the checklist

    it's the weekend, so let the good times roll.

    by liza darwin · September 05, 2014

    The Curator: Liza Darwin, Contributing Editor

    The News: Lorde Hints About Her New Single!
    Finally! The superstar has been dropping hints about her newest track via social media, but now we've got a first look at what's coming up. She posted on Instagram the beginnings of her song: "I'm a princess cut from marble, smoother than a storm."  Any guesses on what's next? Let the countdown to album two begin...

    The Look: Smythe's 10x10 Anniversary Collection

    It's approximately 90 degrees outside and humid as hell, but I'm currently plotting all the ways I'm going to wear this new Smythe topper once the temperature finally dips. Stamped with a retro-tinged design and featuring a swingy cut, the Opera Coat comes as one of Smythe's 10 reissues. The brand is heading to the archives and bringing back 10 of its most popular designs from the past, so head here to find yours. 

    The Face: Creatures of the Wind Spring 2015
    No offense to the cat eye or even the classic kohl-rimmed liner, but I suggest going sans dramatic makeup this weekend. Instead, just even out your complexion with BB cream, swipe on some creamy blush, groom your brows, and head out the door. It's the weekend, after go out and play!

    The Inspiration: Free People's Fall Lookbook
    Grab your bike, throw on a faux fur jacket for good measure, and cruise around blowing kisses to everyone along the way. Hey, Elsa Hosk makes it look so good in the Free People lookbook, we might as well try it ourselves. Spread the love, y'all.

    The Song: "Right On Track" by The Griswolds
    Even in the hot dog days of summer, everyone can use a good dose of Vitamin D. This new release from the Aussie fourpiece is like sunshine in a song, packed with lush melodies and a sing along chorus. So while we don't suggest skipping out on the real vitamins--like, in pill form--let this anthem be just the mood booster you've been craving.

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