Jul 2, 2013 >> Top Ten: The best items for an urban picnic
The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and you know what that means: We’re in the thick of summer. And summer time equals one of our favorite activities: picnicking! Whether you’re bringing snacks (and wine) to a movie in the park or a feast (and wine) to Ravina, you won’t want to forget these must-have items. From the perfect plates to the perfect tequila shot glasses, these products will take your picnic up a notch. Just make sure you don’t accidentally match your outfit with your picnic blanket!
ONE >> Illume outdoor candle, $22.50 at Bloomingdale’s Home
TWO >> Wine cooling pour sprout, $21 at perpetualkid.com
THREE >> Flavor infusion cup, $10 at perpetualkid.com
FOUR >> Alessi Parrot bottle opener, $69 at casa.com
FIVE >> Melamine plates, $8 and up at Jonathan Adler
SIX >> Sunnylife Beach Sounds MP3 Radio, $48 at Art Effect
(Because you’ll need a little pre-show background music!)
SEVEN >> Spritz paper napkins, $2 at Target
EIGHT >> Built picnic bag, $150 at builtnyc.com
It converts into a place setting for 4!
NINE >> Beach towel, $60 at Jonathan Adler
TEN >> Himalayan Salt Tequila Shot Glasses, $40 at Sur La Table
Leave the salt at home! These glasses take care of that step for you.
– KEVIN AEH