Fashion8 Gifts to Give Your Newly Engaged Bestie

With more than half of the most popular days for engagements falling between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, odds are you know someone who just got engaged. And if that someone just happens to be your BFF, well then it’s time to celebrate! Before planning kicks into high gear and things get more than a little stressful, let your ride or die know just how much she means to you with a thoughtful gift (or several). After all, you were her first soul mate, right? Ahead, eight ways to show the bride to be you’re on her team — and always will be.

1. Tee Time

bridal gifts - bride tee

It’s a title that she’ll only get to rock for a limited amount of time so give her a shirt that will let everyone know who the bride is. Bachelorette party, anyone?

2. Nail It

engagement gifts - nail polish

People are going to be asking to see the ring so ensure her digits are in tip top shape with a fun but understated metallic polish that compliments her sparkler.

3. Hydration Helper

engagement gifts - water bottle

The wedding beauty regimen starts now and that means water, water, and more water. Help keep your BFF hydrated with a chic, bride-worthy bottle.

4. What a Dish

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Give your girlfriend a stylish place to keep her ring and a reminder of all she has to look forward to with this cheeky jewelry tray.

5. Comb Over

engagement gifts - hair comb

If she’s obsessed with the vintage vibe, this old-school hair accessory will help get the bride-to-be in a retro state of mind for planning. Plus, she can rock it for pre (and post!) wedding events.

6. Give Thanks

engagement gifts - thank you cards

Engagement gifts are forthcoming and your girl will be well prepared with this super pretty stationery set.

7. Comfy and Cute

engagement gifts - foot petals

For the big day or the celebrations prior, make sure her feet are ready for the journey ahead.

8. Band Together

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Whether she wears this on the big day, to the bridal shower or anywhere else, your bestie will feel like royalty in this tiara alternative.

What are you giving your favorite bride to be? Show us on Instagram @lulus using #lovelulus!

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FashionOutfit-Making Statement Pieces for 2018

There are few things we like more than a game-changing fashion find. It’s the lazy girl’s ultimate style hack. Whether you’re pressed for time or just lacking in outfit inspo, a showstopping piece can save your look in seconds. Just add a statement pair of shoes, a head-turning bag, a sparkly jacket or some dazzling jewels and staples like LBDs, tees, and jeans get instantly upgraded. And with a new year upon us, any piece we can throw on to transform our over-it outfits from 2017 to fresh and fab looks for 2018 is a worthy investment. Ahead, a few of our favorite outfit-making statement pieces, guaranteed to kick your look up several notches this season.

outfit making statement pieces

What’s your favorite outfit-making statement piece? Show us on Insta @lulus using #lovelulus!

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FashionValentine’s Day LBDs under $50

How is January already almost over?! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s time to put together your dreamy ensemble for the special day! We’ve gathered nine must-have LBDs that won’t break the bank! Whatever your plans may be, read ahead to find your perfect Valentine’s ‘fit.

Skater Dresses

A great option for your Valentine’s Day date is the ever-flattering skater dress. Bound to give you confidence all night, this complimentary dress will easily become a wardrobe staple! Keep things interesting with an accent around the waist. Check out our Walk of Fame Black Lace-Up Skater Dress for a crisscross back detailing leading to a crocheted waist. More of a mesh girl? Yes to the Mesh Black Skater Dress will check comfort and sexy off your list. Another timeless ensemble like our Special Kind of Love Black Backless Skater Dress features a bateau neckline and sultry lower back.

Bodycon Dresses

Spice up your night with one of our sultry bodycon LBDs! Figure-flaunting and flirty, you will feel ready for whatever occasion the night brings you. Pick a neckline that flatters your figure and emphasizes your favorite features! For a simple yet flattering curved neckline, check out the Count On It Black Sleeveless Bodycon Dress! Another must-have stretchy knit is the Essential Spice Black Bodycon Dress, featuring a rounded neckline and thin straps. Or add interest with our Pickup Lines Black Sleeveless Bodycon Dress , which features a notched neckline and double thin straps.

