Take It Outside

Three cheers for the red, white and blue—especially when this patriotic palette decorates your alfresco summer soirees.


1. Poolside Posh
Make it a staycation with Bunny Williams’ canopy umbrella. Scalloped edge and fade-resistant fabric; $499 at ballarddesigns.com.


2. Load It Up

Stash hostess gifts and BYO goodies in this all-knit utility tote with leather straps; $87 at verloopknits.com.


3. Turn Up the Heat
The Uniflame portable LP gas grill in bold blue is an instant party on wheels; $169.99 at JCPenney stores and jcp.com.

4. Laid-Back Luxe
Add a resort vibe to your terrace or deck with the handwoven, outdoor-proof Ixtapa chair. So cool, you’ll want to invite it inside; $249 at cb2.com.

5. Creature Comforts
Serve greens or dessert on these cool critter plates; $10 each at West Elm stores and westelm.com.

6. Vintage Vibe
This cherry-red cooler reminds us of Popsicles and ice-cold soda bottles; $75 at Williams-Sonoma stores and williams-sonoma.com.

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