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July 20 2019
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A cotton safari jacket in olive green.
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Anglo-Italian


“What would Gianni Agnelli wear?” It’s a question more than a few men ask themselves. In 2019, we have a feeling he’d like Anglo-Italian Company. Based in London (and online), it offers men clothes that combine an English palette with the ease of Italian cuts. Check out one of the garment-dyed safari jackets, which give you a rakish, casual air; consider it your new navy blazer, minus the stuffiness. ($535, AngloItalian.com)

The Espadrille tote from Altuzarra.
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Altuzarra ‘Espadrille’ Tote


It travels easily and often on a red-eye to Seoul or a puddle jumper to Mustique. It’s always game to stash a spare pair of sandals, a novel, and a bottle of something cold and sweet. It will even, if asked politely, deign to go to the office. Made of luxe, lightweight suede and reinforced with a seasonally appropriate espadrille bottom, Altuzarra’s versatile tote is the best kind of summer companion. ($995, altuzarra.com)

Hip Hop But Not earrings, by Roxanne Assoulin.
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Roxanne Assoulin


No offense to the finer stuff, but Roxanne Assoulin’s costume jewelry often delivers plenty of bang for minimal buck. At 4.6 centimeters long, these gaudy-in-a-good-way Swarovski-crystal clip-ons are sufficiently dramatic to ensure that nobody is paying attention to anything happening below the neck. That caftan you’ve been wearing for the past three days, for example. ($120, Net-a-Porter)

A Honda Vamos from the Stuart Parr Web site.
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Honda Vamos


Many 1970s cars had names that could have been rock bands: Thing, Mini Moke, and the Jimny. Lightweight, utilitarian, and undeniably fun, they dashed through narrow streets and kicked up dirt on country roads. While most have since vanished, auctioneer Stuart Parr is offering an exemplary 1972 model from Honda: 350 cc in the engine, a blue-green exterior, red vinyl seats, and a name that tells it like it is—the Vamos. (Price upon request, stuartparrcollection.com)

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