Listen Up, Labor Day Lovers: There’s Something in This Holiday for All of Us

It’s been real, summer. But this long weekend tells me it’s time to send you on your way (the endless parades, lack of white, and amazing smell of outdoor barbecues were a dead giveaway). But Labor Day weekend means something different to everyone. I, for one, see it as an opportunity to break out the boots, get in some last rays, and ignore the no-white-pants rule – I know, shame on me. But what about everyone else?

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The Student

  • Summer vacation’s final send-off (tear).
  • Adiosbathing-suit uniform. Hello, endless jean-and-tee pairings.
  • Start planning your first-day-back outfit.

 
The History Buff

  • Serves as a tribute to America’s approximate 155 million workers.
  • Time for parades and plenty of family BBQs.
  • Fun fact: the first U.S. Labor Day was celebrated in New York City in 1882. But Oregon was the first state to make it a holiday in 1887.

 
The Parent

  • Summer vacation’s final send-off (tears of joy).
  • Last family getaway of the season. Bring on the ice cream.
  • The end of Summer Fridays at work. Insert sobbing here.

 
The Fashionista

 
The Sports Fan

  • Football season officially kicks off. Enough said.
  • The exciting finale of the U.S. Open is close. So. Close.
  • Baseball’s nail-biting final month before the playoffs.

 
The Summer Send-Off Sale Boutiques open Saturday, August 31, at 11AM ET.

By Abigail Kuzia, Editor

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August 31, 2013