Country Living

Hermès beach bag

Inspired by a last-minute trip this weekend to Edie Parker designer Brett Heyman’s home in Washington, Connecticut, W’s fashion market and accessories director is on the hunt for some casual summer staples.


Petra Nemcova’s beautiful candles smell great and are inspired by the people of different countries.

Be the Light New York candle, $98,


Recently, I have been obsessed with Dolce & Gabbana’s printed clothing—I was ecstatic when I found out their sunglasses came in florals, as well.

Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses, $490, .


In case you can’t go for the Birkin, Hermès has great printed bags that won’t break the bank and are perfect for a weekend in the country.

Hermès beach bag, $1300,


Sleep in and then go for coffee, without a wardrobe change.

Equipment PJ set, $340,


This classic blue button down shirt is how I do norm core.

Michael Kors shirt, $825,


Although I already own these sneakers in white, the red look so tempting for fall!

Miu Miu sneakers, $490, Miu Miu stores, 212-641-2890.


My friend Christina Floyd recommended this book, and I can’t put it down. It will be perfect for the drive up.

The Storied Life of AJ Fikry, $25, Shakespeare and Company, 212 529 1330.


Printed silk pants are the ultimate weekend staple.

Markus Lupfer printed pants, $260,


Brett’s young daughter Edie, who she named her signature bag line after, is four years old. I know she would love this tiara. Who wouldn’t?

Atsuko Et Akiko tiara, $40,


No matter how hot it is during the day, I always bring a sweatshirt for the chilly evenings.

Givenchy sweatshirt, $790,