Say Goodbye to Part of Your Childhood: All Bebe Stores are Closing

The store that was literally the source of all my slightly scandalous dresses as a teenager, is now coming to a close.  Bebe stores across North America have been struggling for a while now. Earlier this month they announced they’d be shutting down 28 stores.  Now they’ve just announced that they’ll be shutting down all stores and their online website, leaving me to wonder where I’ll buy all my overly tight, ravishingly uncomfortable, slightly gaudy dresses.  Or, maybe I already have enough??

There was a time not too long ago when I considered entering the retail landscape.  Now, I couldn’t be more deterred!  All brick and mortar stores that use to be powerhouses are now rapidly shutting stores and trying to cut costs.

So who is taking the place of all our favorite brick and mortar stores? Online retailers, including the ultimate powerhouse, Amazon.

I’ll be honest and say it’s been a very long time since I’ve set foot in a physical store, but only mere hours since I’ve visited online stores.  Okay, fine let’s be honest I was searching online stores just five minutes ago and my shopping bags are already more filled than my makeup bag.

It’ll be sad to say goodbye to the store that is practically the source of almost every bodycon dress I’ve ever owned.  But before we say goodbye to Bebe, let’s shop their remaining hot finds! Here is a list of some of their sexy items still available online:

Jean Jumpsuit ($149)

White Leather Moto Jacket ($139)

Flared Floral Trench Coat ($189)

Hot Pink Barely There Slip Dress

Floral Cami ($39)

Perfect Summer Wedding Floral Dress ($129)

Little Black Bustier Dress ($149)

White Faux Leather Cap ($19)

Pink Beaded Choker ($49)






Decked out in Sequins

Sparkles are a pain because they can spread everywhere faster than the plague.  Sequins and beads on the other hand, give us the perfect amount of shine with none of the mess.

In today’s look I’m wearing a sequined dress from Bebe.

Dress from Bebe. Sunglasses are Chanel.

Dress from Bebe. Sunglasses are Chanel.

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Shoes are Jeffrey Campbell from Nordstrom.

Shoes are Jeffrey Campbell from Nordstrom.

To extend the sparkle and shine all the way down to your feet, opt for a pair of shoes with an intricate design coupled with sequins, beading, or metal detailing.

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Step into the New Year with diamonds on your ears, gemstones on your fingers, and beading on your feet: step into the New Year with style.


J. Molly