Ultra cool eyewear, versatile fashion, and sun savvy skincare all the essentials to turn you into a walking thirst trap!

by Archana Aithal Rose

Ah summertime! As much as your body is parched craving that killer cocktail all day long (and, word to the wise: booze parches the body, including the dermis) your skin craves its own drink of water. The health and beauty industries have taken note, introducing ever expanding lines of hydration products that address a myriad of conditions and user variables.

Augustinus Bader Rich Cream
Inspired by three decades of research, a game changing face cream that’s backed by revolutionary skin rejuvenating technology. This ultra luxurious cream should be a part of any nighttime skincare routine. $265, neimanmarcus.com


Tom Ford Shave Oil
Take the post shave moisturizing routine out of the picture by starting smart. This shave oil replaces standard shaving cream with its skin calming and purifying complex in a lightweight, scented formula one that soothes irritation as you work it through skin. $61, tomford.com

Tom Ford oil

Shiseido Men Hydrating Lotion
Formulated with Damage Defense Complex, this water based lotion provides relief for razor burn as well as intense moisture to freshly cleanse skin. It also combats dryness and other environmental e ects. $31, macys.com

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With a refined spring/summer line that’s exquisitely textured and richly colored and detailed, Hermès reinstates its core aesthetic of quiet modernism one that plays well into the lifestyle of the upwardly mobile. This French house was doing athleisure before the term was even coined in the fashion glossary among its earliest forays into the genre active attire for equestrians, tennis players, and other athletes. Its Men’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection is punctuated with color as well as a sense of lightness, keeping with the codes of modern man style. Some winning looks from the new lines are seen here. hermes.com


Whether you’re cruising the waves in sun kissed California or hanging on deck during an Alaskan Cruise, this season’s statement shades will make you feel at home around the ocean. From cool white temples to rainbow lenses and vintage inspired frames, designers are giving out oodles of retro vibes this summer (we’re championing the Studio 54 disco days, incidentally).

Gucci Navigator Sunglasses with Double G
Taking their code from ’70s style archives, Gucci’s aviator style shiny black acetate frames defined by Guilloché detail with Gucci script and brown lenses makes for the ultimate accessory for cool dudes. $435, gucci.com


New Wave SL1 Saint
Laurent decided to take the classic black and white combo and implement it in retro style. With thick frames, a flat edge, white temples engraved with the brand name, and nylon lenses in contrasting black. $350, ysl.com


Diorchroma2 Sunglasses
Combining multiple materials like black acetate and a silver tone frame to outline groovy, multi hued, and 100% UV protection mirrored lenses, this pair is for the fashion daredevil. $595, dior.com