30 Summer Essentials That Are Just What the Doctor Ordered
The only thing more glorious than the perfect summer day is being armed with the perfect swimsuit to wear when it arrives (and the perfect pool float to tote your drinks). We’ve partnered with eBay to deliver 30 summer essentials that’ll keep you prepped and ready from now until Labor Day.
This year in swimwear, it’s all about the onesie. This throwback style is flattering on all body types and a fun way to show off the season’s best prints.
Get the Look: J. Crew One-Piece Swimwear
Inflatable Cup Holders
Can you even? (You can.) These will keep your beverages afloat in a pool and steady them on the sand. Pick up a six-pack for you and your crew.
Get the Look: Inflatable Cup Holders
Portable Pizza Oven
Take your barbecues to the next level by whipping up a pizza in addition to classic hamburgers and hot dogs. Top it off with seasonal ingredients like sweet peaches and goat cheese.
Get the Look: Pizzacraft Portable Oven
This year’s favorite style is going nowhere fast. To update it for this season, snag it in prints like subtle stripes or gingham.
Get the Look: J. Crew Off-the-Shoulder Tops
As much as we love denim, the fact is it’s tough to wear in the blistering heat. Linen pants to the rescue. They’re lightweight enough for the sun, but modest enough for the office.
Get the Look: Free People Linen Pants
Sometimes you want a breezy swing to lounge in without the risk of falling flat on your back. Enter: hammock chairs. Hang one from a tree or right on your covered porch.
Get the Look: Hammock Chairs
Nude Block Heels
With a pair of these, you’re officially covered for any and all occasions that pop up this summer. They’ll go with everything, and we mean everything.
Get the Look: Steve Madden Block Heels
Geometric Succulent Planters
One of the easiest ways to make the indoors as fresh as the out? Bringing some greenery into your home. Bright white pots will make your succulents look great no matter where you place them.
Get the Look: Modern Geometric Succulent Pots
Inky Throw Pillow
Swapping out interior accessories is another easy way to update your home for a new season. Textiles in inky blue hues paired with rattan furniture are the latest trend in home decor that you should be copying.
Get the Look: Anthropologie Pillow Covers
Protect those pores, but don’t clog them. A lightweight sunscreen that works double duty as a moisturizer is the most important beauty product you’ll use from now until September. (But truthfully, you should be using it year-round.)
Get the Look: Coola Sunscreen
To be worn with that new off-the-shoulder blouse (see above).
Get the Look: H&M Tassel Earrings
Straw Tote Bag
Straw bags are no longer reserved for the Riviera. Pick one up now and use it as your carryall for the rest of the season.
Get the Look: Rebecca Minkoff Straw Bags
Ample seating is crucial for outdoor hangs. Instead of uncomfortable iron chairs, opt for a full-fledged sectional that’s waterproof and fit for a party.
Get the Look: Patio Sectionals
Tropical Printed Cold-Shoulder Dress
For that wedding shower weekend brunch thing you have to go to.
Get the Look: Banana Republic Floral Dresses
Perfect for a cruise to the ice cream truck—or riding around the neighborhood for some good old-fashioned fitness.
Get the Look: Schwinn Cruiser Bicycle
If you must cover your feet, do it in style. Blush shades of pink are a great update to the classic white sneaker.
Get the Look: Adidas Blush Sneakers
Finally, something other than florals. This summery pattern instantly kicks any style up a notch, but we especially love it on a sundress for all your backyard festivities.
Get the Look: Madewell Gingham Dress
Flamingo Pool Float
Move over, swans. Flamingos are the new favorite pool float of 2017.
Get the Look: Inflatable Flamingo Pool Floats
Pineapple String Lights
During the day, these lights are the cutest accessory for your porch. Then at night, they instantly turn into functional decor when you plug them in to illuminate your space.
Get the Look: Pineapple String Lights
Everyone could use a trusty cover-up in their arsenal. Make sure it’s also fit for post-beach tacos on the restaurant deck.
Get the Look: DVF Swim Cover-Up
Turkish Cotton Beach Towel
Perfect for spreading out or wrapping up, you’ll be glad you have a couple of these sophisticated towels on hand for whatever water comes your way.
Get the Look: Turkish Cotton Beach Towels
Loose White Blouse
Solving all your “I need to cover up but don’t want to overheat” needs, a loose cotton blouse will come to your rescue time and again.
Get the Look: Zara Cotton Blouses
Sea Salt Spray
The best way to give your locks a blow-dry break.
Get the Look: Davines Sea Salt Spray
Nothing screams summer like an espadrille, but nothing leaves your feet screaming like four inch wedges. Get all the carefree style without the painstaking heel.
Get the Look: Soludos Platform Espadrilles
These are the “it” frames and flattering on every face shape.
Get the Look: Neff Round Sunglasses
For toting around the other (ice cold) essentials.
Get the Look: Yeti Coolers
Bright Eyelet Dress
Red is the new white. An eyelet dress in a midi length is refined, but it packs a punch with the subtle detailing and eye-catching color.
Get the Look: Joie Eyelet Midi Dress
Flamingo Dish Towels
It’s all in the details, people: A seasonal swap on dish towels will brighten up your kitchen. We encourage you to take it a step further by keeping a tropical fruit basket on your counter at all times.
Get the Look: Pink Flamingo Dish Towels
Emoji Beach Balls
They’re mini and, of course, perfect for a giggle while entertaining. Toss a few in the pool and let them float around while you mix and mingle.
Get the Look: Mini Emoji Beach Balls
These mimic the throw-on-and-go ease of a sundress, but the covered legs make them a lot more practical for traipsing around on a breezy day.
Get the Look: Old Navy Jumpsuits