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At Home by the Sea • A behind-the-scenes glimpse of the people, places, and products that inspired our July/August issue
BRANCH CORAL CHANDELIER • HOUSTON DESIGNER DENNIS BRACKEEN TAKES INTERIORS INTO THE DEEP WITH HIS ULTRA-ORGANIC BEADED LIGHTING.
FRESH SCALLOPS • Curvy contours are rippling across the design spectrum, from sinuous seating to wavy trim details.
Suite Retreat • Welcome weekend guests with rooms that recall the ease—and elegance—of summer houses of old.
BLUE STREAK • Coming in hot: Turquoise gems and jewelry offer dazzling reminders of the season’s sun-kissed waters.
Portugal’s Secret Sanctuary
The Ultimate Aqua Therapy • Soak in the soul-renewing power of the sea aboard the world’s best maritime spas.
FAIR PLAY • Netflix binging is so last summer. Bring on marathon game matchups with bespoke boards and tony tables.
Timothy Whealon’s RUG COLLECTION
SHADES OF PERFECTION: FIVE DESIGNER FAVORITES
The Insiders’ Guide to YACHTING • A modern look at life onboard and in port. From the world’s most storied yacht clubs to cruising couture and the latest day trip trends, 33 stylish ways to navigate summer at sea
A day on the water doesn’t look like it used to. • It’s faster, for one thing. Mariner Doug Gray of luxury yachting membership group Barton & Gray offers a glimpse at what else is making waves on the water today.
LEARN THE LINGO… • And more basic rules for climbing aboard.
Old-school yacht clubs are still bringing A-list style.
YACHT CLUB STYLE AROUND THE WORLD
The best yachting looks come in layers. • The key to spot-on style is being ready for land and sea (and adding sublime accessories). Here are a few of our favorite pieces.
DRESS CODE • Veteran sailor Amanda Wakeley on how she gets it right on deck and in port
Classic design has never looked more modern.
Try Before You Buy
ROSÉ ALL THE WAY?
At the Helm • From the main saloon of a sleek Azimut S7 yacht moored off of Italy’s Ligurian coast, Azimut Benetti Group Vice President Giovanna Vitelli talks dinner parties, midcentury furniture, and the positive power of anchors.
LICENSE TO THRILL • Meet the ultimate Bond girl: the famed 1980s-era superyacht, M/Y Octopussy. Interior designer Jeff Lincoln takes us aboard the refurbished, retro-chic ship.
Sailor Made • Maritime woolworks bring the beauty of Victorian-era vessels to modern walls and reveal the unsung artisanship of their makers.
FLYING COLORS • Swell summer lounging ahead: Luxury textile designers are elevating classic maritime looks to brilliant new heights with outdoor solids and prints fit for land and sea.
Islands in the Sun • Quite the harbor scene: Some of the world’s most stylish ports of call inspire sophisticated new schemes for terraces and patios.
DREAM CHASER • A sailor’s lifelong love affair with the sea turns a 54-foot wooden sailing yacht into his family’s de facto living room.
TED HOOD: A FIRST-RATE PIONEER
Guests of Honor • Meet the original influencers: three summer style icons whose seaside holidays inspire today’s most polished parties
Deck Hands • A dashing essential of urbane voyagers, watches fit for adventure at sea bring time and tide into perfect sync.
Jewels of the Sea • Classic pearls...