Are striped shirts and madras shorts the only patterned clothes in your closet? Summer is here and the racks have exploded with florals, sailboats and, yes, even zebras. Not zebra stripes, mind you, but zebra heads. With the help of fashion editor Aja Mangum, we chose the most fun (and chic) patterns for both men and women this season and took them downtown to Battery Park for a spin.
Etro embossed silk suit, $2,400; etro.com. Cesare Attolini shirt, $595; call 646-707-3006. Coach Wade drivers with tassel, $248; coach.com.