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Eight Beach-Ready Chinos to Consider

0611Kempt-Tailored-Trunks-Brooks-Brothers-Oxford-Swim-TrunkWith summer Fridays, sojourns and sunshine abounding, we’re thinking up the best ways to get out of dodge and into a body of water, with minimal planning.

As such, we present the beach-ready chino. Those sharp, tailored iterations of the bathing costumes of yesteryear.

Like a wolf in sheep’s clothing, you’ll slink past coworkers under the guise of smartly fitted flat-fronts, ready to whip off your madras popover at the faintest whiff of ocean mist.

Go from zero to poolside, after the jump.»

Less Angeles

Kiki de Montparnasse

Just another day at Kiki de Montparnasse

*'Tis the season of balanced consumerism in Los Angeles. A gift for others, a gift for yourself. And so on:*

Parke & Ronen: The winter collection of classic-with-a-twist menswear is going for 50% off this weekend. Mention our brother UrbanDaddy to get the discount now. 8012 1/2 Melrose Ave, 323-852-1635

Apartment 3: New and vintage pieces are marked down by 30-50% to celebrate yet another residence for this wandering store. Also, open vodka bar tonight. 1855 Industrial St. #103, 8-11pm tonight, 323-939-3853

Kiki de Montparnasse: Okay, one for the "gift for others" category. If you ask a salesgirl to take you to the boudoir, she'll show you the secret stash of 30%-off underthings—instead of slapping you. 8280 Melrose Ave, 323-951-9545

Lisa Kline: If you can brave the celebutantes shopping for the benefit of the Robertson Boulevard paparazzi posse, this mega-sale continues. Brands like Ever and Modern Amusement are cut by up to 70%. 140 Robertson Blvd, 310-246-0907