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The Summer Of Crushes: Samira Wiley Will Charm You To Death

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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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Is This Summer's Most Romantic Fashion Trend?

Forget speed dating, we have a more practical way to up the romance factor this season. Delicate lace is subtly sexy enough for when you're feeling playful, but it will also keep you feeling light and airy during summer's unbearable humid spells. Talk about dating material. So, we took to the web and rounded up 20 read

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Maripol could easily be considered the gatekeeper of ’80s club culture. The French-born artist documented goings-on at The Factory, Max’s Kansas City, and The Mudd Club using her Polaroid — not without incident, of course. “My camera would be stolen and I’d get a bit discouraged,” she recalls, mentioning other read