2016 dating trends
Last year 32 million people attended a music festival in the U. With a smartphone in every pocket and more apps than stars in the sky, the world isn’t just at your fingertips—it’s racing toward your front door.
Grub Hub wants to bring your dinner, Instacart your groceries, Drizly your booze, and Postmates is happy to fetch you everything in between.
In the Venn diagram of men and jewelry, there used to be but a narrow overlapping sliver reserved exclusively for rock stars and Johnny Depp, those few shining examples of men granted public permission to adorn themselves with more sparkle than a Vegas showgirl—without jeopardizing their masculinity.
Up until recently, that is, when this space began rapidly expanding to welcome men from all walks of life.
From flirting to breaking up, social media and mobile phones are woven into teens’ romantic lives.
This interactive essay features teens voices as they describe their experience navigating dating in the digital age.
And yet, the question beckons: While shared passions are always a good idea, can the same be said about shared ? “I love it when men wear jewelry, whether it’s simple or heavy . But above all, she cautions, “men who don’t feel comfortable wearing jewelry should probably avoid wearing any, as you must feel confident to pull it off.”Michael Dumler, a habitual jewelry wearer and the photographer behind the style blog On Abbot Kinney, concurs: “Style is about confidence and wearing what feels natural. And it seems that unlike women, who tend toward “must have” staples or seasonal trends in their jewelry, men more often appear to have emotional attachment to their pieces.
From Bonnaroo to Burning Man, Carnival to Coachella, the thriving festival circuit promises to fill any enthusiast’s calendar, with the only limiting factor being lack of funds or perhaps lack of sleep. But as the industry expands, a growing number of festivals are celebrating wellness in addition to, or even in lieu of, music, art, and debauchery.It’s a major South Korean skin care and cosmetics line, one of many that is grabbing the attention of global style-watchers because of its quality, affordability, and colorful pop sensibility.Expect a tsunami of innovation that will eventually render the “booze and buffet” cruises of today into the “juice and transform” cruises of tomorrow.“Let’s go surfin’ now, everybody’s learning how, come on a safari with me.” - The Beach Boys, 1962 It’s hardly breaking news that surf culture has been established as the apex of cool.The worship of surfing “style” took off in the ‘60s when the Beach Boys harmonized about a world where “everybody’d be surfin’ like Californ-i-a, and Bruce Brown’s documentary The Endless Summer brought images of boy-tribes on their globe-trotting quest for perfect waves to the world.