Category Archives: Inside the Hive

Flashback: Then and now

Gwynnie Bee began with a just a handful of us running the show out of our CEO Christine’s East Village apartment in NYC. Our website was little more than a page explaining how the service worked. We’ve come quite a way since then! With our 2 year anniversary upcoming, we thought we’d take a look back to where it all began…

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Staff Picks: Mara Fraser’s Retro Styles

Gwynnie Bee Senior Designer and Member Mara Fraser is a longtime lover of vintage fashion. Having worked as a stylist on pin-up photo shoots, Mara is familiar with the elements of retro style – cheetah prints and polka dots, beads, bangles, and bold red lipstick. Here she schools us on how to put the spin on the Gwynnie Bee collection to achieve that retro look. Mara wearing the Colorblocked Peplum by Ruby Rox.

A hot trend right now is the retro/pinup look. I’m sure some of you have cruised through Pinterest or Tumblr and run across a pinup photo and thought, “That girl looks so cute! I wish I knew how to do that!” I know a lot of women who have wanted to try it, but were unsure of how to pull the look together. Luckily, it’s not as hard as you think, and Gwynnie Bee has a wide variety of items that make pulling the look together a snap.

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