Pure Picks: Chrissie Rucker

The founder of luxury British lifestyle brand The White Company, brought her love for a neutral palette to Southampton with a summer pop-up. Here, Chrissie Rucker reveals some of the achromatic items bringing a sense of calm and well-being to her busy life.
“One of the things I love about a white palette is that it has this magical, almost spa-like quality. It’s such a beautiful, peaceful color to wear or decorate with and somehow always creates a sense of calm in our homes.”
“A wonderfully chunky silver cuff is a forever piece to love and own for life. It also looks perfect with white summer linens. I love this one gifted to me by my husband.” Elsa Peretti bone cuff, $1,150, Tiffany & Co., tiffany.com
“I recently discovered GLOW Inner Beauty Powder. The philosophy is that it all starts with a healthy gut. Within weeks my skin, hair and nails considerably improved.” GLOW Inner Beauty Powder, $65, The Beauty Chef, thebeautychef.com
“To sleep well in the heat, we need to be cool and comfortable. During warmer seasons, put comforters and blankets away, and just sleep under beautifully crisp, cotton-percale sheets and a lightweight cotton bedspread.” Herringbone stripe bedspreads & cushion covers, from $36, The White Company, thewhitecompany.com
“Our new store in Southampton has a fantastic range of linens, clothing, home accessories and gifts to choose from. One of my favorites is our sleep set. With essential oils of lavender, clary sage and chamomile, it’s so calming and addictive.” Natural Sleep Well set, $109, The White Company,  thewhitecompany.com
“Veja’s sneakers are ethical, sustainable and stylish—great for walking and working.” Esplar leather 3-Lock, $123.46, Veja, veja-store.com

“You can’t beat white linen in the summer. These are two of my favorites for the season.” Linen gauze top, $129, and linen wide-leg pants, $139, The White Company, 52 Jobs Lane, thewhitecompany.com