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10 Summer Must Haves

The sun’s out – here’s 10 of the alfresco gear and info you need to get into the swing of summer For 91 more outdoor trends of the season get our October Issue on sale now!

1. Hang in there

The Kai Pod swing chair will be the star guest on any patio. R4 995, Weylandts




2. Cool customer

Keep your Chardonnay suitably chilled with a designer neoprene double cooler. R199, www. smacs.co.za

3. Carry Away

Suitable for table-top grilling (the outer casing never gets hot), the LotusGrill has a battery-operated fan and creates ready-to-use coals in five minutes. R2 400, Mobelli




4. Stir Crazy

Colour-code guests’ cocktails with these stirrers. R149 for six, www.smacs.co.za



5. Platter Up

Use the sections to create a colourful array of cocktail snacks. R49,95, Boardmans



6. Warm up and cool Down

The Thermo-Pot uses Thermos-flask technology on a bigger scale, so you can take warm meals to your favourite picnic spot and enjoy your culinary creation outdoors. R410, L’Emile et Son



7. Board Talk

This piggy will be a welcome guest at any picnic. R340, L’Emile et Son



8. Pretty Platter

Prints and patterns make style statements. R220 each, L’Emile et Son



9. Essentials for the sun

Pie umbrella R59,99, Checkers Hyper and striped umbrella R399, Game


10. Cool off

The blue Lou Harvey Dragon Family Cooler is a knockout! R495, Lou Harvey


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