5 Things To Know This AM — Jun 26 2012

Lacoste and Fred Perry are both tennis-court staples, and while the grass courts of Wimbledon are where they first claimed fame, the stories of how the two brands have since grown could not be more different. The Awl digs in, and it’s fascinating. So, don’t even think about uttering the words TLDR. (The Awl)
Addicted to fast fashion? This book might make you stop buying cheap forever. (Fashionista)
Beauty Banter took a peek inside the cosmetic bag of our very own senior beauty editor, Megan McIntyre. Click through to steal her beauty secrets and learn how she got her start (Spoiler: The story involves a wall of rainbow nail polish). (Beauty Banter)
In other nail news, Crayola has launched an eight-piece polish set that comes in a green and yellow box that mimics the crayon boxes that were essentially synonymous with our childhood. Cue serious nostalgia, here. (Fashion Etc)
Everyone from designers to department stores is using Pinterest to promote their brands and offer behind-the-scenes info to fans, but with so many brands on our hit list, it can be hard to keep track of everyone. Lucky for us, Of A Kind rounded up 117 designers on Pinterest that are just too good not to follow. (Of A Kind)

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