You've got your of-the-minute colored denim, your Warby Parker glasses, and your wedge espadrilles, but don't leave the house this summer without the season's hottest accessory—seriously bangin' nails. On hands and feet, a hot summer polish is the best way to top off a maxi dress, miniskirt, or teeny bikini. Take one of these nine polishes to your next mani-pedi and get ready to rock the beach—or the boardroom.
When I was nine years old, my parents dropped me off one summer day for my first day of camp.
The calendar may say that it won't arrive for another two weeks, but according to the weather, summer is officially here. That's right—sandals, sundresses, shorts, and skimpy bikinis are abounding. Although we love summer because there's no need to hide your sartorial glory under a thick down coat (or a wooly hat, ugh!), the pitfall of summer fashion is that sometimes you end up feeling like you're living in the same ratty tank and pair of cutoff shorts all season long. Want some summer style inspiration divined from the stars? Peep these celebs' summer street style looks to get some ideas on how to look hot and stay cool.
Going to a wedding this summer? Or three? Or 16? Seriously—sometimes summer can seem like one long parade of white tulle and rubbery chicken. All wedding choices are unique to the couple but when it comes to the first dance what does their song choice say about them?
By my recollection, it all started with Target’s International Flights of Fashion.
Yes, today’s the day when you stop acting like such a slavedriver and give your cats a break from all their chores and hard work. Let them relax and take a nap for once in their lives! In honor of this important day, here’s a slideshow of the most luscious and squishable kitties we could find. Happy Hug Your Cat Day to you, as well as the cat who's probably trying to take a nap on your keyboard right now.
Relationship experts tell us that the most important thing about a relationship is communication—each partner being clear and honest about their needs and expectations. If we do that, say the experts, we drastically reduce the amount of hurt, misunderstanding, disappointment, and failure. This is the conventional wisdom. So why is it such a big deal if it’s a formal relationship contract?
Ties. Tool kits. “World’s Greatest Dad” trophies. After kids have been out of the “macaroni-glitter-art-project” years, fathers tend to accumulate a lot of the typical Father’s Day gifts. Of course ties, tools, and trophies are all nice, but this year, don’t resort to one of these cliché gifts. Get your dad something he’ll really enjoy. No matter what kind of dad you have—sports nut or scholar, geek or golf fanatic—we've found something that will be perfect for him.
Hot, whirlwind summer romances are the stuff of teen fiction and pop song legend, from Grease to Judy Blume books. It’s fair to say that most of us—even those in steady relationships—feel a little bit sexier and a little bit randier in the summer. Is it just those pop songs driving us to debauchery, or is it something in our bodies themselves?
Summer’s all about swimming pools and sunshine … so why would you even think a