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The best of…beach gear

Le Pixel Umbrella, Sunnylife Beach Sounds, and more

Le Pixel Umbrella
Take a break from the sun under this cheery, modernist umbrella. It folds from more than 6 feet tall to half that, and comes with a matching canvas carrying case.
$239, shop.basilbangs.com
Source: Dwell

Spiaggia Ombre
Behold “the perfect beach towel.” On one side: “plush yet quick-drying” cotton. On the other: canvas that actually repels sand. Made by Kassatex, it’s available in several stripe patterns.
$50, cassadecor.com
Source: O, The Oprah Magazine

Sunnylife Beach Sounds
Blast the song of the summer by the waves without worry. Just strap your MP3 player or smartphone inside this water-resistant, retro-style radio and you can enjoy your favorite playlists all day long.
$40, henribendel.com
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Makala Ukulele
You’ll feel like Elvis in Hawaii when you pull out this eye-catching uke the next time you’re invited to a beach bonfire. For a beginner’s model made partly of plastic, it’s “renowned for its sound.”
$62, kalabrand.com
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Retro Tallboy Cooler
“Could an ice chest be any cuter?” Made of heavy-duty steel, the Tallboy is a reproduction of a 1940s cooler that comes in eight fun colors. And it’s tall enough to carry a wine bottle upright.
$100, retrometalchairs.com
Source: Better Homes and Garden

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