Style | Well Edited

No one knows style quite like Sara Ruffin Costello. The writer and designer has made a career out of finding and forecasting the next best thing in décor, fashion and travel for world-class magazines and A-list clients, so we asked her for the scoop on what’s hot this summer.

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Acrylic display pieces
Boxes, plinths or pedestals in acrylic or lucite transform ordinary objects into stunning displays of art. Tara Shaw, tarashaw.com.

 

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Handwoven baskets
Perfect for bringing texture into an otherwise sleek space and for containing everything from plants to pool toys. West Elm, westelm.com.

 

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Turkish towels
Made on the traditional Turkish loom from natural fibers, these flat weave towels are perfect for the beach or bath and wash beautifully. Sunday Shop, sundayshop.co.

 

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Flower pots
Not the everyday clay pots from the hardware store, but those with unusual shapes, mossy finishes or an artisanal feel. The Plant Gallery, theplantgallery.com.

 

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Grown-Up Games
Luxe shagreen, burled wood and brass make a winning combination for this backgammon set. It’s guaranteed to make a splash at your next pool party or keep houseguests entertained during an afternoon thunderstorm. Rivers Spencer, riversspencer.com.