By  on October 18, 2007

Must-have items from around the world.

Iconic French sport brand Cébé may specialize in shades for mountain sports, but the reissue of this retro sporty style from the Seventies ($182) surely will have a life beyond the slopes, looking as cool on a snowboard as on the beach with a tiny bikini. —Laurent Folcher

São Paulo
Big, ornate handbags are all the rage among young São Paulo women, and this version from Doll ($675) is the largest, most elaborate piece the label has ever turned out. The satin-lined carryall is decorated with a patchwork of handmade stuffed mermaid and ballerina dolls, flowers and crystals, and comes with an attached mini bag for mobile phones or oft-used cosmetics. —Mike Kepp

Sweaters have grown in stature here for fall. Oversize pullovers and superlong cardigans have a slouchy appeal, but are certainly no slouches, as illustrated by this stretched cardigan by LaLa Berlin in 50-50 superkid mohair and merino wool ($552). —Melissa Drier

New York
Modern-day jams, aka surf shorts, will be hitting more than the beach this season, fashioned in traditional Hawaiian prints and tie-dyes that make the look just right. Here, Tyte’s cotton shorts, $24.99 each. —Kim Friday

If you really want to confuse people outside of Australia, pick up one of these T-shirts from Aussie denim brand Nobody. The brightly colored oversize shirts feature Oz slang phrases such as “Don’t come the raw prawn” (translation: “back off”) and “Fair suck of the sav” (translation: “give me a break”). —Patty Huntington

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