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Between the rising temperature tease and summer lookbooks materializing, we're flirting with the idea of tropical escapes (and what we'd wear if one were to serendipitously present itself). Mike Gonzalez's summer '11 lookbook is a thorough guide to fashion-forward dressing closer to the equator, but this collection of wild indigenous prints and resort-wear translates just as well to any big city wardrobe. Rich colors pulled right from warmer landscapes electrify tribal and indigenous Peruvian motifs in the form of long layered skirts, sheer tops, and gorgeous knit cardigans. Staples like denim cuffed shorts, woven tops with geometric cut-outs, and graphic leggings make this wild collection totally tamable. Get ready for a vacation—one you're going to wear.
As a Southerner, I used to take living in Atlanta for
granted. But, lately, in a season of blizzards and nor'easters constantly in the news, I've come to realize the many merits of the South: the historical architecture, the myriad cultural offerings — and, first and foremost, the balmy climate. By way of read
Update: This story was first published on January 21, 2014, during the last big snowstorm in NYC. In honor of Blizzmaggedon 2015, we've decided to revisit our favorite WTF posts on Weather.com and share some more of it's strange, scary, and entirely un-related-to-weather content. Give yourself a break from storm updates read