Pure Picks: Shoshanna Gruss

The founder and creative director of womenswear brand Shoshanna, reveals her chic essentials for the season.
Gruss’ favorites for an effortless, fun and colorful summer.

“We make clothing that is celebratory and inclusive to many women’s bodies, and the aesthetic is most definitely influenced by my life, which includes being lucky enough to spend every summer on the beautiful beaches of the Hamptons.” — Shoshanna Gruss

“I never take off my Rachie Schnay ring, it’s timeless.” The Mazel baguette ring, $1,550, rachieshnay.com
“Nothing fits me like a Shoshanna bikini! The fit is our signature, and over the years we continue to make sure we include and celebrate a wide range of body types to feel their best.” Ecru Texture One-Shoulder Ruffle one piece, $250, shoshanna.com
“We spend so much time at the beach that towels are possibly the most important accessory in my home. I love these ones because they are beautiful, giant…and different from everyone else’s, so they don’t end up in all my kids’ friend’s homes.” Bathing Culture Cosmic Rainbow body towel, $75, bathingculture.com
“The Kiss raffia bag is a whimsical twist on a timeless classic. So cute!” Liselle Kiss Harley raffia clutch, $395, bloomingdales.com
“This is a simple everyday piece that also makes a statement, sweet and colorful.” Tohum Cuore heart necklace, $350, aerin.com
“I am loving these midi-dresses from our spring collection. Great for walking around town or a clambake or cocktail party—you just need to change the shoes.” Betta dress, $375, shoshanna.com
“I love playing backgammon and I love the look of rattan in the summer; this table is dreamy. I’m hoping to get one of my children hooked this summer…I need a partner. My money is on my son Colby; he loves games like me.” Suzie Kondi backgammon table, $3,495, suziekondi.com