From beach reads to new swim, here’s our take on everything you need to know (and buy) to enjoy the summer in style.

From beach reads to new swim, here’s our take on everything you need to know (and buy) to enjoy the summer in style.

THE SUMMER ICONS 2.0
The mood this year? Simplistic beauty with an air of effortless cool. Here, find the five iconic women inspiring us now and what we can learn from them.

THE SUMMER ICONS 2.0
The mood this year? Simplistic beauty with an air of effortless cool. Here, find the five iconic women inspiring us now and what we can learn from them.

Who: Romy Schneider in La Piscine.
What to Channel: a simple one-piece with post-pool wet hair.

Who: Lee Radziwill in Capri.
What to Channel: white jeans and a black belt.

Who: Meryl Streep in Manhattan.
What to Channel: undone shirting and side-swept hair.

Who: Bianca Jagger at the final cricket match between. England and Australia.
What to Channel: summer suiting and a hat.

Who: Chloë Sevigny on the Santa Cruz boardwalk.
What to Channel: cutoffs paired with pilates-toned limbs.

Who: Romy Schneider in La Piscine.
What to Channel: a simple one-piece with post-pool wet hair.

Who: Lee Radziwill in Capri.
What to Channel: white jeans and a black belt.

Who: Meryl Streep in Manhattan.
What to Channel: undone shirting and side-swept hair.

Who: Bianca Jagger at the final cricket match between. England and Australia.
What to Channel: summer suiting and a hat.

Who: Chloë Sevigny on the Santa Cruz boardwalk.
What to Channel: cutoffs paired with pilates-toned limbs.

THE SWIMWEAR UPDATE
What's happening in the world of swim? Texture, belts, and retro prints. Snap up one of each.

THE SWIMWEAR UPDATE
What's happening in the world of swim? Texture, belts, and retro prints. Snap up one of each.

Shop Swimwear

Shop Swimwear

5 ESSENTIALS TO INVEST IN
Clean, neutral, and classic—here are the evergreen pieces you'll bring out summer after summer.

5 ESSENTIALS TO INVEST IN
Clean, neutral, and classic—here are the evergreen pieces you'll bring out summer after summer.

BEACH READS OF SUMMER '19
Whether you're a die-hard lit fan or not, there's something about summer that brings out the bookworm in all of us. Lauren Ingram, who heads up editorial projects at Assouline, shares the titles everyone's going to be talking about—including those coming to movie theaters soon.

BEACH READS OF SUMMER '19
Whether you're a die-hard lit fan or not, there's something about summer that brings out the bookworm in all of us. Lauren Ingram, who heads up editorial projects at Assouline, shares the titles everyone's going to be talking about—including those coming to movie theaters soon.

HOW DOES THE FASHION CROWD 'SUMMER'?
We asked three of our favorite designers to share where they're going and what's on their playlist.

HOW DOES THE FASHION CROWD 'SUMMER'?
We asked three of our favorite designers to share where they're going and what's on their playlist.

CATE HOLSTEIN

Where are you going on vacation?
I’m going to Miami, Tuscany, and then Greece. And for August, my cousin so graciously lent me her house in Cape Cod but I can only go for a week because I’ll be prepping for my show.

What’s on your playlist?
Everything from The Rolling Stones to Frank Ocean and the Grateful Dead.

Name your one summer essential. 
Sunglasses and sunscreen! 50 plus because I love to tan.  

CATE HOLSTEIN

Where are you going on vacation?
I’m going to Miami, Tuscany, and then Greece. And for August, my cousin so graciously lent me her house in Cape Cod but I can only go for a week because I’ll be prepping for my show.

What’s on your playlist?
Everything from The Rolling Stones to Frank Ocean and the Grateful Dead.

Name your one summer essential. 
Sunglasses and sunscreen! 50 plus because I love to tan.  

THE SUNGLASSES EDIT
The best–whether you're going classic or newly cool.

THE SUNGLASSES EDIT
The best–whether you're going classic or newly cool.

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Shop Sunglasses

THE SUMMER ACCESSORIES EDIT

THE SUMMER ACCESSORIES EDIT

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