Posts tagged "summer"

Our Top 10 Nail Color Picks For Summer 2012

Every year I look forward to summer’s vivid, unabashed nail polish shades, but this season’s selections are especially blazing — eye-searing, in fact. We’ve been seeing a major upswing in all things neon since winter, and colors just keep getting brighter and brighter. Where fashion goes, nails follow suit, and isn’t it wonderful? Nothing yank…

By: Rachel Krause / May 16, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Light & Loose Summer Tees

I’m having an unimaginably difficult time believing that spring is upon us, let alone the fact that summer is a little more than a month away, but the weather forecast says it’s true: it’s getting Hot in Herre. Yeah, just a little 2002 throwback right there. Anyway, I’m not really an outdoors person, so with…

By: Rachel Krause / May 6, 2012

The World’s Best Beach Chair

Come summer, there are only two places you’ll find me on the weekend — laying on the beach in Long Island or laying on my rooftop. Basking in the sun, soaking up that Vitamin D — always with a high SPF! — is something I’ve very serious about and comfort is key. That’s why I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2012

Hair Dos: Spring Brunette Inspiration From The Stars

We have been having some beautifully, apocalyptically warm weather in New York the past few days, and I am feeling it. I’m like a completely different person from winter to summer — seriously though, aren’t we all? — and the sunshine feels so good. In fact, it makes me want to buy things.

By: Rachel Krause / March 14, 2012

Dating Dilemma: 5 Ways To Combat Summer Sweat

Summer dating can be really romantic. Get a beer outdoors! Wear that sexy sundress! Show off your tan! It’s all fun and games until someone starts to sweat. And it will probably be you. At least in winter the worst you can do is shiver uncontrollably or slip on a patch of ice. I have…

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 22, 2011

Baby, It’s Time For A Cool Down

What to do when it’s hotter than a witch’s tit but running the air has already caused your electricity bill to skyrocket? Allow us to suggest investing in a chic fan that won’t kill your abode’s ambiance. This sweet retro style electric fan comes in a dozen colors and won’t break the bank like that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 23, 2011

My Naughty Bits Won’t Stop Sweating

Usually I find The New York Times Style section to be embarrassingly behind the times. Recent articles include trend pieces on people playing Big Buck Hunter at bars and the popularity of Twitter hashtags. “What’s next? An article about this new TV show called ‘Jersey Shore’?” I am prone to joking.

However, for the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 16, 2011

Jason Bateman Gets Buried In The Sand

Happy Memorial Day! Behold, the latest cover of Entertainment Weekly. It is basically everything I want on this holiday—the beach and Jason Bateman. EW has dubbed Jason the official “Boy of Summer 2011″ since he has two movies coming out in rapid succession—”Horrible Bosses” and “The Change-Up,” co-starring Ryan Gosling. Personally, I love that Jaso…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 30, 2011

8 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

It’s officially past mid-August and somehow there’s still so much I want to do this summer. My husband and I moved apartments in July, which means we were inside many weekend days over the past two months packing/unpacking. Sad! Well, we made it to Coney Island on July 4th for the hot dog-eating contest, to…

By: Joanne Hinkel / August 17, 2010

The Only Person Who Doesn’t Feel This Way Must Be Snooki

Seriously … does anyone else feel like they’re competing with the cast of “Jersey Shore” lately? [Someecards]…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 11, 2010

6 Crazy Facts About Amusement Parks

Amusement parks are an important part of summer’s legacy of awesome. These pockets of fun and fried food offer an even further escape from the the reality of working and responsibility. They are the only places in the world where you can be dropped from hundreds of feet in the air, eat every kind of…

By: Kelli Bender / August 10, 2010

10 Summer Flings To Remember

In the heat and frivolity of summer, emotions fly high and love affairs are born. A summer fling burns a lasting memory in our hearts and minds. After the jump, women share their passionate, sometimes sweet and often heart-breaking memories of their summer flings. While no summer fling is the same as another, these wome…

By: Pam Gaulin / July 29, 2010

5 Tips For Keeping Your Man Looking Hot This Summer

Summer fashion mistakes are committed by men as well as by women; however, the difference is your man may not understand how to correct his fashion faux pas. Ladies, your man should look “hot” during the summer instead of a fashion “not.” Please do your man a favor (and all of the women that will…

By: Sophie Walton / July 25, 2010

20 Things You Have Permission To Do This Weekend

Remember when we were kids and these summer days seemed so endless? Sadly, the older we get the faster they go by, and so the last thing you should be worried about is feeling guilty for spending them any ol’ way you want. Plus, it’s hot out! You shouldn’t be exerting yourself. So, after the…

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 16, 2010

What Are Your 4th Of July Plans?

Ah, summer: fireflies, long, sun-dripped days, trips to the beach, flip-flops, and one of our favorites: the 4th of July holiday weekend, which, of course, is just a couple days away. I still don’t have my plans ironed out yet — I know I want to hang out with friends and hopefully there will be…

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 1, 2010

Will You Try These 5 Nail Trends This Summer?

If there was ever a time to indulge in manicures and pedicures, it would be for the long, hot days of summer. Gloves and closed toed shoes are no longer necessary pieces of attire, which means fingers and toes are out on display for the world to see. But while this added effort may seem…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 16, 2010

Quick Tip: Use Self-Tanner On Stretch Marks

As you’re all well aware, it’s swimsuit season. We’re half happy not to have to wear much clothing when it’s about 90 degrees out, but also half annoyed at ourselves for how self-conscious we sometimes get about the jiggly bits. We’ve all got them, but sometimes the little flaws feel more daunting than they reasonably…

By: Lily Q / June 16, 2010

Your Favorite Summer Songs, All In One

A while back, we asked you to pick your favorite summer song, but now we have a better solution. Listen to all of them at one time! And it doesn’t even require multiple sound systems and ear drum damage. DJ Earworm was nice enough to blend some of the best summer-ready jams into one…

By: Kelli Bender / June 8, 2010

How To Find Your Summer Song Of 2010

If you’re still having trouble deciding what your summer song is going to be this year (I’m going with a song called “Moves” by The New Pornographers), there’s this cool quiz on BuzzFeed that can help you figure it out. Of course, if you don’t neatly fit a specific stereotype, it may be a little…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 8, 2010

900 People Lip Dub “Hey, Soul Sister”

It’s Friday! It’s summer (well, technically not quite yet, but it feels like it here in the Northeast)! Here’s a peppy mass lip dub to get you in a cheery weekend mood. [via BuzzFeed]…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 4, 2010