20 Fresh Finds You’ll “Fall” In Love With


The summer sun is beginning to set this month, but we’re excited for crisp, cool evenings followed by bright, lingering days. Back to school means back to fashion, and we’ve rounded up everything from velvet dresses to turtleneck knits to get you in the mood for the season. While you’re at it, why not stop and pick up a new painting for your walls along the way?

Step out for any of the season’s galas in Dennis Basso’s metallic velvet column gown. $4,600. Dennis Basso: 825 Madison Ave., 212.794.4500.

An instant classic for the modern woman: the Alta heel in natural snake from Inez, featuring a perfect 3.5-inch leather-covered heel for just the right amount of height. $258 at inez.com.

With a versatile chain of 16 or 18″, this large reversible butterfly pendant in gold with black enamel and diamonds completes any look, from day to evening. Price upon request. Lusso by Fabio Angri: 908.400.0969 or lussobyfabioangri.com.

Keep time on your side with Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual Lady-Datejust 28 in platinum. $46,000. Visit rolex.com for retail locations.

Get ready to explore the season in Ralph Lauren’s Pioneer overcoat ($3,995), red cashmere turtleneck ($1,095), and solid flannel trouser ($695), available at select Ralph Lauren stores and ralphlauren.com.

Discover the taste of Bacardí’s Gran Reserva Diez, a luxurious rum that’s been expertly blended and barrel-aged for a minimum of 10 years under the Caribbean sun. To learn more about why this dark gold rum is worth the wait, visit bacardi.com.

Diptyque expands its 34 Collection this month with the introduction of 34 Boulevard Saint Germain Eau de Parfum, born of the same inspiration as the existing 34 Eau de Toilette. $190 at diptyqueparis.com.

Simple and fast to use, the Leica CL concentrates exclusively on essentials and delivers pictures in outstanding quality. $2,795. Visit us.leica-camera.com for Leica stores, boutiques, and dealers. 

Sweater season is quickly upon us, which means a Mr. Casual shoe in gray wool from Belgian Shoes is the perfect finishing touch. $465. Belgian Shoes: 110 E. 55th St., 212.755.7372.

Fall certainly calls for knits, and there’s no topping Brandon Maxwell’s turtleneck knit circle dress. $678 at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Express to impress with the Hardwired Sheen single eyeshadow in Pointe Noire from NARS, offering a highly reflective and dramatic shine in black with red shimmer. $22. Visit narscosmetics.com to purchase and for more colors.

Add a pop of color with Vhernier’s turquoise and pink gold Pop Chain necklace. $9,950. Vhernier: 783 Madison Ave. or 55 Wall St., 646.343.9551.

With its versatile three-convertible looks—rectangular shopper, pure trapezoid tote, or signature tote—the pale rose Ai from Akris is a keeper. $3,990 at akris.ch and select Akris boutiques.

Hoops are always in fashion, especially at their simplest and finest, like these small gold hoop earrings from Kenneth Jay Lane. $40 at kennethjaylane.com.

Define your style in a one-of-a-kind 100% silk vintage saree cocktail jacket, fashioned by Charlotte Kellogg out of vintage wedding sarees. $750. Charlotte Kellogg: 256 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, 561.820.2407.

The season’s greatest prints and colors are mixed, matched, and mated in typical high Etro style. Etro: 720 Madison Ave., 212.317.9096.

Be happy in the Halcyon Days Bee Sparkle Hinged Bangles, in gold with red, cream, black, or cobalt. $225 each at Scully & Scully: 504 Park Ave., 212.755.2590.

James Purdey & Sons, known for its hunting gear, offers the perfect fall staple with its Moorland floral silk scarf in Heather, featuring autumnal colors inspired by the shooting landscape. $380 at purdey.com.

Searching for paradise? Why not go with a painterly interpretation, in the form of Henri Maïk’s Le Paradis (1977), an oil on canvas for sale at Findlay Galleries. Price upon request. Findlay Galleries: 165 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, 561.655.2090.  

A needed missing link to any autumn wardrobe: Stuart Weitzman’s Link 100 heel in Pitch Black Manet. $525. Stuart Weitzman: 625 Madison Ave., 212.750.2555.

Discover the delight of this Harry Winston 13-carat emerald-cut sapphire ring featuring diamonds set in platinum. Price upon request. For more information, call 800.988.4110 or visit harrywinston.com.