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As if the wonderful exhibition at the Whitney in New York wasn’t enough, there’s still a piece of Jeff Koons available. The newest artist collaboration with H&M comes from none other than the iconic artist Jeff Koons, so stop by your local store to grab a balloon-dog inspired bag before it sells out! (H&M)

In the spirit of fashion and art a new type of event, Style Wars, has us sitting on the edge of our seats. It’s been called the “8-mile of style,” picture an Eminem-esque rap battle, but instead of rap you have designers heading off face-to-face in design battles. Already a world sensation, it’s been done in 15 cities in 5 continents. The Stylitics team will be catching it in New York, be sure to check for an event in your city. (House of Diehl)

Looking for a new read this summer? Lucky for you, we’ve found a list of fashionable reads sure to shock and awe. From a biography about legendary designer Elsa Schiaparelli to the funny life of former W editor-in-chief  John Fairchild, you’ll be flying through these tell-alls. (Fashionista)

Next, take a page from their stylish worlds and dress like an off-duty model. These Free People models all bring something different to the table. Take a look at the photos for some model-chic outfit ideas. (Free People)

Since you now have your outfits planned, you’ll need some hair-inspo as well! We love these beat-the-heat ideas complete with shots from around the world. Try the French gamine look or the Bumble & Bumble pony. (Style)

Because we know you’re still hungry for fashion, we have some sartorial snacks for you straight from on-trend artists like Amy Moss. Everyone get McFancy! After all, “nothing tastes as good as fashion food feels!” (Nasty Gal)

Now that you’ve satisfied your style and stomach needs, the next frontier (naturally) is sound. Our current music fix? Check out Australian DJ and instrumentalist Flume — a few of us in the office had the pleasure of seeing him live last week. We can attest that he does not disappoint! (Flume)

This LA Photo Diary will make you wish you were out in the sun all day long. Fashion blogger Rumi certainly knows how to style an outfit and pick a swoon-worthy location.  (Fashion Toast)

To continue the location exploration, look through these beautiful photos of hidden beaches in Italy. Come for the ocean, stay for the pasta and gelato. (Swide)

With Italy on our minds, we can’t help but give a mention to the Italian masters of extravagant dress Dolce & Gabbana. This dynamic duo recently curated a highly coveted Fall-Winter 2014-15 Alta Moda show in Capri. Don’t worry if you weren’t able to score an invite, you can click for your very own online backstage pass. (Wall Street Journal)