Men’s swimwear is a tricky thing to maneuver. It’s full of oddball prints and inseams that range from the crazy-long to the super-short. But somewhere in between the Speedos and cargo shorts is a happy medium. The dream suit doesn’t hug your gut or veer into male culotte territory, and it isn’t — God willing — this horrifying man thong.
We chatted with local menswear pros to get the skinny on what to look for —and what to avoid — when shopping for suits. Guys, listen up. Read more »
Visit these local shops this weekend. | Shutterstock.
While shoppers flee to the Shore in droves, city-side shops amp up incentives, which makes sticking around suddenly seem like a very crafty, style-savvy move. Here, the best sales and events to check out this weekend. (Psst: Pay special attention to Egan Day — the jewelry boutique rarely offers discounts, which makes this one extra-special.) Read more »
Just in time for summer! | Anthropologie
We at Shoppist have declarws our love for Lemlem’s effortlessly cool, beach-y coverups several times(see here and here). So it should come as no surprise that we’re squealing with joy over Lemlem’s home capsule collection. MyDomaine reports: “Lemlem’s 2015 collection includes 15 home pieces, bed, bath and table linens, as well as home fragrances.”
What to expect: the usual array of handwoven fabrics in sorbet- and candy-inspired hues. The collection goes live tomorrow, June 3rd. Grab yourself a julep; it doesn’t get more summer than this.
The easiest way to rack up discounts. | Honey
Confession: I never purchase anything online without Googling ‘[Insert store name] promo codes’ beforehand. With e-tailers constantly doling out percentages off and free gifts with purchase, it’s a five-second move that can save you a few bucks or at least the shipping fees. Now, a new shopping app for Chrome called Honey will do the legwork for you. Read more »
Meet the new block party. It’s tricked-out, gourmet, and, dare we say, cooler than any of those pool parties your friends in the ’burbs are throwing. Here’s what you need to know, how to navigate the city’s red tape, and who to call for, well, everything. Read more »
Shop away. | Ritual Ritual
This is a stock-up sale if we ever saw one. Local jewelry brand Concrete Polish is serving up 25 percent off the entire site including one-of-a-kind pieces. You know the brand from their crystal-adorned, edgy baubles that come in an array of cool finishes. The discount is good through June 1st at midnight with promo code NEWNEW. Or, shop the pieces in-store by visiting Ritual Ritual and mentioning the campaign at checkout. Read more »