The June Swoon Gift Guide

Summer has finally arrived and with it longer, sun-filled days. Give your pals with June birthdays all the essentials to have the best summer ever.


We here in house are in love with this new beachy series from Katie Finn.

Gemma had her summer all planned out, but it takes sharp turn when she gets dumped and finds herself back in the Hamptons after a five-year absence.  Being there puts her at risk of bumping into Hallie, her former best friend (that is, before Gemma ruined her life). But people don’t hold grudges forever. Do they? Gemma intends on making amends, but a small case of mistaken identity causes the people she knew years ago—including Hallie and her dreamy brother Josh—to believe she’s someone else. As though the summer wasn’t complicated enough already.

Broken Hearts, Fences and Other Things to Mend by Katie Finn, hardcover $17.99


2I don’t know about you, but I plan to spend hours out of my summer outside. I have a similarly snazzy beach chair myself and I take it every time my friends and I go picnicking in the park. Super comfy and I never have to worry about getting grass stains on my favorite sun dresses. Win/win!




Five Position Beach Chair, Bed Bath and Beyond, $29.99


3The summer months are toasty and it’s important to stay hydrated. Get your favorite runner or hiker a Beat-Bottle—not only does it provide a handy place to stash a phone, but two holes on the bottom serve as an amplifier for when she finally reaches her destination and wants to celebrate with some tunes.

Beat-Bottle, Brookstone, $19.92


4How cute is this hat? Not only is it adorable, but it will keep your fairest of friends from getting a pink nose after a day at the pool. Plus, it should keep her hair from blowing in the wind and getting stuck in her lip gloss. If she’s anything like me, she hates that.

Summer Time Hat, Roxy, $32.00