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There are plenty of unofficial barometers in life to give us little hints that we’re getting older. One of the saddest is being just a little too old to hightail it off for sleepaway camp. While we won’t be sharing cabins with strangers or sleeping on the bottom bunk anymore, we can still dress the part. Enter: Book of Deer.
The spring collection is clearly influenced by the best of camp — including the firefly-collecting and the Girl Scouting — what with its uniform-like silhouettes and animal embroideries. Dream of roasting marshmallows and pitching tents when the weather turns? Thanks to Book of Deer, you can wear your wishes on your tailored blouse. There’s even an awesome glow-in-the-dark print — inspired by all of the poor lightning bugs we trapped in our younger years — which is the ultimate sartorial add-on to any campsite. Now, if only you still had Jared's phone number so you could see if he's up for a quick walk around the lake..holding hands, of course. (Made Different)
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We've all known that girl who can somehow make bargain-bin finds look like Barneys splurges. The secret to such a cultivated style isn't magic: It's knowing how to spot the design details that make clothes seem cheap — and the ones that make 'em look way more expensive than they are.
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