Boulevards: Sanity

Boulevards (aka Jamil Rashad) brings the ’70s back in a big and catchy way with “Sanity,” a full-energy track that celebrates the best clichés of the era—like hand claps, glittery riffs, groovy bass lines and smoother-than-caramel vocals—while remaining distinctly contemporary. This is the second single to appear from Boulevards’ debut self-titled EP (set for release 25 September 2015)—expect it to dominate dance floors this season.

Circular Series by Julia Gabriel Studio

Handmade by a "one woman production line," colorful leather bags that will stand out this season

Launched last year, Julia Gabriel creates bags, all handmade—from beginning to end—in Houston, Texas. Under the name Julia Gabriel Studio, the brand came to be after she finished college (where she studied fine art) and was exploring ways to blend her artistic side with her entrepreneurial spirit. The result is bold, architecturally minded shoulder bags, duffles, clutches and more—sometimes unexpected, and always eye-catching. “I’ve been …

Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture

Enviable houses with breathtaking views that blend nature with a human touch

Perhaps not a cure for the post-long-weekend blues, Gestalten’s new hardcover tome “Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture” showcases beautifully designed and decorated houses that happen to be located in the middle of tropical wonderlands. Homes in Vietnam, India, Brazil and everywhere in between have been photographed, and, like their surroundings, the designs are varied—with everything from beach shacks to mid-century modern mansions …