As the Rolling Stones put it, you can’t always get what you want. But you can add your name to the waiting list:
Combine Gucci’s logo chic with preppy chic and you’ve got the summer headgear for…Madison Ave. fishermen? Well, them and model James King.
WAIT No wait right now, but selling like hotcakes.
Just because it’s bikini season doesn’t mean any two-piece will do. The ”Striptease” bikini of N.Y.-based designer Malia Mills, whose celeb devotees include Uma Thurman, Ashley Judd, and Carolyn Murphy, has been flying out of stock.
WAIT 3 weeks
Cartier’s 21 Chronoscaph watch has such early buzz that Milla Jovovich, Luke Wilson, and Carson Daly already have their $2,200 rubber-and-steel timepieces.
WAIT 3 months
Motorola’s digital V. phone in titanium silver. When these phones (retailed at $300-500) were given to Best Actor and Actress nominees on Oscar weekend, Hollywood went crazy for this mini-cell cutie. After Annette Bening got hers for free, Warren Beatty called to ask for one.
WAIT 1 month
It may go from 0 to 60 in four seconds, but it won’t even get you down the block until 2003, when the new Mercedes-Benz SLR debuts. Going for approximately $250,000, it’ll be a must only for those with a seven-figure salary.
WAIT 3 years