Stripes For Gals Who Celebrate the 4th + Bastille Day

Bold stripes with tie back blouse | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Style Memos

Okay, confession on the title of this article: my birthday is on Bastille Day (France’s Independence Day). That doesn’t have to stop you from using it as an excuse to keep celebrating! Stripes are befitting of both flags and look […]

Pinafores + Overalls Are Simple + Sexy

White pinafores apron-style summer fashion | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: @deborabrosa via Instagram

Every guy has a fantasy of a girl barefoot and apron-ed.  Don’t bother slaving over a hot stove to keep your man’s attention. Instead, sport pretty pinafores or sturdy overalls to keep his motor running. Sleeveless apron-style dresses and jumpers […]

Slips Layered On The Outside Fight June Gloom

Slips layered outside jeans | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: WWD Japan

Although things are starting to warm up, the weather can still be kind of tricky. California enjoys what is termed as “June Gloom”, the time of the year when a marine layer keeps the sunshine away. Use cloudy weather as […]

Memorial Day Fashion Statements in Stars + Stripes

Memorial Day fashion statements | Gucci | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Gucci via NY Times

You don’t have to stick to red, white and blue to rock the American theme. Do your own variation on stars and stripes! Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff of summer fashion and we’re thrilled with updated Americana styles. We’ve […]

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 […]

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 […]

Denim 2017: Deconstructing Spring Styles

Deconstructing denim | Best looks for Spring 2017 | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Who What Wear

If you’ve ever watched a cooking competition show, you understand the concept of “deconstructed”. The process of taking something apart and revealing its components certainly applies to denim this Spring. Our absolute favorite new styles are cropping up and taking […]

Yellow Fashion Ideas to Brighten up Your Day

Yellow fashion ideas to brighten up your day | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Micah Gianneli

Now that we’re in the thick of winter, there’s only one sure way to stave off depression. Add a bright pop of yellow to your outfit! Even if you don’t think yellow is quite your color, it’s easy to add […]

Maxi Skirts to the Max

A study on maxi skirts | Long, flowing, and breezy | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Choies

Spring is coming around the corner and maxi skirts are here to stay! Why are you wearing pants when you could be breezing around in a skirt? A long skirt not only makes you look taller, it’s more comfortable too. […]

High-Rise Jeans: Run, Don’t Walk!

High-rise jeans | Girlfriend is Better

The high-rise pant has been on trend for quite some time – I’ve only seen it popularly worn around here as butt-baring shorts (which are rarely flattering on anyone). Why are people such suckers for unflattering trends? Know your body! […]