What I Wore

SHOP: Gingham X Gingham

by Tamara on August 5, 2015

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    Gingham blouse: The Limited c/o Splender Gingham skirt: The Limited c/o Splender Clutch: The Limited c/o Splender Necklace: The Limited c/o Splender Jessica Simpson heels (blue): Belk Silver heels: Christian Louboutin Location: Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Photos: Zuri Marbury   One of my favorite looks is a big summer trend this year – gingham!  Now, if you ask me, gingham is a classic print and never goes out of style, but for some it's been pretty popular this summer.  And really, I don't limit myself to only wearing gingham in summer.  You might find me layering a gingham shirt under a sweater in fall and winter as well.  When I […]

Crop Top & Pencil Skirt

by Tamara on July 16, 2015

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Crop top: Zara Pencil skirt: The Limited Outlet Heels: Payless Clutch: Shoedazzle Earrings: Belk Location: Uptown Charlotte Photography: Lindsay Wynne Photography   I'm currently loving the crop top trend.  I bought my first one almost a year ago and during my trip to Washington, D.C. last month, I bought this one at the Zara in Georgetown.  This crop top is so me and my style – it's sexy and sophisticated.  It's trendy, but in a classic way.  And, because I don't believe in spending too much on trendy pieces, the price (under $30) made it a no-brainer piece to add to my wardrobe.     You might think that crop […]

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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…   The Marshalls #FabTravelingBag is traveling all over the country from Project Fab Blogger to Project Fab Blogger and we're all taking it as an opportunity to show off a little bit of our city.  The #FabTravelingBag made its way to Charlotte this week and let me tell you, this bag is gorgeous! […]

The Faux Jumpsuit

by Tamara on June 23, 2015

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  Top: The Limited Pants: Forever 21 Jessica Simpson heels from Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse: c/o Concord Mills Clutch: Amazon Location: Eastover (Charlotte) Photos: Lindsay Wynne Photography   Jumpsuits are everywhere right now and why not?  They are cool, comfortable, and stylish.  You can pair them with heels for a night out or with flats for a summer festival.  But I have a confession.  I have not jumped on the jumpsuit bandwagon yet.  For some reason, I feel like a one-piece pantsuit will not look good on me.  The next time I go shopping I'll try one on and see if this is actually true.     I am, however, […]

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself

2015,June 10
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Blouse: Express Outlet c/o Concord Mills Jeans: Belk Jessica Simpson heels: Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse c/o Concord Mills Necklace: The Limited c/o Concord Mills Earrings: The Limited c/o Concord Mills Monogram bracelet: c/o 9th & Elm Clutch: ShoeDazzle Location: Eastover (Charlotte) Photos:  Lindsay Wynne Photography   *cues Jay-Z*  Allow me to reintroduce myself.  My name is Tamara, T to the A, M…Oh!  Hello, there!  If this is your first time reading Blitz And Glam, welcome!  Sit.  Have a look around.  Hopefully, you'll find something that you like.  If you're a long time reader, welcome back!  I thought that I would dedicate an entire post to sharing some fun/crazy/interesting facts about […]

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Skirting the Issue

2015,June 1
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  Floral skirt: c/o Marshalls Blouse: Forever 21 Heels: c/o Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse Clutch: c/o Marshalls Betsey Johnson earrings: Belk Location: Dilworth (Charlotte) Photos: Lindsay Wynne Photography   Lately, I've been listening to a lot of women/creative entrepreneur podcasts, because that's the space that I'm in right now.  In different episodes of different podcasts I keep hearing the same messages and they are messages that I need to hear and continue hearing.  Here are a few of my favorite points: Stop listening to the voice in your head that says you can't.  You can. Don't be afraid to be boss. Don't let perfect be the enemy of good. Start […]

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Sheer Perfection

2015,May 26
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Maggy London Illusion Dress: c/o Marshalls Vince Camuto heels: DSW   Remember a few weeks ago when I said that I've had the best shopping luck recently?  That luck continues.  I remember the first time I saw this Maggy London dress some time ago.  It was like love at first sight.  This dress is so me.  When I texted my Mom a picture of it she said, "That's beautiful!  It looks like you."  I cannot explain to you how excited I got when I popped into Marshalls and saw this dress on the rack (I actually put back everything in my hands, because I knew that I would be leaving […]

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

2015,May 19
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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 […]

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I’m Riding To Stop Diabetes

2015,May 11
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  Fuji Bike: Performance Bicycle Sam Edelman jacket: c/o Marshalls Shirt: c/o Marshalls Cynthia Rowley jeans: Belk Chucks: Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse Crossbody: c/o Marshalls Betsey Johnson earrings: Belk Helmet: Performance Bicycle Location: Dilworth (Charlotte) Photos: Lindsay Wynne Photography   On September 26, I will be riding in the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure in Washington, D.C. as a Red Rider.  A Red Rider is any rider who has diabetes.  *raises hand*  That's me.  In order to ride, I must raise a minimum of $200, but, of course, I hope to raise much more than that.  Right now, I'm training to do the 13 mile ride and would love your support […]

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9th & Elm Monogram Bracelet Giveaway

2015,May 5
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  As a Southern girl, I love anything monogrammed.  I remember in junior high school when I got my very first L.L. Bean backpack and got it monogrammed.  From that point forward, everyone started calling me Tam.  Why?  Because my initials are, in fact, TAM.  If I get married changing my last name might be a point of contention if his last name doesn't start with an M because I love my initials!  Through law school I had two more monogrammed L.L. Bean backpacks (I still have one).  I have a tote bag that has my initials.  I also have a nameplate necklace.  It's my first name rather than my initials, but I […]

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