LADIES WE LOVE: CERAMIST-SLASH-FLORIST LINDA BUI

We’re all about passionate women who are making it happen. Like Linda Bui—cosmetic-supply-chain guru slash ceramist slash master of plants—who is doing just that. We spent a day with her (and her pup, Quincy) in Williamsburg as she tried on some of our favorite summer dresses and talked creative inspiration, true-crime podcasts and otherworldly flowers, among other things.

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GOT YOU COVERED: OUR STYLIST LISA ON HOW TO WEAR A BODYSUIT

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This year we like to think we’ve really got your back—from gifts to buy, to what to wear, to how to make present wrapping not totally terrible. We’re sitting down with our team to glean a little pro advice to get you through the season with flying colors (blue being a nonnegotiable, of course). Next up is our stylist Lisa with a seasonal style hack you’re gonna want to get in on.

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Why Urban Farmer Annie Novak Will Never Stop Wearing Dresses To Work (And Wants Everyone To Get Their Hands Dirty)

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How many dress-wearing, jeans-obsessed, New York–based farmers do you know? Because the answer now is at least one: Annie Novak. At just 27, she helped open the country’s first commercial green roof row farm—6,000 square feet she still tends to daily six years later—on a quiet street in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood, but that’s hardly the only surprising thing we discovered while spending an afternoon at Eagle Street Rooftop Farm. The first? She’s even more down to earth (farmer pun!) than you’d expect. Here, she explains her love for farming, her approach to “workwear” and why touching dirt is good for everyone.

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