Horizontal Strips: Friend or Foe?

We’ve all heard the fashion rule warning against horizontal stripes being unflattering, and to that we say, “hogwash”. We love the horizontal stripe and have determined they firmly fall in the “friend” category. Classic, bold, or simply chic, this print has endless possibilities. If you’re wary of trying out a horizontal stripe, consider one with varying stripe widths or colors, or break them up with solid separates. Need further inspiration? Read on to see some of the lovely ladies on our #ShareMeGB feed rocking and loving a horizontal stripe.

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Introducing: The Gwynnie Bee Book Club!

Happy National Read a Book Day! In honor of this holiday, we’re introducing the first Gwynnie Bee Book Club. Join us! Every two weeks, we’ll be reading a new book and discussing it with our hosts, who have curated their picks. We invite you to meet our first host Brittany Gibbons, “a body image advocate, model, NYTimes Best Selling author, TED speaker, media personality, internet entrepreneur, curve flaunter, comedian, adult summer camp owner, fashion hoarder, and eater of the cold chinese take-out in the fridge”. To meet Brittany and discover the first book we’ll be reading, check out her interview below:

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First Fit Favorites, featuring Nazira

 With every New Arrivals launch, you want the most information possible to closet smartly. That’s why each new item on the site is reviewed by two women of different body types, who provide feedback on fit, material, length, to help you understand more about the great pieces arriving at your door. Some items are standouts and deserve a little extra love, so we’re happy to introduce you to our “First Fit Favorites”. These are the best of the best, according to our reviewers. Check back here every few  weeks, we will highlight some of their favorite items, so you never miss a hidden gem.

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Lightweight Jackets You Can Wear Now

Jump-start your new-season wardrobe with these essential jackets. As temperatures start to drop, the virtues of a light layer become clear, especially navigating these cool morning, warm afternoon days. Stay ahead of the fashion curve this fall with key trends like embroidery details, metallic fabrics, and bomber silhouettes. From crisp office tailoring to military-inspired linen toppers, these must-have styles will keep you warm while staying cool throughout the season. See our favorites below or explore the Blazers & Jackets section.

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Off-the-Record, At-the-Scene: GB Profiles Volume 4

As it’s the Friday before Labor Day weekend, we thought another edition of GB Off-the-Record, At-the-Scene is a perfect way to wrap up the week! Today, I connected with two of my coworkers sporting their end of summer looks and I hounded politely inquired about how they picked them out, and was also reminded of a classic GB anecdote and am still chuckling. Read on to get to know us and have a laugh too.

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Rule Benders: Workwear That Inspires… Without Breaking the Dress Code

What you wear to work is a challenge a lot of women face: you want to dress nicely, professionally, but still have personality and style. Dress codes and workwear rules are ones that should be taken earnestly, but sometimes we can end up in a rut, wearing the same ol’ safe outfit to work. Today, we’ll take a look at a few rules that can be bent… without breaking. GB team member and style blogger, Jamie (Hey Jay Blog),  shows off a few rules you can bend to your advantage, while remaining polished and professional.

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