Although summer celebrations may look a little different this year, we should still try and enjoy life in goodness and in truth. The social reformation of unparalleled changes taking place around us forecast rapid and transitioning events of the greatest magnitude.
On the womenswear fashion and beauty front, many consumers earnestly desire to return to the purity and simplicity which characterizes a peaceful time. I truly feel that now more than ever is a wonderful time to invest in oneself. We have been quarantined far too long. The time is ripe for revolution to put effort into the way we look and feel. The key here is preparation and finesse as we set out to perfect our summer 2020 style and grooming, with performance, style and sustainability.
This roomy drawstring combines the timeless shape of a bucket bag with the lightweight ease of nylon. It has multiple pockets inside and out for organized storage and an extra wide strap for comfort. It is the perfect companion for days on the run when comfort matters as much as style. Features retro detailing like gold snap tabs, white and blue cotton lining, and rich brandy Vacchetta leather trim. Price: $159.00
The “Beverly Hills pack” by Mercer Amsterdam is a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration inspired by the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel. The pack features the brands iconic W3RD silhouette made with white Italian leather and ultra-soft pastel suedes with “The Beverly Hills” branding on the side. Additionally the pack features the limited edition Beverly Hills Hotel pool towel. Since the inception of the hotel in 1912 until 1959 the hotel guests enjoyed the signature green-and-white pool towels which to date are still heavily sought after by enthusiasts. The towel is made from ultra soft OEKO TEX 100 approved cotton. Additionally the pack features a pink velvet Beverly Hills branded dustbag for the sneakers. The pack is limited to 50 pieces worldwide, and is selling exclusively at www.merceramsterdam.com for $282.71.
The new Cartier Eyewear collection reflects Cartier’s most representative styles balancing the Maison’s values of elegance and savoir-faire with a focus on modern design. The Panthère de Cartier iconic styles are also emblematic of Cartier’s artisanal flair and impeccable attention to detail. The subtle shapes in metal reveal a more intricate and figurative interpretation of the sculptural feline head and body, which are enriched with colored hand-lacquer touches, recalling the brightness of onyx and emerald. By referencing the Panthère emblematic pieces, created in honor of Jeanne Toussaint, the tone is set for a unique and distinctive selection dedicated to glamorous women with a daring and sophisticated attitude. Panthère de Cartier sunglasses, smooth golden-finish metal, graduated burgundy lenses, golden-finish panther heads with black lacquer spots and green lacquer eyes, $1,395.
This sterling silver hair clip is the perfect accessory for Summer 2020 because it can subtly elevate your everyday look. Whether you’re going into the office or taking zoom meetings, it’s an elegant piece to add to your collection of hair accessories. (Note: It’s one of Jaclyn Solomon’s favorites.) Jaclyn & Morgan Solomon are sisters and the designers behind the well known sustainable brand AGMES. $290.00
The Esquivel Alex sandal is the must-have accessory for a socially distanced summer. Comfortable without sacrificing style, it transitions with ease from the beach to cocktails on a patio. $225.00
Pink Cloud Rosewater + Tremella Creamy Jelly Cleanser is the new way to get a deep, yet surprisingly gentle clean for a glowing, fresh complexion. Ideal for sensitive, dry, and normal skin types, Pink Cloud Cleanser removes all traces of dirt while leaving skin soft, comfortable and never stripped of moisture. Creamy and sensorial, Pink Cloud Cleanser delivers a relaxing and luxurious daily cleansing experience with absolutely no synthetic ingredients – ensuring a highly-effective, biocompatible cleanse that works with skin instead of against it, to promote optimal skin-health. Available July 14th, 2020. Price in USD: $24.00
Inspired by summers spent on the Côte d’Azur, Mark Cross’ Weatherbird Medium Tote Bag ($620 USD) is crafted in Italy from canvas with soft calfskin leather trim. With convenient versatility at its core, the durable luxury tote can be worn crossbody, on the shoulder, or as a top handle bag, making the spacious elevated style a summer staple, perfect for a weekend getaway, a trip to the beach, or any destination this season’s travels might take you.
