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Welcome back! Even if you didn't spend the entire past week decked out in red, white, and blue (What? We really love themed holidays...), it's time to really hunker down for the long, sweltering stretch. Summer is officially underway, and we've inadvertently come across a theme this week that helps you easily make every outfit count: blockbuster bottoms. With all manners of printed shorts, long skirts, and flouncy minis to wear, there's no reason you should be wearing the same pair of cutoffs. Really.
When you work at a 24-hour media site such as Refinery29 — not to mention, in the city that never sleeps — the idea of disconnecting can seem ancient, like life before the Internet (children of the '80s, you feel us). The content flow never halts, the story ideas need to be fresher than your CSA, and the pace travels read
America, it's time for an autumnal intervention. Yes, fall is coming, and, yes, fall rules — but you know what doesn't rule? Having the brute fist of capitalism swing its way through the last glimmers of summer, that's what.
Seriously, we have reached peak pumpkin spice. It's 75 degrees in NYC right now, so let's read