Whether sojourning to the Jersey Shore or the Seychelles, sizzling grill-fired favorites under the sun, or simply basking in the ease of the season, our collective of warm-weather essentials will ready you for action this summer

by Archana Aithal Rose and Christine Cipolla

Emilie Heathe Nail Artist Nail Polish

Presented in travel-ready Japanese bottles that stick together through magnets, this lustrous nail polish is enriched with nourishing oils and antioxidants to keep nails strong. $30, saksfifthavenue.com

Sabine Be Be Balloon 

Fit them with single vision or reactive lenses; either way, these eyewear shells feature a chic structural shape to put you in the hall of frame. $475, eyedesignnj.com


En Saison Pallas Blouse
Take cues from the summer catwalk and don this darling blouse in satin featuring voluminous sleeves and a blooming print. $84, @anothersunday_nj

Gucci Pet Carrier

For the discerning animal lover who wishes to ferry their pet in vogue, this all-over GG canvas designer duffel delivers. Top handles, shoulder straps, and bottom feet make it easy to tote your little companion. $3,650, gucci.com

Van Cleef & Arpels Two Butterfly Ring

Ensure the compliments flow in this dazzling ring, featuring 36 diamonds and four turquoise stones set in 18K gold. The combination of color and symmetry reinterpret the grace and beauty of two butterflies in flight. $23,000, vancleefarpels.com

Christian Dior TechnoGym Ball From Dior’s recent collab with sporting equipment brand Technogym, this exercise ball in PVC pays homage to the maison’s couture codes, featuring the lucky star symbol on top and signature embossed contrasting blue bands in the middle. It’s sold with a removable antibacterial cover. $1,300, dior.com

Dior Saddle Bag

Dior’s iconic saddle bag is reimagined here in navy blue canvas featuring the CD diamond motif taken from the maison’s archives. Tonal smooth calfskin makes up the magnetic flap, while the adjustable CD jacquard strap offers a two-way, versatile crossbody to wear over the shoulder. $3,400, dior.com

Dolce and Gabbana Printed
Fabric Platform Sandals DG’s Eiffel Tower heels from their Happy Garden collection practically scream summer, rendered in 100% shiny carnation-print fabric and punctuated by the gold-plated DG logo. $995, dolceandgabbana.com

Ralph Lauren Parker Cocktail Mix Box Ten-Piece Set

A Manhattan or gimlet: whatever your choice of poison, cocktails hit differently when conjured up in handcrafted crystal barware and essential accessories presented in a hand-stitched, leather carrying case inspired by the famous RL restaurant in Chicago. $4,495, saksfifthavenue.com

Alor Men’s Grey Cable and Black Stingray ID Bracelet 

A totem of modern masculinity, the revered men’s bracelet gets an exotic upgrade in textured stingray with a border of gray stainless steel cables and a center ID station, adding verve to a casual look. $295, garymichaelsfinejewelry.com

Balenciaga X Adidas Hoodie & Shorts 

A collab between the two fashion giants has yielded a small array of boutique pieces, including this decorated logo sweatshirt and tri-stripe, shred-hem shorts. Top $1,450, bottoms $995, bergdorfgoodman.com

Agua Bendita Aine Lee Pants

Stay cool and chic in the heat in these tropical wide legs, featuring a sunny pattern, ties at the waist, and a loose fit that echoes a distinct ‘70s vibe. $200, gemsboutiquenj.com

Borgo Twill Slub Sport Shirt

Boasting a rich fabric and masterful Italian craftsmanship, this indigo blue denim twill shirt with a spread collar and front chest pocket epitomizes elevated everyday. $155, michaelduruclothiers.com

Pucci Iride Dress

Swirling shades of blue envelop this sweeping Italian made maxi dress, finished with a tie-waist belt, handkerchief cuff sleeves, and intertwined fish charms. Add oversized sunnies and a touch of boho jewelry for fresh summer sizzle. $1,595, pucci.com

Louis Vuitton Keepall Bandoulière 50

Basic canvas, step aside! This exceptional piece is crafted from leather then swathed in colorful crochet. The handmade patches layered on top are embroidered to resemble flowers and LV monogram patterns. $26,600, us.louisvuitton.com

Amiri Skel Sneakers

Premium yet edgy, these comfy sneaks sport a stitched skeletal bone-like appliqué on the face, a chunky rubber sole, and elastic sides that provide a durable finishing touch. $590, saksfifthavenue.com

Jimmy Choo Dovina 100

With crossed, candy-pink nappa leather straps set over an open toe, these cotton braided wedge heels immediately call for floaty maxi dresses, sandy beaches, and tropical cocktails. $650, jimmychoo.com

