How To Add Glam To A Casual Look: Visible Monday

How to add glam to your casual look. My life is 99% casual, and there’s rarely a need to even add lipstick unless I feel like it. But don’t you enjoy getting a shot of glam into your everyday looks? Me too.

Welcome to Visible Monday. If you want to participate, it’s so easy: just go to the bottom of this post for the how-to. Link back to Not Dead Yet Style if you like – we’re on Easy Does It “rules” now!

The chambray wrap top (similar) is by Loft via Poshmark. I adore this color, it’s just like the sky on a clear, cool day. Even though it’s a casual piece, I love the way it fits and flatters. Style tip: use a wrap shirt or dress to create a waist, if that’s a look you like.

The long beaded necklace (similar) was created for me by a friend. And a red lipstick always brings the glam, even to jeans, a tee, and sneakers.

The deep emerald eyelet lace skirt (similar) is also from Loft (retail!). It’s a perfect year-round piece in Florida, as it looks sweet in the winter with an ivory pullover and boots (what are boots??). Lace also adds glam to any look, even if it’s just a hem or cuff.

I had to show you the super-blingy bracelet I picked up at a New York City street market for about $30. (Not) real diamonds, baby! I often wear it with casual outfits to add some glam.

Are you mixing your casual and glam pieces? Show us in the link-up!

Now, let’s see what’s in your closet, Visible Women.The guidelines to participate in the Visible Monday Link-Up are so simple:

  1. Whoever wants to can join in! Just compose a post that includes any outfit, accessory, piece of jewelry, hairstyle, cosmetic or other adornment that makes you feel more confident, alive and visible that day.
  2. Go to the bottom of this post and click on the InLinkz button “Add Your Link”. It should open a new page.
  3. In the “Next Step”, you crop the pic (easy tool) you want to display, and you’re done!
  4. Visit a few other bloggers, to make new friends and increase your own following.

Stay fabulous, and wear what you love, xo

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40 Comments

  1. What a gorgeous skirt Patti – it’s so feminine! I love the tip about cinching in the top to create a waist, very clever. Have a super weekend x

    • Thank you Anna for your kind words and for coming by! I hope your weekend is peaceful and fun, xox.

    • Thank you Penny. And thanks for sharing your lovely new flat with us – I love your urban view! xox

    • Thank you, gorgeous Debbie. Your kimono topper is beautiful. Your post makes me miss Fall and all that comes with it! xox

  2. Blue is your color, Patti. Lovely how you mixed your jewels with it too. And lace! mmmmm. By the way, how did you guys do with the storm? I guess well enough since you’re still here!!! Hallelujah!

    • Hallelujah for sure – the storm skirted our coast. Devastated the beautiful Abaco islands though.
      Thanks for coming by, and for your nice compliments. Stay groovy, xox.

    • Thank you Marlene! I enjoyed reading about luxury beauty items, and agree that they are a worthy treat. xox

  3. Patti, it is fun to add a little glam to an outfit. You are so right that red lipstick is automatic glam! Your outfit is darling! Love the chambray with the emerald lace skirt. That lace is total glam!
    Thanks for hosting!

    xx Darlene

    • Thanks so much Darlene, and thanks for linking up. Your plaid shirt is a modern classic, love it. xox

  4. HI Patti
    I love that skirt! I have something similar in burgundy! I remember when it came out. The top is beautiful on you and the wrap style shows your small waist. I love adding some glamour to my look!
    Happy Monday
    jess xx

    • I think I remember your eyelet skirt too! Thanks for coming by – I enjoyed reading about Fall Trends, and let’s hear it for capes. xox

    • Thank you Ellibelle, and thanks for coming over. I like your colorful, craft-y site! xox

    • Thanks, Julie – and thanks for the tip on the Lily Pulitzer sale. There are only 41,000 people ahead of me now : > xox

  5. Casual does glam at its best Patti. The pale blue is so good on you and love your eyelet skirt. Many thanks for hosting Patti , have a great week.

    • Thanks KellyAnn and thanks for linking up. Happy anniversary, and have a fabulous trip! xox

    • Thank you and good morning, Rena! Your new jackets are smart and your office outfits look polished yet comfortable. xox

    • Thank you, dear Heather, for your kind words and for coming over! Your pearls are fresh and pretty, xox.

    • Thank you Sherry! I didn’t notice that my colors are sea-worthy but they are. I hope you’re staying fabulous in beautiful Seattle, xox.

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