Cindy sandal by Simone Castelletti SS20 collection is a Made in Italy ankle boot, with multi-colour straps, bringing rainbow to women’s feet. Maximum expression of Italian style and artisan manufacture, they will bring a breath of optimism to those will wear this pair of shoes. Price: 450,09 dollars
Kickstart you summer with a pair of sunglasses from Lensabl, the one-stop shop for all vision care products online. Survive the sun with a variety of stylish frames with premium sunglass lenses complete with blue-light blocking and 100% UV protection. Pricing starts at $77 for premium prescription and non-prescription lenses. Upgrade your vision today at lensabl.com
This K-Beauty skincare brand is gender-neutral, formulated with the eco-conscious ingredients, and focuses on bringing back the ‘simplicity’ of your skincare regimes with natural / transparent products that heal! The brand strives to provide a fully RAWGANIC (raw + organic) beauty experience, and gives you the freedom to ‘skip a step’ with some of their multi-purpose products; something unique to the K-Beauty space. With the power of naturally-derived ingredients such as calming herbs, botanical blends, soft organic cotton, olives, avocados, etc., as well as the use of essential oils like rose hip, tea tree, and lemon balm, RE:P changes the K-Beauty game with a line that revitalizes, moisturizes, cleanses, soothes, brightens, and enhances the skin to its naturally-radiant state. And to top it off, all RE:P SKUs are packaged in anti-pollution materials to minimize their waste impact. Retails — $31-$38
“Kelly” Wedge” —Mia Becar, a direct to consumer luxury shoe collection founded by Betzabe Gonzalez in 2018, recently released several new styles, including this Kelly wedge.Available in white, navy, or silver, the Kelly wedge is the perfect summer shoe — a versatile offering, handcrafted from supple leather and fine fabric, that is both comfortable and functional. $525.00 USD
The SS20 Versace frame is the best men’s product for summer for its contemporary frame silhouette, variety of color combinations for those whochoose to express their strength, confidence, and uniqueness through a bold and distinctive personal style.
Anne Klein Espadrilles for women in suede slip on and zip up with a gold zipper. iFlex technology is added for ultra comfort and support! MSRP $89
GLO Science’s ECO Balance is a game-changer for at-home oral care and is a clinically proven therapeutic toothpaste topper that raises oral pH for a healthier mouth, fresher breath and whiter teeth. Simply add a layer of ECO Balance on top of your favorite toothpaste for twice daily brushing. Created by world-renowned celebrity dentist and oral health expert, Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, the high-performance foaming gel is clinically demonstrated to be eight times more effective than brushing and flossing alone. Once you use it, you’ll never want to brush your teeth without it again. – $49.00 USD
Price: $2,390.00 USD; Mark Cross Grace Cube Leather Box Bag is the perfect summer accessory. It includes an adjustable leather and chain strap.
NAYLA sandals are the best women’s product for Summer 2020 because they bridge the gap between sustainability and design. Based in Miami and crafted by hand in small batches at a female-owned factory in Peru, the versatile slides are made from ethically-sourced earth- and ocean-friendly materials: wild rubber, upcycled fish scales, and pineapple leaves. NAYLA sandals are the epitome of comfort, while also being incredibly chic thanks to being inspired by Miami’s Art Deco minimalist style. The “Jules” style in sky fish scales features leather straps, a wide rubber sole, and 2mm eco-friendly foam inserts so they can be worn all day and night. $250
Kick of the summer with the Fabletics Inspire 2-Piece Outfit from the 4th of July capsule collection. Show off your stars and stripes in our Seamless set—made from our second-skin fabric that takes your comfort level and patriotic spirit to new heights. Price: $49.95
Sunglasses are the ultimate summer accessory, and Futuremood AURAS take them to a whole new level with the world’s first lenses scientifically proven to alter your mood. Mood altering lenses combined with exceptional luxury craftsmanship and detailing make these a conversation piece guaranteed to help you look great and feel even better. $175
The Phoebe sandal is a summer wardrobe must-have! This simple slide silhouette has an added layer of style with the mesh strap. Andre Assous introduced the espadrille to the American market in the Seventies, so the braided jute around the base of the shoe is a nod to the brand’s heritage. The shoe retails for $189.
