Summer Finds

summer finds

Summer Finds :

Delicate by Design

We love the delicate nature of this elegant new jewelry line, Mila Amalia, crafted from found and recycled metals and objects. Shown on model: Sculpture of My Heart ring ($68); Knight’s Lover bracelets ($18 each); and Rescue Me earrings ($55). milaamalia.com 

Photo Credits: CREDITS FOR mila amalia: Photography: John DeAmara; Stylist: Paulina Kajankova; Model: Rachel Tant at Major Model Management; Makeup: Laura Stiassni; Hair: Marisa Bollman

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Treat your Feet

Oka b. introduced a bunch of colorful styles this season, including Erin, shown here in Berry. A purple leather flower adds pizzazz to these sandals that have an ergonomic foot-bed enhanced with massage beads. They’re also antimicrobial, odor resistant, and recyclable. You can send your well-loved shoes to the corporate headquarters where they’ll be ground and mixed with virgin material to create new product. $30, shoesthatloveyou.com

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Tastes Like Summer

This delicious naturally flavored Cherry Lemonade lip balm from Love & Toast is made with organic oils of olive, jojoba, and hemp seed and leaves lips smooth. We love the whimsical illustrations and clever packaging, as well as the fact that this company donates to Girls Inc. $9, loveandtoast.com

 

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Lavender Shampoo

Formulated to nourish your hair and scalp, this gentle shampoo and conditioner from Conceived by Nature is full of certified organic extracts, including calendula, lavender, olive leaf, and honeysuckle. We loved the dose of aromatherapy we got when we washed our hair with this. It left our hair feeling silkier and smoother than usual. $9.99, conceivedbynature.com

 

 

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Pretty Precision

Crafted with perfectly aligned hand-filed tips to grab every hair every time with smooth precision for expert brow grooming, these Design on the Vine floral mini slant tweezers from Tweezerman feature pretty ornamentations in three enamel finishes: black, pink, and white. Bonus: They come with a free sharpening guarantee. $15, sephora.com

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A Rainbow of Colors

Design aficionados might be doing a double take when they read that their beloved Kartell, an Italian furniture company specializing in ultra-chic plastic designs by the likes of Phlippe Starck, has stepped out of the interiors world and collaborated with fashion company Moschino on a shoe. It’s a feminine flat—complete with a bow, called BowWow, that’s made from a 100 percent recyclable thermoplastic technopolymer available in a rainbow of colors. $119, available at Kartell in New York City, (212) 966-6665 —R.S.


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Stay in Line

Add a pop of playful color to your eyes with Natural Liquid Eyeliner from No-Miss. Aloe and vitamin E and herbal extracts make this a gentle and healthy alternative. We’re partial to the purple. $15, no-miss.com

 

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Easy At-Home Wax

It’s swimsuit season, and those of you who like to keep things neat and tidy should try this natural mess-free way to wax. Parissa’s Wax Strips come in three sizes for underarm, bikini, and face. The sensitive formula is just that. Each strip contains pre-applied wax (that you warm by rubbing between your palms) for fast results. Comes with easy instructions, plus azulene oil to clean excess wax and keep skin smooth. $11.99, parissa.com

 

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A Summer Staple

Feminine, flattering, and made from organic cotton, the Chaka dress, shown here in “Infinity,” is sure to become a summer staple for work or play. A crossover bodice and ruched waistband are details we admire. $76, hornytoad.com

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