5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 20 2012

Look, nobody ever really wants to go through the Lincoln Tunnel, like nobody really wants to do their taxes or go to work on Mondays. But while we can't fix the latter two, these dapper traffic cones might make your commute a little more cheerful. (Animal New York)
We got a sneak-peek (a.k.a leaked) look at Calypso St. Barth's latest mother/daughter campaign and we're psyched to share the photos of some of NY's finest duos. Stay tuned for tunic twinsies and grab the tunics now! (Calypso St. Barth)
Before you start planning your first weekend trip to Fire Island, here's a lowdown on the luxe beach essentials you might want to invest in. Just be careful not to lose them in the sand. (Barney's New York)
Speaking of the beach, our very own Surf NYC is showing Hong Kong how to ride waves in pure Manhattan-style in their new pop-up shop. (Slamxhype)
Is there anything uglier than those chunky black leg and knee braces? Thankfully, we may no longer have to struggled with these bulky abominations, now that Donna Karan is itching to redesign the cast. (The Cut)
Photo: Via Animal New York

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