Elements of Style: July 2013

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Like ice cubes in a tall summer drink, this season’s brilliant blue accessories refresh any ensemble—along with the wearer’s spirits. Designers fell hard for the hue this spring, crafting a variety of items in distinctive shades. Among the most enticing and wearable offerings are Drake’s playful cotton-and-silk polka-dot scarf ($220, available at Mr Porter); an Hermès silk tie in a sophisticated dusky tint ($195); Paul & Shark’s Egyptian cotton shirt ($395); and Bruno Magli’s double monk strap shoe ($695 per pair, available at Saks Fifth Avenue). Mr Porter, 877.535.3677, www.mrporter.com; Hermès, 800.441.4488, www.hermes.com; Paul & Shark, 212.452.9868, www.paulshark.it; Saks Fifth Avenue, 212.753.4000, www.saksfifthavenue.com

A jolt of blue makes Paul & Shark’s cashmere-and-silk sweater ($995) a handsome complement to a pair of trousers, while Common Projects’ suede sneakers ($400, available at Mr Porter) brighten up even the soberest suit. Paul & Shark, 212.452.9868, www.paulshark.it; Mr Porter, 877.535.3677, www.mrporter.com  

At the subtler end of the spectrum are the Girard-Perregaux Mission of Mermaids II Sea Hawk rubber-strap watch ($10,900; a third edition is scheduled to debut in September); Foundwell enamel-and-gold antique cuff links ($2,900, available at Mr Porter); and a Prada leather wallet ($285, available at Saks Fifth Avenue). Girard-Perregaux, 646.495.9915, www.girard-perregaux.com; Mr Porter, 877.535.3677, www.mrporter.com; Saks Fifth Avenue, 212.753.4000, www.saksfifthavenue.com  

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