Vintage Windbreakers: Thrift Shop Treasure

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Spring brings flowers, windy days, and the revival of vintage fashion trends! Vintage windbreakers are back in style to save us from fierce winds and dull outfits. Their eccentric designs let your individuality bloom along with the flowers. Settle into spring with something that serves an effortlessly cool and quirky look. Jeans & Jackets This month we saluted tomboy fashion […]

Barrel Jeans Are Kicking Skinnies Out The Door For Good

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Move over, skinny ladies, there’s a new jean in town! We’re loving the roomy shape of barrel jeans because they are both comfortable and flattering. Extra room in the hips and thighs should always be welcome guests in your wardrobe. Take a look at the most flattering styles and donate your skin-tight beauties to a good cause. Vintage Barrel Jeans […]

Tomboy Fashion Makes Thrift Shopping Fun Again

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If you’re still waiting for your tax returns (or are wondering what those are) you can still answer the needs of your inner compulsive shopper. Take a look at our favorite tomboy fashion finds hailing from a vintage store near you. Tops and bottoms hailing from the 80s and 90s in scholastic colors liven up your look for pennies on […]

Winter White: All-White Outfits

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It’s the season of “trans”. The beauty of trans seasonal Winter white outfits is that they bring the hope of Spring! Trade in your black for a day and opt instead for wool fabrics in light neutrals. You will be a breath of fresh air to everyone you meet. Winter White Outfits Without the Labor First the staples. Go ahead […]

Celebrity Halloween Costumes For Socialites

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If you’re a true socialite, then you most likely Halloween shop out of your own closet.  Use these celebrity Halloween costumes as inspiration and build off of your favorite fashion trends from the year.  You should only need to purchase an accessory or two to make any costume complete.  Does your Halloween span 3-4 nights? Will you need a different […]

Summer Camp Fashion: Flashback to the 70s

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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! […]

Crop Tops + Summer Sets Keep The Cool Feeling Cool

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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 […]

Bells Are Ringing On Sleeves + Cuffs

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Caroling, caroling now we go.. Christmas bells are ringing from wrists and ankles for the holidays! There’s no better season than this one to pull off fashion’s latest trend. Take a look at our favorite cuffs and sleeves for winter. You’ll be adding to the music without making a single sound! Carol of the Bells Bohemian fashion has taken an […]

Corduroy is Knocking Denim Back a Season – POW!

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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. […]

Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?

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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

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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

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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 […]