Fall may be just around the corner, but hey, there's still plenty of summer left to enjoy.
And plenty of stylish ways to enjoy it ---thanks to this season's crop of irresistible warm-weather accessories for home and outdoors.
From backyard barbecues to lazy days at the beach, these top picks are just thing to make the most of those last golden days of summer....at prices way too good to pass up!
Got a phase three home and lifestyle?
Now's the perfect time to update your same-old-same-old summer arsenal with modern, sunny, fun essentials. Check out these top picks for the best of summer 2015:
If your house is the place where everyone ends up on summer weekends, this is for you! Holds a cooler full of iced beverages, features lower storage, bottle opener with cap catcher and towel bar. Cooler also detaches from base for unlimited party opportunities. And let's face it---it pretty much just looks like a good time! (loved this so much, one now lives on my back deck for the endless flow of college kids/young professionals, cookouts and extended family get togethers). Photo Tommy Bahama.
Here's the perfect alternative to the standard beach umbrella! Portable and easy to assemble (no tools needed), these bright, beautiful shade tents can angle to block sun and elements... and provide 95% UV protection. Love them for beach or backyard! Photo Hollie & Harrie.
Hard to resist smooth and looped cotton terry towels are practical and pretty. Great for pool and shore. And super cute in a variety of colors, with beachy-vibed tassels. Almost too cozy to keep outdoors! Photo Serena & Lily.
Charming reclining rattan frame with a modern vibe complements patios, decks backyards and beach in timeless style. Large casters for easy portability. Photo Serena & Lily.
A must-have basic for any outdoor or indoor event, from dinner for two on the patio to late night beach gatherings under the stars. Romantic, classic and an absolute essential for your summer --and year round--- decor. Photo Crate & Barrel.
Here's a simple way to add a pop of color to those boring wooden patio or beach tables--a tablecloth that works with your umbrella. Easy-on, easy-off fitted design snaps around your table's umbrella opening. What a great idea! Photo Crate & Barrel.
Love the lines on this elegant weather resistant bar cart. Casters make this one versatile piece of party ware. Stylish enough to use indoors, too! Photo Ballard Designs.
Metal serving trays come and go. But this rectangular white metal tray from West Elm is a refreshing alternative that's as decorative as it functional. Powdered finish and rope handles add to its adorable personality. Photo West Elm.
Great complement to just about any upholstery..... or beach blanket! Basic stripe in charcoal just says summer. Easy care, indoor/outdoor. Photo Annie Selke.
OK, I'll admit to having a slight obsession with melamine dinnerware, but this one takes the cake! Dress it up, dress it down, indoor/outdoor, fine dining to picnic; this is one versatile piece of tableware. Love. Photo Bliss.
Here's the perfect way to add a touch of something special to your next backyard or seaside event: RH's Avignon Lantern. Comes in alternate shapes, finishes and sizes. Use as accent light or make it the center of attention for big impact. Photo RH.
It wouldn't be a party without your best friend, would it? Just the thing for lounging poolside .....and twice as durable as a regular bed. Low maintenance, resists water absorption and machine washable. Photo Orvis.