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! […]

Corduroy is Knocking Denim Back a Season – POW!

Corduroy cropped pants for Fall fashion | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: The Zoe Report

Quit hogging the ball denim and jeans! Give corduroy fabrics some play time this Fall. The soft, ribbed fabric is even giving velvet a run for its money. You don’t have to completely 86 denim or velvet out of the program, but implement maybe in smaller doses.  With cool 70s cuts and bright Autumn colors, we are rooting for ridges. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hiking Clothes Are Perfect For Taking in Fall Foliage

Sweet Gal Thermal 70s inspired hiking clothes | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Free People

The leaves are turning and it’s time to get out your trusty hiking boots! Get out in the open with comfy hiking clothes that will give Autumnal leaves a run for their money. Rusty reds, burnt oranges, soft browns, and toasty yellows are making their way into this season. The trick is to find cozy fabrics paired with sturdy accessories […]

Denim Jumpsuit At Your Service

Denim jumpsuit with culottes | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Treasures and Travels

In a rush? Move over maxi dress, the denim jumpsuit is taking over! You might have noticed we recently went gaga for overalls and pinafores. Well, add jumpsuits to the mix! The easy way to get dressed without any fuss! Check out our favorite styles in denim, perfect for transitioning into Fall fashion. Denim Jumpsuit 70’s Style For a full […]

Summer Florals

Summer florals tropical print | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Mister Zimi

How many outdoor events do you have slated for the next couple of months? Get some good use out of Summer florals that will work magic on your style. We found some of the prettiest prints that are just the right amount of bold and bright. Whether you are chilling poolside or traveling abroad, an updated print is just the […]

Gold Fever: Maximum Glamour for Minimal Decor

Gold swan faucet | Glam home decor | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: @fizzm via Instagram

Get real about the amount of glamour you need in your life right now! We’re still all about keeping things simple, but when it comes to gold accessories, bigger is better. When you’re decorating with a minimal mind frame, the details start to shine a little more. Nothing says minimalism has to stay stuck in modern lines. You can still […]

Culottes + Wide-Leg Pants for a Breezy Transition to Summer

Denim culottes | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Polienne

Here’s your French lesson for the day: “culotte” means “a divided skirt”. So, now you have the proper mental image for the best pant style of the season. Our love of the high-waisted pant is here to stay; this time with ankles showing! Culottes and cropped wide-leg pants reflect that French girl charm we all love. Add a neck scarf […]

Graphic Tees Go With Everything And Nothing At All

Graphic tees and white jeans | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Maryam Nassir Zadeh

Back when girl bands like L7, Hole, and 7 Year Bitch were raging the air waves, grunge fashion was all about pairing tomboy staples with super girly non-essentials. Graphic tees and baby doll dresses were equally yoked with fishnet stockings and Converse All-Stars. The 90’s are back, baby! And tee shirt fronts work as living hashtags that help you define […]

Yellow and Orange: Add Some Sunshine to Your Soul

Yellow Tory Burch maxi dress | Spring fashion | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: @majawyh via Instagram

Time to bring some sunshine into your life! Pantone’s colors for Spring this year include the “heat and vitality” of Primrose Yellow and the “gregarious and fun-loving” Flame. That’s yellow and orange in layman’s terms. I’m loving the upbeat and warm color schemes combined with new takes on familiar trends. Yellow and Orange in the Desert I’m too excited for […]

Patches Placement: What Kind of Tattoo Would You Get?

How to place your patches | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Mylena Matos

Ah, patches. Love the trend, but like many things, I am super picky about how they are placed. Patches are like tattoos for clothes. Where to put them is as individual as the wearer. Little embroidered details can make or break a garment, so here are a few tips to help you along. I’d hate for you to massacre a […]