Pure Picks: Cara Polites Ferro

Decor, culinary, and fashion must-haves inspired by the beauty of the Mediterranean from the owner of Sag Harbor’s newest luxury emporium, Via Coquina: open now at 26 Madison Street.
“Growing up in Greece, I developed a Mediterranean sensibility and an appreciation for authenticity and simple beauty. I love discovering master artisans, and sharing them with like-minded friends.” —Cara Polites Ferro
“Liquid gold! It needs to be a staple in every Hamptons pantry. I love pouring this organic olive oil from the Laconia region of Greece over ripe farm stand tomatoes, crumbled feta and fresh oregano. The gorgeous bottle makes for a perfect hostess gift.” Olive oil, $40, Oracle, available at Via Coquina; viacoquina.com
“Hand-stitched on the island of Capri, these shoes were made for walking along cobblestone streets and heading into new adventures.” Marina sandals, starting at $350, Canfora, available at Via Coquina; viacoquina.com
“This classic Greek jewelry line is beloved around the world, and I’m so excited to be partnering with Ilias Lalaounis. This piece goes from day into evening. It’s mythical: You’ll never want to take it off.” Double lion head bracelet, price available upon request, Ilias Lalaounis, available at Via Coquina; viacoquina.com
“The newest in a travel collection that has brought readers to St. Tropez, Ibiza and Tulum. Assouline’s travel series is perfect for whiling away breezy afternoons, setting you up for glorious daydreams.” Greek Islands, $95, Assouline, available at Via Coquina; viacoquina.com
“This Sicilian brand’s dress is made from lightweight cotton fabric that is so easy to wear. The prints are bold and timeless. It’s a summer no-fuss, throw-on piece that can be dressed up or down.” Cotton mosaic kaftan, $570, Ortigia, available at Via Coquina; viacoquina.com
“The natural dyes and block-printing ensure no two towels are alike. These linens are luxurious, yet unfussy. They’ve been produced in Italy since the 1920s.” Linen Tea Towels, $39, Bertozzi, available at Via Coquina; viacoquina.com