20 best linen shirts for men and women for easy summer styling

Andrew M. Santos

It’s time to retire to the seaside and embrace your inner “Coastal Grandmother” or grandfather in 2022.

This trend isn’t new, as linen and laid-back vibes are synonymous with spring and summer, and have been around for decades. The funny thing is, “Coastal Grandmother” has been popping up all over TikTok and now flowing into fashion trends everywhere.

As explained in the TikTok below (that now has over 451,000 likes and counting) “Coastal Grandmother” really applies to any age, so long as you love the calming vibes of celebrities like Ina Garten and Nancy Meyers movies.

While “Coastal Grandmother” can also apply to home decor and other aspects of a chill, elderly lifestyle, the fashion is one of the best parts.

Loose, flowing linen is a staple, with linen shirts becoming a must-have

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6 Sunscreen Brands for Black Women

Andrew M. Santos

The weather is heating up, which means it’s time to get the best sunscreen for Black women that you can find!

Women everywhere are planning vacations, shopping for swimwear and hitting the gym to obtain the “perfect summer bod.” But there’s another thing that women, especially Black women, should consider when it comes to making summer plans.

There’s a common misconception that people with darker skin tones, particularly Black people, don’t need to wear sunscreen. The idea is that warmer complexions produce enough melanin to protect them from sun damage. Unfortunately, this just isn’t the case.

Black People Can And Do Suffer From The Harmful Effects Of Sun Damage

Contrary to popular belief, Black people can and do suffer from the harmful effects of sun damage. Dermatologists recommend a daily SPF of 30 or higher. The naturally-occurring SPF in darker-skinned individuals is closer to only 13. Because of this,

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17 best unisex fragrances of 2022: Gender-neutral scents for him, her or anyone

Andrew M. Santos

While colognes and perfumes are technically available for anyone to wear, they’re often grouped into men’s and women’s fragrances, respectively, and navigating past that binary can feel like crossing a boundary (even if it is an arbitrary one). But with scents like Le Labo’s Santal 33 and Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s Baccarat Rouge 540 gaining widespread popularity among men, women and gender-nonconforming individuals alike, it’s clear that there are unisex fragrances with universal appeal.

What is gender-neutral fragrance?

“Fragrance began being marketed to the different sexes around the same time that blue was invented for boys and pink was invented for girls,” Boy Smells founder Matthew Herman explains. “The metropolitanization of America gave way to stronger role definitions between men and women and, as a result, the fragrance industry started marketing feminine and masculine traits in their perfumes and colognes.”

Since then, fragrances have been grouped into men’s and women’s categories,

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Shop Summer’s Glass Jewelry Trend for the Ultimate Vacation Style

Andrew M. Santos

Courtesy of Maryam Nassir Zadeh

Glass jewelry, particularly styles that look as if they were found in small seaside towns in the Mediterranean, is this summer’s best souvenir. Although it’s a small addition to the grand scheme of summer style, these clear or colorful pieces make a big impact. Plus, seasonal jewelry is one of the easiest trends to try during the summertime.

Photo: Madison Voelkel / Courtesy of Maryam Nassir Zadeh; Corey Moranis / Courtesy of Garmentory

Feel free to layer, stack, or mix and match these translucent baubles with your seashell and nostalgic summer camp–like beaded bracelets—the more, the merrier! And whether you’re relaxing on a floating boat docked in a picturesque inlet or simply channeling that carefree vacation style at all times, a glassy and rope-strung pendant effortlessly tied around your neck, or colorful blown glass earrings, or stacked rings will certainly achieve a sense of serene

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