Pure Picks: Shoshanna Gruss’s Summer Essentials

Swimwear designer and mother Shoshanna Gruss, founder and creative director of Shoshanna, shares the must-haves that make for a superlative summer.

Fashion designer Shoshanna Gruss has been coming to the Hamptons all her life (growing up, her family had a home in Westhampton). Her eponymous line, which she launched in 1998, reflects the fun, playful vibe of the East End.

“My little ones and I live in our suits all summer long. This year we introduced our first baby boy suit, named after my son Colby. All of our suits are made down the street from my NYC headquarters in the Garment District.” Banana leaf triangle top and bottom, $94 and $101, by Shoshanna, similar styles at Fahrenheit 451, 105 Main St., Westhampton, shoshanna.com

“The Styleliner bags are each like a work of art.” Joey Wölffer round bag, $395, at Joey Wolffer, 25 Madison St., Sag Harbor, store.joeywolffer.com

“Did I mention I love color? I can’t get enough of Jen Stark’s work—it is fun and dreamy. Eric Firestone’s gallery is a favorite place to view her work and other incredible artists.” Painting Random, price upon request, at Eric Firestone Gallery, 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, ericfirestonegallery.com

“I love beautiful beading and standout accessories, especially in the summer when my clothes tend to be a bit more easy and relaxed. Buba Aponi clutch, $575, at Joey Wolffer, 25 Madison St., Sag Harbor, store.joeywolffer.com

“I love this all-natural mask—it makes my skin look bright and radiant.” Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask, $58, at Provisions, 7 Main St., Sag Harbor, tataharperskincare.com

“Loaves & Fishes has the most beautiful, fun pieces for the kitchen—there’s so much eye candy in there. These bowls are a go-to for relaxed summer dinners with my family. I throw a salad or fruit in them and we all eat outside by the pool. And all of these are made locally in New York.” Wood bowl, from $186, at Loaves & Fishes Cookshop, 2266 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, landfcookshop.com