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Stylish nail art trends to try and DIY for summer 2021

Let’s ditch the classics and be a little more adventurous with these nail art trends!

Who doesn’t love a fresh manicure? A neat manicure has the ability to elevate your entire outfit. However, standard ones at the salon can get monotonous – and often very expensive. Why not try to DIY? It’s not as crazy as it sounds!

This year is all about joyful colours and expressing yourself – you can let nail art be one such medium because life is too short to have boring nails! Fortunately, it is trendy to be experimenting with nails, and nothing is too

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10 Newly Released Summer Fashion Essentials on Amazon

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If staying comfortable is your top priority in the summertime, these Daily Ritual pull-on shorts are a must-buy. Made from a soft and stretchy blend of rayon and spandex, they have a high elastic waistband with an adjustable drawstring, exposed seams down the front, and side pockets. You can choose from eight colors and patterns and sizes XS through XXL.

“These shorts are super comfy and soft,” one reviewer wrote. “The material is lightweight and feels amazing on

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Questlove on Making Summer of Soul, One of the Year’s Best Films

While the rest of America was celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing in the summer of 1969, Harlem was awash in the sounds of soul, blues, jazz, gospel, and pop. There at Mount Morris (now Marcus Garvey) Park, it was a different leap for mankind. The Harlem Cultural Festival, a concert series held over six Sundays, featured a seemingly infinite Rushmore of Black music icons: a then 19-year-old Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, B.B. King, David Ruffin, and the Staple Singers, to name just a few. Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke. Mavis Staples and Mahalia Jackson practically

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‘Summer of Soul’ Review: In 1969 Harlem, a Music Festival Stuns

Staples goes first, alone and a-blast. Jackson follows her with equal force and in defiance of whatever had been ailing her. Then together — Jackson refulgent in a fuchsia gown with a gold diamond emblazoned below her bosom; Staples in something short, lacy, belted and white — they embark on the single most astounding duet I’ve ever heard, seen or felt. They share the microphone. They pass it between them. Howling, moaning, wailing, hopping, but well within the song’s generous contours and, somehow, in control of themselves. My tears weren’t jerked as I watched. The ducts simply gave way, and

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Your guide to outdoor summer music in the cities

Is there more outdoor summer music now than there was pre-COVID? Or does it just seem that way because last summer was so quiet? Here’s our attempt at a roundup, minus the breweries. If we missed something major, let us know in an email or a comment below.

At city parks all over Minneapolis, now through August: Music & Movies in the Parks. Summer’s best bet, under way since May, brings live music (and movie screenings) to our parks every day of the week. Print out the calendar and circle or highlight whatever interests you, then enjoy an

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The Double French Manicure Nail-Art Trend For Summer

French manicures have been sitting comfortably in the No. 1 spot on the list of most popular nail-art designs for quite some time, and there doesn’t seem to be any real chance of a runner up overthrowing that top ranking any time soon. Still, just when you think you’ve seen every take on french tips, a new design pops up on Instagram and solidifies its position.

The latest to make its way to the feeds of nail-art enthusiasts everywhere: the double french manicure. This trend sees not one, but two french manicure lines carefully painted along the tip of your

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