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Imperfect weather situations can't stop TODAY from surprising two fans with an exciting and life-changing Ambush Makeover. Style expert Jill Martin and celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari set out to grab two dedicated TODAY viewers from the crowded plaza for a morning filled with hair, makeup and more.
The transformations that these two received left our jaws on the floor. We couldn't believe the results!
Read on to find out how to recreate the look at home.
Lou Ethel Stricklin
Lou Ethel Stricklin is visiting New York with a senior citizen travel group called "The Loveless Golden Ladies and Gents." She has six kids, 24 grandkids and four great grandkids. What a fun bunch!
Leopard Print Midi Dress
Leopard skirts are on trend for this summer but this leopard print dress is a fresh take on the trend that we love! It is available in four different size types and 12 different sizes and is flattering for all body types.
This midi dress boasts a bold print at a cheaper price tag. We love the stylish slit that adds a bit of flair to the piece.
Animal Print Mules
These zebra print mules can elevate any outfit. The casual look of the mule paired with the small, sleek heel gives these shoes the ability to complete any outfit, whether you’re wearing jeans or your favorite LBD.
For a more relaxed look, these zebra print mules are comfortable and contemporary. Better yet - They won't dig into your wallet.
Fringed Drop Earrings
We can’t get enough of these Baublebar earrings that are true statement-makers. Martin chose this pair for the unique fringe look they offer.
These beautiful fringe drop earrings are handmade and with five colors, you can find a pair to match any outfit!
These extended high waist shorts are comfortable and crafted with an instantly slimming material that you can conceal under a dress or under your favorite T-shirt and short combination to help prevent thigh chafing.
These high waist slimmers have a 4.3 star rating on Amazon and are available in black as well.
Michelle Pederson is visiting New York for the first time with a group of high school friends, and what better way to celebrate than with an Ambush Makeover!
Tie-dye is very on trend at the moment, and this long-sleeved tunic is a subtle nod to the popular print without being too flashy. It's the kind of item you can wear all year long and never get sick of it.
For a similar style in a monochromatic color palette, you can also try this affordable tunic.
Straight Ankle Jeans
Martin picked these straight-leg jeans with a slight crop to pair with the tunic. It's a great staple piece that you'll want to wear for years.
These jeans have over 1,700 reviews and an impressive 4.3-star rating for a reason. The mid-rise waist, stretchy denim and contoured waistband make it the perfect fit and the style comes in both straight and plus sizes.
The 3-inch heel on this wedge sandal is lined in raffia, which makes the metallic detailing feel a little more down-to-earth.
For a fraction of the cost, these espadrille wedges seem like a solid option. They come in gold or beige suede if metallic isn't your thing.
For more incredible Ambush Makeovers, check out some of our past favorites:
- Watch 2 women celebrate a girls trip with fabulous Ambush Makeovers
- Watch 1 woman celebrate losing 100 pounds with an Ambush Makeover
- Mom's birthday wish comes true with special Ambush Makeover