8 Things To Buy, See, And Do In June!

It's the official start of summer, and with it, a whole new outlook on life. We're not being hyperbolic, either—with the arrival of sunshine, shorts weather, and (if you're lucky!) Summer Fridays, our nights and weekends look a whole lot more appealing. 'Tis the season to try out some new things, be a little more outgoing with your spending money, and kick your inner hermit to the curb. To get you inspired, we've found the eight things we can't wait to buy, see, and do this June—won't you join us?
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Beginners—Starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, and Mélanie Laurent, Beginners tells the story of Oliver, who falls in love with Anna, just months after learning his father Hal is gay. We suggest bringing Kleenex.
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Cheapie Sunglasses—Switching up our sunglasses is as second-nature to us as changing our socks. With shades as cool and affordable as these, having a new pair for each day of the week is so much easier!
A.J. Morgan Shades, $16, available at Lori's.
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Illamasqua Purple Makeup Collection—Last year's purple lip still feels fresh in the form of Illamasqua's new purple-themed Magenta Muse makeup collection. Launching June 14 at select Sephora locations, we feeling the entire collection for our face and nails.

Illamasqua Cream Pigment, $24; Pure Pigment, $24; Liquid Metal Cream $26; Powder Blusher $24; Precision Ink $27.50; Lipstick, $22; Sheer Lipgloss, $20; Nail Varnish, $14.
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Beriut—Their new single, "East Harlem," is out today(!), and they're playing a slew of concerts across the U.S. to gear up for their upcoming album release. If you're in NYC, come see them at the Northside Festival.
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Patterned Bangles—Whether you wear just a single bangle or stack them up thick, we love these patterned, printed bracelets as our accessory M.O. for summer.
Market Weaver Bracelet, $10, available at Madewell; Suno Stacked Bangle, $80, available at Bird; Nicole Miller Indego Africa Braclet, $25, available at Nicole Miller.
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Metallic Oxfords—Why shouldn't your shoes be as shiny as the sun? These woven oxfords will catch the sun's rays beautifully.
Steven by Steven Madden Mallorka Oxford, $85.90, available at Nordstrom; Dieppa Restrepo Gold Rose Penny Loafer, $239, available at Maryam Nassir Zadeh.
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Alexander Wang Menswear —Get ready to do a little shopping for the men in your life... Downtown ladies' favorite designer, Alexander Wang, will debut his ready-to-wear menswear collection this June.
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A New Summer Bike—If you've been waiting for an excuse to finally get the bike of your dreams, now's your chance. We're particularly drawn towards this grass-green bike from Adeline Adeline.
Kate Spade New York Bicycle, $1,100, available at Adeline Adeline.

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