The Good Life: Obsession July 2006

There’s something so-summer-sexy about a watch tan-line, and the one we want on our wrist this month has to be water-resistant and sporty, like Baume & Mercier’s Gents Riviera XXL. Chunky-chic and versatile, it’s as look-at-me cool on a woman as it is sleek on a man. And even though we know it tells perfect time, we’ll still let you blow off your summer schedule in favor of playing hooky down the Shore ($2,995 at Jack Kellmer Co., 1521 Walnut Street, 215-627-8350;