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Somewhere between The Bowery of 1979 and the rockabilly rev-up that we've already predicted for the upcoming year lies the new age of punk.
We're happy to welcome a femme take on the rough-around-the-edges look. In case you're not yet intrigued by the sartorial oxymoron, prepare to pile on bright pops of color, floaty dresses, and polka dots...as well as spikes, studs, and ripped jeans. It's Joan Jett meets the jitterbug and Debbie Harry with a little Harajuku. And it's exactly what we've been looking for to shake up our wardrobe in 2012. Take a look at Refinery29's very own spin on the new punk look — with a handpicked roundup of the pieces you'll need to mix — and get ready to recreate the style for yourself.
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We love to brag about New York in the summer — rooftop bars are open, restaurant waits are shorter, and the parks are green. But, by the time it's August, we have to confront the truth: There is no substitute for getting out of town. So, when we were handed the keys to the R29 Beach House, we knew exactly where to go for read
There are two ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend in New York City: escape to the beach or trek to Randall's Island and dance. The beach sounds relaxing, but there's always the risk of crowds. There's going to a crowd on Randall's Island, too, but this is one crowd you actually want to be in.
Beginning Friday, August read