There’s just something about slipping your feet into sandals that preps your mind for all the fun, sun-soaked activities that spring & summer have to offer! Whether it’s hanging out poolside, beach bonfires, or taking in a sunset at the pier, these cool sandals have us all wishing for an endless summer!
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Even if it’s still cold and snowy in your neck of the woods, it’s totally OK to start planning for (and dreaming of) that long-anticipated week of fun in the sun: Spring Break!
From riding bikes down the boardwalk to hanging out with friends at the beach or pool, this is the season to get into a sunnier state of mind and break free from the winter blues.
Below are some of our picks to get you in the spirit of laidback, sun-soaked days!
Go to Zappos Rideshop for even more spring break finds!
Men's: 1. Volcom Blakely Shirt, 2. Von Zipper Elmore Sunglasses, 3. Hurley Phantom Solid Boardshort, 4. Billabong Carter Chino Shorts, 5. Penny The Nickel Classic skateboard, 6. O'Neill Speed Blur Tank Top
Since my team and I are off to Costa Rica once again for our Spring 2012 style shoots, I thought it was only fitting to start off the year’s first Style Destination post with where else—Costa Rica!
With its lush, green landscape and gorgeous coastline, Costa Rica is definitely a tropical playground. Being comfy and cool is top priority when packing for any tropical destination. Here are a few of my essentials for this trip:
1. Goorin Brothers Malibu Hat: Humidity and hair just don’t mix. This lightweight fedora is a must for easy, fuss-free hair!
3. Ella Moss Rhapsody Cover Up Hooded Poncho: A sheer coverup is perfect for throwing on while you enjoy a little poolside cocktail!
5. Oakley Dispatch II Polarized: These oversized shades keep the glare away while looking totally glam.
Men: 1. Billabong Komplete Tank Top, 2. Tommy Bahama Magic Marlin Swim Trunks, 3. Reyn Spooner 'Aha Wailea Shirt, 4. Vineyard Vines Beach Chair Silk Tie, 5. Ray Ban Classic Aviators, 6. Reef Fanning Leather Flip Flops
Women: 7. Trina Turk Suriya Maxi Dress, 8. Miraclesuit Must Haves Escape Swimsuit, 9. Vitamin A Talitha Tunic, 10. Lilly Pulitzer Callahan Short, 11. MICHAEL Michael Kors Camille Sunglasses, 12. MICHAEL Michael Kors Medoum Ring Tote, 13. San Diego Hat Co. Large Brim Hat, 14. Havaianas Slim Season Flip Flops, 15. Sam Edelman Gigi Sandals
Flying south for the winter isn’t just for migrating birds! There’s nothing like escaping the winter chill for a sunnier, warmer locale. Think of it as a summer preview right in the dead of winter. Grab that umbrella-topped drink and sip to the good life in some of our best in resort wear.
Have you and your family been plagued with the winter blues? Perhaps it’s time for an escape to a tropical beach destination! When you fly south for the winter, make sure to stock up on some beach-worthy staples for the entire family.
From boardshorts to bikinis, Zappos has your warm-weather essentials from your favorite brands for that welcome beach getaway. Our free and hassle-free shipping means you can spend more time planning those beach excursions and working on your tan!
Shop even more beach styles for the whole family in our Rideshop Surf page.
He lives to ride and loves the laid-back life. Whether he’s in SoCal, the Midwest or the East Coast, his style is uncompromisingly chill.
Today’s outfit was put together by our stylists with the board-riding dude in mind. The beach-inspired tee, comfy shorts and high-top skate shoes are all about California style, no matter where you may be.
Cruise into the new and improved Shop by Personality pages for even more men’s outfits to make shopping fun and easy.
May is finally here, and that means the countdown to summer has officially begun! It’s time to start planning those beach trips and roadtrip vacations. We think it’s good to start from the ground up, as in starting with finding the perfect summer sandals first! Check out these comfy, tried-and-tested sandals straight from the Zappos Summer 2011 Catalog:
1. Reef Macaronis: These are the perfect leather flip flops for the laid-back surfer dude. Easy, simple and effortless.
2. Mephisto Helen: A perennial favorite for travelers and casual weekend enthusiasts alike.
With Earth Day being tomorrow and this entire week devoted to Earth Week, we think it’s important to remember that although there’s a specific week, day, and even hour dedicated to Mother Earth, we really ought to be celebrating our planet on a daily basis.
In honor of Earth Week, we thought we’d shine the spotlight (an eco-friendly compact fluorescent lightbulb spotlight, of course!) on some of our favorite earth-friendly products. They not only look good, they make you feel good about doing your part in supporting more eco-friendly manufacturing practices and materials.
What little things do you do regularly to be kinder to the planet? Got any earth-friendly tips? Leave a comment below!
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