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7 Poolside Pieces ...

By Sophia

Summer is the perfect time to indulge in some poolside relaxation. While a swimsuit is a necessity, there are also many other poolside pieces to consider. Sarongs, sunglasses, beach towels… the list could go on and on. The following are just a few items that you might want handy next time that you are poolside.

1 Topshop Black Oversize round Sunglasses

Topshop Black Oversize round SunglassesPrice: $32.00 at
Hide behind these dark oversized sunglasses next time you are poolside. They have a large round frame with metal accents at the temples. The silhouette is very 70s. Tie your hair back with a colourful silk scarf and pop these sunglasses on for a glam poolside look.

2 Mara Hoffman Embroidered Story Silk-Chiffon Kaftan

Mara Hoffman Embroidered Story Silk-Chiffon KaftanPrice: $310.00 at
Neon colours are making a comeback this summer. This neon-pink kaftan has an easy slip on design. It is also much more of a dress than a traditional kaftan. The v-shaped patterned insert at the neck is also a unique touch. Slip this over your swimsuit when you’re not in the water, and pair with some strappy sandals and ethnic inspired jewellery.


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3 Forever21 Striped Leopard Flip Flops

Forever21 Striped Leopard Flip FlopsPrice: $5.80 at
Flip flops are must have poolside pieces. They’re an easy choice of footwear in such environments. These ones come in a quirky leopard print striped pattern. They also have a solid strap and textured outer sole.

4 Topshop Navy Polka Dot Tie Headband

Price: $14.00 at
Headbands make for great poolside pieces. They are great for keeping your hair tamed and off your face. This one comes in a cute polka dot print and features a tie detail at the front. It is also elasticised at the back. Tie your hair back in a messy bun, pop this headband one, and wear with oversized sunglasses for a chic poolside look.

5 Missoni Mare Ventimiglia Crochet-Knit Sarong Skirt

Missoni Mare Ventimiglia Crochet-Knit Sarong SkirtPrice: $430.00 at
Missoni are renowned for their graphic and colourful patterns. This crochet-knit sarong skirt is no different. It has a wraparound waist and self-tie at the back. Take inspiration from this shorter sarong and keep an eye out for more affordable options in similar designs.

6 Bronze Cut out Oversized Floral Scarf Unstructured Hat

Bronze Cut out Oversized Floral Scarf Unstructured HatPrice: $56.00 at
A hat is a must for those spending large amounts of time in the sun. They also make for stylish poolside accessories. This one has a wide-brimmed design, open weave detail, and floral chiffon scarf detail. If the pastel scarf doesn’t match your attire, exchange it with one that does. You can easily customise it to suit your personal style.

7 Adidas by Stella McCartney Stella Cotton Towel

Price: $75.00 at
If you’re poolside, you’ll most likely need a towel. They are essential poolside pieces. This stylish towel is emblazoned with an interwoven ‘Stella’ motif. It also features a designer stamped patch at one end and a fabric hook at the underside. Not only would this be the perfect beach towel to take on vacation, but it would also make an excellent gym towel.

These are only a few items that might come in handy next time that you are poolside. Depending on how active or relaxed you are around the pool, the type of poolside pieces you need may vary. Are there any other poolside pieces that you can think of?

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