beauty & fashion: June Must-Haves

When the temperatures are starting to consistently stay in the 60’s & 70’s this can only mean one thing. Summer is just around corner! Since June is the month in which we welcome summer, I have put together 4 summer Must-Haves perfect for the new season and warm weather. Whether you are traveling or staying around town this summer, all four of these Minnesota products are certain to keep you cool and chic all summer long. As per usual, all four products are from women-owned Minnesota brands that are all making a difference throughout the Twin Cities. Now, slap on some sunscreen and get ready to kick off summer right with my choice of June Must-Haves!

#1 Lip gloss - T.Kissable

Lip gloss is one of the hottest trend coming back for the summer season. Rock this trend everywhere you go, with T.Kissable lipgloss. This Vegan/Cruelty free lip gloss is perfect for the feminine fashionista instantly adding some shine to your everyday makeup look. Since we tend to focus on skin care over the summer, keep your makeup look fresh, dewy and minimal with a nude or clear lip gloss. Change things up a bit and invest in a bold color pop for lipgloss adding a unique flare to a minimal summer look. Not only does Kissable sell amazing lip gloss and lip care products; but this brand is also all about empowering women and helping each woman become the queen she is meant to be! If that doesn’t bring a smile to your face, I don’t know what will.

Check out the variety of colors T.Kissable lip glosses below perfect for all skin tones and types!

#2 Jumpsuit - WAY the Label

What better way to welcome summer than with a brand-new jumpsuit?! In case you didn’t hear, jumpsuits are all the rage again this summer, continuing to really embrace the 1970’s trend theme we noticed in spring. Bring a unique perspective to your jumpsuit collection and invest in the Sonny jumpsuit from WAY the Label. Fall in love with the classic cut but admire the embroidered daisy pattern, immediately adding sunny summer vibes to your look without any effort. Carry your phone and lipgloss in the hidden side pockets, making this jumpsuit not only stylish but functional as well!

How to Style:
Rock this jumpsuit to work by layering it underneath a structured blazer and adding heels, or keep things casually chic by pairing the jumpsuit with a funky pair of espadrilles and a floppy sun hat. Unsure of how to rock this piece throughout the cooler seasons try layering this chic jumpsuit over a fitted turtleneck or underneath a moto jacket, both providing you with warmth and style.

Why WAY?:
What makes WAY the Label such a cool brand is that each piece is designed and handmade right here in Minnesota by an all women team who are determined to bring sustain and ethical fashion to the Twin Cities. With timeless designs and high quality fabrications, you are certain to be impressed with each piece from WAY the Label. See more pieces and style from WAY the Label on instagram with #WearYourWAY




#3 Ice Cream Bath Bomb - Essence One

After a long day in the sun, cool off and relax with this super sweet treat. Bring the summer vibes with you to the bathroom and enjoy an ice cream bath bomb perfect for winding own at the end of long work week. With the bath bomb available in four different scents you are certain to find the perfect aroma for your tub. Bring a fresh scent to your life with the Morning Calm ice cream cone, or maybe add a pop of summer vibes with the Orange Dream ice cream cone. When wanting to add some feminine flavor into your life try out the Breathe ice cream cone or end the day ready for a night of quality rest and sleep by soaking in the Lavender ice cream cone bath bomb. Since all of the products made by Essence One are all-natural and organically hand made right here in Minnesota, you can be assured that this bath bomb is good for your skin and doesn’t consist of any chemicals! Receive a discount at the checkout when you use code: Volk15

#4 Summer 2019 Magazine - The Volk

Naturally I have share our most recent product added to The Volk: the Summer issue of The Volk. Cool, collective and extremely creative is what the summer of 2019 is looking like for The Volk. Featuring cover guy, Coty Schooley, owner and fashion designer of Coty Clothing Co, you are certain to vibe with the vibrant colors, unique patterns and out-of-the-box fashion throughout this issue. With the power of self-expression, a love for fashion and beauty, and an appreciation for art, you are certain to vibe with the vibrant colors, unique patterns, and out-of-the-box fashions throughout this issue. I’d say the goal for this summer is to take a step out of your comfort zone and release your inner creative. Are you ready for some art? Whether you are soaking up some sun or winding down in the tub, this magazine is certain to bring inspiration and an artistic perspective to the beautiful world around us. Which trend or editorial is your favorite from the summer issue?!


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Meghanlee Phillips is the Editor-in-Chief of The Volk Magazine. With a passion for fashion, a love for writing and her lifestyle focused around mental health; she has been able to bring all three together to create the mid-western fashion/lifestyle magazine, The Volk. Keep up to date with her and her vibrant style by following @msmeghanlee (Instagram)