The coziest active lounge leggings designed for your at home workouts. These leggings offer two side pockets that fit all size cellphones. A shapely backside seam frames and flatters. These rib beauties will cover all your lounging and home workout needs this summer. $82
COVID-19 is in full effect during summer 2020 and consumers are now revamping their getaways, trading in plane tickets for local travels (think camping, road trips, etc.). Summer 2020 is also the season of paired down beauty routines, given quarantine. Enter Intuition: the only 2-in-1 razor helping you shave in one simple step by removing the need for shaving cream, soap or body wash. Don’t worry about making room in your cosmetics case either, Intuition comes with it’s own cap, eliminating the need for a carrying case. Just throw it in your suitcase and you’re good to go! This product is also completely customizable, offering four blades – Revitalizing Moisture, Pure Nourishment, Sensitive Care and Island Berry – for your own skin needs and preferences. No longer do you have to follow a “one size fits most” standard. This cost saving product (less than $20!) will allow you to use your everyday razor while on the go, no need to purchase additional travel sized toiletries for weekend getaways anymore! Cost: $15.98
This reef-safe, all-natural sunscreen serves up extra-UV protection in a sleek, biodegradable stick. Easy application, stays on during water sports and if you’re sweating during outdoor sports, great scent, keeps skin hydrated.
FRAME’s first shoe collection embodies the famously elegant aesthetic of the brand, expanding its ever-growing luxury offering. The collection features seven chic and classic styles – from sandals, mules, loafers and ballet flats – that will take customers to and from where she needs to go. Each shoe in the collection is handcrafted in Spain from the finest Napa leather and offers everyday comfort with wearable heel heights. Similar to designing FRAME’s denim, the brand prioritized comfort and quality as they believe no matter how fashion-forward the pieces are, their collections must be well-made and provide comfort to look and feel great for shoppers.Prices range from $325-395
SUSTAINABLE MAKE-UP BAGS – CLEAN OCEAN COLLECTION BY TRESTIQUE
Meet the new, Sustainable Le Pak makeup bag. Now, not only can you look good on-the-go, but feel good as well. Consumer products greatly contribute to the amount of plastic waste we produce on the planet. In an effort to reduce the amount of plastic we send to the ocean, we’ve made 100% of the outer shell of this bag from one recycled plastic bottle! Plastic bottles are a huge contributor to plastic waste in our oceans. By using post-consumer plastic to create a bag you can carry with you every day, we are making a conscious effort to keep our oceans plastic-free. Here’s to one less! As with all treStiQue makeup bags, the built-in mirror allows for easy application anywhere. You can effortlessly view all your trèStiQue products at once – no more digging through a messy makeup bag. It also fits easily in the palm of your hand and weighs less than 0.5 pound (with makeup inside)! The burgundy, gray and navy Sustainable Deluxe Le Paks, our largest bag, offer a unique detachable loop that you can snap down to hold the mirror open and slip your hand through for better on-the-go application! Sustainable Le Paks are available in a variety of new colors including gray, burgundy and navy for the larger bags and denim and mint for the mini bags. $25 for the bag: Customized routine which includes product and bag is $175 LINK HERE
Just in time for the warmer months, Piglet recently launched new pajama styles featuring a stylish cami set, night dress and night shirt, available in the brand’s signature color palettes. Made with 100% french flax linen, the fabric is light, soft and low maintenance, ideal for relaxing and keeping cool during summer evenings. For those seeking individual pieces, the cami top can be purchased separately in addition to the shorts which feature an elasticated waistband and pockets for extra convenience. Cami Set: $99 (Cami Top: $49 | Shorts: $49)Night Dress: $79 Night Shirt: $99
The JEAN sunglasses from BOLD DOTS is a clean, updated design. Inspired by the creative director’s interest in modern architecture, this polished titanium frame provides a lightweight, but durable accessory. If you want to actually see the world from rose colored glasses, this one is for you. The Jean comes in three colors: matte black titanium ($210), rose gold titanium ($220), and 24 karat gold titanium ($220).
