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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?
For New Yorkers, shopping is more than just an opportunity to snag a few closet upgrades and get our fix of elaborate window displays on Fifth Ave. It's also a chance to size up what our fellow city stylites are sporting on the go. And, because we unabashedly love a good trip to the mall, we thought we'd take our style read
Most of us don’t have the tools or the know-how to whip up a brand-new outfit from bolts of cloth and thread, but we do know how to use the contents of our closets to tell a story. And, if a piece isn't sticking to the script, we'll send it to the tailor to get doctored. Boot-cut pants get skinnified, long-length tunics read