Summer Camp Fashion: Flashback to the 70s

Summer camp fashion 70s inspired | Staff ringer tees | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Bubby and Bean

One of the highlights of our year here at Girlfriend is our annual family camp out.  Nostalgia from childhood trips and anticipation of upcoming nature time has indubitably inspired this week’s styles.  Our version of summer camp fashion combines 70’s-inspired clothes with handmade accessories.  The result is funky and playful, with a couple of DIY crafts you can wear or share! […]

Monstera Deliciosa Tropical Plants

Monstera Deliciosa tropical plants | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: @tropicaloco via Instagram

“Feed me Seymour!” The latest, greatest, should we even say, “hipster-approved” plant Monstera Deliciosa is filling up empty corners in carefully curated homes across America. Somewhat sexy and extremely confident, its broad leaves and easy care routine make it a welcome house guest.  We love to say it’s botanical name with flair.  It kind of sounds like a Harry Potter […]

Yellowstone National Park: Day Trip Travel Guide

Yellowstone National Park day trip travel guide | Mammoth Hot Springs | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: James Neeley

Get up into the Mountain West and discover one of the frontiers that makes this country a treasure. We recently took a day trip to Yellowstone National Park and I felt like I had just visited 20 different planets by the time I was done. Be forewarned – there is no cell service available in the majority of the park.   They […]

Sandals, Slides + Espadrilles: Slip into Summer

Summer sandals | Straw hat canvas tote wide leg high waist pants | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Vox Calmantis in Deserto

Pedis out! If you’re not opting to go barefoot this Summer, give one of our favorite sandals, slides, or espadrilles a run for their money. Bright colors, block heels, and wide straps are keeping feet comfortable and pretty.  This summer girls are leaning towards a lower profile, choosing flats over wedges.  Take a look at our favorite finds and add […]

Cancer: Home Decor Goes With the Flow

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Photo courtesy: Pinterest

Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Cancer, we’ll give you tips for finding the right decor that suits your nurturing personality. If this isn’t […]

Roses N Rosé: Chanté Gernertt is Our Skin Care BFF

Roses N Rose founder Chanté Gernertt | Organic skin care scrubs | Girlfriend is Better
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Summertime is the quintessential “skin-is-in” season!  A few years back, a girlfriend and I had a simple rule-of-thumb for getting dressed to go out: “when in doubt, wear less clothes”.  Keeping that mantra in mind, we caught up with boss babe Chanté Gernertt, founder of skin care line Roses N Rosé.  Learn how she is finding success by creating natural, […]

One Piece Swimsuits Rock Summer Pool Parties

White asymmetrical one piece swimsuits with neck scarf and belt accessories | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Hunter and Gatti via Vanity Fair Italy

Give the bikini a break and bust out this year’s latest swimwear trend. The one piece is the “it” girl at every pool party in town.   Take a look at some of the fabulous ways to make one piece swimsuits super chic.  Summer accessories and fashionable cuts are keeping modesty fresh. One Piece Swimsuits For Travel One of the first […]

Water Element: Feng Shui Decor Goes With The Flow

Water element Feng Shui | Mexican modernism leather chair abstract art | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: My Domaine

Welcome to another installment on the five elements of Feng Shui. This month, we will look at the water element and how it works to speed up or slow down the flow of chi. Chi is energy that works like breath (or air) and it moves through your home like a stream. If you are feeling hectic and rushed, you […]

Braids Make You Prettier in the Summer

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Now that life is getting a little hotter (and more humid), it’s time to start considering alternative hair styles.  Put the blow dryer and flat iron away and trade them in for summer braids. We found some favorite versions that range from princess to punk rock. Add a side braid to a messy bun, or let the strands fall loosely down […]

Sports Bras That Breathe, Support + Sculpt

Sports bras for Yoga workout wear | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Her Campus

Now that the sun is out and bathing suit season is in full effect, we are hitting the gym hard! Time to give athletic wear an update so start with essential sports bras. We found the best bras for our favorite exercise activities. Add one to your cart and hit the streets! Sports Bras Need to Breathe If you’re into […]

Home Office: Make it Cozy + Keep it Organized!

Home office organization | Bohemian white desk drawers gallery wall | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: A Beautiful Mess

One of the best things about working from home is the myriad of creature comforts within reach. Counteract potential distractions by making your home office a specific space where you can focus. Keep the space well-organized so that the space encourages regular meditation and bursts of creativity. Here are some of our favorite spaces and easy DIY projects for customizing […]

Pilates Reformer Exercise For Abs + Buns of Steel

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Photo courtesy: @activestyle via Instagram

Diet and cardio not quite cutting it? You can lose a little weight, but you won’t be truly happy with your figure until you add some muscle-building into the mix.  Used by women of all ages, Pilates reformer classes will strengthen your core and give you that muscle tone you’ve been yearning for.  It all started with the exercise philosophy […]