Posts tagged "summer"

Summer Beauty Inspiration From The Stars

As you’ve probably figured out by now, the promise of summer calls for a simplified makeup routine. There are a few ground rules — no heavy foundation, no dark eyeshadow in the day time, and please, for the love of god, no sticky lipgloss — but the general guideline is just to pare it all…

Rachel Krause / June 1, 2012

Take A Bite Out Of Pool Time

After all the desserts you declined in preparation for swimsuit season (or maybe you didn’t … who cares?), the least you can do is float around in one. This gigantic doughnut pool floatie provides the perfect hole for your bikini bod. Go ahead, indulge in some pool time. You deserve it. Tan, swim, lounge, float,…

Ami Angelowicz / May 25, 2012

Help Me Find A Natural-Looking Self-Tanner That’s Right For My Fair Skin! (Snooki And John Travolta Need Not Apply)

I wouldn’t know if I could tan naturally because I’ve never actually tried. Aside from the fact that, you know, the sun wants to give you cancer and shit, I’m just not someone who has ever liked to bask outside and broil. My brother and I, unlike our medium-skinned parents and the rest of our…

Rachel Krause / May 23, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Petite Summer Purses

In the summer it’s all about keeping things light and carefree, so there’s nothing more annoying than lugging around a huge bag. Of course, a tiny clutch is equally annoying, if not more so — if something is not physically bound to me with a strap or handle, I will lose it. I promise. There’s also…

Rachel Krause / May 20, 2012

Must Haves: 10 White Dresses For Summer

When the weather takes a turn for the hot, hot, hot (fingers crossed it actually happens, I mean, does anybody remember winter?), societal requirements mandate you should be wearing clothes, but I’d rather be… not, not, not. Seriously, I love the warm weather, but the idea of sticky shorts and tank tops has me sweating…

Rachel Krause / May 17, 2012

Makeup Bag: 10 Product Picks For A Summer-Proof Face

I’m convinced that I am one of melting makeup’s worst victims. I have serious issues keeping my face on the other nine months of the year, let alone summer, when it’s prime time for super sexy sweaty skin. As such, I’ve been forced to develop some pretty hardcore techniques for keeping my makeup on a…

Rachel Krause / May 17, 2012

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…

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…

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…

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.
I may…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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]…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Wendy Atterberry / July 16, 2010