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1.State Digital Plaid Blazer (c/o 1.State) | Tank (c/o Marshalls) | Jeans (Target) Lace booties (c/o Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse) | Clutch (c/o Versona Accessories) | Name Necklace (c/o 9th & Elm)   A couple of weeks ago Belk at Southpark Mall hosted a Girls Night Out event.  There was food, drinks, music, and lots of shopping.  I had the pleasure of introducing to their customers the newest designer brand to hit their racks, 1.State.  Prior to the event, I picked out this blazer along with their crepe fit and flare dress.  If you follow me on Instagram (BlitzAndGlam), then you not only saw that look, but you also saw the look that I Read More ...

Happy 4th Blogiversary!

by Tamara on October 25, 2014

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Today, October 25, is my 4th Blogiversary!  Can you believe it?  I absolutely cannot.  It doesn't feel like I've been doing this that long.  I guess it's true what they (whoever they is) say – when you're doing something you love, it doesn't feel like work (now my 9 to 5…that's a different story.  It feels like I've been there forever plus 5 years, but I digress).  I can't say thank you enough for all of the support over the last 4 years. You guys have been truly amazing and I hope to bring you even bigger and better content over the next year.     I decided to share some Read More ...

How To Do A Classic Fall Look For Less

by Tamara on October 21, 2014

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Blazer (c/o Marshalls) | Blouse (The Limited) | Leggings (c/o Marshalls)  Riding boots (c/o Marshalls) | Handbag (Phillip Lim for Target) | Necklace (c/o RocksBox)    How many times and how many ways can I say that I love a classic blazer?  For fall, I'm all about a classic look, so my fall shopping list looks a little like this:  blazers, white button down shirt, riding books, peep-toe booties (more trendy than classic), coat, and more blazers.     During a recent shopping trip to Marshalls, I was able to mark two items off my list.  And you want to know the best part?  Both pieces were under $40 each.  It was so easy to Read More ...

How To Stand Out In A Game Day Crowd

by Tamara on October 16, 2014

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New Orleans Saints tee (c/o Touch by Alyssa Milano) | Button-down shirt (The Limited) | French Connection skirt (c/o Marshalls) Steve Madden lace booties (c/o Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse) | Clutch (c/o Versona Accessories) | Bracelet and Ring (RocksBox)   You should know by now that I'm always going to do something a little different to make my Game Day look unique; to make it stand out from the crowd.  I mean, if you go to a game the chance that someone else is wearing the same team apparel that you have on is pretty high.  And I've never been one who wants to look like everyone else, which is why I don't own any Read More ...

Marshalls Fall Fashion Sneak Peek

2014,October 9
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I can't say enough about how much I love fall fashion (every fall fashion post will probably start with me saying some variation of this statement).  I recently had a very successful shopping trip to Marshalls and can't wait to share my fab finds and my final look. If you follow me on Instagram (BlitzAndGlam), then this blazer looks familiar to you.  I mean, elbow patches and quilted boots.  What more do I need to say?  Boots and blazers are two of my favorite things about fall.  What are some of your favorite things about fall fashion?     Love shopping at Marshalls as much as I do?  Be sure Read More ...

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My Fall Uniform + $25 Marshalls Gift Card Giveaway

2014,October 7
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French Connection skirt (c/o Marshalls) | Philosophy blazer (c/o Marshalls) | Blouse (c/o Marshalls) Heels (Dillard's) | Necklace (c/o Versona Accessories)   If I had to submit one look that epitomizes my style, this would be it.  I love absolutely everything about this look (and it screams "private school girl", am I right?  I do love a cute school girl look) and finding these pieces in one Marshalls shopping trip is why I love Marshalls.   On this particular shopping trip I went specifically looking for a new handbag or new shoes for fall, but when I go to Marshalls I can never just shop one section.  I look at everything – handbags, shoes, Read More ...

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You’re Invited To Girls Night Out At Belk Southpark

2014,October 2
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Charlotte!  You're invited to Girls Night Out at Belk Southpark next Thursday, October 9 from 5:30-8:00 pm.  You will enjoy a 20% discount (limited exclusions), wine, food, and music from a Scratch Events DJ.  You can also enter to win $1300 worth of surprises and the grand prize – free shoes for a year!  And guess what else?  You can come out and meet me as I help introduce Belk customers to their newest designer brand, 1.State!  Not only that, but you can check out the 1.State look that I'll be wearing PLUS I'll help you style your own look. It's going to be a lot of fun, so I hope Read More ...

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Versona Accessories Grand Opening + $25 Gift Card Giveaway

2014,September 30
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Saints tee (c/o Nike) | Skirt (The Limited) | Guess booties (Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse c/o Concord Mills) Necklace, Bracelet, Clutch (c/o Versona Accessories)   I was recently introduced to a shop called Versona Accessories when they contacted me to tell me about the Grand Opening of a new location in Charlotte.  Versona Accessories itself is not new nor new to the Charlotte area, but for some reason it had escaped my attention. When they first contacted me I thought it would be all accessories in the store, but once I visited their website I saw that they sell everything – clothes, shoes, jewelry, handbags, home decor, scarves, and more.  Not only that, Read More ...

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Fall Fashion From Concord Mills

2014,September 26
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Cropped jacket (Banana Republic Factory Store) | Blouse (Banana Republic Factory Store) | Pencil skirt (Banana Republic Factory Store) Guess booties (Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse) | Necklace (c/o Versona Accessories) | Clutch (c/o Versonal Accessories) Earrings (c/o RocksBox) | Cole Haan Sunglasses (c/o Marshalls)   As you know, I had the pleasure of working with Concord Mills recently on a Fall Fashion segment on Charlotte Today on WCNC.  Concord Mills gave me a $250 Simon American Express card with the mission of putting together a fall look for the career woman.  Being a career woman who loves fall fashion, I was super excited about this opportunity.  I mean, fall is made for fashion.  Think blazers and Read More ...

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NFL Defender OtterBox Giveaway

2014,September 26
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If you didn't know, the OtterBox is the number 1 selling smartphone case in the U.S. and Canada and Verizon Wireless wants to give away an OtterBox to 3 of my readers.  What's so great about the OtterBox, you ask?  Well, it's rugged.  It will protect your smartphone from drops, scrapes, fumbles, and just general heavy use.  It has a built-in screen protector that prevents scratches.  It also comes with a belt-clip holster that not only makes it easy for carrying, but doubles as a stand for your phone.  OtterBox currently makes this case for the iPhone 5/5s, Samsung Galaxy S4, and Samsung Galaxy S5.   I am giving away 1 Read More ...

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