For this week’s Don’t Dillydally, we’ve surfaced a range of summer-ready things we are sure will sell out, including an A24 collector’s candle, Saweetie’s line of Crocs, and a beaded cross-body for your water bottle and SPF.
Stüssy x Tekla
Tekla — known for its high-quality textiles and homewares (its towels in particular are standouts) — has reunited with California-based Stüssy for another collaboration. Adding to its collection, released last August, are pajamas, beach towels, and luxurious percale bedding in a hand-drawn stripes motif.
Last Thursday, Strat-favorite brand Brooklinen added four new summer-ready styles to its lineup of limited-edition beach towels. The ultra-absorbent velour and terry towels feature designs by NYC artists, like this one by Brooklyn-based Edward Ubiera. It’s made with vibrant orange and cream emblems inspired by the astrological sign Cancer.
Joya Studio x Everything Everywhere All at Once
Joya, a fragrance studio in New York that has worked with Malin+Goetz and East Fork, recently came out with a candle made in homage to Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s epic, Everything Everywhere All at Once. The wax replica of Deirdre Beaubeirdre’s Auditor of the Month award is a collector’s item for any A24 fan and made with a hint of dryer-sheet scent.
[Editor’s note: This candle is on preorder and expected to ship in early August.]
Caraway Iconics Collection
Táche Pistachio Milk
Also out today are two new flavors of Táche, the nondairy pistachio milk that converted Strategist writer and “longtime Oatly enthusiast” Dominique Pariso. In line with the original flavors, the new vanilla and unsweetened vanilla varieties are made without any oils, are lower in calories, and contain two grams of protein per serving. Pariso, who uses the dairy alternative in “everything from matcha to lattes to bubble tea to hot chocolate and even oatmeal,” says the “thick, velvety texture gives half-and-half a run for its money.”
Supergoop! x Susan Alexandra
Strat- and dermatologist-approved sunscreen brand Supergoop! and Susan Alexandra have linked up in a limited-edition release. Their Summer Kit comes with a colorful hand-beaded cross-body bag designed with a water-bottle pouch and smaller outer pouch outfitted for Supergoop!’s (Re)setting Refreshing Mist SPF 40 (included in the kit).
Summersalt — best known for its sustainable and size-inclusive swimwear —unexpectedly partnered with New York–based luxury womenswear label Markarian in their Secret Garden collection. The seven-piece capsule includes two one-piece swimsuits, a bikini set, a short-sleeve button-down shirt, and pull-on shorts, all in a floral, powder blue, and sage print.
Also in time for summer travel, Away expanded its colorways of popular suitcases, which we’ve recommended in just about every size. All sizes now come in sandbar (a half-white, half-beige situation), and the Large luggage now comes in all white; the Bigger Carry-On comes in sand. Also included in the summer capsule is a sand duffel bag and two limited-edition tote bags in green or blue color-blocked designs.
The newest celebrity to launch a skin-care brand is, no surprise, Kim Kardashian. SKKN by Kim features nine products — from a cleanser and exfoliator to targeted serums and creams — as well as three- and five-piece bundles. The pictured face cream is made with a cocktail of hydrating ingredients like squalene, shea butter, and alfalfa complex to help reinforce the skin’s barrier.
Comfy footwear brand Crocs is now notorious for drops that sell out fast. To help even out the purchasing playing field, it started drawings for a chance to buy popular collabs. The latest is with Saweetie, who released two styles complete with custom Jibbitz charms of snowflakes, phrases like Tap In, and more. You can enter for a chance to buy either pair until this Friday at noon.
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