Clip-on PDAs and cell phones. Don't hang gadgets from yourwaist. It adds inches.
Black socks with tennis shoes. Enough said, part two.
Baseball caps and visors. Works only if you're aprofessional ballplayer or accountant. Guys, opt for a cool, canvas"bucket hat" instead. Gals, packable straw "crushers" with widebrims.
Beat-up briefcases. Tired. Upgrade to a modern laptop caseor aluminum briefcase.
Multiple dangling bags. Purse + tote + briefcase + laptopcase = You look like a walking department-store rack. Use onecontemporary bag that multi-tasks.
Speedos and band-aid bikinis. Enough said, part three.

- ROB BRINKLEY

WHERE TO BUY:


Aqua-Bound: (604) 882-2052; www.aquabound.com

Armani Collezioni: (877) 727-6264; www.giorgioarmani.com; Asolo:(603) 448-8827; www.asolo.com

Banana Republic: (888) 277-8953; www.bananarepublic.com

Bottega Veneta: (877) 362-1715; www.botte gaveneta.com

Cole Haan: (800) 695-8945; www.colehaan.com; Ermenegildo Zegna:(888) 880-3462; www.zegna.com

Franklin Climbing: (801) 365-5588; www.franklin
climbing.com

Hartford: (323) 461-6904
Hugo Boss: (800) 484-6267; www.hugoboss.com

J.Crew: (800) 562-0258; www.jcrew.com

Jil Sander: (800) 704-7317; www.jilsander.com; Komperdell:011-43-6232-4201-0; www.komperdell.com; Marmot: (707)544-4590; www.marmot.com