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What Sofia Sanchez de Betak Can’t Live Without

If you’re like us, you’ve probably wondered what famous people add to their carts. Not the JAR brooch and Louis XV chair, but the hand sanitizer and the electric toothbrush. We asked Sofia Sanchez de Betak, whose new Argentine-inspired line Chufy has debuted at her pop-up shop at Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue, which items she can’t live without.

Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief
$53 at Neiman Marcus

I’ve been wearing this moisturizer forever. I have very sensitive skin, so I barely wear product at all — this is one of the few things that I like putting on. It’s sort of gel-like, and isn’t greasy or shiny at all. It’s mostly just hydrating. It feels like summer. I put it on in the morning and sometimes at night, but I don’t really overdo it. I think you should let your skin go back to its own natural balance, too. I pretty much did a detox of all face products, and then after that started using this product again.

Caudalie Beauty Elixir
$18 at Amazon

This face elixir is great after a day at the beach, or even just after a long day in the city when you feel dirty and run-down. It’s a refreshing smell — I don’t know what it is exactly, but it’s almost minty, and feels bracing and almost spicy on your face. It wakes you up! After a beach day with all the sun and salt, I don’t like putting a whole bunch of product on my skin, so this is kind of a go-to afterward.

Frame Le Original Jeans
$239 at FWRD by Elise Walker

What can I say? I wore them so much, I got three pairs. When I love a product, I wear it to death. So I have a pair that I leave in New York and another that I leave in Paris, so I don’t have to travel with my jeans because it’s a lot to pack, but I like to have them wherever I am. You can wear them during the day and go to a meeting comfortably. I like that it’s high-waisted with that light color and vintage feel, but it’s much more flattering than old Levi’s you’d find from an actual secondhand store.

Equipment Essential Silk Shirt
$228 at Bergdorf Goodman

I love this shirt because it’s a basic you can wear with just about anything. You do have to be careful not to stain it of course, but otherwise, you can really wear it forever. I like fresh silks that feel so summery. In fact, even in winter, I’ll wear washed silk shirts. I’ve been wearing these for over ten years. Well, not the same ones of course. New ones!

Rimowa Topas 22-Inch Cabin Carry-on
$995 at Neiman Marcus

I have to confess: I was a Globe-Trotter girl for the longest time, but I decided to try Rimowa and fell for it. My poor Globe-Trotter has been in the closet for a while now. I travel so much that it’s a killer for my back to be using those two-wheelers (they’re not the easiest to drag), but the four-wheel Rimowa just flies across the floor like a dream. I don’t think I can go back. I think it’ll last a long time, too. My mom just flew into town, and she has a Rimowa in black that still looks great, so I think it bodes well.

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What Sofia Sanchez de Betak Can’t Live Without