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Classic preppy ties are a staple for men’s summer dressing. CJ Laing has them in bright colors with fun motifs like seahorses, lobsters, palm trees, and these crabs ($70).
CJ Laing

Like many designers, Ary Park was inspired by her own child when she created her baby collection for Stella Industries. This Peace Dove onesie comes in pink or light blue, and in four sizes from 3 to 24 months (about $45).

TenThousandThings’ spring line includes these matte sterling-silver bangles in five styles, some with movable beads. They look fabulous stacked and are priced from $155 to $265.

The latest at Dune is a floor full of furniture from Nick Dine, whose popular Cyborg line now includes a Lo-borg (an audiovisual cabinet) and a Hi-borg (a tall dresser), as well as the Cyborg shown here in a fab alabaster-and-va-va-voom-pink combination. All are finished in ultra-high-gloss lacquers in your choice of dozens of colors (from $6,950).
212-925-6171 or

Stylish guys will make a splash in colorful paisley stretch swim trunks ($54).
Parke & Ronen

Cute summer correspondence cards come packaged in sets of eight and make wonderful hostess gifts, personalized or not (from $10 to $15 per set, personalizing is extra).
Chelsea Paper
888-407-2726 or

For those times when a clutch is too little but a tote is too much, smart girls carry Neal Decker’s Flower Power canvas-with-leather-trim handbag ($188).

Lingo, a new store in West Chelsea, stocks festive women’s fashion by young, relatively unknown designers. This raincoat, by Sohung Tong, is $140.

Industrial designer Hector Coronado’s new line of accessories includes everything from trays to bowls and even kid’s furniture. His sculptural bent-wood bowl, shown here, is $150.
ABC Carpet & Home
212-473-3000 or

See the world in rose with Beryll’s take on the Jackie O., available in three frame shapes, all in summer-perfect pearlized white ($195 each).

Boaz Sade’s comfy knit pillows are $65 to $95 each and are available in three other colors.

Photographed by Nedjeljko Matura

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