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A bond between siblings can be one of the strongest connections around — and that’s certainly the case with our latest Ambush Makeover guests.
Stefanie DeSpirito and Clarise Langelotti are sisters and best friends. They are from Westchester, New York, and have been close since they were young girls!
They were both thrilled to get the call that both of them were going to be treated to a day of pampering.
TODAY lifestyle contributor Jill Martin and celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari were joined by celebrity makeup artist Sir John — and all three were excited to treat the ladies to a day they won’t forget.
Read on to see how you can pull off the same styles.
Langelotti was shocked to be picked for an Ambush Makeover. She is a mother of four — with kids ranging in age from 22 to 31 — and has dedicated her whole life to her children.
Some of her favorite things to do include traveling to Bermuda and Florida, and enjoying family dinner at her mother’s house.
Martin loves this caramel-colored cardigan made with wrinkle-resistant fabric. It has a relaxed fit and works well with a pair of jeans or straight-leg pants.
Shop TODAY pick: Draped Collar Long Sleeve Cardigan
Available in 12 earth-toned and vibrant colors, this affordable option is great for a more casual daytime look.
The Clara Sunwoo tunic was modeled by DeSpirito and features a flattering round neckline and a straight hem.
Shop TODAY pick: Loose-Fit French-Terry Crew-Neck Tunic
For only $30, you can score this casual cotton-blend tunic that looks similar to Martin's pick. It has a cozy feel and you can wear it both to work to for lounging around the house.
Boot cut jeans
Martin chose a pair of classic boot cut jeans that can go with anything. Finish your outfit with a moto jacket, cardigan or a patterned blouse.
Shop TODAY pick: Levi Strauss & Co. Bootcut Jeans
These jeans have over 1,300 reviews and verified buyers say that they are stretchy and fit true to size. It's an affordable option that won't sacrifice style!
Snake-embossed ankle boots
Give your wardrobe a bold upgrade with these snake-embossed booties worn on the show. They have a breathable synthetic lining and a memory foam insole.
Shop TODAY pick:Fergalicious Goldie Snakeskin Print Stiletto Bootie
These booties look very similar to the Banana Republic option, but they're 29% off! The stiletto heel is complemented by a sleek snake print.
Add some sparkle to your go-to outfit with this pick from Martin. If you're not a fan of the gray style, they're available in a bright berry shade or "oil slick" blue.
Shop TODAY pick: Druzy Drop Dangle Earrings
These drop earrings are only $12, but the affordable price doesn't mean they can't upgrade your accessory game!
This bestseller from Spanx compresses the tummy area and extends down your legs for a smoothing effect. Martin recommends using them under any type of clothing.
Shop TODAY pick: Memoi Sheer Footless Capri Shaper Tights
Find these shaper tights at Saks Off 5th for 33% off the original price. They feature a snug waist, flat seams and a silky feel.
DeSpirito nominated her sister for a transformational Ambush Makeover, but the crew knew they wanted DeSpirito (an aunt to 16 nieces and nephews!) to join as well.
“I nominate my sister because she is the most thoughtful, selfless person I know,” she said.
The two grew up in a family of six children and they’ve been close from a young age. Now, DeSpirito enjoys going on trips with her sister and their family, including casual trips to Costco!
This billowy blouse seen on the show has classic cuffed sleeves and a draped silhouette for an effortlessly chic look.
Shop TODAY pick: INC Leopard-Print Surplice Top
Keep up with the animal print trend with this budget-friendly top. Add a jacket to make this a great transitional piece between seasons.
Light-wash skinny jeans
Slip into these skinny jeans for a sleek and slimming look. Martin's choice is made with a cotton-blend material for all-day comfort.
Shop TODAY pick: Levi's Shaping Skinny Jeans
These Levi's shaping jeans get high praise from over 1,000 Amazon reviewers. "I like the high waist and the amount of stretch in the jeans," said one verified buyer. "Not too stretchy where they lose their shape but just enough to allow you to move and bend comfortably."
Straw drop earrings
Wishing for sun and warm weather? Channel a beachy vibe with these Sahari Raffia Drop Earrings worn by Langelotti.
Shop TODAY pick: Woven Tassel Earrings
Weave these affordable earrings into your look to spruce up any outfit!
Martin picked out these sleek suede and patent booties. The unique style features silver-tone hardware that gives them an elegant feel.
Shop TODAY pick: Circus by Sam Edelman Kirby Booties
Rock these versatile booties from day to night. And if black isn't bold enough for your night on the town, you can also get them in a snakeskin texture or leopard pattern.
These Spanx power capris used on the show will have you feeling confident all day long.
Shop TODAY pick: Assets By Spanx High-Waist Footless Shaper
This affordable line by Spanx can be found at Target. The high-waist shaper is designed to smooth the hips, thighs and behind.
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