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This mother-daughter duo was thrilled when they were chosen as the next Ambush Makeover pair.
TODAY contributor Jill Martin and celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari shared their style expertise with Mary Beth and Marissa Brennan.
They treated these grateful gals to a morning of pampering and shopping in the Ambush Makeover closet, and left them with glamorous transformations that had our jaws on the floor.
Read on to get the look yourself!
Marissa Brennan is about to graduate from grad school, so her hope was for a makeover that would add a touch of sophistication to her student staples.
Bright Maxi Dress
Martin picked a similar dress that flew off the shelves, but this style is just as stunning and at the same price point. The bright color combination compliments Marissa's new look and we love the bold, yet classic looking pattern.
If you're looking for a more affordable option, this maxi dress seems like a great choice. It has a similar color-blocked design and has racked up over 1,300 reviews on Amazon.
Martin added these dangling earrings to provide a pop. The fringed style is on trend, and they'd look just as great dressed down with jeans and a T-shirt.
For a similar fringed effect, we also like these earrings from Target. They're designed by the people behind BaubleBar but cost a fraction of the price.
You can't go wrong with a pair of nude pumps. Martin picked this pair from Sam Edelman to complete the look.
If you're looking for a similar pair on a budget, these round-toe pumps seem like a good option. The sturdy heel looks like it could provide added comfort, too.
Mary Beth Brennan
Mary Beth tagged along with Marissa for a day in New York City. We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate this deserving mom than with an Ambush Makeover.
Martin picked this pair of flattering, straight-leg jeans as the foundation for Mary Beth's new look. They're the perfect staple for any closet, and right now they're even on sale for over 30% off.
If you're looking for an even better deal, consider these Levi's jeans from Walmart. They're more of a skinny jean and would look great dressed up or down.
This white blazer is a great option for sophisticated layering in the summer months — and if you're really feeling confident, you can rock this piece far into the fall season. This jacket is currently sold out, but be sure to check back for a re-stock, or take a look at a similar (and more affordable!) version below.
If you're looking for an affordable alternative, this blazer from Lauren Conrad's line at Kohl's seems like it could be a great fit.
Every great outfit starts with great shapewear, so Martin recommended these thigh-slimming shorts from Soma.
TODAY readers also love this pair of shapewear shorts from Robert Matthew. They have over 2,200 reviews on Amazon and reviewers have said it's super comfortable and non-restrictive.
For more incredible Ambush Makeovers, check out some of our past favorites:
- You'll cry when this husband sees his wife's Ambush Makeover for the first time
- Watch 1 woman celebrate losing 100 pounds with an Ambush Makeover
- These co-workers were literally jumping for joy after their Ambush Makeovers
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