Whether you're heading to the beach or the pool this summer, chic accessories are a must. "It's a huge market," says designer Melissa Odabash. "Beach gear is becoming increasingly fashion-forward, and people are looking for items that are both versatile and trendy." Her caftans provide a hip starting point: silky and retro-sexy, they're beloved by Riviera glitterati andcasual beach bunnies alike (£200-£1,000; odabash.com ).
If gorgeous is as gorgeous does, then the redesigned XK is a New York supermodel on a catwalk. But it's got another, more athletic side. Think Tom Cruise acting extra-manly in "M:i:III," that is if you can block the creepy image of his holding a sonogram wand against his fiancée's belly.
It's 85 degrees outside--autumn in L.A., after all--and I should be melting. But I've got goose bumps behind the wheel of the new Ferrari F430 Spider. I press the START button and all hell breaks loose. ( Plus , the angels in heaven sing.) A deep, sultry riot of sound emerges from four exquisitely tuned exhaust pipes.