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lately.

It’s Tuesday – back to the GRIND. We’ll be sharing some super cute stuff with you on Insta later this week, but in the meantime, these outfits from the last few weeks deserve a second look!

One Shoulder Striped Ruffle Top
just before I dropped Joe off for a week in Athens // you can tell from our faces that both of us were a little apprehensive about being separated (but he had a GREAT time at camp!)

One-shoulder, ruffles, stripes…this sweet little top checked all my boxes. I’m wearing the black/white version, but it also comes in blue/white. It was sold out for a while, but now it’s been restocked in all sizes! I paired it with black Spanx denim leggings (yes, I’m still wearing them – they are super comfy, even in this insane heat!), my favorite tassel wedges and beaded tassel earrings, which come in tons of different colors. You can shop Joe’s little Sperry topsiders here.

Embroidered Hat
smiling because I really love this hat.

It has rained literally EVERY DAY this summer – and every single day – it’s forced me to up my rainy-day outfit game. I love this embroidered baseball hat from Dish (I’m also feeling this satin one from Forever 21, which is super similar!), and this lightweight camo jacket has become my go-to layer. It’s under $40 and is stocked in all sizes! I’ve been wearing these TOMS Memphis sunnies for over two years. They fit my face perfectly (no bending or molding necessary), and they never slide off my ears. These come in a bunch of cool color combos; the tortoise ones like mine are on major sale right now!

little joe
lady killer.

The Joes and I spent a weekend in Atlanta, doing some tourist-y things, hanging out with Jennifer, Jay and James and attending the christening of our sweet friend Corinna’s daughter Quinn. Little Joe broke hearts in his pink shorts and blazer (his is from Janie & Jack, and I couldn’t find it online…this one from J Crew is similar). Click the photo for the other details, including a few options for his Vineyard Vines shirt.

Off Shoulder Top
three cheers for the…

Just in time for the Fourth, Jennifer’s fave red and white striped off-shoulder top went on sale.

Speaking of the Fourth…this white BCBGeneration romper had just arrived at Sole, striking the perfect dressy/casual note. I added a simple blue envelope clutch and these red tassel earrings (get on my level! tassels are the best!), which come in black and dusty rose as well.

Rose Ttote
everything you need, stuffed into the cutest tote bag

Even though I didn’t travel for the Fourth, my favorite graphic tote got a workout. My holiday weekend essentials: navy lace-up tank, red stripe relaxed fit tankwhite bandeau bikini top, bikini bottom, brush-on sunscreen and striped straws. Because how else would I drink my wine?

Hope you all have a great week! xo

 

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friday five: date night outfits.

Well, hello Friday! We’ve been waiting for you…

J is in Greensboro doing a tasting for her upcoming wedding, and L is on the road to Atlanta for Apparel Market. Be sure to check out our IG (@glitter_blog_xo and @shopsocialdish) tomorrow for spring fashion sneak peeks! In the meantime (and in the spirit of Friday) we’re highlighting five date night outfits we’re really feeling right now.

Date Night 1
easy, breezy – ripped skinnies (try these from dish) + slouchy tee + cardigan.
Date Night 2
we love a dark floral this time of year. add a moto jacket (like this one from dish) and tights and you’re good to go.
Date Night 3
flirty crop top + ladylike midi = romance.
Date Night 4
file this away for spring. sequined shorts + boyfriend shirt + clutch.
Date Night 5
love this oversized shirt and leopard clutch…but we’d swap the black skinnies for faux leather leggings (like these). perfect hair doesn’t hurt, either.

View more outfit ideas on our Date Night Pinterest Board. Have a great weekend!

 

 

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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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friday five: nye essentials.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

This week’s Friday Five is dedicated to New Year’s Eve essentials. After all, it’s a big night and you need to look/feel amazing! Here we go…

1. Chain-strap bag. NYE is not the night to lug around your trusty tote. You need a small, clutch-sized bag with a chain, so you can sling it over your shoulder  when necessary. We both love our Tory Burch Reva clutches–J’s is gold, mine is black. Those exact styles aren’t available any more…so why don’t you go for this one?

Tory Burch Logo Clutch
keeps your hands free to hold a cocktail and noise-maker thingy.

2. Bling. We believe strongly in the power of bling. Whether you’re wearing jeans and a sweater, sleek black pants and a sparkly top, or a full-on cocktail dress, NYE is the night to bring out your biggest, brightest bling. We love these earrings from Social Statesboro.

call 912.681.7008 to order.
Blingy Earrings
both pairs are only $18! score.

3. Stay-put Lip Gloss. Your lip gloss will have to last through cocktails, dinner, more cocktails, champagne, and a smooch or two. Avon Perfect Wear Extracting Lip Gloss stays put for–wait for it–eight hours. Actually, according to Oprah’s testers, it lasted for for ELEVEN hours, with no reapplying. Either way, this will get you through the night.

Avon Extra-Lasting Lip Gloss
eat, drink and be merry. this gloss isn’t going anywhere.

4. Tights. Just because it’s cold doesn’t mean you have to wear ski pants. Keep warm and stay stylish with a pair of patterned tights. These will jazz up your LBD and–bonus–smooth you out.

Spanx Tights
pretty pattern + Spanx technology.

5. Wine Wipes. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again…wine wipes. These stain-erasing cloths are a must for your NYE bag. Say cheers to pearly whites!

Pearly Wipes
pearly wipes give us something to smile about.

What’s in your bag for New Year’s!? Tweet us @glitter_blog_xo

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L+J

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sparkle and shine.

Hi Glitter Girls!

We are in serious recovery mode from Christmas. Serious. We’ll report on our holiday happenings soon. In the meantime, let’s start thinking about New Years. Here’s what we’re feeling for a glittery, glam ensemble:

Dress to Shine
sparkle and shine as you ring in 2013!

L to R:

Adam Folded-Sequin Silk-Organza Dress

VINCE Sequin-embellished crepe top

H&M Chiffon Skirt

Deborah Lippman: Do Ya Think I’m Sexy? 

Valorie glitter-finish leather clutch

Christian Louboutin Glitter Pump

What did Santa bring you for Christmas!? What are you wearing on New Years!? Let’s catch UP! Tweet us @glitterblogxo

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J+L

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