summer’s almost here, so i thought i’d round up some of the beach gear, picnic wares, and colorful homewares that have been catching my eye to get you all set for the warm weather season. whether you’re hitting the beach, the park, or barbequing in your own backyard, i think i’ve got you covered with some pretty stylish options. for more ideas, be sure to check out my outdoor favorites here.

  1. book shop reader’s neck rest. the perfect spot to place your pretty head while reading at the beach.

  2. three potato four ice cream money coin pouch. nostalgic, isn’t it? and it comes in a bunch of cute phrases.

  3. frankford orange striped beach umbrella. this is so very gidget!

  4. super cool fruit-shaped cooler bag for keeping all your summer fruits nice and chilled.

  5. petites pommes swim ring in terra verde green. let this cutie float your troubles away.

  6. business and pleasure vintage-inspired striped canvas cooler. love these compact coolers for the beach. i’ve got the black & white striped one.

  7. fig & dove oversized pool float in curves. for floating in feminine summer style.

  8. royal mansour vintage lie float on from sunny life. this looks super comfy for catching some rays.

  9. business and pleasure pink striped beach towel. i’m a big fan of business & pleasure and love their beach towels, too. they’re nice and big and very soft.

  10. quiet town arco cloud beach towel. a modernist’s beach towel if i ever saw one.

  11. business and pleasure vintage-inspired striped premium beach umbrella. i’ve got this one, too; it collapses and is light enough to carry across the sand.

  12. steele canvas basket corp. waterproof beach tote bag. love this utilitarian-looking beach bag for all your gear.

  1. food52 the somewhere co. double-compartment cooler bag. this is a clever and roomy bag with two separate cold compartments, and looks very chic, too.

  2. tossware triton stemless, shatterproof colored wine glasses. for happy hours in the park, of course.

  3. anthropologie vittoria melamine side plates, set of 4. i’m a big fan of unbreakable melamine, and this pattern is so pretty.

  4. saks fifth avenue lsa gem 4-piece tumbler assortment set. another pretty cocktail set, this time fluted, and they’re available in a few different colors.

  5. west elm crow canyon enamel bowls, set of 4, available in various colors. i’m also a fan of enamelware and love all these pretty colors for summer.

  6. arket paola navone-designed fish & fish collection serax glass bottle. i’m quite smitten with this cute fish-shaped pitcher!

  7. sunny life round wicker picnic cooler basket. a picnic basket with a twist — this one also doubles as a cooler.

  8. crate & barrel berry box colanders. i’ve got loads of these for keeping all my berries separated and looking fresh.

  9. land’s end picnic time belmont picnic basket. he classic picnic basket, and this one comes fully loaded with all the gear you need for a proper picnic.

  10. arket evelina kroon wool picnic blanket. such a pretty, modern pattern for the traditional plaid picnic blanket.

  11. land’s end picnic time montecito picnic blanket with carrying harness. these are so handy for hikes, making carrying a big blanket compact and easy.

  12. gibson studio california mauna crackle 12-piece melamine dinnerware set in yellow. more unbreakable melamine, although it looks like vintage dishware straight from tuscany.

  1. west elm bolé road stripe & step indoor/outdoor area rug. ideal for adding color to your outdoor patio, porch, or indoor dining space.

  2. rhode lean on me, fringe pink & green throw pillow. fringe is always my friend and makes any ordinary old pillow so much more fun.

  3. brooklinen checkboard bath sheets in pop pink. perfect for getting your powder room summer guest ready.

  4. the conran shop in collaboration with collagerie block stripe cushion cover in jade. this whole collaboration is wonderful, so have a look.

  5. target 9′ sunbrella scallop base and fringe market patio umbrella in melon orange with auto tilt. this one looks like it’s right out of the 60s, and i love it.

  6. garza marfa rainbow striped linen + cotton hand towel with fringe. these guys make beautiful textiles in some really lovely colors.

  7. 2modern loll adirondack flat chair in sunset orange. loads of other colors are available. i do enjoy a classic adirondack chair.

  8. fabric sg colorful cotton placemats with piping and wave-scalloped edges. very retro for the outdoor bbq, wouldn’t you say?

  9. serena & lily teak camp stool in pink perennials harbor lobster stripe canvas. these fold-away stools are perfect for extra seating when you need them.

  10. the novogratz poolside gossip collection priscilla folding chairs (2-pack) in rosewater pink. now these are really retro, and they bring back so many fond memories (including the imprint on the back of my sunburned legs).

  11. schoolhouse scallop trimmed napkins, set of 4. i love the sweet red rickrack trim, and they’d look swell with the placemats above.

  12. target smith & hawken large steel iron watering can in green. gotta have a good watering can over the summer, and this one is both affordable and great-looking.

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