Menswear designer John Varvatos held court last Saturday night to kick of the Hamptons summer. The cocktail party at his East Hamptons boutique was also in honor of the launch of Beach Magazine. The Varvatos label has always paid homage to rock n'roll. It really made that clear when they took...

Here's some summer inspiration for you! These beautiful pictures are from the Kustom footwear 2011 campaign and feature Australian bloggers of Circa Now,SRC783 and ANNIIEEMAL. Don't you feel like packing up immediately for an "on the road" trip? Ecco un'ispirazione estiva per...

I've got some more lovely inspiration for you: from 1948! (I realize last week was 1947–maybe next week I'll include some from 1949 and we can just continue to work through the years? lol.) I'm loving some of these looks perfect for sunshine-drenched days (which today is not... sadly!)....

A lightly intoxicating blend of sand jasmine (what?), sea spray, and mandarin, Beach is the ultimate summer fragrance. Revlon Just Bitten Kissable™ Balm Stain in Lovesick ($8.00): is it a lipstick? lip balm? stain? It's a stain but hydrates like a balm and provides coverage like a lipstick....

The unofficial start of summer is just a week away (!) and yet many of us are still walking around with wintery complexions. Fake baking is not the answer (for obvious reasons), and piling on the bronzer and self-tannerwill likely result in a too-dramatic and unrealistic transformation. What...

Here are our top 3 must-have items for your summer travels. Smartphones, there are so many on the market and each claim to do something better than the other. But there is one simple reason why you need the Samsung Galaxy S5: it's waterproof. With the Australia summer all about the beach...

Still looking for that perfect beach read? Searched high and low from the classics to the latest on Amazon's recommended reading list? Well we're happy to tell you that your search has finally come to an end. Give the Shiver Trilogy by Maggie Stiefvater a try. In the first book, Shiver, the...

my summer book count was at 15, and that was with a job! I tend to think of myself as a 'book expert' because I keep a list of ones that are on the New York Times best seller list (like everyone else), but I also do my own research when it comes to choosing what I want to read. Yeah, I...

Continuing with the year-by-year fashion inspiration, this week it's 1950 that we're taking a closer look at. I gathered a variety of images that I think show some of the novelty styles that were popular at this point, as well as some of the looks that were more typical. Lots of fun...

Obviously I am a sucker for suggestion, because after threatening to continue the chronological inspiration posting in last week's post, I did it. Sometimes I can't help myself! Plus it's fun to see if I actually have periodicals or pattern booklets from each given year. I've definitely got...

 

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