When the countdown to the holidays begins, it can feel as though we are embarking on a shopping, gifting and wrapping marathon. Overcrowded malls, crazed and cranky customers, expensive shipping policies, and an infinite amount of options that never seem to fulfill your specific celebratory needs, the list goes on and on. But never fear, Glam Damn It has got you covered with holiday guides to help you get through the New Year without losing that festive feeling, especially when it comes to your most fashionable of friends.
What to buy for someone who basically bought everything from Gilt Group, One Kings Lane, and The Outnet already? Try sticking to staples, with a twist. Here's a list of must-have accessories.
Paisley is this season's newest must-have print. The bohemian-inspired motif was seen all over the spring runways, including Emilio Pucci, Stella McCartney, and Jil Sander. And it's the perfect print to carry through to the autumn months.
It wasn't just the designers who had the print on their minds. Celebrities like Miranda Kerr and Solange Knowles have been seen rocking the droplet-shaped swirls in the form of shorts and dresses alike.
Jimmy Choo Jasmine Clutch, $1,695
The mixture of white and coral on this python skin clutch gives it a simple, classic look. We love the use of silver hardware against the warm color to give it more of an edgy appeal! If you have the money to splurge on something this fantastic, and are in need of a chic day clutch, we say hail to the Choo!
As women, we naturally like to have everything we’ll need for the day at the tips of our fingers. Thus, we continuously pull a Mary Poppins by carrying everything from makeup, to work essentials, to accessories and more in our handbags so we can be prepared for whatever the day brings us! As the middle of summer arrives, the best deals are hitting the department stores and now is the time to go a-shoppin’! We’ve combed through the many, many big bags out there right now to bring to you our top 7 favorite carryall bags that can bring you from the workday, to a night out, and the best part? They are budget friendly! Who ever said being a bag lady was a bad thing? Find our favorite stylish big bags below!
The retro look continues to keep its haute spot on the fashion scene. From makeup to swimwear, to hairstyles and more, it’s a timeless look that flaunts femininity and an appreciation for curves. We just can’t get enough of it! Check out some of our favorite retro must-have dresses perfect for your summer parties and celebrations.
Get your look and fear not your curves! It’s time to flaunt the “flaws”!
Polka-Dotted Dress, $168
There are a few approaches you could take to your ensemble come 4th of July and depending on what styles you like, we think we have one that will fit your needs. Read on and get inspired by these looks for your day of dazzling out with American pride!
Classic + Clean
For those of you who appreciate preppy appeal, this one is a shout out specifically to you. There is never anything wrong with going for a simple, classic look on the 4th of July and if you’ll be out and about, or walking around, this is a great way to stay looking fashionable while feeling comfortable. We love the combination of these Marc by Marc Jacobs Slip on Loafers ($275), paired with this classic white button-down ($42.50), and these polka-dot organza shorts ($130) to jazz the look up a little!
Exfoliating dead skin is essential to keeping your complexion healthy and youthful over time. Our favorite method for glowing, baby smooth skin is microdermabrasion, but salon treatments are expensive and hard to maintain. So for maintaining that healthy glow at home, we have compiled a list of top rated picks fit for every budget!
Aveeno Active Naturals Skin Brightening Daily Scrub, $8
Don’t let the price fool you! This daily scrub has gotten great reviews with its ability to improve your skin tone and texture, leaving you with clearer, brighter skin. The combination of natural soy extracts with smooth microbeads is the perfect gentle, daily cleanser.
Our favorite fashion bloggers and street style photographers have our back when it comes to letting us know what’s up next when it comes to trends. It is their (very awesome) job to show us what the fashionable people of the world are wearing on the streets. That way we can take the ideas home and copy the crap out of them!
See our top three choices for this week in fashion:
Judging by the blogs this week, the peplum trend isn’t going anywhere. Emily from Cupcakes & Cashmere displayed this look with an adorable pink peplum top from H&M. We also saw the trend on Blair from Atlantic-Pacific, as well as Delmy from Fashion Bananas. Try it yourself with this sleeveless version by Anthropologie.
Remember the days of sleepover parties? You would prep for weeks before, looking for the cutest, new pajama set to show off to all your friends. While the nights of clay masks and "Light as a feather, stiff as a board" may be over, that doesn't mean you need to stop shopping for cute PJs. Below are five trendy options that will make you the envy of the 7th grade...ahem, 7th Avenue.
The Glamour Girl
With the upcoming film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, a 1920s fashion revival is well on its way. The decade was all about opulence, decadence, and over-the-top everything. And the clothing was no exception. The distinct flapper-girl look included short beaded dresses, bobbed haircuts, and embellished headpieces. Everything was elaborate and luxurious—and we love it!
Get your Daisy Buchanan on with these choice picks: