18 THINGS THAT DON’T MATTER ONCE YOU TURN 25

COSMO GIVES US A GLIMPSE OF 18 THINGS THAT DON’T MATTER ONCE YOU TURN THAT QUARTER OF A CENTURY. BEING THAT WE ARE BOTH 25 AND 27 NOW, WE ARE CHECKING OFF THE LIST.

PS WE ARE LOVING RIHANNA AS THE MAIN PICTURE ROCKING THE MUNDAKA TOP

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OLEEMA AND KALANI

 

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE VIA COSMOPOLITAN

 

 

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1. Your college GPA.Your high school GPA kiiinda matters because it helps you get into college if that’s your jam. Likewise, if you’re planning to go to grad school, your college GPA might matter. But once you turn 25 you immediately forget what all your GPAs were. “Ds get degrees,” is the truest statement a bro has ever come up with.

2. Your minor. I crammed in two extra classes in my senior year of college just so my diploma would say that I took kind of a lot, but not really that many, creative writing courses. To date, no one has ever asked me about children’s literature or assigned me to write a novella.

3. How popular you were at any previous stage of your life. Oh, you were friends with Rumer Willis in high school? Congrats! I was renowned for my stellar parties in college and then I moved to a new city after graduation and had one friend. Two if you count Erin the Other Intern I sometimes got lunch with but also feuded with over assignments. (I do not count Erin.)

 4. Whether or not you’ve achieved a major life goal you planned to accomplish by 25. Like writing a book or earning a six-figure salary or getting married. You’re only 25!

5. How cool your Friday night plans are. Twenty-six was the year I realized staying in with a Lean Cuisine and Netflix on Friday nights was a better way to unwind from a long week than partying. My life only improved from there.

6. Being tan. The moment you’re old enough to know someone personally who has skin cancer is the moment you stop worrying about how even your tan is and start worshipping sunscreen.

7. Facebook. On your 25th birthday, the fairy from Cinderella comes to you and bibbity-bobbity-boos away all the anxiety you had about that cryptic status Alison posted after Matt’s party. Are they hooking up now?! Who gives even one fuck? Certainly not you!

8. Whether you had a boyfriend in high school (or college!). I actually had an Adult Boyfriend ask me about my past relationships once, only to tell me that “high school and college boyfriends don’t count.” It was kind of insulting at the time, but now I think it has a nice clean-slateness to it. Sorry, misogynistic Dave Matthews fan with frosted tips I once dated!

9. How many people you slept with in college. If you went to college, everyone just assumes it was a lot. Or some. Or none. No one cares.

10. Going to Cancun. Fun adults go to Tulum. Really fun adults go to Cabo. If you’ll die without a trip to Cancun next spring, you are either under 25 or a sexual predator.

11. Lip gloss. Once you turn 25, it’s just one more thing to get your hair stuck in.

12. How much money your parents have. If anyone makes fun of how much money your parents have, they are the asshole, Alison.

13. Having a “flat stomach.” Why are Youngs so obsessed with flat stomachs? I am in my late 20s and I want a Jillian-Michaels-style six-pack. I want to attract wild animals with my sausage abs. And by wild animals I mean attractive 28-year-old tech millionaires.

14. What music you listen to. Remember when going through someone’s iPod at a party was the most intimate and revealing thing you could do? “Guys, Dan listens to Interpol. So, yeah, I think I’ll make out with him later.” After 25 it’s like, “Guys, Dan’s a Phish phan and I’m marrying him anyway.”

15. Where you shop. Before 25: “Where’d you get that cute top?” “I think it’s like Isaac Mizrahi… *whispers* for Target.” After 25: “Where’d you get that cute top?” “Target,” *high fives*.

16. Being good at sports. Awesome thing about being in your late 20s: If you casually mention that you jog a few days a week, everyone deems you “the athletic one.” You could be scooting around the block on a Razor for all they know. But now Office Lisa will hit you up ever time she wants to do a charity 5k because “you’re a runner!”

17. Wearing makeup every day. It started with Bare-Faced Sundays. By 26, Fancy Fridays are the only day you actually bother with mascara.

18. Your parents’ annoying habits. So your dad looks like he’s going to consume his whole meal and the table and your whole family every time he takes a bite. No use nagging him about it now. Dude’s like 55. He paid for your college. Leave him alone.

FLASH BACK FRIDAY #FBF X TEAHUPOO

IN HONOR OF FLASH BACK FRIDAY AND THE BILLABONG TAHITI PRO HAPPENING RIGHT NOW, WE’D LIKE TO SHARE THIS AMAZING VIDEO FILMED BY CHRIS BRYAN. CHRIS CREATED THIS BEAUTIFULLY DRAMATIC VIDEO OF WHAT PEOPLE CALL THE THE BIGGEST TEAHUPOO EVER RIDDEN.
IT WAS FILMED WITH A PHANTOM CAMERA, WHICH ALLOWED HIM TO CREATE AN INCREDIBLE SLOW MOTION EFFECT.

WE WERE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO BE IN TAHITI IN 2011 WHILE THIS SWELL HIT. IT WAS DEFINITELY A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE AND CRAZY TO SEE THE POWER AND DANGER OF THIS WAVE. HEARING THE WEIGHT OF THE WATER HIT THE REEF SOUNDED LIKE BOMBS GOING OFF EVERY TIME. TRULY AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE.

IT’S EASY TO FORGET HOW MAGICAL AND POWERFUL THE OCEAN CAN BE. WATCH THIS VIDEO AND ME MESMERIZED AT THE BEAUTY AND MONSTROSITY OF TEAHUPOO, TAHITI, FRENCH POLYNESIA.

WE’RE ALL CHEERING FOR KELLY! WHO ARE YOU ROOTING FOR THIS YEAR?

ENJOY X

MIKOH

RETAILER SPOTLIGHT X BIKINI.COM

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FOR THIS RETAILER SPOTLIGHT, WE’D LIKE TO INTRODUCE OUR RETAILER BIKINI.COM. WE LOVE BIKINI.COM BECAUSE WE BOTH SHARE THE MANTRA “LESS IS MORE”.

BIKINI.COM GOT A MAKEOVER AND LOOKS BETTER THAN EVER. YOU CAN EXPECT A WEBSITE FILLED WITH BLOG FEATURES ON STYLE, BEAUTY, HEALTH & TRAVEL. NOT ONLY CAN YOU SHOP A FULL COLLECTION OF MIKOH BUT ALSO GET INSPIRATION FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP, GET TIPS FOR YOUR BEST BIKINI BODY, AND MUCH MORE TO DO WITH ALL THINGS BIKINIS.

BIKINI.COM HAS SOME GREAT MIKOH OPTIONS SUCH AS THE BEST SELLING BANYANS AND LANAI IN UNDERWATER SEA, THE SUNSET AND MIYAKO IN CARIBBEAN, THE KAHALA TOP IN BOTH NIGHT AND KELP WITH EASY, SEXY BASIC BOTTOMS TO MATCH.

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WE ALSO LOVE FOLLOWING THEM ON PINTEREST, FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM FOR ENDLESS INSPIRATION.

BELOW ARE SOME OF OUT FAVORITES FROM THEIR PINTEREST.

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BIKINI.COM OFFERS FREE STANDARD SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS OVER $50.00 IN THE U.S. AND ALSO TAKES RETURNS WITHIN 14 DAYS OF RECEIPT. THEY WILL ALSO BE STOCKING MIKOH 2015 COLLECTION, SO KEEP AN EYE OUT ON THEIR WEBSITE!

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TABLE FOR TWO

NOTHING IS BETTER THAN A STAYCATION. SANTA BARBARA HAS BEEN LIKE A HOME TO US SINCE WE WERE FIRST BORN AND WE WOULD TAKE ROAD TRIPS UP THE COAST WITH OUR FAMILY. WE ALL PILE INTO THE BIG WHITE SUBURBAN AND HEAD UP FOR A SURF TRIP WEEKEND.

WE LOVE POPPING UP THERE FOR A QUICK BREAKFAST, VISIT TO KALANI’S ALMA MATER UCSB, SEE OLD FRIENDS, AND GET A TABLE FOR TWO AT OUR FAVORITE BREAKFAST JOINT, JEANNINES IN MONTECITO.

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HERE IS A COUPLE OF OUR GO TO SHOPS IN SANTA BARBARA AREA, ALL CARRYING MIKOH:

ANGEL
1221 COAST VILLAGE ROAD
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93108-2718
805.565.1599

RINCON DESIGNS
659 LINDEN AVE
CARPINTERIA, CA 93013
805.684.2413

SUNDANCE BEACH
7048 MARKETPLACE DRIVE
GOLETA, CA 93117
805.966.2474

A TROPICAL AFFAIR
12 EAST COTA STREET
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101
805.730.1625

WET SAND SURF
446 E MAIN ST
VENTURA, CA 93001
805.652.1706
WETSANDSURFSHOP.COM

HARPER’S BAZAAR X SHOP BAZAAR

WHO BETTER TO POINT YOU IN THE RIGHT FASHION DIRECTION THAN HARPER’S BAZAAR? WE ARE HONORED TO SEE THE BANYANS TOP AND BONDI BOTTOM IN WATERSNAKE SEA AS PART OF THIS BAZAAR.

WE’RE HEADED TO THE SITE TO PICK UP SOME OF OUR TRAVELING ESSENTIALS. CHECK IT OUT HERE

MIKOH X HARPER'S BAZAAR

http://shop.harpersbazaar.com/designers/mikoh/

 

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STYLE HEROINE X NET-A-SPORTER

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StyleHeroine x Net-A-Sporter

by Evangelie Smyrniotaki

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Ph Jordan Makarof

I’ll better start introducing my self, well(if you don’t already know) I’m Evangelie, a Greek born Pisces, which automatically means two things for me: One is that I love the sea ( it’s in my genes) and two…the sea loves me back(it’s written in my stars). So I couldn’t help but to choose  my favorite sport , swimming, a sport that apart from a healthy body gives me a piece of mind, in order to celebrate Net-A-Porter ‘s newest family member Net-A-Sporter. A whole new era dedicated to the strongest girls who need to sport in style. Well, we all do need an excuse to start working out  and….we’ve just found it. Swimwear, trainers, dance clothes, running pants, made to not only perform but also to stun.

 

READ MORE HERE

TOWER TALKS | MIKOH X MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK SWIM WITH NATASHA OAKLEY

http://youtu.be/Mf2sKHHRUpQ?list=PLj57uJBedZRkSXTstl0wZaKIXb7sIxlec

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED 2014 EXTRA : IDYLLIC SHORES X MIKOH

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT EDITION 2014 EXTRAS: IDYLLIC SHORES ISSUE JUST HIT THE NEWSSTANDS WITH OVER 100 NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN PHOTOS FEATURING SOME OF OUR FAVORITE MODELS WEARING MIKOH. CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING SHOTS OF THE SI BABES JESSICA GOMES, NATASHA BARNARD, IRINA SHAYK AND GENEVIEVE MORTON GRACING MIKOH.

ENJOY!

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JESSICA GOMES IN THE BARBADOS TOP AND LAHAINA BOTTOMS IN UNDERWATER SEA.
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IRINA SHAYK IN THE VELZYLAND BOTTOMS IN WATER SNAKE CORAL.
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NATASHA BARNARD IN THE KAHALA TOP IN NIGHT.
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GENEVIEVE MORTON IN THE MALIBU BOTTOM IN AQUA.
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PHOTO COURTESY OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

MBFWS MIAMI X MIKOH

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WE ARE THRILLED TO SHARE MIKOH’S DEBUT RUNWAY SHOW AT THIS YEAR’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF MERCEDES-BENZ  SWIM WEEK IN MIAMI. WE WANT TO THANK MERCEDES-BENZ FOR CHOOSING MIKOH TO BE PART OF SWIM WEEK AND GIVING US THIS SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY TO SEE OUR COLLECTION GRACE THE RUNWAY. THE PROCESS OF GETTING TO THIS POINT HAS BEEN AT MOST REWARDING AFTER THE YEARS OF HARD WORK AND STRONG VISION.

