GEAR & GADGETS
This sunny season, spice up your space. These classy-but-casual finds will turn your balcony or backyard into an at-home oasis.
Transform your patio into a peaceful paradise with these choice goods.
No, not that kind of pillow talk. We mean Joss & Main’s Lantz Outdoor Rectangular Pillow Cover & Insert set of two. Engineered for the outdoors, these lumbar cushion covers resist mildew and fading from sun exposure. $88, jossandmain.com
The genius Chill and Serve Outdoor Cheese Board from Uncommon Goods is one of our top summer finds this year. The slate disk in the center of the maple base can be refrigerated and used as a cold tray for your cheese. $85, uncommongoods.com
Want to transform your space in one easy step? Try string lights. We particularly love IKEA’s SOLARVET LED string light, equipped with 24 soft-white mini lanterns and a solar panel that can be clipped onto a planter or staked into the ground. $18, ikea.com
URN YOUR KEEP
Planters are the perfect opportunity to add up-to-date aesthetics to your space. The gorgeous Perigold Porcelain Urn Planter by Iittala comes in a classy dark green and a very trendy mid-century modern geometric design. $75, perigold.com