Category Archives: Styling Tricks

Dress Refresh: 3 New Ways to Style the Belted A-Line

Have a dress silhouette that’s your go-to, can’t-get-enough-of look? Us, too. But even if you absolutely love a certain shape, you still want to shake it up occasionally. And that’s why we have created Dress Refresh—fresh, new ways of wearing your tried and true favorite dress silhouettes. We’re starting with the belted A-line dress, which puts the emphasis on the waist and allows for so many cool ways to wear it. So, get inspired with our styling tips, and then shop the look in our Belted A-Line collection.

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One Style, Three Ways: The Printed Tunic

Does any piece have more wardrobe versatility than the printed tunic? Styled as a dress, as a long top, with leggings—this wonder piece can be reworked so many ways. With the virtually endless possibilities, we turned to three of our favorite fashion experts for how they style the piece. Emily of Authentically Emmie, Kelly of Kelly Augustine, and Sarah of Curvily show us how they nailed the printed tunic for their individual styles and offer tips on how you can do the same.

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Our July Mood Board

 Happy Fourth of July everybody!

This month we’re feeling inspired by an eclectic mix of classic Americana and this summer’s just-emerging trends. Our love for all-American pin-up girl style only grows stronger with the advent of Independence Day, of course. And summer is the season for tie dye; a trend that’s still going strong. We’re also on board with the comeback of the Birkenstock sandal, a crunchy gal favorite that’s  suddenly popping up on the pages of Vogue. So dive in! Maybe you’ll find something in the mix that inspires you too!

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Because the rules were made to be broken.

Alison Gary of Wardrobe Oxygen shares her tips and tricks for mixing prints.

When it comes to  current fashion trends, rules are meant to be broken! Most old rules have been thrown out the window with the latest runway looks and I couldn’t be more excited. One of my favorite ways to break the rules is pattern mixing. Here are a few of my favorite ways to mix prints, featuring looks from Gwynnie Bee!

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Because the rules were made to be broken.

What is more style-celebratory than a gorgeous print? Prints are an easy way to add a touch of intrigue to any ensemble – and with minimal effort too. They can be expressive, vibrant, attention-grabbing, and bold, soft, feminine, flirty, and fun. And with an endless and varied offering there’s certainly something for everyone. Nevertheless, one fashion rule decries prints for being loud and unflattering. It’s no secret that we at Gwynnie Bee believe that this rule is utter nonsense – just look at all the fantastic prints we carry!

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Because the rules were made to be broken.

Some believe that great style is defined by a particular set of rules. We’re all familiar with them – they’ve been around for as long as any of us can remember. For the most part, these rules have passed as law, but a few brave women among us have begun to question them. As it turns out, under even the slightest interrogation these so-called pillars of fashion crack and crumble and are exposed for what they really are: basically bogus, absolutely arbitrary, sartorial silliness.

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