Sunday, April 17, 2016

Strong Week Links 29



It's 79 beautiful degrees in Oakland right now. How many La Croix are too many La Croix? #lacroixblems

Multiple people contacted me to let me know about this: The War On Drugs covers Touch of Grey.

Even better: there's going to be a new Steve Gunn album out on Matador in June. I absolutely love his last release, Way Out Weather. So much so that I saw him twice at Fun Fun Fun Fest this past November. The new album art even features a geodesic dome.

I love a good, classic stripe. This new direct-to-consumer line (or ligne, rather) has all kinds of fashion backing with ex-Vogue editors at the helm and advisors from Manrepeller's Leandra Medine to Warby Parker and Rag & Bone execs, and a cool mix of classic and on-trend stripe styles.

Getting sort of obsessed with micro saving with this app. It's amazing how just adding a picture of the thing you're saving for adds motivation and makes it feel fun to check in on (mine's a desert trailer).

I tried on this perfume at the Ali Golden shop in Temescal Alley this weekend and I think I fell in love (mimosa flower).

I was going to be incensed if our Sunday NYT got stolen off our porch again this am, and rightly so. The culture issue of T Magazine within contains so much brain food and eye candy, from the amazingly arranged meeting and conversation between Gucci's Alessandro Michele and Vetements/Balenciaga designer Demna Gvasalia to the story of dystopian/futuristic late '60s design group Superstudio to a very interesting article about what goes on behind the scenes at the Met.

Photo via Chay Shop

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Natural Beauty

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Last month I listened to this podcast episode on a study that showed teen girls who changed the beauty products they used for just three days had lower levels of hormone disrupting chemicals. One of the things I really loved about the study and the coverage of it was that it focused on the active participation of young women in Salinas. By design they were involved not just in participating in the study, but