Pure Picks: Kristen Sosa

The philanthropic luxury retailer Olivela gives 20 percent of its profits to causes that help create a better world. Here, chief merchant Kristen Sosa shares some of her current obsessions from the retailer.
“I have been in fashion my entire career and there is nothing better than the ability to make a positive impact. The Hamptons has been my favorite place to escape since moving to New York many years ago and I was thrilled to open our first pop-up here.” Olivela Pop-Up, June 30 through July 2 at Topping Rose House, 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton; olivela.com
“BOYY handbags have such a unique sensibility. I get stopped everywhere I go with my bag.” BOYY Karl 24 gradient top handle bag, $1,025
“The ultimate go-anywhere shoe—perfect for running around the city to meetings or for casual occasions on the weekends.” Dior Dway Mule in embroidered cotton; inquire for all Dior styles at stylist@olivela.com
“I love a good blazer. I’ll be wearing this one with everything.” Dorothee Schumacher New Denim Light Wash Blazer, $610
“Sunscreen is a must now that summer is here, but you will never feel like you are wearing it with these drops that blend right in with your moisturizer. I never go a day without it.” Dr. Barbara Sturm Sun Drops SPF 50 (30ml), $145
“Designed and handmade by artisans in the brand’s atelier in São Paolo, these sunnies offer a gorgeous infusion of color and elegance. I plan to collect a few pairs this summer.” Lapima Paula oversized round in Rosa, $469
“Hands down, my favorite product. I mostly try to go without makeup and this serum helps my skin look bright and clear thanks to its organic ingredients, which include 22 active botanicals.” Vintner’s Daughter, Active Botanical Serum (30ml), $185
“Florals look so fresh on a swimsuit—and this chic one-piece doubles as a gorgeous bodysuit that can be paired with denim and heels for après beach.” Zimmermann Allia Wrap one piece swimsuit, $350