It’s finally June, which means bring on summer! The weather is heating up, the kids are out of school and families are heading off on vacation. Soaking up the sun is great, but don’t forget to celebrate Dad this month, too, on Sunday, June 21. Here are a few things to check out to update your wardrobe, your home and to celebrate Dear Old Dad.
Just like you change your wardrobe when the weather gets warmer, you change the perfume you’re wearing, as well. With Tocca perfume from Dakota’s, you can channel your inner goddess, choosing from Stella, Florence or Cleopatra. You can’t go wrong, no matter which scent you pick. Full-size bottles are $68 and travel sizes are $34 at Dakota J’s.
Montgomery Street towels and napkins
Summer isn’t just time to update your wardrobe. Kitchens and bathrooms need a little love, too. These Montgomery Street Designs towel and napkin sets offer just the pop of personality any room needs with plenty of designs to choose from. A set of four cotton napkins ($28) and one cotton towel ($13) is available at Stanton Home Furnishings located in Virginia-Highlands.
Gardening is a great stress reliever and summertime hobby, and nature is undeniably beautiful this time of year. Bring a little of that beauty indoors with this cactus-inspired pot from Stanton Home Furnishings for $33.
Even if you can’t make it to the shore, you can still get that beachy feel while you daydream of white sand. This bamboo clutch adds unexpected dimension and texture, perfect for day or night. This summertime accessory is $155 from J.McLaughlin.
Why I Love My Dad items
It’s easy to get caught up in all the fun activities that come along with summer. But let’s not forget to celebrate Dad this month. Sit down with Dad and get to know some of his stories or sit down alone to fill out other pages, telling him what you admire about him. Either way, it’s bound to bring a smile to Dad’s face when he reads through the pages. And we can’t forget Grandpa! There is also a grandfather edition for these books, found at Paper Source.
Billy Reid for K-Swiss
It’s Dad’s Day this month, and why not have him step out in style with a new pair of shoes? These K-Swiss Belmont slip-ons by Billy Reid are perfect for summer. With a convertible leather heel, these shoes can be worn either way. This pair was spotted in 310 Rosemont and can also be found in Billy Reid stores for $95.
Judith Bright Fringe Collection
Fringe is in this summer, and you can glam up your wardrobe with a little bit of Judith Bright. The Fringe Collection allows you to achieve that boho look that everyone is going for this season. They also make great bridesmaids’ gifts … it is wedding season, after all. One-stone necklaces are $88, fringe earrings are $128 and gemstone fringe earrings are $148.
Beach vacations are fun, but don’t forget to protect your skin. You can do it in style with these beach hats from Festivity. Hats range from $18 to $28.
Keeping up with all your belongings at the pool or the beach is no easy task. Try a new beach tote to keep everything together. The color scheme and designs of these bags at Festivity, starting at $38, are perfect for summer.
Tic Tac Toe shot glass set
Is there anything better than a summertime barbeque with friends? Liven up your next get-together with this tic tac toe shot glass set, which is sure to heighten the spirits of all who play the game. The game is available at Peridot for $48.
Iron Bottle Stand
Invite your friends over for a summertime soirée and showcase this woven bottle stand, which shows off your wine glass set and conveniently holds everything while making for an appealing centerpiece. This stand can be found at Peridot for $35.
Necklace claw and charms
Step up your style game this summer with some interchangeable pieces from G. Gilbert. Chains and charms sold separately allow you to go from effortless neutral by day to a splash of color by night. Those pictured here are available for $597 and up, however prices vary based on your selection.
Barr Co. hand and body scrub
Summertime signals warmer weather and the reappearance of tan lines. Barr Co.’s hand and body scrub, $30 from Ona Atlanta, will help you get that sought-after summer glow. Use it to buff away the remnants of that bad spray tan winter made you get or simply to get your smoothest skin.
Stix with Black Powder Coat Burner
Who said bonfires are only for camping or roasting marshmallows? This stylish heater provides a campfire glow and relaxing ambience everyone can enjoy on those cool summer nights. Available for $1,495 at Atlanta MADE
Classic Mogadorn lanterns
How about a little mood lighting? Place these lanterns outside on your patio and you’ll won’t want to come inside. These lanterns can be found for $272 at Atlanta MADE.
Enjoy June, and shop local!