editors’ cravings summer 2016
Published May 31, 2016 5:00 AM
BEACH READY jessica romm perez EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
This summer I’ll travel to as many beaches as possible. My kit is simple: colorful basics that pack well and I can wear on repeat.
The girls from Truss make these colorful and durable woven bags in Oaxaca. Folio Large Clutch by Truss, $125 barneys.com
I will pair this with a white dress, sun-kissed skin, and bare feet for beach parties this summer. Blush Anya Necklace from Thomas Sires
This dreamy towel is made from the softest cotton on one side and palm-printed terry on the other. Makaha by Samudra $125
Summer essential: a fun new beach read. Modern Lovers by Emma Straub amazon.com
The layered colors in these amazing vessels remind me of summer sunsets. Octavia by Concrete Cat
I love everything from this line, but especially this salt spray that creates perfect back-from- the-beach waves. Rockaway Salt Spray by R+Co, $25 randco.com
A black bikini + this hat = done. Horchata by Lola Hats $245
WELL-ROUNDED elaina sullivan STYLE EDITOR
Sweeping lines and sculptural shapes are having a moment.
the inspiration I love the sublime minimalism of Robert Mapplethorpe’s flora photography. Robert Mapplethorpe, Flower, 1983. © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. From Mapplethorpe Flora: The Complete Flowers $175 phaidon.com
The coolest table in the hottest color. Slon Table by Ana Kras $3,100 mattermatters.com
So chic for summer! Charcoal Sphere Sandals by Brother Vellies $584 brothervellies.com
Wearable art in onyx and sterling silver. Black Ball Ring by Sophie Buhai $420 sophiebuhai.com
This instantly elevates any vignette. Stainless Steel Spheres by CB2
Giacometti-like flatware to use every day. Cutipol 20-Piece Moon Black Collection $425 abode-newyork.com
Hand thrown earthen vessels with Japanese influence. Matte White Round Vase by Victoria Morris
This limited-edition piece is equal parts sculpture and seating. Roly-Poly Daybed by Faye Toogood fayetoogood.com
CRYSTAL VISIONS courtney somer EDITOR AT LARGE
The calming colors and healing effects of crystals make them a perfect accent to any room.
the inspiration I’m obsessed with these watermelon tourmaline stones. They’re perfect for summer and will brighten up any space.
These stunning drop earrings channel Stevie Nicks and can go from day to night. Jessica Winzelberg Triple Drop Earrings $490 oroborostore.com
I would use these small bowls to hold flaky sea salt or to keep jewelry by the bedside. Tigela Bowls by Anna New York
Pink quartz is hand-pressed onto this silk velvet pillow giving it a lunar-like texture that I love. Pink Quartz Pillow by Aviva Stanoff $250 abchome.com
The healing powers of titanium crystal and essential oils make this soap a must-have for the outdoor shower. Titanium Quartz by Wild Medicine $22 wildmedicine.us
Beautiful note cards for summer thank yous from Los Angeles artist Hamish Robertson. Calcite Notecard
For a unique hostess gift, I like these candy gemstones cast from real crystal specimens. Crystal Candy Healer Box by Maayan Zilberman, $75 sweetsaba.com