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28 Jul

10 Swimwear Brands That Will Make Your Instagram Pop

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If you go on vacation and you don't Instagram, did it really happen? Well, of course it did, but that doesn't mean you should skimp on humble-bragging with strategically posted sunsets, beachside piña coladas, and, of course, your swimsuit. From Rihanna's favorite terry cloth set to Bond Girl reminiscent one-pieces , here are 2017's hottest swimwear designers. The likes will be rolling in in no time.

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The Vibe: Sunny side up

The Fan: Michelle Monaghan

The Filter: Claredon

The Getaway: Punta Cana, Mexico

1. Rye Crackle Rick Rack Scallop Bikini Top, $120; modaoperandi.com; Scallop Bikini Bottom, $120; modaoperandi.com

2. Rye Chi-Chi-Chi Scarf Bikini, $110; modaoperandi.com; High Rise Bottom, $110; modaoperandi.com

3. Rye Dollop Ties One Piece Swimsuit, $240; modaoperandi.com

4. Rye Fwip-Fwip Ties Bikini Top, $100; modaoperandi.com; Bikini Bottom, $100; modaopernadi.com

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25 Jul

Why Raf Simons–Inspired Rain Gear Is The Secret To Slick Summer Style

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“A change in the weather is sufficient to re-create the world and ourselves,” the great memoirist Marcel Proust once opined, but did he dare share this aperçu with Oscar Wilde, who himself once observed, “Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative”? These two superstars actually met and had dinner in Paris at least once. In late 1891, Marcel invited Oscar to come over and eat supper with him and his parents. As the story goes, the two geniuses didn’t exactly get along—Wilde told the Proust family he thought their furniture was hideous, and the two literary legends never hung out again. But back to the weather! If Proust was sensitive to its crazy variations, and Wilde threw up...
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17 Jul

This Week’s Best-Dressed Celebrities Prove a Chic Summer Look Needn’t Include Color

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For whatever reason, spring and summer clothing is typically associated with color, whether it's punchy floral prints, cheery pastels or sunny shades like pink and yellow. But this week, celebrities were over it, collectively preferring a color palette of black and white.

Summer whites are, of course, a thing, and I guess black is as good a shade as any to pair with them. And this week's best dressed ladies (and their stylists) found creative ways to blend them: Rowan Blanchard chose a cropped Chanelgraphic tee and Tamron Hall went with head-to-toe Monse polka dots, while Kate Middleton and Lily James accessorized white dresses with black accessories.

Truth be told, they all looked pretty chic. Sometimes less really is more. See all of this week's best dressed in the gallery below.

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14 Jul

This Is The Fashion Set’s Favorite Summer Accessory

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Let there be more fans. Not the selfie-taking, barrier-upending kind, but the breeze-making, ha-I'm-from-another-century kind. It's one more thing to wedge into your straw basket, sure, but well worth the two seconds of trouble when your train gets stuck underground and the AC malfunctions. Other pros: that satisfying THWAP sound, can function as an instrument of seduction. See seven inspiration photos below.

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Or you could no-bag it for the breeziest summer outfit of all. In complementary pastels, an accordion fan to wave lazily in front of your face/smack other people in their faces if they're rude is the only accoutrement you need.

BUY IT: Fern Fans, $77, fernfans.com.

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14 Jul

And With The Return Of The Tube Top, We Are Officially Living In 2005

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Ever so slowly, the tube top crept back into our collective consciousness before we could say "Smocking! Begone!" But maybe it's not so bad this time around? Even with the tiny sunglasses that have somehow also survived the bonfire of the aught-ities? To help you arrive at a decision, a collection of photos ahead.

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Before we officially start, a refresher on what people wore in 2000. Look at the sequins. The implied stretchiness. The spoon-bowl-size lenses on the sunglasses! Those were the days—or not.

SHOP SIMILAR: Roberi and Fraud sunglasses, $195; roberiandfraud.com.

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Now look at Kendall, who could've stepped out from the first photo. What marks this as...
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3 Jul

22 Fresh New Ways To Wear a Midi Skirt This Summer

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Heavy in rotation for the past few years, the midi skirt's finally made the transition from trendy it-piece to closet staple. But don't let that keep you from keeping the look fresh. Find new and inspiring ways to wear this easy hemline all summer long, courtesy of our favorite street style stars ahead.

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Lean into the western trend with an ultra-flattering denim midi skirt, a ditsy floral blouse, and a suede tote.

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Toughen up tweed with sneakers and a casual t-shirt.

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A frilly off-the-shoulder top styled with an equally frilly midi is the perfect summer outfit (especially when paired with a straw tote and pom pom accessories).

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Tie-dyed palm trees and a silver skirt...
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3 Jul

Summer Fridays

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Gone are the days of the polar vortex and Friday-Sunday Netflix binges. Take back the weekend with these summer must-haves for both exotic getaways and relaxing staycations.

1 La Piscine

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When lounging poolside calls for more than just a swimsuit.

Maison Michel hat, $935, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

By Terry eyeshadow, $44, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

Lisa Marie Fernandez bikini, $435, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

Lizzie Fortunato belt, $295, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

Eddie Borgo necklace, $290, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

2 Extra, Extra

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Harper's BAZAAR / ShopBAZAAR

Don't leave home without a catch-all bucket bag and bright sandals.

Truss bag, $215, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

Stella McCartney shoes, $610, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

Lindroth Designs bag, $150, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

Aquazzura shoes, $585, ShopBAZAAR.com >>SHOP

3 Bold Beauty

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Battle the elements with waterproof mascara, sunscreen, and anti-aging concentrate. Lancôme mascara, $27.50, ShopBAZAAR.com...
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29 Jun

10 Non-Cheesy 4th Of July Outfits Brought To You By Celebrities

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Here's the plan for this Independence Day: While everyone else commits what should be classified as high treason against the state *and* against fashion, there will be nary a star on your body. (Stripes are okay.) You will look chic, well-ventilated, and casual, but you will not think about anything more than whatcocktail you'll try next. And why is that? Easy—we've done all the work for you.

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1 ALL-EYELET-EVERYTHING
The white eyelet lace and the scalloped shorts are pretty, but not overly stuffy.

SHOP THE LOOK: 

Alice + Olivia, $105

BUY IT: neimanamrcus.com.

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2 THE BATTLE OF THE NAVIES
Double navy, but more so Boogie Nights than Canadian tuxedo. Extra points for the '70s-style high waisted denim.

SHOP THE LOOK: 

Poshmark, $10

BUY IT: poshmark.com.

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29 Jun

How To Get Laid Wearing Birkenstocks

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Mel Ottenberg is a Certified Big Deal™ in Fashion Land, having styled Bjork and Chloe Sevigny before becoming Rihanna's all-day-every-day outfit planner. So why is he now working with Birkenstock, the brand beloved by hot camp counselors who just dropped out of Oberlin?
"Not just Oberlin—I went to Rhode Island School of Design, and I wore them too!" he laughed. "Also, when I was a teenager, I interned for Marc Jacobs, and I would wear white Birkenstocks to the office. The city was so hot in summer; we all wore them with basically everything."

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Fast forward to now, when "utility shoes"—Crocs at Christopher Kane, Tevas at Versace—have taken over runways, while Rihanna herself makes best-selling slides for Puma. But though...
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