Summer Jumpsuits Should Look + Feel This Effortless

Black spaghetti straps summer jumpsuits | Girlfriend is Better
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Why romper when you can jumpsuit? A jumper with long legs is just as cool in the heat and are seven times more figure-flattering.  This season’s summer jumpsuits are boasting shoulder-baring tops and wide leg bottoms.  Every girl must add one to her summer wardrobe!  A one-piece is perfect for packing a minimal carry-on or overnight bag.  Total vacation BFF! […]

Orange Sofas Will Brighten Your Day

Bohemian orange sofas velvet tufted | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: @thrifty_abode via Instagram

Needing an energy boost?  Rejuvenate your living rooms with orange sofas in warm tones that will perk you right up.  Orange is the color or adventure and social communication.  Be brave and reupholster a tired old beige sectional.  Mix in gold colors for an extra dose of enthusiasm! Where to Place Orange Sofas Outgoing and uninhibited, a large, attention-grabbing piece […]

Popsicles Stocked in Our Freezers: Healthy On-The-Go Snacks

Blueberry-Ginger Coconut Cheesecake Popsicles | Recipes | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Floating Kitchen | Recipe: Blueberry-Ginger Coconut Cheesecake Popsicles

Tired of the same old smoothie?  The weather is just going to get hotter, so frozen snacks are lifesavers! With a little planning, you can pack your freezer with our favorite popsicles. Terrific for kids and adults alike, these tasty treats work as a quick breakfast or easy snacks. Make them on a mellow night and enjoy them the rest of […]

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
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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

Cancer astrology home decor | water element curved furniture mid-century modern | Girlfriend is Better
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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 for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Cancer, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes heaven on earth. If this […]

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

Braids with yarn weave | Girlfriend is Better
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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 […]