Brother-sister duo Jordin and Tamara Mimran (of the Mimran family fashion dynasty) at a preppy-beach themed party.

With their summer collections in stores (and the Fall/Winter 2012-13 runway shows behind them), Canadian designers are taking some much-needed
beach recovery time and bringing along their favourite summer reads and playlists to help then unwind. We caught up with a few of our favourite homegrown designers behind some of Canada’s hottest labels to find out what fashionable books and summer tunes—would you expect any less?— they’ll be relaxing with
under the sun this season.
MOON, designers Tamara and Jordin Mimran
Based in: Toronto
Summer read: Tamara,
The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by E L James
Beach playlist: Tamara and Jordin: 1. Dragonette, "Let it go." 2. Ellie Goulding, "Lights." 3. Calvin Harris, "Feel so Close." 4. Young Galaxy, "We Have Everything." 5. Vacationer, "Good As New." 6. M83, "Mightlight City." 7. Recloose, "Can it Be."
Read on for more beach reads and summer tracks from Canadian designers…