Beach Please!

As many of us are trudging through the thick of winter, you might be familiar with a common phenomenon we simply refer to as beach envy. Facing forecasts of cold, gloomy days can really cause us to pine for warm, carefree seaside escapes, preferably with tropical drink in hand. 

Below, we've rounded up a few beach-inspired picks to tide us over until we can bask in summer's blissful glow once again. Oh, and if you're reading this from on or below the equator right now, please send some much needed beach vibes our way, will ya? 

Instagram Inspo: Because Coffee.

If you can't tell by our name (or our Instagram feed), we may have a slight obsession with coffee. Okay, we have a major obsession with coffee. When we're not drinking it, we're looking at photos of it. Below are three of our favorite coffee-inspired Instagram accounts:

We had one of those "why didn't we think of that?!" moments when we came across this awesome account. Coffee Cups of the World is a collection of just that: cool coffee cups from coffee shops around the world. Say that three times fast!

We had one of those "why didn't we think of that?!" moments when we came across this awesome account. Coffee Cups of the World is a collection of just that: cool coffee cups from coffee shops around the world. Say that three times fast!

A combination of interior design and coffee, this beautiful feed features some of the most well-designed coffee shop interiors from around the world.

A combination of interior design and coffee, this beautiful feed features some of the most well-designed coffee shop interiors from around the world.

Nothing goes better with coffee than good style...ok, maybe a donut may be a tad better. But why not get some fashion inspiration while you're sippin' on that delicious brew?

Nothing goes better with coffee than good style...ok, maybe a donut may be a tad better. But why not get some fashion inspiration while you're sippin' on that delicious brew?

Instagram Inspo: Design-Driven Galleries

These three outstanding Instagrammers are a constant source of inspiration for us. Their incredibly cohesive galleries are always brimming with great style and an impeccable eye for design.

Minneapolis-based fashion blogger & art director Madelynn Furlong's minimalist style makes us want to go through our own wardrobes and do some serious editing!

Minneapolis-based fashion blogger & art director Madelynn Furlong's minimalist style makes us want to go through our own wardrobes and do some serious editing!

Zara is a talented jewelry designer from Singapore whose feed consists of beautiful spaces and subjects.

Zara is a talented jewelry designer from Singapore whose feed consists of beautiful spaces and subjects.

With blogger, writer and stylist under her creative repertoire, it's no surprise that Michelle Halford's feed is full of inspiring interiors that keep us wanting more.

With blogger, writer and stylist under her creative repertoire, it's no surprise that Michelle Halford's feed is full of inspiring interiors that keep us wanting more.