The Parasol "Unlike a hat, it doesn't ruin your hair, and it's fetching," says Law & Order: SVU's STEPHANIE MARCH, a fan of the little sun umbrellas that are popping up all over. "It's all about global warming," suggests Hollywood stylist Vincent Boucher. "It's sunnier and hotter than ever, and sometimes the old solutions are better than anything new. And they're stylish."
The Riviera, dahling, will never date. Which is why celebs like JERRY HALL, ELTON JOHN and JOAN COLLINS flock to Saint-Tropez. But this year's surprise new hot spot, already reportedly discovered by STEVEN SPIELBERG and PRINCESS CAROLINE, is the Hotel Palace on Hvar—an island off Croatia.
Bigger Is Best
"Oversize glasses have a Jackie O appeal," says fashion designer VERA WANG. "They've definitely been a trend."
Airbrush CARMEN ELECTRA and PAULA ABDUL fess up to going fake (as for the rest: We know you're out there) with a new technique that applies sunless tanner via a sprayer. The 45-minute process, which at L.A.'s Fred Segal Beauty (below) costs $125, lasts for up to 10 days with no streaking.
Once again, it's time to play..."Where's TOBEY MAGUIRE?" In London, the consummate clubber visits China White. Manhattan? Bungalow 8. In L.A., it's the rooftop bar at the Downtown Standard. Though Tobey hasn't been spotted in Paris lately, bud LEO DICAPRIO favors Cabaret.
The sports utility chariot of choice for the Pradagonia set, it gets 14 miles to the gallon and starts at $72,500—adventure not included.
Sweats and Tees Call it Rocky Returns, but for celebs like CHRISTINA APPLEGATE, HALLE BERRY and ELLE MACPHERSON summer cool means supercasual. "It's a fun way to look sexy without a lot of effort," says Hollywood stylist Tod Hallman. And there's no workout required.