Here’s our roundup of stylish summer apparel for him and for her, all from our region.
Pack for the beach in a vibrant tote bag designed in North Carolina by Buckhead Betties. Personalize it with a bold block monogram ($8-$10). megsgiftshop.com; $19.99 each
Made with genuine leather and a solid brass buckle, these handsome state flag belts, designed in Nashville, Tennessee, celebrate the pride of the South. volunteertraditions.com; $29 each
This bold glass jewelry, made in Alexandria, Virginia, adds summer flair to any outfit. The bracelet, right, wraps gently on the wrist, and the ring, left, is strung on stretchable cord to fit most fingers. poppishop.com; $95 for bracelet, $72 for ring (use code “poppibelle” for a 10% discount)
Combining regional heritage and classic haberdashery, two Atlanta ladies formed Southern Proper, a clothing line that keeps gentlemen well-dressed. southernproper.com; $55 each
Add a preppy edge to your look with a handstitched needlepoint headband designed in Bethesda, Maryland. smathersandbranson.com; $49 each
James Avery’s engraved sterling silver money clip, made in Kerrville, Texas, will give Dad a touch of distinction as he’s
lending you cash.
Buy It: $89; jamesavery.com
Jackie Kennedy made these sandals famous when she was photographed in them in 1961. Handcrafted near Palm Beach, Florida, “Jacks” are still a fashion statement. jackrogersusa.com; $96 a pair
These shades are made in Louisville, Kentucky, from 10 precisely cut layers of teak, reclaimed from industrial veneer manufacturers and coated with an eco-friendly sealant to prevent warping. iwoodecodesign.com; $370
Here’s a tool case that Mom won’t make Dad store in the garage—this streamlined canvas bag, designed in Springdale, Arkansas, has space for everything in his home-improvement arsenal. canvascorp.com; $129.99