Covet

Covet Suit Yourself

    Opposites are attracting us this season: wild patterns, when we’re feeling like the life of the party; minimalistic solids, when we want to wade in more demure. Trina Turk’s summer staples never disappoint. Turk’s bold and vibrant high-neck one-piece—dubbed the “Capri” ($148 at trinaturk.com)—heats things up with sexy …

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Blue Skies

Published in April 2016 issue of STYLE Already saddled with our work bag, techno-gadgets, keys and, maybe, a yoga mat or water bottle, toting around an umbrella seems almost impossible. But when caught in a rainstorm, you would move mountains to have one, right? Back in 1992, designers Tibor Kalman and …

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Happy Hour

Fossil just joined the ranks of wearables with the sleek Fossil Q collection. The line boasts two watch styles and two activity tracking bracelets for men and women, including the pretty and punny “Q Grant” (pictured above), which can rock four different faces. For spring, may we suggest Sand Leather? …

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BELLA VITA

The Modern Loafer by Everlane is as sophisticated as it is utilitarian—precisely why Angelina Jolie likes the Italian slipper for global airport-hopping. Add the 100 percent leather art loafers to skirts and dresses for a twist ending; they also pair a little eccentricity with pants and shorts. Shoes come in …

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It’s a cinch

The fanny pack is making a seriously chic comeback. With cellphone cases doubling as wallets and a greater push for more every-day sleek efficiency, we don’t need our massive hobo bags anymore. Clare Vivier of Clare V. proves the point. The former journalist founded her eponymous brand back in 2008 …

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Covet: Tie One On November 2015

Manhattan-born designer Ulla Johnson is the daughter of archeologists, so no wonder we dig these sexy leather Aggie boots inspired by her globetrotting childhood. Handmade by artisans in Peru, the 3.75-inch stacked-heel stunners reflect Johnson’s overall design philosophy of adding subtle embellishments—like the adjustable ankle strap and antiqued brass studs—that …

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Covet: Fall Flair

Zac Posen is darling. He posts flowers and food shots on Instagram, famously babysat “Girls” creator Lena Dunham as a kid (he’s still the only person who can dress her) and is almost too sweet the contestants on “Project Runway.” (We secretly miss bitchy Michael Kors.) No wonder the designer’s …

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Purls of Wisdom

When you think of a handcrafted knit by your great-aunt Jean, you may envision a pair of missized mittens or an uneven scarf, not a haute handbag that’s an international bestseller. Coming from a long line of knitters, Sarah Oliver began crafting chic Peruvian wool handbags for friends, family and …

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One-Piece Wonders

Taking a recent tour of every fashionista’s paradise (i.e., Net-a-Porter), we were delighted to find that one-piece swimsuits are all the rage. (After all, we’re women of a certain age.) From skimpy to sophisticated, these bathing beauties ooze Bond Girl appeal. Sure, we picked some scandalous ones for show, but …

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