A Day Without the Women of Style Girlfriend

This piece was originally published in 2017. We’re featuring it again today in the spirit of this year’s International Women’s Day. Head here to discover more ways to support women. Today, women all around the country are going on strike. And that includes here at Style Girlfriend. Less than two months since the historic March on Washington, a protest movement that saw women—and plenty of woke men—taking … Continue reading A Day Without the Women of Style Girlfriend

What is the Female Gaze and Why Should I Look For It?

I have a tendency to get intimidated by intellectual, long-form essays and philosophical arguments. I am still too scared to use the phrase “intersectionality” in conversation for fear I’ll somehow Yogi Berra it. Maybe it’s the communications degree tucked in my desk drawer that keeps me humble. Maybe it’s my midwestern humility. But the idea of discussing how the world works in can sometimes feel … Continue reading What is the Female Gaze and Why Should I Look For It?

How to Give the Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ever

“I want to show you something, but you have to close your eyes.” This is perhaps one of the cheesiest lines a guy can use. I know! But when an ex boyfriend walked me to his back porch one April evening and instructed me to cover my eyes while he got something ready, I was unapologetically giddy. When he said, “Okay, open!” I saw that … Continue reading How to Give the Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ever