The experts reveal their go-to goods for all types of backyard gatherings.
Whether you're prepping for a Fourth of July bash or have lots of outdoor dinner parties marked on your calendar, these five outdoor entertaining must-haves will make sure it's memorable. From the lightweight beach chair you can move anywhere you need an extra perch, to headlamps for the kids, to the coolest inflatable lounger you've ever seen, these picks can make the party.
Folding Beach Chairs
“This stuff telegraphs summer. Plus, it’s durable and all you need for a pretty outdoor table.” —Lemieux
To buy: Graniteware breakfast plates, $85 for 4; barnlight.com.
“Inflatable loungers by Chillbo work equally well on grass and in water.” —Braun
To buy: $55 each; chillbo.com.