21 Fresh Finds to Carry You Through the End of Summer


Sunny August days are the perfect occasion for light and breezy shifts and wraps, while increasingly cooler nights are calling for floor-length and some serious stones. It’s the perfect time of year to sit back and indulge—in everything from crisp wines served up in sterling silver–lined glasses to new works of art that will spruce up your home decor. 

Lovely, lacy trim contrasts stand out against the versatile navy on the vibrant, curve-hugging Vena Stretch Shift by Lilly Pulitzer—perfect for a night on the town or a tropical getaway. $198 at lillypulitzer.com.

The Bimba Confetti bag from CH is the result of a sophisticated, artisanal process whereby multicolored sequins are individually hand-stitched on its satin exterior. $1,580. CH: 802 Madison Ave., 212.744.2076.

“Playful Butterflies,” a pair of earrings by Fabio Angri in white gold, blue sapphires, diamonds, and Paraiba topaz, make the perfect new playmates. $6,300 through Lusso by Fabio Angri: 908.400.0969 or lussobyfabioangri.com.

The most classic style from Belgian Shoes—the Midinette—comes with a soft black leather sole and a variety of lizard calf finishes, like this versatile gray. $425. Belgian Shoes: 110 E. 55th St., 212.755.7372.

Incredibles bracelet featuring nine sapphires and 81 diamonds set in platinum by Harry Winston. Price upon request. For more information, contact 800.988.4110 or visit harrywinston.com.

Dennis Basso makes warming up to the fall season easy with his warm gray/charcoal/camel mink striped hooded jacket with zipper, charcoal sequin tweed top, and charcoal denim trousers. Dennis Basso: 825 Madison Ave., 212.794.4500.

This handsome wooden octagoanl side table with Moroccan silver overlay in geometric design features an inset glass top with incised silver border. $645 at Linda Horn: 1327 Madison Ave. at 93rd St. or lindahorn.com.

Man’s best friend is now immortalized in the form of this sterling silver golden retriever, handmade in England with a protective felt bottom. $345. Exclusively at Scully & Scully: 504 Park Ave., 212.755.2590.

With a handcrafted AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine, AMG-developed suspension, and AMG-specific transmission modes—plus a new interior with optimal widescreen cockpit—the new 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 has undergone the greatest change in its history while remaining true to form. Mercedes-Benz: G-Class SUVs from $142,800 at mbusa.com.

Relaxed and unassuming, the Train mule—Stubbs & Wootton’s new summer loafer—is the perfect fit in natural woven straw and black raffia. $450 at stubbsandwootton.com.

Forever a favorite: the Rolex Lady Datejust 28 in Everose gold. $25,750. Visit rolex.com for more information and retail locations.

Slip into style in this silk evening dress by Ralph Lauren Collection. $2,990 at select Ralph Lauren stores and ralphlauren.com.

Kick things up a notch in Stuart Weitzman’s KIKI in Oro. $898. Stuart Weitzman: 625 Madison Ave., 212.750.2555.

It’s easy to get wrapped up in Charlotte Kellogg’s pink flower sweater ($225) and scarf ($195), made in Nepal of a cashmere and silk blend. Available at charlottekellogg.com.

Trim your office with traditional, handmade Italian paper accessories for desk and home. A variety of patterns and colors are available at Leta Austin Foster Boutique: 64 Via Mizner, Palm Beach, 561.655.7367.

Elevate any occasion by reaching for George Jensen’s Koppel crystal glasses in sterling silver with silver wire. $795. George Jensen: 698 Madison Ave., 212.759.6457.

Be there with bells on in J.McLaughlin’s Bells Beach Wrap Dress in neo sanibelfan, one of the label’s latest arrivals for summer. $278 at jmclaughlin.com.

Delightfully fresh, Bonterra’s Dry Muscat is organically farmed and, with its natural citrus and intriguing warm spice, the perfect match for summer meals. $16 at bonterra.com.

If your walls call for inspiration, look to Simeon Braguin’s Abstraction 79, an acrylic on canvas (48 x 60″), which makes for a fresh addition to any room. Price upon request. Findlay Galleries: 165 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, 561.655.2090.  

Dangle this on for size: Vhernier’s Freccia bracelet in 18-kt. rose gold and turquoise. $20,100. Vhernier: 783 Madison Ave. or 55 Wall St., 646.343.9551.

Sea Star Beachwear’s Beachcomber espadrille in orange eyelet is an eye-catching option for the beach and beyond. $96 at seastarbeachwear.com.