Pilates Reformer Exercise For Abs + Buns of Steel

Pilates reformer health benefits | strengthen core exercises | Girlfriend is Better
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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 […]

A Hair Scarf Tied in 6 Simple Styles

Hair scarf tie turban style | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Jean Greige

Now that the weather is turning hot and humid, it’s best to keep your hair up and out of your face. Give your styling tools the season off and try one of our 6 simple hair scarf styles instead. No matter the length of your hair, our favorite looks are sure to become one of your summer beauty staples. 1. […]

Gemini: Predictable is Another Word For Boring

Gemini astrology home decor | Bohemian yellow leather chairs | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Clay Austin

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 Gemini, we’ll give you tips for finding the right decor that suits your bright personality. If this isn’t […]

Malika Favre: Pop Art Meets OpArt

Malika Favre French Graphic Artist | Girlfriend is Better
Artist: Malika Favre

If you’re a lover of trends and fashion illustration, Pop Art might be the art genre for you! One of our latest crushes is on French girl Malika Favre, a graphic artist with bold, minimal style and a terrific sense of humor. Take a look at her playful and sexy artworks and get a little inspiration for adding color and confidence […]

Crop Tops + Summer Sets Keep The Cool Feeling Cool

Crop Tops and wide-leg plaid jumpsuit summer sets | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Forever 21

Summer vacation, here we come! Now that the weather is warm enough, we are wearing both our tops and bottoms up to there. The best thing about crop tops and Summer sets is that they are uber flattering. Cover up your tummy and expose your shoulders for a relaxing outfit that still lets the sun come in. This style is […]

Area Rugs: How to Tie a Room Together

Bohemian area rugs Southwest print | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Chandler Kim

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful floor to set the stage for any room.  If you’re interested in adding area rugs to your home, there are a few tips and tricks to consider.  Before you start worrying about colors and prints, be sure you are filling the space correctly.  There’s a lot of room for creativity, but it’s good to […]

Rose Recipes to Tantalize Your Tastebuds

Margarita rose recipes | Rose water and tequila | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: The Diary of a Debutante | Recipe: Refreshing Rose Margaritas

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare festivals are around the corner and we are filling our kitchens with rose recipes! Everything from cocktails and desserts are getting a splash of our favorite floral. Add a pinch for garnish and you’ve got the “Hostess of the Season” award locked in. Mouth-Watering Rose Recipes In case you […]

Monochromatic, Minimal, Memorial Day Outfits

Monochromatic minimal Memorial Day outift | Indian fashion inspiration | Girlfriend is Better
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You don’t have to go stark white-on-white to accomplish your Memorial Day goals this month.  Take a look at how soft monochromatic outfits with a touch of minimalism can do the trick nicely.  Wearing all white is the sign that Summer is finally here!  Stay cool with the latest trends we’ve been promoting here on Girlfriend: sailor caps, coin necklaces, […]

A Peacock Chair Gives You The Royal Treatment

Peacock chair in sun room nook gold accent decor | Girlfriend is Better
Photo Courtesy: Lula + Georgia

Summertime.. and the living’s easy.  Time for seating in natural fibers such as wicker and rattan to come front and center!  Nothing looks better propped up on a porch or by a sunny window than a gorgeous peacock chair.  Take a look at how designers are adding Bohemian charm to their no-so-humble abodes.  Every girl deserves to be queen for […]

Rose Water Naturally Hydrates + Evens Skin Tone

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Photo courtesy: Hello Glow

Here’s our latest beauty crush! We recently discovered rose water and after a few spritzes, are totally sold on the stuff. Delve into the world of facial toners and find out all you can about this amazing-smelling hydrator. Mist, mist, mist! You will seriously become addicted. Read on to find out how to keep your skin super fresh and your […]

Berets, Lieutenant Hats + Sailor Caps – Oh My!

Photo courtesy: @ginadhuu via Pinterest

The sexy alternative to dry shampoo is a fun and slouchy hat. Ditch your flat, wide brim numbers and opt for this season’s slouchy berets, lieutenant hats, and sailor caps. They have a playful vibe that also rocks a certain, je ne sais quoi, French girl cool. Just add a cafe au lait and you’re morning is off to a […]

Earth Element: Keep Clutter Under Control With Feng Shui

Earth element Feng Shui | yellow bedding, brick walls | Girlfriend is Better
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We just celebrated Taurus this month and in the same week,  compiled some easy cleaning lists for your home.  Coincidence?  I think not.   Feng Shui is the study of energy and focuses on five major elements: earth, metal, water, wood, and fire.  Clutter tends to accumulate when the earth element is out of balance.  Learn how the five elements work together (and […]