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Summer Essentials: Packable Sportswear, Pint-Sized Booze, and Other Amusing Necessities

BBQs and beach days await, so grab your fanny pack and prepare to party.

Michelle Griesmanby Michelle Griesman

Summer is just about here, which means one thing: be ready for just about anything. The season of music festivals, patio beers, and BBQs means that you need to be equipped to have fun, even when you aren’t expecting it.

Make sure that you have the essentials on you at all times. Namely: water, alcohol, sun-protection, cash, power. And while naysayers may be rolling their eyes at the idea of a fanny pack, our list of essentials begins with a couple of the more stylish versions you can stuff with goodies.

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If you can’t quite come to terms with the idea, a backpack will suffice. Just don’t be that guy who shows up to the party with your swim trunks in a plastic grocery bag.