Clear as daylight: Cool products for hot days

The summer is currently in top form - and we want to follow suit. With the best gadgets and must-haves for the most beautiful time of the year. Our guide for all those who still don't have the right swimsuit - or are looking for the perfect pair of sunglasses as well as the ideal entertainment.
Text Jack Weil
Photo Gregory Gilbert-Lodge

Vilebrquin Swim Shorts

If you already own a pair of these Moorise swim trunks from Vilebrequin, all you need now is a plane ticket to Palm Springs and a reservation at the Orbit In for a retro hotel experience in one of the nine exclusive suites, each with a different design. Tip: Room #109, the Eames Studio, offers fabulous pool views.

Put a Smile on Your . . .

This ping pong set comes with a special steel zigzag divider so you can turn any desk into a ping pong table. Smiles are guaranteed.

Economics 101

In economics, market equilibrium refers to the development of a market in which the quantity of supply equals the quantity of demand. Well, and these Ralph Lauren sunglasses are sold out right now. But will surely come back in.

Vespa by Sean Wotherspoon

“I love looking at something and asking how can I change it.” So says Sean Wotherspoon. The designer and self-professed sneakerhead opened a vintage store with some friends in Richmond, Virginia, before he launched his own YouTube channel and, in 2018, released his popular Nike Air Max 97/1. His most recent collaboration is this Vespa Limited Edition.

Stealth Wealth

Who knows if Bottega Veneta would even still exist if it hadn’t been for Tom Ford. Ford was creative director at Gucci, which purchased the venerable Italian fashion label, from 1990 to 2004, and he made German designer Tomas Maier the creative director of Bottega Veneta in June 2001. Maier removed the logos from the brand’s products, increased the focus on the distinctive Intrecciato weave pattern – and the company began to prosper once more.

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