Long Sleeve Dresses

Long sleeve dresses are having their moment! Cover up in these form-fitting LBDs and accessorize with trendy coats and thigh high boots for the perfect chilly night out. Opt for a sophisticated dress like the Love Me Completely Black Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress, with knit fabric that wraps around the body and features an envelope skirt. Anything but boring, our Laced Up All Night Black Lace-Up Dress ties up any look with sexy lace-up neckline! Another trendy must-have is our Dimitri Black Cold-Shoulder Bodycon Dress, combining two of our favorite trends: bodycon and cold shoulders.

How do you plan to stop the show this Valentines Day? Show us how you rock your favorite LBD this V-Day by using #lovelulus, and tagging us on Instagram!

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FashionSpring Dresses: The Lulus It List

A new year means a new wardrobe and new spring dresses to fill it with! Warmer days are just around the corner, so use this time while it’s chilly out to map our your spring style game plan and fill your closet with the freshest looks, just in time for sunny days. Need some pretty dress inspo to break you out of winter hibernation? Read on for our picks and get ready to fall in love with four of spring’s best styles you need, like, right now.

Mini Dress

Short and Sweet
Long story short: you need a mini dress for spring! Show off those legs in our Toast to Life Grey Mini Dress, which features a flirty and cute tying back. A short dress like this lets you handle the heat without compromising style. While it’s still a little cooler, top it off with a denim jacket and a pair of ankle booties. When the temps get higher, lose the jacket and add some low-heeled slides for an effortless vibe. Shop our full collection of short dresses here.

Casual Dress

Act Casual
There’s no strict dress code for warmers days, relaxed vacations, and summer Fridays, so keep it casual (but still stylish) with our Free People Jinx Red Floral Print Tie-Front Romper. Featuring built-in shorts, this romper doubles as a dress and will definitely let you walk, run, and skip along the beach. Shop all casual dresses here.

White Dress

White Haute
Enter the new year with a fresh new you and hue. White dresses are a spring essential and will go well with any shoe and accessory — may we recommend a boho-chic head scarf? From special events to the beachside cabana, our Sealed With a Kiss White Bodycon Dress will definitely go well with that new you and sun-kissed skin. Shop all white dresses here.

Vacation Dress

Set Sail
Pack your bags and get ready to set sail — vacation days are ahead and you’ll want to look cute! Don’t forget to pack light, set your auto reply to out-of-office, and grab our Magdalena Blush Pink Floral Print Two-Piece Maxi Dress for your next getaway. Soft and breezy, this two-piece dress will not only let you mix and match with the rest of your vacation clothes, but keep you cute and cool. You can even wear the pieces separately for even more outfits and space in your suitcase. Shop all vacation dresses here.

Let us know what dresses you’re eyeing for spring and don’t forget to tag your cute spring outfits on Instagram with #lovelulus!

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FashionHow to Take Your Workout Look from the Gym to Brunch and Beyond

If your New Year’s resolution was to work on your fitness, the easiest way to motivate yourself is with a really cute exercise look. Think bold prints and vibrant hues that will get your endorphins flowing even before you set foot on that treadmill. (And don’t forget a chic water bottle and stylish headphones!) But a great workout outfit can do so much more than inspire you to get your sweat on. With the right styling extras, your ensemble can easily go from the gym to brunch to errands and more.  Adding items like a cropped hoodie, a cool-girl moto jacket, sleek hoops, and a modern tote ensures your look is ready to go from the stairmaster to the sidewalk in no time. Ready to look cute and comfy all day? See what we mean ahead.

1. Get fit with flirty prints and chic metallic accessories…

take your workout look from the gym to brunch

2. …then add cool-girl layers to head to brunch or run errands!

take your workout look from the gym to brunch

How will you rock your gym look on the street? Show us on Instagram @lulus using #lovelulus!

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