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summer style inspo

Editors’ Picks: The 19 Things We’re Actually Wearing This Summer

Summer styling can be a tough one, especially when you work in an aggressively air-conditioned office and don’t just frolic around festivals or spend three months stringing one fabulous vacashe into the next. Here’s the cold, hard truth: we don’t shop every day, either. What we really do is pick a few solid items that’ll carry us through all season and — gasp, the horror — maybe even beyond.

made in USA brands

7 Made In The USA Brands For Patriotic Shopping

In honor of America’s birthday, and in the spirit of adding conscience to our shopping carts, we’ve scoured the 50 states for Made In America brands we’d actually want to wear. There are twinkly necklaces, those boots you always try on and don’t just splurge on (do it!), Selvedge denim (really!) and way less American Apparel than you’d think — i.e. none. The best part is, by shopping goods designed, sourced and made right here between our country’s sandy shores, you can skip dressing strictly in stars and stripes to show your true colors.

A Day in the Life of Anna Wintour’s Imaginary Twitter

Vogue dictator Anna Wintour stunned the world last night by unleashing her first-ever tweet, using the magazine’s official handle. It was the Supreme Court’s striking down the cruelly titled Defense of Marriage Act which inspired her to make such a momentous social media move, as the self proclaimed “old-fashioned” editrix has yet to launch her own Twitter. But what if she had…

The Best & Worst of the BET Awards Red Carpet

The 2013 BET Awards have begun and the show is already all about the duets. First, it opened with a surprise pairing of America’s most hated hip-pop star, Chris Brown, plus bubblegum-splosion Nikki Minaj. Kendrick Lamar — who has already taken home the Best New Artist award — was joined on stage by the queen of psychotic hip hop, Ms. Erykah Badu herself (luckyyyy). El Debarge seems like he might be on a hot date with some narcotics, but it’s the sartorial mashups that caught our eyes.