With New Arrivals landing constantly at Gwynnie Bee, we don’t want you to miss a thing. Read on to discover our picks that just hit the site this past week — and how to wear them. Our Shop just introduced a new category, so this week we focus on the perfect bag to complete any look!
“Let’s go to the Mall!”, fictional How I Met Your Mother character, Robin Sparkles, half giggles, half sings. Decked out in an acid-wash denim jacket with a graffitied back and jelly bracelets stacked to her elbows, this “pop star” oozes ‘80s teen nostalgia in the show’s parody music video. This episode aired in 2006, yet the reference was so specific, it’s almost unidentifiable from something that actually could have been a hit song in the ‘80s.
If you could read the mind of any woman browsing a clothing store, you’d likely hear some expletives over sizing. Determining if a clothing item will fit properly has been plaguing women since the dawn of ready-to-wear. If you’ve ever lamented why you’re a certain size in one brand, only to be a completely different size in another–you’re far from alone. So, how did sizing get so (ahem) mucked up?
The most iconic women-centric scenes revolve around shopping. The women of Sex and the City touted shopping bags like accessories. Pretty Woman’s “Big mistake!” scene defined Vivian’s character. And the trope of the dressing room montage seeped through all the best ‘80s films.
“Ding, Dong – Avon Calling!” Does that make your nostalgic heart flutter? Do you long for the days of Tupperware Parties and Mary Kay soirees? There was something so glamorous about getting dressed up to shop in your friends’ homes. Delicious canapés, icebreaker games, prizes–everyone leaves with a little less money, but a lot of joy.
With New Arrivals landing constantly at Gwynnie Bee, we don’t want you to miss a thing. Read on to discover our picks that just hit the site this past week — and how to wear them. This week we focus on a taste of a fall that you can enjoy even if the weather still says “summer”.
Hoarding catalogues to trolling malls, Tupperware parties to Cyber Monday, as long as there have been things to buy, we’ve been inventing new ways to shop for them. Today, we’re one-click away from those Gucci slides we’ve been coveting. But in a world where we are using crowdfunding apps in our ride-share cars on our way to AirBnBs – ownership isn’t king anymore. So, what exactly is the future of shopping?