It’s not goodbye — it’s see you later. Here’s a happy farewell to our favorite season with the most memorable moments — from President Obama’s visit to Cuba to mega-Olympic wins and all else in between. So long, summer — we’re counting down till we see you again. (T-minus 272 days!)

4th of July Taylor Swift Cara Delevingne Gigi Hadid Solid and Striped One Piece

T-Swift’s Fourth of July bash reached firework status with this now-notorious girl-squad portrait, featuring Swiftie, Cara Delevingne and Gigi Hadid in matching Solid and Striped suits.

 

Bachelorette in Paradise Contestants

And then there was Bachelor in Paradise. See you next summer, Ashley I. 

 

 

Burning Man Models

Burning Man — the nine-day disconnect-to-connect desert festival — delivers out-of-this-world imagery — thanks to Melodie Monrose for this magical one.

 

Chanel Runway Show Havana

Soon after President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba in March, fashion folks like Chanel flocked to island to debut their Cruise 2016 collections on the streets of Havana. This happened right before the first U.S. cruise ship docked in nearly 40 years. Talk about a major win!

 

Rocky Barnes Coachella

Coachella — the quintessential spring-almost-summer festival. Can April come soon enough?

 

Kendall + Kylie Swimwear Kendall Jenner Blue One Piece

The Jenners launch a swimwear collection ... and obviously, we couldn't contain ourselves.

 

Lemonade Beyoncé

Lemonade — what else is there to say? 

 

Met Gala Claire Danes

The Met Gala this year was all about man-made intricacy infused with technology — if you ask us, this Claire Dane illustrated the concept best, in a Zac Posen-designed glow-in-the-dark gown.

 

Miami Swim Week

We died and went straight to bikini heaven for a week. Thanks, Miami Swim Week, for yet another fun-filled week of runway shows, trade shows, brunches and more!

 

Final Five Women's Gymnastics

It was a major win for U.S.A! We couldn’t keep our eyes off  Brianna Rollins, Simone Biles and Michael Phelps

 

Black One Piece Model

We have to look back at the most-favorited silhouette of summer: the one-piece, duh. This Acacia high-neck and Ellejay cut-out suit stole hearts the most.

 

Sally Fitzgibbons

We were rooting for our girl Sally Fitzgibbons at the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach — but equally stoked to see Tatiana take the win.

 

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Ashley Graham

Hooray for progress! The SI Swimsuit edition featured a curvy plus-size model, Ashley Graham, for the first time ever.

 

Adele Rihanna Gwen Stefani Beyoncé

Aside from killin’ it in the music scene, mega-stars — Adele, Gwen Stefani, Beyonce and Rihanna— all had one thing in common: a busy summer touring the globe. 

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