San Diego Hat Co. Fedora
Even in modern times, a black hat brims with charm. This one is woven paper, so it’s a no-sweat option for warm weather.
To buy: $48, sandiegohat.com.
Mango Jacket, Pants, and Belt
Break up a white linen suit with a tan leather belt and black heels to curb the Tom Wolfe effect.
To buy: Jacket, $85; pants, $40; belt, $50, mango.com (available next month).
Kate Hill Top
Layering a black stretch-polyester tank under white looks more luxe than the typical black-suit-with-white-shirt combination.
To buy: $40, lordandtaylor.com (available next month).
TKO ORLOGI Watch
How fun: The lizard-embossed leather band goes on like a slap bracelet.
To buy: $60, tkowatches.com.
Jones New York Bracelet
Gold-tone filigree that’s secretly stretchy.
To buy: Macy’s, $40, 800-289-6229.
Nine West Heels
Hold steady in these patent-leather platforms with sturdy block heels.
To buy: $89, ninewest.com for store locations.