Lettering Lets Your Reputation Precede You

Feminist lettering patch on distressed denim | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: By Tezza

Now just who do you think you are? Women everywhere are having fun with statement-making lettering these days. Pick a patch, or add some embroidery to perk up a vintage piece. It’s not really yours until you’ve put your brand on it! Check out our favorite ideas on how to work some words into your wardrobe. Custom Lettering Did you […]

Amber Glassware Gives Holiday Tables Shine

Amber glassware for Fall Table setting | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Green Wedding Shoes

Now that the leaves are changing and the holidays are upon us, it’s time to start thinking about entertaining.  Stock up on one new item to add to your traditional table setting.  I’ve been a lover and purchaser of vintage amber glassware for years.  Start with a collection of goblets, a pretty vase, or elegant decanter for your bar.  It’s […]

The Original Farmer’s Market For Savvy LA Folks

The Original Farmer's Market at The Grove in Los Angeles | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Maddily

Where in Los Angeles can you spontaneously find a table for 12 and satisfy everyone’s taste buds? Head to The Grove and take in the fresh air of The Original Farmer’s Market. There are plenty of food places to choose from, that will delight even the most discerning of palates. Meander through grocery and artisan stalls for one of LA’s […]

Plaid is Not For the Faint-of-Heart

Plaid pant suit with fur coat | Fall fashion | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Glamour Mexico

October marks the official beginning of grunge uniform. Get out your brave hat and douse yourself in as much plaid as possible! This year, the tartan pattern is showing up in coats, maxi skirts, and pant suits. Here is a small collection of our favorites. Plaid Blazer My Heart Hopefully you got on board with our shorts suit article and […]

Macramé Wall Hangings Warm Up Your World

Multi-colored macrame wall hangings | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Treasures + Travels

Did you know? Macramé wall hangings are the art of tying knots in a cord to form a patterned tapestry. Historically, it originated with 13th-century Arabic weavers who added decorative fringes to their horses and camels. A century or two later, the art form made its way to Italy and France. Sailors used it as a way to mend nets […]

Oktoberfest at Snowbird, Utah ist Wunderbar

Oktoberfest Snowbird Utah travel guide | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: @snowbird via Instagram

Last month, I decided to take my family to Snowbird for a fun weekend trip that adults and kids could both enjoy.  I was in luck! Oktoberfest at Snowbird runs from Aug. 12 – Oct. 15, Noon – 6:30 pm, every Sat & Sun. Vendors of micro brews throughout the region come to show off there creations and wares.  The event […]

Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?

Orange shades for Fall | Wool coat, bag, sunglasses | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: IFCHIC

Designers are taking Fall colors quite literally and shops are changing their fashion leaves. We are loving shades of orange in sweaters, sunglasses, bags, and more! Take a look at some of our favorite finds of the season. Grab a pumpkin latte and add this smashing color to your own repertoire. Gingers never looked so good! Orange is the New […]