Stay Cool in Style

June 21, 2017

Today marks the first day of summer and it won’t be long until we’re into the “dog days" of the season, as everyone calls them. Ever wonder where that phrase comes from? We did.

Becky Little of National Geographic answers our trivia musings: "Many people today use the phrase to mean something like that—but originally, the phrase actually had nothing to do with dogs, or even with the lazy days of summer. Instead, it turns out, the dog days refer to the dog star, Sirius, and its position in the heavens." Read more here about how this phrase has lost its original meaning but come to have new ones ascribed to it, with a little astronomy lesson thrown in for good measure.

Now that you know that cool fact, shop our summer picks and see what’s new today. While everyone else is melting on the pavement, you’ll look cool and actually be cool. Get started with our top three recommendations below.

Champlain Tank Top

This blush rose and teal blue top is light and airy for being outdoors on hot days, with moisture-wicking properties.

Cold Brew Coffee

These beans from Just Coffee Cooperative are roasted dark for the perfect summer cup. Want to learn how to make the perfect Cold Brew? Head over to this previous post and check out our essential how-to guide.

Classic Shades

The coolest sunglasses around this season are made from recycled materials and natural bamboo. Choose from several frame styles that match your breezy vacation look.




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Recent Updates

Choose the Right Frames for Your Face

August 17, 2018

At a loss on which style to choose? Our latest blog post will take the guesswork out of picking a frame style! Learn what to look for in selecting eyewear accessories that fit your features.

Continue Reading →

Quick and Tasty Summer Recipes

July 31, 2018

No one wants to stay in a hot kitchen cooking in the summer! If you take your meals outside — whether grilling at the beach or for a backyard picnic — we’ve got some fresh ideas. Here are two of our favorite ways to use in-season produce.


Continue Reading →

Just Peachy

June 28, 2018

Peaches are a summer staple and won't be in-season for much longer. Check out our peach-inspired picks, from food to apparel!


Continue Reading →