Viktor and Rolf Good Fortune Eau De Parfum
Encased in a sculptural, refillable bottle with a faceted stone cap, this olfactory concoction of luxurious jasmine and bourbon vanilla is designed to grant wearers the power to create your own destiny. $180, us.viktor-rolf.com

Transparent Brand Small Speaker

Constructed of aluminum and glass, this minimalist speaker delivers rich, authentic sound quality to dance the summer night away. Users can also switch out internal parts to make it compatible with future wireless technologies. $550, uncrate.com

Lafonn Fancy Lab-Grown Sapphire Chandelier Earrings Beautifully sculpted in platinum, these linear drop earrings take their lead from a rainbow, dressed in dazzling multi-colored lab grown sapphires and Lafonn’s signature simulated diamonds. $2,280, wolffinejewelers.com

Yanina & Co. Aegean Collection Evil Eye Disc

Yanina illustrates its signature artistry with this minimal pendant featuring a 16-inch cable chain, 18K gold setting, and vibrant turquoise base for diamonds to form the evil eye motif. $3,200, yanina-co.com

Halston Kavita Top In Crepe de Chine

This cool-girl top, crafted from sumptuous crepe de chine in two contrasting shades of colorblocked blue, can quickly go from desk to dusk with the right amount of accessorizing. $345, halston.com

Initio Parfums Privés Rehab Extrait De Parfum From the innovative French perfumier’s Hedonist collection, this olfactory infusion combines sweet and smoky notes like patchouli and vanilla with lavender and tobacco to introduce a sophisticated fragrance that will set you apart from the herd. $370, michaelduru.com

The Ridge Alpine Navy Smart Wallet Kit

An AirTagged designer wallet in a carbon AirTag case with a capacity for 12 cards will block wireless theft, backed with a lifetime guarantee. The Ridge comes with all the bells and whistles one would expect in a smart wallet. $152, ridge.com

Etro Floral Print Shirt
Packed with botanical feels in a refreshing summer palette
of blue, green, and white, Etro’s sharply tailored cotton shirt in a plant and floral print effortlessly makes the transition from beach to boardroom. $395, garmany.com

Magnanni Beignet TasselExpertly crafted in olive green suede with a tassel detail, these sophisticated summer boat shoes are just what you need for your next yachting adventure. $398, tessutomenswear.com

Yanina & Co. Rose Gold Pavé Set Star Earrings A celestial shape for the consummate minimalist, these rockstar studs are set in 14K rose gold and feature a cluster of 262 pavé diamonds of 0.74 ctw. $2,100, yanina-co.com

Michele Deco Sport Gold-Tone Lavender Silicone Watch
Flanked by a lavender sunray dial, topaz, and a signature red crown all set on a silicone strap, this two-tone, geometric watch is the ultimate blend of haute horology and vivacious sportiness. $545, garymichaelsfinejewelry.com

Halston Sarena Dress In Stretch Sequin Note how the twisted halter detail adds visual interest to this haute and happening mini dress in stretch mesh. Softly hued, all-over sequins lend texture and unbridled glamour, making for a perfect choice for your next social soirée. $395, halston.com

JBL Pulse 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Yet another speaker? Think again, as JBL’s newest audiohouse plays up to 12 hours of music on a single charge – plus it’s waterproof and offers a high-res, 360-degree, glow in-the-dark LED light show. $169, jbl.com

Poor Cat Designs Sterling Silver Charm Leather Wrap Bracelet  Harness the energy of your youth with a wrap bracelet that pays homage to rock music, boasting a large sterling silver cuff clasp, silver rock hand, and solid sterling silver ID bar with hand engraving, all tied together on red leather. $1,275, poorcatdesigns.com

Masunga x Kenzo Takada Suctum
Brave the sun in shades that scream cool, from their unique shape to the combo of Japanese acetate and titanium. $675, eyedesignnj.com

Brooks Brothers Regent Madras Jacket 

This sport coat is as elegant as it is casual and represents the epitome of expert tailoring. The pastel patchwork and traditional fit allow for a sharp yet easy-to-wear look, making it the ultimate preppy piece. $498, brookbrothers.com

Elakai Bocce Set

Whether you’re an amateur or top-level player, this professional-level, American-made game kit is a blast to play with friends and family. The red and blue balls are made of high-quality resin and arrive in a double carrying bag for easy transport. $240, bespokepost.com

Azarael Organza One Shoulder Puff Sleeve Top

Brimming with exceptional details like a sheer organza long sleeve that’s gathered on one side to create volume, plus a sleekly fitted bodice and cuff, this top in show stopping red is for the belle of the ball. $58, mintcollectionboutique.com

