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June 21st, 2018

The Tidbits Summer Guide

Add a little shimmer to your summer. Here's what's haute in Austin.

1. Fizz Bubbly Bar // The brand new Austin-based biz styles and sets up a champagne station curated with local Austin treats for your parties, showers and bachelorette events. They’ll handle the decor—Bourbon and Beer themes available for guys, too. Follow them to enter to win a rose gold stainless steel wine tumbler and Fizz tee—use the hashtag #ItsBetterWithBubbly.

2. Hiatus Spa + Retreat // The high-end day spa’s Summer Spa Membership is designed to keep you perfectly chill all summer long. Escape the heat with a spa service each month, plus all the benefits of their award-winning spa membership program, H-Circle—unlimited additional services at discounted member pricing, 10% off all retail products, priority booking and discounts for your guests. Book it now to get a $50 gift card!

3. W Austin Pool Pass // Access the private W Austin WET Deck with a one-day pool pass, one of the gifts you'll get as a thanks for signing up for Front Row, our VIP subscription. (Valet parking included with pass). You'll also get a free facial, free manicure, an Uchi gift card and tons of gifts and events through March 2019.

4. Glossier // The cult-favorite Cloud Paint blush now comes in new summer colors: Dawn (a sunny coral) and Storm (a warm rose). The millennial-approved beauty brand says, “if you can finger paint, you can Cloud Paint.” The subtle, pillowy, gel-cream formula is user-friendly.

5. Bird & Pear // The Texas brand handmakes embroidered Mexican dress koozies using the scraps that hit their cutting room floor that are left over from vibrant embroidered pillows and makeup bags. Neoprene interior. 

6. Spice Paper Designs // These adorable personalized "Cheers" tags make wine extra special when you bring it as a hostess gift. Order one with your monogram in floral, gingham and striped. Or, order monogrammed gift tags and gift stickers that can be used on any gift. Use code TIDBITS for free shipping through June 27.

7. MIRTH // MIRTH, designed by two Texas sisters, just launched its first-ever summer capsule collection, full of easy mix-and-match pieces and handwovens to keep you cool. As seen in Southern Living, A Piece of Toast and Texas Monthly, the breezy chic caftans, handwoven cotton and blockprint separates from the wanderlust-friendly label are a suitcase must-have. 

8. Outdoor Voices // This summer's hottest shade, flamingo, is back in stock. Shop the Venus crop top and signature chevron-striped leggings for #doingthings this summer.

9. Yosuzi // Yosuzi means “cactus flower” in Venezuela’s Guajiro native dialect, and it is also the name of the designer behind this heritage-inspired label. The Elise hat comes with a beaded, embroidered band.

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