6 Modern Summer Umbrellas
Even the most diligent sunscreen user is still susceptible to the effects of the scorching summer sun. These umbrellas will provide some extra protection and keep you shaded by the pool or on the beach.
Phat Tommy Umbrella
This 7-foot shade—designed with striped canvas over a solid bamboo frame—will transition from being your go-to beach accessory to a perfect addition to your backyard patio.
To buy: $136, wayfair.com.
With enough space to defend a family of four from the rays, this is a smart solution for a day spent outdoors with all of your loved ones.
To buy: $45, sport-brella.com.
Titanium Beach Umbrella
On those sweltering summer days, it can be tough to escape the heat. This pick is designed with heat reflective technology that will keep you 15 degrees cooler.
To buy: $90, coolibar.com.
Giant Beach Umbrella
This durable, rainbow-stripe classic expands to eight feet wide, comfortably providing enough shade for at least two.
To buy: $59, bonanza.com.
St. Tropez Beach Umbrella
Make a fashion statement on the sandy shores with this chic fringe umbrella. You’ll be sheltered in style under this Aussie-inspired dome.
To buy: $229, nordstrom.com.
Sunnylife Beach Umbrella
Stand out among a sea of parasols with this pretty pick. Your kiddos will be able to easily spot you from the surf beneath this vibrant five-and-a-half-foot canopy.
To buy: $75, bedbathandbeyond.com.