2013 May 6
WHAT: Clare Vivier for goop Exclusive Monogrammable Clutch
WHY: Crisply white, with a bit of nautical-inflected preppy punch thanks to a simple, streamlined navy stripe: meet your new summer carryall. This leather Clare Vivier clutch gets the customized treatment with your initials, upping the must-and-lust quotient of the designer's covetable, sleekly chic wares. Plus, it's Gwyneth Paltrow-approved, given its exclusive status to the most beautiful woman in the world (re: People) and her cult-adored goop site. Now that's striped-up hype we can get behind.
AVAILABLE: $240, Goop.com
2013 May 3
WHAT: Eamz Jessie Fluo Mix Nappa by United Nude
WHY: Despite the iconic designer namesake—Charles and Ray Eames—don't expect to be sitting much in these sublimely absurd, elegantly odd United Nude kicks. They simply bode better for strutting, non? The collage of neon-hued Nappa leather and elastic lends a pieced-together effect on the vamp. Out back, the trippy illusion heels ensure a memorable exit. Every. Single. Time.
AVAILABLE: $335, UnitedNude.com
2013 May 2
WHAT: Tambour bag by TL-180
WHY: Round out your summer wardrobe with this TL-180 purse. The Italian brand, cooked up by design duo Luisa Orsini and Antonine Peduzzi, created a bag that can easily transition from day to night. Combine classic leather with feisty python and you've got a statement piece with a unique circular shape to stash all your stuff inside. Also of note: all the excellent goodies on offer at Anthem Wares (major lusting is just a click away, loves). Talk about staying ahead of the curve!
AVAILABLE: $535, AnthemWares.com
2013 May 1
WHAT: Salvatore Ferragamo L'Icona Vara
WHY: In celebration of 35 years of their iconic Vara, Ferragamo has created the L'Icona Vara, which can be customized in multiple color combinations, monogramed with your initials and even come in an exclusive summer floral design. With 10 colors to choose from like classic black and white to brights like citron, turquoise and lava, plus your own initials engraved into the sole, you can put your personal stamp in your stomp.
WHERE: $550. Ferragamo.com