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Jenna joins Hoda to co-host the fourth hour of the show — and what better way to celebrate than with a fun-filled Ambush Makeover!
Every Thursday, our team of style experts will select two participants to undergo head-to-toe transformations. This week we surprised a deserving couple with a trip to New York and a morning filled with primping and pampering.
Style expert Jill Martin and celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari took the reins to complete the head-to-toe look for this dynamic duo.
Kelly Moore recently lost over 40 pounds and was hoping for fresh looks for both herself and her husband to celebrate the big feat. "We want to look as good on the outside as we now feel on the inside," she told TODAY. She trekked all the way from Wichita, Kansas, so Martin and Licari were overly enthusiastic to give her a total transformation.
Martin selected these classic skinny jeans with a frayed hem because they're the perfect foundation for pretty much any outfit. The dark wash is versatile enough to wear to work or for a night out.
For a similar style on a budget, these Levi's are a great option. Over 3,400 shoppers have reviewed this style for a cumulative 4.5-star rating.
This classic scoop-neck tank is another staple every woman needs in her closet. Kelly can pair this with just about any jacket or accessory in her closet for a fun-filled look.
This Hanes tank has a similar silhouette to the one Martin chose for Moore — and it's available in eight colors if you're looking to add some variety to your wardrobe.
To add a bit of edge to the simple look, Martin selected this suede jacket with grommet detailing. It is made with faux leather which is super soft and extremely versatile.
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If you're looking for a less expensive alternative, we like this suede jacket in a motorcycle silhouette. It can be paired with jeans, sleek pants or tossed over a cute sundress.
This long seed bead necklace has a beach-like vibe, making it perfect for the spring and summer months. It can be added to office attire or a casual sundress for some extra flare to a classic look.
This similar long necklace also features a round pendant with an adorable tassel detail. The mix of the two components makes it an optimal statement piece.
These cutout pumps are a trendy twist on the classic office pump. If you're feeling a little on the party side, the snakeskin-and-black combination makes them a great choice for a fun event.
These black leather pumps will work with anything from jeans to formal wear. They are a great closet staple that are sure to last a long time.
These capris are ultra-sheer and available in black or nude. They are great for wearing under pants or long dresses to make you feel secure and confident even on a windy day.
Kelly's husband, Keith, also started living a healthier lifestyle and feels more energized to take care of their adorable grandson. He turned 60 recently and admitted the milestone was daunting, but with a stylish new look, he's ready to take on the next year.
Classic Suit Jacket
This traditional suit jacket is the perfect way to add a touch of formality to a more relaxed look. It has a tailored, slim-fit look, and the high-quality of the piece will ensure it lasts a long time.
If you're looking for a less expensive option that feels a little more casual, this pick from Amazon could be a good option. It's racked up over 500 reviews with a 4.2-star rating.
Providing more of a casual addition to the overall look, Martin opted for a pair of classic jeans in a slim fit. This pair has a resin rinse color which gives the jeans a sleek, semi-distressed look.
If you want another option for a lower price, you might want to opt for this denim pick with great reviews. They've accumulated over 5,100 reviews, and they're currently on sale for 30% off.
You can never have too many brown belts, and this one is a great accent to his navy jacket. The best part, is that it would look just as good worn with a more casual ensemble as well.
This brown belt is a No. 1 best-seller on Amazon. It has over 5,600 reviews and an average of 4.6 stars out of 5 — plus, it's incredibly affordable.
White Button-Down Shirt
Every guy needs a classic, white button-down. This option is great because it's made from a breathable cotton and has a decent amount of stretch for comfort.
Here is a similar option that is more affordable. It's also available in other spring colors such as blue, yellow and lavender if you're wanting to stand out in the office.
For more incredible Ambush Makeovers, check out some of our past favorites:
- 'Is that me?!' Woman is blown away by red carpet-worthy Ambush Makeover
- Watch 1 woman celebrate losing 100 pounds with an Ambush Makeover
- This husband's sweet reaction to his wife's Ambush Makeover stole our hearts