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Whether you knew it or not, J.Crew is a huge supporter of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. (We can't get those team ups with Prabal Gurung or Billy Reid out of our heads!) In celebration of their dedication to spotlighting emerging designers, J.Crew has now joined forces with Creatures of the Wind for a signature capsule collection we're like, dying over. Aside from the fact that the Crew has been incredibly hype-free about the range (we're over camping out for clothes, anyway), we're stoked to see the efforts of Chicago natives Shane Gabier and Chris Peters, who ingeniously blended their aesthetic with this long-loved brand. In a perfect merger of our sartorial desires, the Creatures of the Wind offerings combine a cool, preppy properness with bold color and texture that refuses to get lost in a crowd. The entire collection is available now, but don't sleep on this one. We can't see these gorgeous pieces lasting on store shelves for very long.
With the arrival of July, and its lethargy-inducing temperatures, summer is officially here. July is the Saturday of the year — it is the only month when school is out for everyone (pity those kids who have to return in August), and, as a Western society, we have collectively decided to dial it back a little. Relish read
If you're looking for a lipstick color that no one else has — say, a bright yellow or a smoky teal — your local drugstore is probably not a great source. Nor are you likely to find that unique, bold color in a department store. Your best bet? An under-the-radar indie brand.
As women become more interested in wearing read