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New Shirting/Flash Dance Shoulder

I am personally loving this trend. It is a super cool way to make normal professional wear weird–making anything garish and I am going to love it! We currently have a super cute peach top that is perfect for this trend. It is at a great price point, so if you aren’t sure about it, it isn’t a huge investment!

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Off The shoulder

We have PLENTY of off the shoulder options, as we have been seeing this trend stick around since last Spring. I love to give you options, because each off the shoulder top truly fits different and speaks differently to the shopper. You can rock it with a bow on the sides and a solid color, as a dress perfect for Summer Weather and events, or a cute little crop! There are more options I didn’t add on here, so check out the website for more super cute off the shoulder looks!

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Bold & Colorful Stripes

I am usually one to shy away from color, but these two pieces are TOO good to pass up. I love the maxi because it truly makes a bold and beautiful statement. I also love this striped dress that is coming soon. It has a great silhouette for work or for a dinner date! Don’t be afraid of horizontal stripes–they can actually be your best friend when worn in the right cut.

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Banker Stripes (also known as Seersucker Stripes to us Midwestern Folks)

This is one of my favorite trends for the Spring/Summer! I LOVE the light blue banker stripes as they are fresh, crisp, and always flattering! We have a really cute version of it right now that keeps them from being too boring.  We had another simple blouse in banker stripes and it sold out in a DAY! So make sure you grab this trend because it is a HOT ONE!

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Garden Party Florals

Florals for Spring and Summer, ground breaking, I KNOW. But seriously, they are a never fail trend for warmer weather! We have a few options, but these are a few of my favorites! What I love is that they are cross over trends as well, so you get two trends for the price of one! No lie–THIS DRESS IS EVERYTHING! (click on the picture to take you to the deets!)

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Let me know in the comments if you are loving these trends for Spring/Summer!

 

xo-
M

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LipSense & Garish Gal

Have you heard about this incredible LipSense Lip Gloss?? Seriously- I am ALWAYS skeptical of direct sales products, but LipSense is all that is promises and MORE! I LOVE to play around with lip glosses and I’ve tried everything from Kylie Jenner LipKits to NYX Soft Butter Mattes. I will say–NOTHING has impressed me like LipSense.

I personally don’t wear much make up, it is a rare event if I even wear eyeshadow. Lip glosses have become an easy way to add a little extra to my look without extra time. However, I would get SO self conscious every time I put them on. Is it smeared? Is it on my teeth? Does it still look okay? Ugh, I hope my date doesn’t notice my lips have come off on my wine glass. I would get SO frustrated that I would usually go to the bathroom and take it off shortly after putting it on. I also had a boyfriend that refused to kiss me if I was wearing lip gloss!

With LipSense all of those problems are fixed! Here’s everything you NEED to know about LipSense:

What is LipSense?

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I recently learned that my ever present need more than life support chapstik was actually hurting my lips. Wax in the chapstik blocks your lips from naturally moisturizing themselves because it acts as a moisture barrier- thus making you dependent on chapstik. OF COURSE-DUH MAGGIE–Business 101 make the customer NEED your product. Instead, you should use products with Shea Butter in them to help your lips naturally moisturize. The LipSense Glosses are made with Shea allowing for your lip to stay hydrated so your lips won’t get that dried  out crusty looks.

Okayyyy, So How Much Does it Cost?

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LipSense is super reasonable–I have spent a lot more at the Nordstrom counter, Sephora, and Ulta on less superior products. These tubes last a 4-6 months (based on daily use) and a single wear lasts anywhere from 4-18 hours (depending on how many layers you applied). Meanwhile, my KJ LipKit barely lasts an hour.

How Do I Apply it?

  1. Clean your lips and make sure they are completely dry.
  2. Shake your LipSense well before applying.
  3. With lips parted, place applicator on your lip beginning at the outside corner and apply in a fluid sweeping motion to the opposite corner of the lips. Avoid touching lips until Glossy Gloss is applied.
  4. Apply three even and thin layers, letting your color dry (10-15 seconds) in between layers.
  5. If your lips are dry, chapped, or cracked, it may tingle when applying. The Shea Butter in the gloss will help to restore moisture and tingling should subside with regular use.

How Do I Remove it?

LipSense can be removed using anything oil based (baby oil, coconut oil, etc.) a warm washcloth, Oops SeneGence Remover, and any makeup remover towelette.

What Colors Do You Recommend?

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As a lip lady, I LOVE nudes, light pinks, and mauves for every day colors. Reds and Bordeaux colors are great if you are feeling a little sassy!

I usually only purchase the colors I really love for Garish Gal (usually in the above hues). You won’t ever see us carrying a black, or brown, or something totally out there. It just isn’t true to the Garish Gal brand.

Garish Gal currently has the following colors in stock:

Strawberry Shortcake

Heartbreaker

Blu-Red

Hazelnut

Apple Cider

Bombshell

Aussie Rose

Pink Champagne

Neutral

Roseberry

Pomegranate

Cappuccino

Glossy Gloss and Pearl Gloss

Below are some hand swatches!! 

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Top to Bottom: Blu-Red, Strawberry Shortcake, Heartbreaker, & Hazelnut all with Glossy Gloss

These WILL GO FAST! So don’t hesitate! Get yours today–either DM us on Instagram (@garishgal) or purchase on our website!

If you have any questions–ask in the comments!

 

xo-

M

Tuesday Trailer Transformation

With the trailer finally in my possession, My grandpa and I immediately started working hard on turning it into a fully functioning mobile boutique. Of course like any remolding or renovation process, it took much longer than expected, cost more money, and had minor stress inducing problems arise. However, I am happy to announce the trailer is officially completed on the inside! The outside vinyl wrap will take about 3 more weeks to have fully completed, but trust me it will totally be worth the wait!

Now that the trailer is finally finished on the inside, I have been able to breathe a sigh of relief. There were moments I doubted the design and colors, how it was coming together, and I reached a point where I hated everything. However, once I finally filled the trailer with the clothes my doubts were put to rest. I just sat on the floor taking it all in and crying. Lots of hard work, long hours, and stress finally started to prove to not be futile!  I am SO proud and excited about how it has turned out. I think you all will love it too!
Below is the transformation! Check it out and see how amazing it is!

 

 

You have to shop the boutique to check out what it looks like fully loaded!!

Black Friday the Fashion trailer will officially be out and about in the Weber Speakers Parking lot (405 E Southway Blvd Kokomo, IN 46902) from 1-5pm! Come Shop!

Small Business Saturday I will be teaming up with Patty Thatcher of Spray Tan Patty and Morgan Henn of Rebellious MakeUp at their location for amazing deals. November 28th from 2-5pm!

Everything will be 30% off in the boutique from Black Friday through Cyber Monday!

Happy Shopping! 

Xo-M

 

Trend Reporting: Athleisure Wear

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One of the cutest, but possibly hardest trends to wear right now is athleisure.

Athleisure wear is clothing that is gym to the office chic.

Top brands like Chanel have kicked off the trend with their Fall 2014 ad campaign that shows models in chic gym clothing.

So how can you rock this trend? Easy!

At Garish Gal we have quite a few pieces that are on trend.

We have a Blank NYC faux leather version that is great for adding edge to this look. These I love pairing with a graphic tee or a fun sweater for colder days.

We also have another style from Jack by BB Dakota that is a french terry sweat track pant. They look great with a solid blouse and our Ganley faux leather jacket.

You can dress these pants down with flats and graphic tees OR you can dress these up with a pretty blouse and heels.

Above are some great inspiration pictures I found for you to play with this look!

Check out ShopGarishGal.com to add this trend to your closet!
xo- M