As we begin to welcome summertime and all of its glorious weather, it’s the perfect time to celebrate outside! This month, we have FINDS from some of Birmingham’s best local shops — ideal for all of your lazy poolside weekends, beach adventures, and of course, Father’s Day. From home essentials to warm-weather fashion must-haves and gift ideas for Dad, we’ve rounded up all the things you need to kick off the season in style. Here are 16 FINDS for summer that can be shopped in-store or online.
FOR THE HOME
Nothing says summer like a home refresh. These bright, decorative pieces are simple and create a beautiful centerpiece that guests will adore. Find these alabaster houses, ranging from $169 to $198 each, at Richard Tubb Interiors. Orders can be placed in-store or by phone.
Faux tulip bouquet
Brighten up your space with these beautiful faux pink tulips from Stock & Trade Design Co. These pink bulbs bring a fresh, summertime feel to any space. And since they require little to no care, arrange the flowers in your favorite vase and enjoy them all season long. Find this bouquet for $21 online or in-store.
Coffee table book
Families of the Vine: Seasons Among the Winemakers of Southwest France by Michael Sanders makes a great centerpiece for your coffee table this summer. Find this book in-store or online for $9.99 at Lolo French Antiques et More.
Handmade copper flowers
These unique handmade flowers made of copper and brass hardware cloth are made by local artist Kinley Hall. At nine inches tall, you can use them as yard decor or bring them inside to spruce up your home. Find them for $50 each at Henhouse Antiques. Order by phone or visit the store Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Clean Space spray
Fill your home with the scent of fresh linens this June. Refresh sheets, clothes and more with a light spritz of this gentle vegan formula. Crafted with sustainable ingredients and presented in a chic reusable glass bottle—twist off the pump and it becomes a vase for a single favorite flower or a make-up brush holder. Find it, for $25, at Dorm Decor.
JUNE FASHION & ACCESSORIES
For all of your summer celebrations, this is the neutral, trendy crossbody purse you need. This beaded bag is perfect for your next beach trip, family gathering, date night, or any festivity in between. It’s easy to style and brings the perfect amount of glam to any look. Find it for $59 from Two Sparrows Boutique at The Mercantile by Miller. Shop online or in-store.
Summer hoop earrings
Before you pack for your summer travels or events, make sure you pick up these cute and festive hoops. The Margot gold hoop earrings in sea green chrysocolla immediately caught our eye with their unique color combination and earthy yet sophisticated aesthetic. Find these hoops online or in-store for $68 at Kendra Scott.
These Cotn cropped pajamas are just what you need to stay comfortable this summer. The fabric is about as soft as it gets, and the fun pops of color nod to the vibrancy of the season. Find this set for $118 at The Lingerie Shoppe. Shop in-store or call to place your order.
Look and feel your best in a new cover-up for your upcoming beach, lake or pool trip. This vibrant piece takes your beach attire to the next level, adding a touch of summer-chic glamour. We love the bright, bold colors and buttery-soft fabric. Find this cover-up for $155 at Manhattan South. Shop online or in-store.
Need a new bag for the season? This easy-to-style woven bag comes in navy or tan with a drawstring closure, and it’s large enough to carry all the essentials for summer pool days. Add your monogram for a personalized touch, grab your favorite book, and head down to the water. Find this for $85 at SB Shop.
Protective Hair Veil
Protect your gorgeous locks this summer with the Protective Hair Veil by Aveda from Tonya Jones SalonSpa. Being out in the vibrant summer sun can take a major toll on the strength and color of your hair, and this water-resistant mist strengthens strands while maintaining that silky smooth feeling. Find this spray online or in-store for $30 at Tonya Jones SalonSpa.
Prep your skin for the summer heat with this face serum by Clary Collection. See brighter, more hydrated skin with daily thanks to its clean ingredients and zero toxins. Find it for $48 at SB Shop.
Gift Dad something he’ll actually want to wear. Designed by the talented team at Yellowhammer Creative in Pepper Place, this Magic City t-shirt is soft and has a timeless, vintage design. Find it online for $24.
Marble bar set
Shopping for a craft cocktail lover? This white marble five-piece bar set is functional, on-trend and exudes classic elegance. Find it for $110 at A’mano. Shop in-store or call to place an order for curbside pickup, local delivery or direct shipping.
Give Dad the gift of style with this Brackish Bowtie. With its impeccable quality and beautiful design, this fashionable accessory is sure to be Dad’s favorite for years to come. Find it for $195 at Bromberg’s. Call to place your order or shop in-store.
Cheers to the best dad in town! For the whiskey lover, these Clayton & Crume rocks glasses, with a monogrammed leather wrap, make the perfect gift! Wrap it up with his favorite adult beverage for an added touch. Find these glasses for $75 for a set of two at SB Shop.
Have a fantastic June, Magic City!