This one thing could keep your tween girl in sports

This one thing could keep your tween girl in sports

by MaryAnne Gucciardi September 23, 2019 5 min read

The “why” of Dragonwing girlgear.

by MaryAnne Gucciardi December 13, 2016 2 min read

People often ask me why I am so passionate about sports and girls and I have a simple, important reason – we need this generation of girls, now more than ever, to reach their potential.  Sports participation at any level is one path to actualizing potential –it is established and proven – we don’t need ...

Navigating the Child to Tween to Teen Bra Journey with Ease

by MaryAnne Gucciardi September 21, 2016 3 min read

If you’re anything like me then you have absolutely NO recollection of your first bra-buying experience as a tween 30 years ago. I wish I remembered it as being either a horrific or a pleasant experience because then I’d at least have had a starting point at which to get my daughter comfortable with the ...

Un-Tee Sports Cami Raves

by MaryAnne Gucciardi August 25, 2015 1 min read

Our Un-Tee Sports Camis have been flying off the proverbial shelves here at Dragonwing girlgear HQ! Girls love the way they fit and feel under school and sports uniforms and “everyday” clothes. Snug but not tight with just the right amount of support and coverage. Adrienne, a blogger and mother of 10- and 13-year old ...

Review: Athletic Gear for Tweens

by MaryAnne Gucciardi May 13, 2015 1 min read

Tami M., aka The Colorado Mountain Mom, recently shared her excitement at discovering Dragonwing girlgear. After her tween daughter  wore  our  Chill Weight capri leggings and Un-Tee Sports Cami for gymnastics and running for a whole month, Tami announced, “We love Dragonwing girlgear!” “Making active wear clothing for tween girls to feel comfortable and special is ...

Getting Girls Off the Sidelines & Into the Game

by MaryAnne Gucciardi June 20, 2014 1 min read

With much of the world’s eyes and screens tuned in to the World Cup, Wall St. Journal reporter Patricia Kowsmann wrote powerfully about how girls in Brazil are often left on the soccer sidelines. Her personal story of being bullied as a young girl for wearing boys’ soccer cleats really hit home for me. It ...

Are you ready for Spring Soccer Season

by MaryAnne Gucciardi February 17, 2014 2 min read

It’s mid February and the soccer club teams in North Carolina are gearing up for the spring season. Emails from coaches and team managers are starting again. It’s time to organize. Parents are going through soccer bags, looking at cleats, shin guards, practice t-shirts, and all the other items that will be worn. What still ...

January 24: Happy Birthday, Mary Lou Retton!

by MaryAnne Gucciardi January 24, 2012 1 min read

Happy birthday to Italian-American Mary Lou Retton, the first female gymnast from outside of Eastern Europe to win an Olympic gold medal in the all-around event (1984 Olympics). Besides four other Olympic medals- two silver and two bronze- Retton is also a two-time American Cup winner and a 1997 International Gymnastics Hall of Fame inductee.

Aries Apparel! Special 15% Back-To-Soccer In Store and Online Promotion ends September 30

by MaryAnne Gucciardi September 17, 2011 2 min read

Check out the Back-To-Soccer Sale now on at Aries Apparel. — Dragonwing girlgear ™ (the first line of athletic sport and support wear designed for young sporty girls ages 8-17) announced that Portland, OR based Aries Apparel (a women and girls-only athletic apparel/footwear/accessories/equipment retailer) is now carrying the full line of Dragonwing girlgear ™ merchandise ...


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