Though not our typical summer as in previous years, people are still heading to the beach — at a safe distance of course — and Lutz Morris’ canvas shopper is the perfect essential to pack or pack things in! Alternatively for those who are staying at home, it’s the perfect carry-all for groceries or running errands. Handmade consciously in Germany by small family businesses. $10 will be donated to Every Mother Counts, a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother everywhere. Price: $905
Eyewear founder Ashley Johnson has designed a line of eyewear to address different face shapes, nose bridges, cheekbones, and long lashes. Whether you have a round, oval, square-shaped face, higher or lower nose bridge Mohala eyewear has a pair made just for you! The frames are made of hypoallergenic premium acetate. The lenses are UV400 and scratch-resistant so toss them into your beach bag or work tote. Price: $169.00
The Leona Leather Sandal from Cougar shoes is the perfect summer sandal for all occasions. Equipped with adjustable padded strap and rounded toe with moulded comfort footbed, the pair of lightweight sandals is versatile for all day wear at the beach, by the poolside, or a picnic in the park. Price: $80.
Perfect for your summer morning or night ritual, pamper yourself with THE WELL’s Self Care Products formulated by master bio alchemist, Michelle Gagnon. Infused with sustainably wildcrafted essential oils, the below products are available in three blends: Rise, Reset and Relax.
- Essential Oil ($48): Start the day by awakening the senses. Use the essential oil by gently inhaling directly from the bottle, adding 10 drops to your shower or emitting 15-20 drops into the air through a diffuser.
- Everything Mist ($40): A therapeutic grade formula, spritz on your body and face or in the shower to enjoy the refreshing effects of the mist.
- Body Oil ($68): Swap the lotion for an everyday body oil. Simply massage into the skin after the shower for smooth, hydrated and moisturized skin without feeling oily or greasy.
This broad spectrum SPF 45 UVA/UVB sunscreen with revolutionary water-break technology shields skin from the sun and hydrates with a liquid cloud of pure water vapor to help prevent water loss during sun exposure. Perfect for applying any day you’re spending outdoors, this moisturizer contains Pentavitin®, which provides up to 72 hours of hydration and helps prevent dryness caused by outdoor heat and sunlight. Additionally, this formula reduces the look of photaging and leaves the skin silky smooth! Price in USD ($52)
Built on the founding value of “putting a smile on your face”, French Eyewear Brand IZIPIZI has released a capsule collection to celebrate its 10th birthday. The range consists of their signature round shape to suit all faces, now revamped in a vibrant yellow and tortoiseshell. They even crafted new brown lenses to tie it all together. You can also match with the kids to make the whole family smile! #D Sun 10 Year Anniversary Glasses, $45.00 #D Reading 10 Year Anniversary Glasses, $40.00#D Sun Junior 10 Year Anniversary Glasses, $40.00
While warm weather adventures may look a little different this year, we are still looking towards future times when we are able to travel and explore the world again. Fine art photographer Gray Malin has expanded upon the stunning aerial imagery he’s known for, and created a line of accessible products for home and travel. This summer, we have our eyes on The Lake Como Passport Case. Featuring Gray’s best-selling fine art photographs that evoke serious wanderlust, each premium leather passport case is topstitched along the edges and comes packaged in a signature Gray Malin box. We’re using this as a gentle reminder that we will travel again, and when we do – we’ll look great doing it. Price in USD $49.00. Available at GrayMalin.com
H. Moser’s Endeavor Centre Seconds Diamonds, Tutima’s Saxon One Lady Diamonds, and Zenith’s Defy Midnight, are the best ladies watches for the 2020 summer season because they’re the perfect companion for any look. H. Moser’s Endeavor Centre Seconds Diamonds is ideal for adding a pop of color to any look with its bold burgundy fumé dial with central seconds, and diamond bezel ($15,900). Tutima’s Saxon One Lady Diamonds delivers elegance with its chic steel bracelet, diamond bezel, and beautiful mother of pearl dial ($6,500). Finally, Zenith’s Defy Midnight stands out with its galaxy inspired dial that depicts a starry night sky and offers an assortment of interchangeable straps to perfectly accessorize any look ($8,700).