We’re celebrating long, post-summer-solstice days with Pop-In@Nordstrom Gets Out—your go-to mercantile for nature provisions from all the best brands. And what better way to welcome a season of camping, glamping and road-tripping than with a cool new pen pal from the almighty Keen?
SHOP: Keen Uneek
The innovative, eco-conscious footwear brand has been hitting the ground running since 2003, and we were lucky enough to trade missives with Rory Fuerst, Jr.—creator of the increasingly covetable Keen Uneek line (just ask the Tokyo street-style set).
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Eradicating global poverty might seem unreachable—but Cotopaxi founder and CEO Davis Smith can scale mountains.
“One of my earliest memories is from the Dominican Republic. My family moved there when I was four and I remember seeing children my age on the street who were completely naked. It was the first time I’d seen anything like that, and it just shocked me. I mean, I can’t even describe to you how I felt.” LET’S CLIMB
We’re celebrating long, post-summer-solstice days with Pop-In@Nordstrom Gets Out—your go-to mercantile for nature provisions from all the best brands. And what better way to welcome a season of camping, glamping and road-tripping than with a cool new pen pal who built a company and ethos (#campvibes forever) around feeling the pulse of the great outdoors?
Meet Benji Wagner, co-founder and creative director of Poler Stuff. This Portland-based purveyor of all things adventurous has been bridging the gap between action sports and traditional outdoor activities since 2010 with “the world’s highest standard of stuff” and amazing strokes of genius like the Napsack. (Seriously, get it—it’s like a Snuggie for the wild.)
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Ready to celebrate long, post-solstice days in the great outdoors? We’ve pulled some of our favorite (and ultra-useful) provisions from our new Pop-In Shop so you can hit the open road, climb every mountainside or glamp like a champ with the best wilderness gear and down-with-nature home goods.
Time to pack it up and pack it down.
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Perhaps like us, you are a fan of Rihanna. In that case you have probably noticed she has been dropping new music lately including this banger with Mike Will, “Nothing Is Promised.” But did you notice that while promoting the jam on Instagram, she hit the dab in the club while wearing one of our hats?
Image via Apluss
The specific hat is by Terrible Records, our musical partner for Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil—the sun/swim shop curated by Olivia Kim running now until June 26. When you’re done turning up in the club and want to chill out at the beach, listen to Terrible’s custom playlist for the Pop-In below.
SHOP: Terrible hat | Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO OUR TERRIBLE BEACH MIX
ONIA halter swimsuit
What’s going on back there? In coordination with Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil, this month’s sun/swim edition of our themed shop curated by VP of Creative Projects Olivia Kim, our stylists offer wisdom about the back/booty sides of four key women’s swimsuits.
The drop one-piece (seen above) has made a comeback and is the must-have suit of the season. It’s sexy while also providing coverage. The drop in back tends to minimize your lower half. This fit is also easily worn for a night out with shorts or a skirt.
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Need inspiration for a beach vacation? Here’s a free idea: travel to Asia. Since she’s the expert on the topic, we talked to Lost Guides: Bali author Anna Chittenden about her top ten Asian beaches.
Lost Guides is a stylishly offbeat travel guide and can be found in-store-only as part of Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil, our sun/swim shop curated by Olivia Kim, running now through June 26.
SHOP: Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil
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Behind the colorful, detailed menswear of London brand Dent de Man are the stories of designer Alexis Temomanin. We’re excited to be carrying exclusive-to-Nordstrom styles from Dent de Man in Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil—our sun/swim shop curated by Olivia Kim—and spoke to Temomanin about his formative Ivory Coast childhood, entrée into the fashion world and being haunted by blue patterns.
SHOP: Dent de Man | Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil
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Back in the ’90s, Malia Mills hated that shopping for swimwear was a scary experience for so many women. Since then she’s been slaying the fashion game with a mission to get past the stress zone and into the #hellyes zone.
With Malia Mills’ swim designs currently featured in Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil—our sun/swim shop curated by Olivia Kim—we caught up with the boss herself to talk about body image in the era of the Lenny Letter, intense ruffles and the importance of getting out there and having a margarita.
Malia Mills halter | all Malia Mills | Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil
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For global travel recommendations, we asked the international field of designers featured in Pop-In@Nordstrom de Soleil—our sun/swim shop curated by Olivia Kim—about their favorite beaches on Earth. Find our interactive map with their responses by clicking the image above, then navigating the top right corner of the webpage. There you’ll learn about Thai beach nomads, coastal Japanese film fests and other beachy details of interest to the adventurer in us all. Alternatively: a slideshow is below.
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CLICK HERE FOR THE BEACH SLIDESHOW