Your ultimate guide to summer essentials

Summer is just a few weeks away and as we gear up for the season, we’re stocking up on all the necessities. If you feel like you’re missing a few things, here’s a list of our five essentials to keep you cool and stylish all summer long.

 

1. Hoop dreams

earringsWho doesn’t need a little bling for summer? These gorgeous 14K gold vermeil hoops from Vancouver-based Maylie Jewellery are the perfect shiny addition to your summer wardrobe. These earrings feature a subtle milgrain detail around the edges to add a little flare to the classic design, and the gold colour will beautifully complement a tan.

 

2. Poolside pick-me-ups

mugsIf Moscow mules or wine are your ideal summer drinks, we’ve got you covered. This Blush Peony patio wine cooler and Simply Beautiful white enamel coated mule mug are the perfect pair to keep your drinks chilled all season. For up to 12 oz. of your favourite drink, the snap-top lid on the wine cooler makes for easy sipping and it also has a hole for a reusable straw. Meanwhile, the mule mugs are an aesthetic dream and keep your cocktails super-cool.

 

3. A simple scrunchie

scrunchieScrunchies are not only back, but here to stay. This cute polka-dotted scrunchie from Blush Peony is soft, stretchy and thick so you never have to worry about ponytail lines again. Scrunchies are a foolproof way to throw your hair up in a messy bun or ponytail and keep it off your neck when the sun is out in full force.

 

4. Sustainable shopping

bagThis reusable shopping bag from Vancouver's Blush Peony is the ultimate alternative to single-use plastic or paper bags. The minimalist herb design and neutral colours make it super versatile, and t's great for the market or even for the beach. Small, sustainable changes help us minimize the impact we have on the environment and we’re all for it!

 

5. The ultimate beach must-have

towel2When it comes to preparing for summer, there’s one thing that's top of mindthe beach (or the pool)! And one item in particular is an absolute must-have for a day at the beach. Blush Peony’s woven beach towel is exactly what you need in your beach bag for lounging this summer. Whether it be for tanning on the sand, setting up a picnic in the park or drying off after a swim, this super-absorbent towel does it alland looks cute too!