This summer is shaping up to be an especially scorching one, and super hot times call for super fly accessories. We've collected our favorite functional and fun tings from all around the web, all in the service of ensuring your summer is the best it can be.
1. This leafy waterproof camera
Let’s be real: too many iPhones have ended up in the water for the sake of a cute poolside pic. Keep your phone on dry land and buy this lil guy.
2. This transparent pink visor
Sculptural headwear isn’t just for the Queen of England and grandmas at church.
3. These waterproof, bubblegum-scented (yes) slides
Besides the fact that these slides are kinda reminiscent of those killer jelly sandals you had when you were five, they’re made of recyclable plastic and bubblegum-scented.
4. This tricked-out G-Shock that will stoke some serious nostalgia
This waterproof watch will take all of your summer fits up a notch.
5. This jumbo heart-shaped inner tube
Cuffing season is a long ways a way, which is gucci because this is the only heart you’ll need all summer ‘16.
6. These super dope Saint Laurent sunnies that will only fracture the bank
Here’s a crispy pair of oversized, white YSL shades that look both retro and modern.
7. This good-enough-to-eat hand-held fan
We all know that there are few things more annoying than a sweaty face, so this hand-held fan is a must for the blazing summer sun. Warning: it’ll have you craving ice cream 24/7.
8. This popsicle pool floatie
No one really knows how this food-as-pool float trend got started, but we ain’t complaining.
9. This bright, vaguely OF-esque doughnut towel
Not only is this jumbo-sized doughnut beach blanket pretty dope, but it’s impossible to miss so you’ll never have to worry about finding your spot.
10. This backpack that holds more than you own
Tired of trying to stuff your shit in your mom’s corny, old beach bag? Cop this pack, it’s called the “Black Hole” for a reason.
11. These Nike sunglasses that remind us more than a little of Rihanna's Dior designs
These sunnies are the perfect mix of quirky and badass, plus they’re guaranteed to intimidate anyone you play against in beach volleyball.
12. These crisp, technical Tevas in all-white
Don’t sleep on these tevas, functional, summer white are the move this season.
13. These speakers you don't need to be worried about falling in the pool
The JBL Charge 3 is a game changer: it’s a portable, waterproof speaker that can charge your devices. Need we say more?
14. This waterproof tote in a bright blue PVC
This beach tote is for all the sweetertings.
15. This eco-friendly towel that actually does something besides get sandy
This towel is eco-friendly, handmade, and has a built in water-resistant pocket, plus it doesn’t hurt that the colorblocking looks dope.
16. This durable, not-too-big not-too-small cooler
What’s better than a rainbow cooler that can guarantee a boozy beach visit? Nothing.
17. This cosmic water bottle that will keep your shit cold
As DJ Khaled says, “the key to success is water.” But if you need more convincing, this “Super Nova” S’well water bottle can keep your drinks cold for a full 24 hours.