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Category: Charlotte

24 Aug

Summer Isn’t Over Yet

Banana Republic, Zara, Marshalls
Top: Zara Pants: Banana Republic Factory Store Handbag: c/o Marshalls Heels: Sak OFF 5TH Necklace: The Limited Earrings: The Limited Ring: Old Navy Location: Uptown Charlotte Photos: Lindsay Wynne Photography   This is one of the last looks that I shot in Charlotte before moving to Washington, D.C.  We shot this in Uptown Charlotte, where I first lived (and worked the whole time) when I moved to Charlotte.  It was amazing to see how much Uptown has grown and changed in the 5 and a half years that I was there.  I'll actually be heading back to Charlotte Labor Day weekend to wrap up all unfinished business there like turning in my cable box, moving the final things out of my apartment there, and having a good meal at some of...
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23 Jul

Good-Bye, Charlotte and Hello…

Forever 21 tee, Distressed jeans, Marshalls handbag
Tee: Forever 21 Jeans: Old Navy Handbag: c/o Marshalls Heels: Saks OFF 5TH (c/o Concord Mills/Simon Malls) Location: Uptown Charlotte Photos: Lindsay Wynne Photography   What can I say about Charlotte?  I resisted moving here from Atlanta for 6 months and instead commuted each week to work.  It took quite some time to let Atlanta go and to give Charlotte a real chance.  But eventually, I did and I began to like it.  But now, it's time to move on.  It's been a great 5+ years here.  I've met some great people and had some amazing opportunities here in Charlotte.  But sometimes you get to a point where you know it's time to move on.     I'd considered moving for a couple of years.  I thought about moving...
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3 Jul

The Marshalls #FabTravelingBag – Charlotte Edition

Fab Traveling Handbag: c/o Marshalls Tee: Forever 21 Jeans: Old Navy Heels: Saks OFF 5TH c/o Concord Mills Hat: Target Necklace: c/o 9th & Elm Earrings: Belk Location: Uptown Charlotte Photos: Lindsay Wynne Photography   Have you been following the Marshalls #FabTravelingBag on Instagram?  If not, pause right here, open Instagram, and look up that hashtag. I'll wait...
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19 May

How To Shop For A New Outfit + $100 Simon Mall Gift Card Giveaway

Sporty Chic
Jogger pants: The Limited Outlet c/o Concord Mills Blouse: Banana Republic Factory Store c/o Concord Mills Jacket: Banana Republic Factory Store c/o Concord Mills Heels: Saks OFF 5th c/o Concord Mills Necklace: The Limited Outlet c/o Concord Mills Earrings: The Limited Outlet c/o Concord Mills Location: The Mint Museum/Eastover (Charlotte) Photography: Lindsay Wynne Photography   I was recently invited by Concord Mills/Simon Mall to participate in their Indulge event.  They gave me a gift card to do some shopping for the event and had me give style tips to those who attended.  When I began my shopping mission, I realized that I actually have a process for shopping for a new outfit, so I want to share it with you.   Decide on your budget for your new outfit.  My gift card...
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6 May

Charlotte: Concord Mills Indulge Event

Charlotte area folks!  Come out to Concord Mills THIS Thursday, May 7 from 5-8 p.m. for a night of fun, fashion, and friends.  And since this is the week before Mother's Day, this event is really catering to the Moms!  I will be there sharing fashion and style tips, talking spring trends, and modeling a look that I picked out especially for this event that you will love.  So come out, shop, socialize, enjoy giveaways and take advantage of special offers and in-store events from your favorite Concord Mills stores and restaurants.  You don't want to miss out on the fun!  Also, check back here for a recap of the event, photos of my look from the night, and a Simon Mall...
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4 May

The NFL On Pinterest

New Orleans Saints
  Womens Pro Line sweatshirt: c/o NFL Cynthia Rowley jeans: Belk Guess peep-toe booties: Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse c/o Concord Mills Mall Clutch: c/o Versona Accessories Bracelet: c/o Versona Accessories Location: NoDa (Charlotte) Photography: Lindsay Wynne Photography   You know how much I love Pinterest (follow me!) and you know how much I love football.  Well, guess what?  The NFL is now on Pinterest! And what's even cooler?  I got to help them kick off their Pinterest launch!  *throws confetti in the air* I was provided a gift code to pick out some pieces from nflshop.com.  I then styled those pieces and took photos that are now featured on their New Orleans Saints Style board (well, one photo is up so far.  Be sure to follow them so you can...
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20 Apr

What To Wear To The Kentucky Derby

Dress: Petal (Charlotte) Hat: Petal (Charlotte) Shoes: ShoeDazzle Necklace: c/o Belk Bracelets: Petal (Charlotte) Photography: Erin L. Hubbs for Style Media   If you follow me on Instagram (BlitzAndGlam), then you saw that I was on the Fox 46 Charlotte morning show, Good Day, Carolinas, the week before Easter.  The segment featured looks that are perfect for Easter and/or the Kentucky Derby.  I have never been to the Kentucky Derby, but it is on my bucket list.  When I do go, this look above is exactly what I would go for.  When I visited Petal in Charlotte to pick out a look, I knew this dress would be the winner as soon as I saw it.  It was perfect.  Petal added the hat and stackable bracelets and I added my own...
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15 Apr

President Obama Town Hall in Charlotte

Wednesday, April 15, President Obama came to Charlotte to hold a Town Hall meeting and I had the honor of attending (special shout out to my Mom, Lisa Stone, BlogHer, and SheKnows)!  The President's main focus for the discussion was equal pay and other economic and financial issues affecting families.  Here are some of the comments that stood out to me and that I live-tweeted (follow me on Twitter @BlitzAndGlam):   On more women going into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM): The number of women going into forensics skyrocketed after CSI because women saw other women in that field.  Girls and women must see themselves in these fields.  On small business: Every big business started as a small business. On childcare: It is important to...
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6 Apr

Glacier Gray

Blouse: c/o Marshalls Jeans: c/o Marshalls Zigi Soho heels: c/o Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse Clutch: c/o Marshalls Necklace: c/o Rocksbox Betsey Johnson earrings: Belk Location: Plaza Midwood (Charlotte) Photography: Maya Elious    I was a little too excited to do some spring shopping recently.  Spring has easily become my favorite season.  I had two specific things that were at the top of my shopping list - jeans and tops.  Was I successful?  Check and check.  Don't you love when that happens?  And when I tell you that I love the looks I put together (also see Oh, Happy Day post), I mean I LOVE them, so don't say that I didn't warn you when you see these pieces pop up all spring and summer long.     So, don't you love...
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30 Mar

Nautical Stripes

Dress: c/o Marshalls Blazer: The Limited Heels: Payless Handbag: c/o Marshalls Belt: The Limited Location: Plaza Midwood (Charlotte) Photography: Maya Elious   When I was little my Mom would always buy me and my sister new dresses for Easter.  As an adult, I cannot tell you the last time I bought myself a new Easter dress, if ever.  This year I will spend Easter weekend in Atlanta visiting friends, so I want to wear a dress that's easy for packing, that I can dress up for church, and that I can dress down for the rest of the day (and that will be comfortable for my drive back to Charlotte).  This dress from Marshalls fits the bill.  Plus, nautical stripes.  'Nuff said.  So, if you see me on...
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