Fire Element: Ignite Your Passion

fire element Feng Shui | black iron fireplace | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Planete Deco

Welcome back to a fresh installment of the five elements of Feng Shui. This month, we will look at the bright, bold and happy energy of the Feng Shui fire element. The fire element contains the energy of a bright sunny day, glad tidings, and gratifying achievements. This element brings the energy of strong sexual desire, passion, and romance wherever […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Gemini, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes bright and clever. If this […]

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 […]

Double-Breasted Blazers: Simply Irresistible

Double-breasted blazers | Pant suits women | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: They All Hate Us

One of the best fashion staples from the 80’s has arrived!  When we first caught eye of slouchy double-breasted blazers making a come back, we knew the trend was a keeper.  Spring is bringing in the style with bright pastels in longer lengths.  Ditch your sweater dusters for this bossy office staple instead. Work wear never looked so good. Double-Breasted […]

Corduroy is Knocking Denim Back a Season – POW!

Corduroy cropped pants for Fall fashion | Girlfriend is Better
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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. […]

Wingback Chair Goes Front + Center for Halloween

Orange mid-century modern wingback chair | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: RueMag

Halloween is around the corner and we like to have fun pulling costumes from our own closets and creating vignettes with furniture. Nothing says spooky quite like a mid-century modern wingback chair. Ghastly visions of the ghosts who might occupy them are always creepy good fun. Take a look at some of our best vintage finds. If you don’t have […]

Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?

Orange shades for Fall | Wool coat, bag, sunglasses | Girlfriend is Better
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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 […]

Yellow and Orange: Add Some Sunshine to Your Soul

Yellow Tory Burch maxi dress | Spring fashion | Girlfriend is Better
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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 […]

Fame + Reputation: Make an Impact w. Feng Shui

Red, yellow and orange decor | Enhance the fame + reputation center of your home | Feng Shui guide | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Better Homes & Gardens

No matter what you do for a living, first impressions are always important.  A first impression gets your foot in the door, but a good reputation earns repeat business.  Use Feng Shui to help you be more mindful of the impact you have on other people.  Building a good reputation earns respect from adults and children alike. Referral-Based Business Need to build […]