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Hello, September 🏈

29 Aug

As August comes to an end, we welcome September with open arms. September brings all of the joy & changes that come with the end of summer and the beginning of a new fall (the most wonderful time of year!). Bathing suits, oversized floaties, days on the lake and 100 degree weather are traded for booties, tailgate tents, Saturdays in the stadium and 90 degree weather (some things take longer to change…).

As the most loyal fans in the world, we have a special responsibility come September: make this football season even better than the last! A seemingly difficult task because every football season tops the last, but we love the challenge – don’t we? Well, we’ve decided to put together a little something to help with the exciting task of making your tailgate the best tailgate ever. Because let’s face it, haven’t you always wanted to be the hostess with the mostest during your favorite time of the year, at your favorite place, amongst a sea of other Game Day hosting aficionados?

Well, good thing Wrapsody is here to help.

Let’s start with the essentials:

  1. ClearWare Stadium Bags: be prepared on Game Day, don’t forget your clear bag! Don’t get caught off guard by the new regulations! These options are perfect for keeping all of your belongings safe for game time! 

    Collegiate ClearWare Bags ($80), HOBO “Danette” Wallet in Cardinal ($118), Sunglasses ($14), HOBO “Flash” Wallet in Persimmon ($68), Teleties large hairband ($10)

  2. Game Day Outfits – For some of you, this is your favorite part of Game Day… picking out what to wear! We have so many options, we could write a whole post for just that! But we picked some of our favorites from our boutique to share with y’all: 

    Alabama & Auburn Stated Tanks ($40), Auburn & Alabama ClearWare Large Bags ($80), White V-Neck Tee ($38), Denim Skirt ($40), Grey Dress ($32)

     

    Navy Romper ($40), Diba True “New Look” Wedges ($110), Orange Tassel Earrings ($30), Black Top ($28), Red Tie Necklace ($12), Blowfish Black “Drum” Sandals ($40), Diba True “Line Drive” Slip-On Heels ($130), Grey Knit Dress ($45), HOBO “Muse” in Cardinal ($178), Navy Floral Romper ($40), Navy Off the Shoulder Dress ($42), Neutral/Sparkle Beaded Necklace ($48), Large Collegiate ClearWare Bags ($80)

     

    UAB “BHM” Grey T-Shirt ($36), White Angry Rabbit Jeans ($84)

  3. Scout Coolers & Storage Bins – lugging around 

    “Chalk the Line” Pleasure Chest ($30), “Crocotile” Hang-10 Bin ($28), Rump Roost Medium ($60), Large ($65)

  4. Drinkware – New & improved designs: the Stemless & 12oz Tumbler from Corkcicle, and the new 50oz Bottle & multiple new colors of our favorite 9oz tumbler – including Crimson and Navy! 

     

    Corkcicle: Stemless ($22), 12oz Tumbler ($22). Swig: 9oz Tumbler ($22), 50oz Bottle ($48)

You could stop here, but then you wouldn’t be completing your task – right? So let’s keep going. Here are some of our favorite new items to help make your tailgate go from “fun” to “AMAZING!”

  1. Tailgate Trays – officially called “Party Pals” & the perfect addition to your next tailgate. They are lightweight, come in red, white, orange, black, silver/grey & navy and have spaces for your drink, utensils & plate! 

    Party Pal ($7), Corkcicle ($22), Fringe Clutch Purses ($45), Red Tie Necklace ($12)

  2. Garden Stakes & Door Hangers – Alabama Pumpkin & Aubie garden stakes! Big Al & Aubie Door Hangers! An easy addition to any outdoor space this football season. 

    Alabama Pumpkin Garden Stake ($22), Aubie Garden Stake ($28.50), Aubie Door Hanger ($44), Big Al Door Hanger ($44)

3. For the Chef – show off your grill skills with this “Grill Master” serving platter & spatula set (a great gift for that proud grill master in your life…), make serving a tad more fun with appetizer forks, and switch out your cans for glasses with Govino 160z Beer Glasses (perfect for outdoor celebrations & durable for the crazier members of your tailgate!).

 

Grill Master Platter Set ($55), Dipper Appetizer Forks ($10.50), Govino Beer Glass Set ($20)

Now can you see it? Can you really picture it? Your tailgate filled with happy faces, cold refreshments and everything in between!

For anyone NOT satisfied with their tailgate vision, here are a few more favorites that will spice your Saturday up even more:

  1. Dammit Dolls – you know those moments where you think you might punch your tv, or a wall? Well, that’s where these guys come in. Grab one and hit, throw, smash, kick – whatever you desire! And get one for your buddy too because chances are you’re not the only one who will need one… Dammit-dolls-Auburn-Alabama-wrapsody 

    Alabama “Tradition” Dammit Doll & Auburn “Captain” Dammit Doll ($14 each)

  2. Hand Towels & Magnets – because they add a cute touch & we just love them! 

    Hand Towels ($18), Magnets ($8 each)

  3. #GiveBeer 6-pack greeting card – why buy a separate card when you can say Hi with your gift? We love 2-in-1 deals! 

Now you should be very well prepared for the first game of the season! Let us know what you think & tag us in your tailgating pictures @shopwrapsody 🙂

We sincerely hope you enjoy this September & all of the glorious moments it brings to you!

Happy Tailgating!

-The Wrapsody Team

 

 

 

 

Let’s Be Clear: We LOVE Our Team!

8 Jul

The countdown to football season is on and Wrapsody is ready to show some school spirit!

So while you’re planning your outfits and tailgating menus, be aware that there are some changes coming to a stadium near you…

In the interest of enhanced security and more efficient entry into stadiums, many college football programs are adopting a clear bag policy and/or limiting the size of bags. This policy is used by large event venues and is endorsed by the Department of Homeland Security.

