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July Guide to Fun Buys

Cheap Treats, Outdoor Dining, Towel Totes, and Summer Stuff

We're finally in the hot thick of it. School's out, pools are open, and summer is strumming! This may be the most social summer on record, so we've gathered a bunch of super stuff for everyone: the host/hostesses (Dinner Party), the beach-goers (Totes), the outdoorsy types (Outdoors), and the value hunters (Cheap Buys). Happy Summer to everyone!

Cheap Treats:

Summer stand-out jewelry always matches a white dress and you should toss a cool handbag onto the outfit. Sip your liquids from a fabulous daisy glass while wearing happy pink shoes. Then send your child off to camp with the cutest (and cheapest) lunchbox.  Because why not? Everything costs less than $20.

Totes for Towels:

We all carry multiple towels and whatnot to pools, beaches, and other bodies of water. It can be a drag, literally, packing it all in. So get something you enjoy having on your shoulder, something fabulous, which will make all that extra baggage kind of fun.

Outdoor Dining:

Eating al fresco is an opportunity we’re gifted a few months out of the year. Make it colorful, festive, and most important: unbreakable if possible.

Summer Stuff:

It’s the only time of year where self-enjoyment and relaxation are terms we can throw around without fear of reprisal. Play an enormous “board” game, sip a cocktail while sitting on great (waterproof) chairs or - better yet - in a  pool! Toy with cat-lovers and take your kids to a beach picnic without worrying about spills on the blanket.

  • Gucci-inspired Bee Necklace,, $10
  • Chakra Bracelet,, Free
  • Minimalist Handbag Clutch,, $18.50
  • Daisy Glass,, $4.90
  • Quilted-Look Pool Shoes,, $12.99
  • Sandwich Defender Tin,, $7.50
  • Scallop Tray,
  • Personalize Cocktail Napkins,
  • Melamine Mixing Bowls with Lids,
  • Flamingo Salt & Pepper Shakers,
  • Melamime Floral Plate,
  • Marni Market Bag,
  • Crystal Crab Cocktail Picks,
  • Eyes Nastro Tote,
  • Natural Tote in Seasonless Natural,
  • Palm Tree Inflatable Drink Float,
  • Welcome Mat,
  • Flying Birds Organic Cotton Towel,
  • Jumbo Outdoor 4-In-A-Row,
  • Havana Wicker + Teak Armless Chair, Geo Stripe, Terrain, 561 Post Road East, Westport,
  • Kissing Hedgehogs Lined Picnic Blanket,
  • Westport Farmers' Market Tote Bag,
  • Westport Tote,