Plaid is Not For the Faint-of-Heart

Plaid pant suit with fur coat | Fall fashion | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Glamour Mexico

October marks the official beginning of grunge uniform. Get out your brave hat and douse yourself in as much plaid as possible! This year, the tartan pattern is showing up in coats, maxi skirts, and pant suits. Here is a small collection of our favorites. Plaid Blazer My Heart Hopefully you got on board with our shorts suit article and […]

Raymond Saá: Abstract Collages By Cuba’s Finest

Raymond Saá abstract collage | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Raymond Saá

One of the things we enjoy most here at Girlfriend is discovering new artists of all kinds. Raymond Saá has recently caught our eye, due to his bright and beautiful gouache collages. He has a unique method of breaking down and reassembling abstract nature patterns. Using tropical plants, fruit, and foilage, he explores Caribbean culture in an “80’s graffiti” meets […]

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 […]

Bathroom Beauties: Vamp Up a Small Space

Vamp up a powder room with bold wallpaper | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: One King's Lane

‘Tis the season for Spring cleaning! After you’ve given your house the royal scrub down, reward a space with a mini-facelift. A bathroom or powder room is a prime target for adding major personality, so go for it! Big color and bold patterns are terrific in small spaces. Check out some of our favorite fixes and try one this season. […]

Pajamas: I’m Staying in Them All Day

Pajamas during London FW S17 | Marques ‘ Almeida | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Driely S. for Vogue Magazine

I admit I’ve been a little skeptical of the pajamas craze. But once I saw the photo above from the latest London Fashion Week, I was finally sold. Marques’ Almeida picked the right model to sway me! She is so classic and cool and rocks the look perfectly. It took me this long to buy into it. Some trends just need to […]

Slip Dress Into Something More Comfortable

Slip dress for New Year's parties and 2017 | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: missurine.tumblr.com

Time to get ready to ring in the new year! Personally, I’m happy to see 2016 come and go. It’s been a year of transition for many people which starts to mess with your sense of stability. Adaptability happens to be my strong suit, so let’s talk about ye olde slip dress. This flashback to 90’s fashion is perfect to […]

Reupholstering Furniture is Pretty Darn Easy

Reupholstering furniture | Mid-century modern meets boho | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Adored Vintage

Upcycling makes any piece of furniture more valuable depending on the materials you use. The more time and attention you give your vintage find, the better.  Give any chair a little bit of TLC and a pinch of creativity to instantly transform it!  Reupholstering furniture gives each piece an extra dose of sentimental value, too.  Take a sturdy chair and add […]