Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
We scan the inbox so you don't have to. Today, four items of note:
Best Bets Daily: Cool off your kisser with a minty lip balm
Charles & Marie: Zen-like salt and pepper shakers
DailyCandy: Tattootime: LA's best ink spots
Daily Front Row: Biker chic Alexander McQueen booties
I Heart Daily: It's official: backpacks are back
Refinery29: Super cute and crafty DIY handbag (pictured)
The Rundown: A silly musical tour through the Coen Bros' films
Thrillist: Pump up the jams anywhere with these versatile speakers
WWWD: DIY baroque necklace
The Zoe Report: Wow. Here's a hammock that costs $23,000!