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These fun flip-flops are perfect for showing off your summer pedicure. Choose from a red braided upper with a Hawaiian sunset (shown) or a tan version with tropical flowers ($12).
No celebration of Hawaiian culture is complete without a bikini … with a Hawaiian theme, of course. This sexy number from Tommy Hilfiger comes with either a triangle top (shown) or a bandeau (top, $38; bottom, $36).
151 West 34th Street
Setting a festive summer table is sometimes as simple as adding one chic accessory to your usual mix. We like these raffia-and-straw place mats by Chateau X. They’re 17 and 1/2 inches across, come in several colors, and can be wiped clean with a damp cloth ($45).
754 Fifth Avenue, at 58th Street
Get the Dish
Fans of kitschy fifties tiki motifs will love Pottery Barn’s new set of four eight-inch plates, each with a different image, packaged in a handwoven bamboo basket. Trader Vic would be proud ($29).
600 Broadway, near Houston Street
127 East 59th Street/917-369-0050
1965 Broadway, at 67th Street
The Punch Line
These plastic “coconut” cups – which have holes for straws and come in seven colors – will give your next party that tiki-bar feeling without all the work of hollowing out fresh fruit. The best part: Unlike real fruit, these are reusable ($3 to $5; parasol straws sold separately).
50 West 23rd Street/212-243-2292
543 and 1/2 East 6th Street
Too Cool for School
Whether you’re toting bevvies or frozen burgers, Glacier Gear’s festive coolers are the way to go. The red six-can version ($9.99) and the blue twelve-can one ($14.99) are both double-insulated to keep the inside supercool. Exterior pockets hold utensils.
BED BATH & BEYOND
620 Sixth Avenue, at 19th Street
410 East 61st Street
Serpui Marie’s chic tote is designed with a tropical-chic pineapple motif, but it’s equally at home in Manhattan and on the Big Island. The roomy cotton bag has nylon lining inside, with a separate compartment for your cell phone, and sporty red leather handles ($140).
424 Broome Street