We are thankful that athletic programs are mindful and considerate of fans’ safety and we’re happy to bring you plenty of stylish options in compliance with the policy.

Clearware Stadium Bags

Available in stores and online in 2 sizes with fabric or leather straps.  The leather straps are available in nude, brown or black. The fabric stripes in crimson & white and orange & blue.

The officially licensed logo straps are available in Auburn University and University of Alabama.
Clearware Alabama Logo

Small Clutch Bags or Wristlets

Clutches and wristlets are acceptable as long as they measure no more than 4.5 inches by 6.5 inches. A good rule of thumb for dimensions is approximately the size of your hand.

Here are some of our favorite options from Vera Bradley and Spartina…

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Be sure to stop in and see all of our gameday clothing and accessories- we’ll have everything in store by the first week of August.

Wishing you and your team a winning season!

 

Auburn Bag Policy

*info from Auburn University website.

 

 

 

 

Let’s Play Dress Up!

18 May

 

There’s just something about being surrounded with amazing clothes, shoes, jewelry, purses and a staff of fun-loving girls…it’s hard to resist playing dress up!

So while we unpacked lots of new summer clothes, I asked some of the Wrappettes to put together some outfits that they love. As you can see, they ROCKED it!

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Shop the shoes ONLINE. Click your favorite pair(s) above or, even better, come play dress up with us!  Your summer wardrobe awaits and we’re here to help you make awesome choices- head to toe!

Fall Fashion…All Wrapped Up!

28 Jul

Emma

My name is Emma Holsombeck and I love clothing and accessories. When I am not working THREE jobs to fund my retail addiction, I enjoy being involved within my sorority Alpha Gam, making jewelry with my pal Mal and shopping (duh).

I attend the University of Alabama and am currently working towards a major in fashion retail with a minor in business. I aspire to one day become a buyer or stylist for a large retail company. I have had the pleasure of working for Wrapsody for several years. Through Wrapsody, I have made many memories and friends, but most importantly I have learned the art of teamwork, customer service, and hard work. “Growing up here” (as I say) I have ultimately discovered that deciding what you want to do for the rest of your life is hard, but that it’s absolutely OK to choose something that you’re passionate about! I am very blessed to have had the Wrapsody family to help me get started in the right direction.

Coming back to the Wrap this summer I was given the opportunity to travel to the Atlanta Market to help with the buying of this fall’s clothing and accessories. Before going, I was instructed to focus on “trend spotting” this season’s upcoming must-haves. This may sound easy to some and it did to me at first, but as I dug deeper, it occurred to me that this was not an easy task. Not only did I need to identify the trends in our local area but I also needed to identify ones that the Wrapsody customer will love. Focusing on a few, with you in mind, we were able to successfully fill the stores with sensible fall items you will adore! “But I don’t think I can pull that off” you say. OH YES YOU CAN. I have pulled together several easy and stylish looks for all different ages.

To pair with my favorite looks, I featured one of my favorite brands that we carry here at the Wrap- Hobo. “Quality and cool never go out of style” is the motto that Hobo Brand makes their ever so purposeful pieces by. From totes, wallets, cross body bags, clutches, and wristlets the brand has transformed the styles with trendy eye popping colors such as Copper, Autumn Python, Merlot, and Hunter. Our customers especially love the Lauren wallet and appreciate the quality and style that Hobo is known for.

Other brands that I love accessorizing with and have featured here are unique and locally made jewelry by Lucy’s Inspired and Stella Grace.

I hope you enjoy this glimpse of some of the awesome fall clothing and accessories that we have in store for you! Come in and play dress up with us- we’re happy to help you find the perfect outfit to add to your fall wardrobe!

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BACK TO SCHOOL

Swing tees are IN. This t-shirt not only has a flattering cut but it is super soft. Wearing it with a bralette adds a touch of femininity. I think this look is perfect for school. I styled it with a funky Lucy inspired necklace and a teal Vera Bradley Northbrook Cross body to add a pop of color for those dull fall days.

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Plaid is here AGAIN.

Many moan and groan over the pattern but personally it’s my FAVE. This plaid peasant dress is perfect for any special occasion. This outfit is effortless; just add leggings and boots! Worn with a Giving Key necklace and a merlot Hobo Darcy crossbody, Caroline is ready for a dinner with friends or a school function.

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OFF TO COLLEGE

Being at Alabama for the past year I had the pleasure of experiencing my first college football game as a student. I quickly learned that finding the perfect game day outfit is crucial. Comfort and style is what it’s all about. I dressed Karlie in a wine colored peasant top along with a cream fringe vest. Matching it with (another) funky Lucy Inspired necklace and a copper Hobo Goldie cross body, she is ready for football season!!

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At my age social events are everywhere. From dinner with the girls to a date night on the town, I am always trying to find what to wear next. This beige asymmetrical slouchy long sleeved top can easily be dressed up or down. I paired it with a crotchet cardigan and another (can you tell I love this jewelry?) Lucy Inspired necklace. Along with a charcoal bralette and Autumn Python printed Patti Hobo, this outfit is super sassy and COMFY!


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SUPER MOM

In my eyes every mom is a super mom but if you’ve ever met Aimee George, she really does it all. With four boys (including her husband) this mom is always running around town. I chose a faded plaid (here’s that pattern again) pullover with a merlot Lauren Hobo. Worn with a triple pearl leather necklace and silver Stella grace earrings, this outfit is super easy when mom’s on the go.

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After taking care of kids all day and working two jobs Aimee deserves a date night! For this occasion I chose an olive ombre’d tassel blouse and a brown Hobo shoulder bag. A simple Stella Grace gold necklace adds some bling for an evening without the kids.

For more details about the clothing, bags and accessories featured here, please visit our stores! We’d love to help you find your fall style!