“IMG FASHION FIRST BROUGHT ITS RUNWAY ACUMEN TO SOUTH BEACH IN 2004. BY OFFERING A PLATFORM FOR SWIM DESIGNERS TO DEBUT THEIR RESORT COLLECTION AT PRIVATE, INVITE-ONLY SHOWS, THE ONGOING PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN IMG AND MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK HAS TURNED MIAMI INTO A HUB FOR BOTH EMERGING AND ESTABLISHED LABELS.” READ MORE ABOUT THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK HERE.

WE’D LIKE TO SHARE SOME OF OUR FAVORITE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SHOW:
- OPENING TAHITIAN DANCERS PERFORMING A TRADITIONAL TAHITIAN DANCE. THE THREE BEAUTIES WORE MIKOH X SURF NEOPRENE PIECES AND WERE OUTFITTED IN HEAD TO TOE BLACK HAU/TAHITIAN GRASS SKIRTS.
- NEW WOVEN DETAILING, INSPIRED BY TAHITIAN ARTISTRY.
- NEW EXCITING PRINTS INCLUDING A SAMOAN INSPIRED PRINT, CRASHING WHITE WATER, POLYNESIAN PALM TREES, AND A FASHION SHOW FAVORITE- THE NEW “NATIVE” PRINT WHICH IS QUINTESSENTIAL TO ART AND CULTURE THROUGHOUT THE SOUTH PACIFIC.
-THE HAKU LEI HEAD PIECES GRACEFULLY WORN BY A FEW MODELS ON THE RUNWAY, IN ADDITION TO THE TAHITIAN DANCERS
-NEW READY-T0-WEAR PIECES, MADE FROM LUXURIOUS WEIGHTED RAYON FABRIC AND NEW FLATTERING CUTS.

WE’D LIKE TO GIVE A BIG THANK YOU TO IMG, SALON ALLURE, OUR SPONSORS, OUR MODELS, OUR GIFT BAG SPONSORS, ALOHA ISLANDERS, THE W HOTEL, OUR MIKOH TEAM AND ALL OF YOU WHO WERE ABLE TO MAKE IT OUT TO SEE OUR SHOW AND VIEW THE NEW SOUTH PACIFIC 2015 COLLECTION. YOU ARE ALL PART OF MAKING THIS DREAM BECOME REALITY DURING MBFWSwim.

A MASSIVE MAHALO AND MURURU TO OUR SPONSORS:
MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK
IMG
ST. REGIS BORA BORA
AIR TAHITI NUI
TAHITI TOURISME

AND OUR GIFT BAG SPONSORS:
ST. REGIS BORA BORA
STILA COSMETICS
BEAUTY BLENDER
ZOYA NAIL POLISH
UNITE HAIR
SHADE SUNSCREEN
LUCKY TIES HAIR TIES
GORJANA JEWELRY

 

WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, WE’D LOVE TO SHARE WITH YOU OUR 2015 SOUTH PACIFIC MERCEDES-BENZ RUNWAY SHOW.

WATCH THE FULL RUNWAY SHOW HERE.

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

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Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

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Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

Mikoh - Runway - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2015

ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES
PHOTOGRAPHER: FRAZER HARRISON

PLAYLIST:
Love The Night Away (Tiedye Mix) – DJ Kaos
Pools – Glass Animals
Dangerous (f/ Joywave) – Big Data
Don’t Move – Phantogram
Lost Queen – Pharrell Williams
Water Fountain – Tune-Yards
Sleepless (f/ Jezzabell Doran) – Flume
In Love With You – The Paradise

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MIKOH X MIAMI | MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK SWIM

CHECK OUT A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT THE DEBUT MIKOH RUNWAY SHOW THROUGH THE EYES OF TIAGO CHEDIAK FOR C-HEADS MAGAZINE. WE LOVE TO SEE ALL OF OUR MIKOH BEAUTIES GET CATWALK READY SECONDS BEFORE THEY HEAD OUT ON THE RUNWAY.

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OLEEMA AND KALANI

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