Summer

The awkward and inspirational moments from Camp Souldust.

The heat has truly arrived in the city, and let's face it: when that happens, iced drinks are the only thing on our minds. And for good reason, because is it even summer if it doesn't involve at least a few cups of cold brew? We think not.

This article originally appeared on Houzz.com.

An exciting summer doesn't have to involve breaking the bank.

Take a few fashion pointers from these Seattle Instagrammers (and style bloggers) and make the streets your summer runway.

» July, with its warm weather and late sunsets, is the height of festival season in the Seattle area.

Good Company Wares canvas tote bag ($80) at Nube, Capitol Hill, 1527 10th Ave.; 206.402.4515; nubegreen.com

For 40 years, the Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) has been a gathering spot for boat enthusiasts and wannabe sailors—and starting June 9, it will also become a place to meet old friends and new for drink

The many delights of a Seattle summer: iced coffee, long-awaited sunshine, strolls through beautiful parks and local sweet treats that take inspiration from summery ingredients.

To say the summer solstice is a big deal in Scandinavia is an understatement: In Sweden, for instance, the midsummer holiday comes second only to Christmas in terms of the scale of celebration.