic. If you missed it Friday, here’s our packing strategy.

The Glitter Life Quick Trip Packing List
mix+ match neutrals work best for travel.

We’re super excited to check out the trends for fall (and see a sneak peek of spring, too.). We think we’ll see a LOT of the following this week…

  • Novelty sweaters
  • Leather details on EVERYTHING (shirt sleeves, pocket trim, etc)
  • Heart and star prints
  • Burgundy burgundy burgundy
  • PANTS
  • Studs…they’re back.

What fall trends are you super excited about? Tweet us @glitter_blog_xo. And be sure to follow us on Instagram @glitter_blog_xo this week for a real-time look at the show!

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friday five: packing for a quick trip.

Has everyone’s week been as crazy as ours? We have been positively manic preparing to be away from our offices next week. Now that the work day is over, we’re focusing on packing for our trip to Las Vegas on Monday. We are big fans of minimal packing, so we choose our items carefully. Here’s what we’re packing for our short trip.

The Glitter Life Quick Trip Packing List
this will totally fit in a carry on.

1. BCBGeneration Faux Leather Skirt. Of course we’re going to Vegas for work…but we do plan to get in a drink or two when we’re done. This skirt is a travel dream – it’s lightweight, will never wrinkle, and absolutely does not show dirt.

2. BCBGeneration Asymmetrical Knit Skirt. Long days at the apparel show make comfort a necessity. This simple knit skirt works with the ankle boots or the flats, and looks great with the slouchy tee (untucked) or the basic tank (tucked in and paired with the wide belt).

3. Rocket Dog Ankle Boots. We will be walking a LOT next week (in fact, we’re going to use the iPhone app Moves to track our steps! Stay tuned.), so comfy shoes are key. These Rocket Dog “Sayla” ankle boots are perfect for the trip; they look cute with skinny jeans, shorts and skirts alike. Pair them with the leather skirt and you can go anywhere in Vegas. [This also gets us out of packing heels! SO BULKY.]

4. BCBGeneration Flowy Top. We love the look of a flowy top and sleek skinny jeans. This top works for day or night, and the pretty lime color adds a nice pop to all these neutrals.

5. Rampage Studded Loafers. Flats are a must – a cinch to pack and easy to walk in. These Rampage “Ludo” gray studded loafers work with the skirt (add the white tank) and the jeans (add the flowy top or the slouchy tee).

Outfit Ideas

  • skinnies + slouchy tee + loafers = plane ride there / day 1 of the show
  • knit skirt + tank + wide belt + ankle boots = day 2 of the show
  • leather skirt + tank + ankle boots = cocktails at the chandelier bar
  • skinnies + flowy top + ankle boots = plane ride home

These five pieces work together in multiple ways. All you need to add is a few basics: tank(s), v-neck, skinny jeans and a belt. Throw in our swimsuits and coverups, and we’re good to go! All items are available at Social Statesboro and Dish Statesboro.

Be sure to follow us on Instagram @glitter_blog_xo this weekend as we prepare for the trip!

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friday five: weekend outfits.

Happy Friday! We hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July. Whether you’re already back to the grindstone or continuing your vacation into the weekend, take a second to check our top five weekend outfits.

The Glitter Life Weekend Outfit
polish up casual gingham with a ladylike bag and jewelry.
The Glitter Life Weekend Outfit
color + color + color
The Glitter Life Weekend Outfit
a skirt can be just as casual-cute as shorts. we love this messy side braid, too.
The Glitter Life Weekend Outfit
cut-offs? sure! just swap your flip-flops for bright lace-up loafers.
The Glitter Life Weekend Outfit
forget struggling to maintain sleek hair in this humidity. instead, add a pretty fedora and go.

Want more inspiration? Check out our Pinterest board Weekend Style. Have a great weekend!

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cat print tank.

The Glitter Life Cat Print Tank

The Glitter Life Cat Print Tank

The Glitter Life Cat Print Tank

The Glitter LIfe Cat Print Tank

The Glitter Life Cat Print Tank

tank: Pink Martini, available here // jeans: level 99 (select sizes available, call 912.681.7008) // heels: Lovely People (also seen here; no longer available)

When we saw this adorable cat print tank at Pink Martini at MAGIC in Vegas, we couldn’t resist. It’s purrfect (see what we did there?) with tough coated denim and killer heels. And yes, that’s a Blackberry you see in these pics. L is temporarily without an iPhone…hence the scowl in the first pic.

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confetti romper.

The Glitter Life Romper + Swing Jacket + Fedora

The Glitter Life Romper + Swing Jacket + Fedora

The Glitter Life Romper + Swing Jacket + Fedora

The Glitter Life Romper + Swing Jacket + Fedora

The Glitter Life Romper + Swing Jacket + Fedora

romper, jacket,  flats and necklace: social statesboro {call 912.681.7008 or click here to order} // fedora: dish statesboro {call 912.871.3989} // sunglasses: burberry // bracelets: coach, john hardy and david yurman

Add polish to a printed romper with nude flats and a cropped swing jacket. Fedora optional.

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neon + neutrals.

The Glitter Life Neon + Neutrals

The Glitter Life Neon + Neutrals

The Glitter Life Neon + Neutrals

The Glitter Life Neon + Neutrals

The Glitter Life Neon + Neutrals

The Glitter Life Neon + Neutrals

The Glitter Life Neon + Neutrals

top and skirt: bcbgeneration at social statesboro // blazer (buy here, also seen here, and similar here), pumps and sunglasses: social statesboro // bag: tory burch, also seen here // nails: essie tart deco

We couldn’t decide which way we liked this top best: tucked in or out. Normally we’re tucking in, but we really like the flowy lines created when left untucked. Which look do you like best?

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ruffles + tassels.

The Glitter Life JH

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The Glitter Life BCBG

The Glitter Life Tory Burch

Special shorts, like this pair from our fave brand BCBGeneration, require nothing but a simple tank and neutral heels for an evening out. Up your game with a statement necklace and bright clutch.

{top: h&m // shorts: bcbgeneration at social (call 912.681.7008) // shoes: tory burch // bag: tory burch (no longer available) // necklace: h&m //sunglasses: ray-ban // nail polish: lilacism by essie (hands) & bachelorette bash by essie (feet)}

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