It's Pool Party Season! 14 Items That Will Make a Big Splash

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School's out and the heat is here! Grab a swimsuit at Basics Underneath, stock up on snacks, and head to the pool ASAP for a proper summer kickoff. Below, everything you need (yes, sparkly sunscreen is essential) to ensure a successful bash for any age. 

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Luxe Lie on Float, $50, Bando, bando.com

A proper pool party will have plenty of floats. Add this monstera leaf into the mix for an instant dose of tropical fun.

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Aylard Stool, $195, Jade, jadenola.com

This modern stool offers extra table space without taking up valuable backyard square footage. Available at Jade, this piece is also lightweight and can be moved to the most convenient location. 

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Talia Beach Towel, $58, Anthropologie, anthropologie.com

Dry off with the help of a super soft towel. We love the fringe border and varying patterns!

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Unicorn Yard Sprinkler, $79.99, Fleurty Girl, fleurtygirl.net

Sorry to break it to you, but this sprinkler is guaranteed to be the life of the party. Standing tall at 6 feet, this inflatable unicorn makes every gathering more fun.

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Fes Serving Dish in Kortoba, $125, Lizzie Fortunato, lizziefortunato.com

This hand-painted bowl comes straight from Morocco and is perfect for chips, dip, or that Ina Garten recipe you've been dying to recreate.

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Leather Handle Straw Backpack, $109, The White Company, thewhitecompany.com

This summer bag is the ideal companion for your next fête. 

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Sea Star Sparkle Sunscreen, $17.95, Fleurty Girl, fleurtygirl.net

Regardless of age, this sparkly sunscreen is destined to be a hit. It contains bio-degradable glitter, is chock-full of antioxidants, and smells delicious!

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Mermaid Bottle Opener, $17, Sorellas, sorellasnola.com

Leave your everyday bottle opener inside and employ this mermaid version instead! 

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Cheers to Us Coasters, $15, Scriptura, scriptura.com

There's always something worth celebrating! Bring out these coasters from Scriptura to your poolside bash.

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Wine Holder Pool Float Set, $14, Urban Outfitters, urbanoutfitters.com

Whether you're sipping rose or something a bit sharper, these life raft floaties allow you to enjoy a drink in the pool without holding onto your glass.

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Malawi Outdoor Daybed, $3,799, Arhaus, arhaus.com

Guest should have plenty of comfortable spots to lounge. This daybed can handle rain, sun, and children with ease.

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Summertime Melamine Plates, $8, West Elm, westelm.com

Opt for playful plates at your gathering -- this variation won't break and are more festive than the paper variety.

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Ice Bucket Bubble Glass, $148, Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

Keep your wine chilled and in arm's reach with this bubble glass bucket from Hazelnut.

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Heart-shaped Sunglasses, $21, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower

Leave your designer shades at home and choose a pair that can handle a pool party. These heart-shaped glasses from Wildflower should do the trick!