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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 life. Sip mojitos. Click lazily through a list of people who you should most definitely have a crush on.
Which leads us to the kickoff of Refinery29's Summer Of Crushes. Think of it as an advent calendar of awesome, inspirational guys and gals, with a new person revealed every day. Call it our gift to you this July, with 31 sultry days and 31 summery crushes to match. Now, please pass the wine spritzers...
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