Aspinal of London Travel Organizer Only for the astute jet-setter, this all-in-one leather wallet is compact, stylish, and immensely functional. A suede-lined passport cover and luggage tags complete the package. $285, aspinaloflondon.com

Brioni Might brown Sustainable Suede Primavera Sneakers
Handcrafted in Italy from sustainable suede and finished with a recycled rubber sole, these sporty sneakers are easy to style with just about any piece in your summer wardrobe. $829.50, michaelduruclothiers.com

Valentino All-Over Toile Iconographe Print Short Sleeve Shirt 

Offering cool comfort on balmy summer days, a lightweight silk shirt with short sleeves and one breast pocket is covered in Valentino’s masterful VLOGO print for that touch of luxe. $1,650, valentino.com


Versace Inflatable Tube

Be the envy of the floats-n-boats sea soirée or pool party with this dramatic vinyl ring. The gold and black ‘Crete de Fleur’ showcases Versace’s signature baroque pattern throughout. $250, bloomingdales.com

Blue Pheasant Bandar Dalmatian Cocktail Shaker
Spotted: a cocktail shaker with an attitude, born for the consummate entertainer. It’s crafted in stainless steel with a dalmatian-printed hair-on-hide sleeve and top. $112, saksfifthavenue.com

David Yurman Maritime Anchor Bracelet

Part of Yurman’s nautical selection for men, this design is a tribute to the spirit of the sea and the equipment that has guided sailors for centuries. The blue leather wristlet is accessorized with sterling silver, while a lapis lazuli anchor acts as the centerpiece. $550, leonardojewelers.com

Aya Muse Maxi Coverup

Leave it to the imagination in this barely there, semi-sheer lace panel dress. Super sexy and fitted, this beautifully detailed floor skimmer will surely cause a stir. $749, mytheresa.com

Golden Goose Blazer & Sneakers

Peaked lapels and gold-tone heraldic buttons play up the regalia of this double-breasted, tailored gabardine blazer. A detachable logo patch with a finely stitched G adds a playful touch. Don’t forget to slip on your GG star leather kicks to round out the look. Blazer $985, sneakers $595, goldengoose.com

Dolce & Gabbana Kim Trench

Showers outside? No worries! Don this double-breasted, grosgrain-trimmed raincoat and step out in the rain like a celebrity. It’s part of the re-edition collection rooted in modern revisions of archival D&G pieces. $4,845, us.dolcegabbana.com

Façonnable Intarsia Stripe Top

Crisp and contemporary, this innovative and irregularly patterned cotton jersey long sleeved top will become an instant staple. Combine with shorts or slacks to put together a sensible and relaxed aesthetic. $215, faconnable.com

Dior Bralette & Short Logomania dominates this head-to-toe outfit, though each piece can be sported separately for a more subtle approach. The brief and bra top are made of tech cotton embellished with a contrasting CD signature band. All pieces sold separately. Top & bottom each $1,600, dior.com

Indu+ Teak Bistro Island

Roll this versatile cooking hub outdoors and fire up salmon or steak. This handsomely appointed mobile station has four burners, a griddle zone, cutting board, three drawers, knife holders, and plenty of storage to boot. $6,500, indu.plus

The North Face 2-Meter Dome Tent

Step aside, glampers, because this tent made for the serious outdoorsman stands alone as the quintessential mountaineering castle for surviving the planet’s most extreme environments. The portable shelter can sleep eight and offers a plethora of survival features. $6,000, thenorthface.com

Illusion MNG Skateboard

Designed by the late Virgil Abloh for the urban cool kid, the MNG skateboard comes in maplewood and is decorated in gradient colors with LV’s initials on the top and all-over monogram print on the bottom, with wheels also featuring the LV signature. $2,660, louisvuitton.com

Hermès Palio Backgammon Set

Inspired by Palio, a longstanding and celebrated horse race in Siena, Tuscany, this backgammon set includes pawns inlaid with lush taurillon leather, smooth taurillon drawers, saddle-stitched handles in H leather, four dice, and a cube in engraved sycamore for serious gamers and collectors alike. $7,350, hermes.com

Zimmermann Tama Corset Midi Dress

Fresh from their spring 2023 collection, this cocktail dress in luxe silk linen featuring a boned corset, shirred back, and rouleau straps stands out with a glorious bouquet of purple pansies spilled over the bodice and part of the full skirt. $1,450, garmany.com

Raffi The Wesley

Whether testing out your skills on the grill or practicing your backhand on the court, keep it cool in a soothing aqua-hued pure cotton polo featuring a denim-inspired print and two button style. $135, tessutomenswear.com

