Fashion Forward: Stylish Wares for Your Next Luxury-Seeking Adventure


When two power players like the French fashion house Balmain and the luxury online destination Net-A-Porter collaborate, you just know something good is going to happen. And it did. The result is the stunning Capsule Collection inspired by the glamour of Cannes, St. Tropez and the Cote d’Azur. The collection’s yacht-worthy pieces include a chain-embellished silver-and-gold striped sequined crepe camisole, embellished leather sandals and an oversized crinkled silk-satin shirt. Embossed gold buttons steal the show on several sailor-inspired pieces in the collection, including the plissé silk-crepe gown, woven mini skirt, leather belt and crepe jumpsuit. Accessorize your favorites with Balmain’s striped leather shoulder bag.

As Net-A-Porter advises shoppers on its website, “Embrace the spirit of yacht life as the Parisian fashion house’s signatures are given a fresh spin for summer, inspired by nautical style – expect a jet-set closet destined for the most dazzling of destinations.” The collection is available at


Throughout history, pyramids have been known for their ability to conceal secrets, and the new Hermès Médor Rock watch conceals one of its own. Its pyramid-shaped cover magically springs open to reveal the dial. This dazzling watch is available in a choice of finishes, one set with diamonds, and in boldly curated colors.