Consider this your haul from the weekend farmer’s market of links: fresh, good for you and best consumed in the company of friends (you’ll want to share).
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Melaena Cadiz’s personal style is just as distinctive as her voice. For the past two months she toured around the country promoting her new album Deep Below Heaven—which made us wonder how in the world she manages to keep her personal style intact while living out of a suitcase. Planning a trip in the near future? Take note.
Ordinarily, we love the pragmatism of belts (they were created to serve a purpose, after all). But lately we’ve been spotting them worn in a way that isn’t precisely functional. And we’re into it.
Today is the 199th day of the year and, coincidentally, we can think of about 199 things we’re loving right now, including one-piece swimsuits, getting phone reception while traveling, this list of links we’ve been emailing around the office…
A quick stroll through any Madewell reveals that, in addition to being obsessed with denim, we’re pretty mad for music. Luckily, in-house DJ Lindsey, who handpicks our store tunes, will be giving us an early listen to each month’s playlist (in other words, no more Shazam-ing from the dressing room).
We’ve never really bothered with the “rules of fashion,” so in that same spirit, we’re wearing our whites biking, picnicking, beaching—basically anywhere good sense suggests we shouldn’t. Here’s how we keep them fresh. (Spoiler alert: We don’t.)
Here’s what we’ll be reading this Fourth of July weekend—after we’ve all but given up on taking the perfect Instagram-worthy picture of a sparkler.
Armed with the belief that clean eating doesn’t need to involve more ingredients than a great outfit—or take longer than getting dressed—we asked Peruvian-born, New York-based holistic nutritionist Fernanda de la Puente for a few five-ingredients-or-less recipes. (As she put it, “food shouldn’t be stressful. The meal is a moment in time, even if it’s just breakfast alone.”) This month, she schooled us on the ingredient of the moment: chia seeds.