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    the checklist

    it's beach time.

    by steff yotka May 20, 2014

    photo by getty images

    The Curator: Steff Yotka, Senior Web Editor 

    The News: CFDA Adds Instagrammer Award
    Think you're the best Instagram user in the world? Well, now there's finally an award to prove it. Along with Womenswear Designer of the Year and Accessories Designer of the Year, the CFDA is awarding one lucky person Instagrammer of the Year. The eight nominees have already been selected (there's always next year!), so head to the CFDA landing page to vote for your fave.

    The Look: APC Baseball Dress

    I'm blaming my Cap d'Antibes fashion inspiration on the South of France vibes radiating across the Atlantic from Cannes. This Breton stripe-meets-Americana t-shirt dress is the perfect piece to celebrate Memorial Day in style with a little French flair. 

    The Face: Philosophy Makeup Optional Skin Kit
    Let's face it, nothing is more gross than wearing makeup to the beach--or feeling like you have to. That's why I'm ditching the BB creams and bronzers and focusing on getting my skin into tip top shape. Au naturel, here I come. 

    The Inspiration: Elke Sommer on The Beach in 1967

    If only every trip out East or to the Shore ended with a sassy over-the-shoulder shot complete with perfect hair, a neon dress, and Earth's coolest sun hat. Rest assured if I nail this, evidence will be posted on Instagram.

    The Song: "Sunburn Modern" - Baio

    Sun burn, bad for your skin, great for your beach playlist. 

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