summer

Here’s why the summer fling is no longer fun

In the Tinder era, the summer fling has become more tiresome than thrilling

Skinny-dipping, ‘Swan Lake’ and gazing at stars: Memories from summer camp

Feeling nostalgic for our own experiences of camp, we asked Lily readers what theirs were like

Listen, the only people who enjoy looking at vacation photos are the people who took them

I’ve never seen one I didn’t ‘like’ resentfully and out of spite

These 11 books feel like summer. But they aren’t all beach reads.

From essays to children’s literature, these are the texts that Lily readers, and a few staffers, associate with summertime

You have this French man to thank — or chastise — for creating the modern bikini

Louis Réard was a former engineer

The Lily’s sounds of summer: 84 songs by women artists

Readers chose their favorite summer jams

A perfect day at the beach in 8 images

It’s hard to leave