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Bring a little West to the East this summer and get yourself a pair of boardshorts from L.A.-based brand, The Break. Perfect for those, err, summer-break, beach weekends spent surfing, swimming, and sunbathing at Ditch Plains in Montauk (and fashionable enough for drinks after at the Surf Lodge), these '70s-inspired trunks are handmade in small batches for that good 'ole Made-In-The-USA feeling. Stitched to fit like they are actually from back in the day (above the knee hemlines gents!) and featuring bold prints in perfectly washed-out colors, The Break focuses on quality over quantity, only making 100 units per design. Check out their summer '12 lookbook below (some serious eye-candy awaits you) and hurry to their website to order your fave pair before they sell out! Doing sit-ups yet?
Summer in the city means Saturday trips to Coney Island and the Rockaways. Our only plan is to relax (and maybe enjoy a taco or two). We just want to sit with our feet in the sand, enjoy the sound of the waves, and spend the afternoon soaking up the sun. Unfortunately, that usually doesn't play out. You see, we're New read
Summer in the city is a beautiful thing. Apart from the sweaty commutes and crummy air-con, London comes into its own during the sunshine months. The city’s cobbled streets and thronging neighbourhoods act as the perfect backdrop for festivities — and are made for lazy days and long, sultry nights.
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