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Summer Guide 2012

Plastic Beach

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Photography and fashion styling by Bryan Rindfuss, Visual Art by Erin Curtis

Background: Erin Curtis' Keys and Abra are reproduced courtesy of David Shelton Gallery, where the artist's exhibition "Prosperity Garden" is on view through July 14. David Shelton Gallery 1115 S Alamo, Ste 2211, (210) 787-0260, davidsheltongallery.com.

Foreground: 1. Sunglasses, $12.50, Montage Vintage. 2. Sunglasses, $14.50, Montage Vintage. 3. Made in Thailand Strap Bag, $50, Evolve Boutique. 4. Chosita Sandals, $28.00, Evolve Boutique. 5. 1973 Superman Comic with Super Size Pin-Up, $10; Rolling Stones Licks World Tour Book 2002-03, $10; Robot-Monster Guitars. 6. White creepers, $30; Robot-Monster Guitars. 7. Embellished Blue Handbag with Bamboo Handle, $20, Montage Vintage. 8. Chunky Bangles with Gold Accents, $24, Evolve Boutique. 9. Kirabo Seed Necklaces, $20, Evolve Boutique.

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10. Modern-fit button-down shirts from The Richter Co.'s 2012 Casual Americana Collection, $85; The Richter Co. 11. Multi-Striped Top, $34, Evolve Boutique. 12. Contrasting Top with Round Hem, $42.75, Evolve Boutique. 13. Polka Dot Sunglasses, $14.50, Montage Vintage. 14. Multi-colored sunhat with Beads, $12.50, Montage Vintage. 15. Vintage McCall's Magazines, $10, Robot-Monster Guitars. 16. Red Vintage Flats, $18.50, Montage Vintage. 17. Black and white animal-print shirt $24.50, Montage Vintage. 18. Turquoise Cuff, $50, Evolve Boutique.

Evolve Boutique, 22806 U.S. Hwy. 281 N, (210) 549-5001, facebook.com/evolvemycloset
Montage Vintage, 423 W Grayson, (210) 324-0157, montagevintage.com
Robot-Monster Guitars, 517 E. Woodlawn Ste. 101, (210) 320-1710, facebook.com/robotmonster.guitars
The Richter Co. (by appointment only), 616 Broadway, (210) 650-2230, facebook.com/therichterco

Special thanks to Ashley Brune, Katy Schmader, and Tori Sommerman

The Summer Issue 2012
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  • Buggy summer Many news outlets have reported that this summer would be one of San Antonio's buggiest. This is a myth. While various insects are crawling (and flying) around the... | 6/20/2012
  • Pickup basketball After spending ungodly hours watching the NBA this playoff season, it's time to get off your ass, lace up your sneakers, and get on the court. But don't settle for... | 6/20/2012
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