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Ever since LA-based Rad + Refined opened up shop in Chicago's West Loop just a little over a month ago, we've been gushing over its California-dreaming style. Rad's midsummer lookbook featured a bohemian-chic look that we've enjoyed wearing to countless summer barbecues and street festivals. While we're starting to be inundated with fall fashion previews, Rad + Refined wants us to hold on to summer just a little bit longer.
We are loving the bold-yet feminine looks in its current August lookbook entitled "Unplugged." In fact, we feel it really expresses the brand's philosophy that any woman can "wear an edgy piece of clothing or incorporate a chic accessory, all the while still looking polished and put together." Bravo Rad + Refined. Even If you can't make it over to the pop-up shop at Lollapalooza this weekend, at least you can enjoy clicking through this stunning lookbook. And while your eyes will no doubt be gravitated toward the amazing pieces in this end-of-summer collection, be sure to check out the feisty makeup looks by Sharon Gault, artist to stars like Lady Gaga and Madonna.
Photography: Vijat Mohindra
Stylist: Jacqueline Rezak
Make Up: Sharon Gault
Hair: Enrique Maldonado
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