Jimmy Choo Avenue 50 Caramel Nappa Leather Mules

Crafted in Italy from luxurious nappa leather, these minimalist mules with wide ruched leather straps, a square toe, and 50mm curved heel rank high on both comfort and appeal. $675, garmany.com

Italo Ferretti White and Beige Stripe Tie

Handmade in Italy using top-quality silk, this exclusive customizable tie features a sophisticated palette of white and beige in a signature striped pattern to top off your snazzy summer suits.
$231, tessutomenswear.com

Malakai Classico SUP

Quality craftsmanship and smart design are the ethos driving this family-owned company. This 10-foot paddleboard is super buoyant and stable, and includes a carbon fiber paddle, GoPro mount, three fins, a traction pad, and bungee ties. $1,245, bellasolboards.com

LoveShackFancy X Sophia Webster Espadrille Floral multicolored prints adorn this summery wedge, finished with a sweet ankle tie. Layers of jovial patterns sit between the jute wrapped heels for a shot of gloriousfrivolity. $550, loveshackfancy.com

Ulla Johnson Aaliya One-Piece Swimsuit
Your next beach adventure calls for statement swimwear in a standout color, like this slip-on style in purple featuring tie-up strings and a keyhole neckline. $340, modaoperandi.com

Halpern Bustier & Flared Pants

Get glammed up for a night on the town in this high-octane ensemble featuring a bubble gum pink, draped satin top and multicolored sequined bottoms. Let spontaneity, color, and fantasy be your muse! Top $1,750, pants $1,395, modaoperandi.com

Moke America 007 San Monique Edition EV

Is it a car? A golf cart? A fun-in-the-sun buggy? Perhaps all of the above! This British collectible is a “green” electric vehicle, now highway legal and available in the U.S. A full eight-hour charge will take you 40 miles, with a top speed of 25mph. $28,975, mokeamerica.com

Shy Creation 0.62CT Diamond Bangle

A statement bangle set in white gold that’s electroplated with rhodium
for a definitively modern edge, then sprinkled with natural, handpicked diamonds along the edges. $3,530, wolffinejewelers.com

Fendi Skirt and Fashion Show Slides

Be pretty in pink in Fendi’s latest confections: a satin mini skirt with FF logo embellished cargo pockets and matching leather strap platform slides. The beige bags, necklace, and sweater are all part of the series and complement each other well. Skirt $1,550, sandals, $995, fendi.com

Rhude Beach Club Sweatshirt & Cargo Pants
From Rhude’s St. Barth’s-inspired assortment, this all cotton terry hoodie is printed with a colorful nod to St. Jean, known for its picturesque beaches. The bottoms are lightweight, 100% linen, and full of pockets. Top $640, pants $820, 24S.com

DJI Mini 2

Drone fanatics will fall in love with this compact and lightweight quadcopter in a foldable design, boasting a three-axis 4K gimbal camera to keep it steady, along with wireless connectivity. Enjoy up to 31 minutes of flight time while you capture smooth, airborne videos. $449, crutchfield.com

Marni X No Vacancy Men’s Pullover 

A statement bangle set in white gold that’s electroplated with rhodium for a definitively modern edge, then sprinkled with natural, handpicked diamonds along the edges. $3,530, wolffinejewelers.com 

Temple St Clair 18K Medium Yoga Hoops

Go from the street to a swanky summer soirée in style in these elevated hoops, comprised of 18K gold in a contemporary chunky shape. $3,200, leonardojewelers.com

Stella McCartney Black Ultra Low Rise Diamanté Star Trousers
McCartney once again proves you don’t have to compromise style for sustainability, delivering these statement single-pleat trousers in a forest-friendly viscose canvas fabric, featuring a cheeky side cutout and a slim, low rise fit. $2,800, stellamccartney.com


Kent Collection White Diamond Tumbler

Add some bling to your everyday when sipping from this 20-oz, vacuum-sealed, double walled tumbler. Comprised of over 5,000 crystals, the container looks like a jewelry holder for your drink, complete with a slider lid and stainless steel straw. $88, kokobboutique.com

Zimmermann High Tide Sailor Jeans

Aye, aye captain! These ocean blue cotton capris feature nautical-inspired front buttons and a flared silhouette, then finished with white stitching and an anchor motif on the back pocket. $625, zimmermann.com

Paily Heels Stella Shoes

Featuring unique braided detailing on the straps and a comfortable block heel, this classic summer shoe teams just as easily with work pants as a little black dress. $125, mintcollectionboutique.com