Reinvent your image with tips from the beat generation for a modern take on style. With a beatnik's improvisational approach, the creative process is an act of discovery with surprising twists of rhythms on the road to sartorial inner freedom. Encouraging soul searching and ultimate truth, beat philosophy looked toward insights into the being, existence and reality of mankind. Influencing Bob Dylan, early Pink Floyd and The Beatles, the look is forever iconoclastic, and the definition of cool. With a base of black, brown or white complemented by free-thinking, under-adorned beauty, the beatniks' rejection of traditional gender and racial rules is of the moment. Embrace the relaxed ease of late summer, while ambitious career pursuits slumber.