Summertime Essentials

Summer is officially around the corner (tomorrow, in fact). Are you ready? We’ve gathered some of our favorite summertime essentials perfect for those sunny days by the pool.


Entertaining Alfresco

Summer is peak time for outdoor entertaining. Whether enjoying a small get together with family and friends or a backyard soiree, here are a few must-haves for hosting outside fêtes.


Everdure Furnace Grill


ice cream maker

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker



World Market LED String Lights



Costway Portable Cooler Cart


Frigidaire Portable Air Conditioner


Pottery Barn Melamine Plate



Pier 1 Pineapple Serveboard


Stainless-Steel Whiskey Stones


Lounging Poolside

We know it’s summertime when the sun gets brighter, water gets warmer, drinks get colder and life gets better. Relax and enjoy time by the pool with these summer basics.

drink floats

Sunnylife Inflatable Drink Holders


Lamzac Wind Inflatable Seating


pool floats

Sunnylife Pool Floats

wine glasses

Unbreakable Silicone Wine Glass


Skeem Design Citronella Candle


Vacation Jet-Setter

There is no better feeling than the end of a Friday and the beginning of summer. It’s time to pack your bags and start a new chapter in your summer travel book.

water lemon situation

Transhome Infuser Water Bottle


Toms Canvas Classics


Calpak x Oh Joy! Luggage Set

fuji cam

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera


Ray-Ban Aviator Lenses


For fabulous pools to enjoy with your new necessities, read: 

Refreshing Pools for Summer

Get Ready for Summer with Draper James

Did someone say pool party? Yes. Everyone staring at a screen is daydreaming of relief from the scorching summer ahead. Oh, and also, Reese Witherspoon.




The Hollywood starlet, known for her sweet style and Southern charm, teamed up with Crate & Barrel to co-design a dreamy new signature collection, which launched in stores and online today.


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1. Check Acrylic Drink Dispenser with Stand  2. Blue and White Check Beach Towel  3. Embroidered Check Dish Towels  4. Magnolia Navy Beach Towel  5. Striped Beach Hat  6. Cheers Y’all Acrylic Wine Glasses  7. Magnolia Blue Melamine Serving Tray with Handles  8. Tote Bags


The first full collection designed by Reese’s lifestyle brand Draper James features a nautical-inspired palette sprinkled with magnolias and gingham prints, sure to delight.


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1. Abaca Woven Placemat with Blue Border  2. Magnolia Blue Melamine Serving Bowl  3. Gimme Some Sugar Cake Pedestal   4. Blue and White Striped 5-Piece Flatware Place Setting  5. Striped Oval Melamine Platter  6. Embroidered Check Napkins  7. Magnolia White 90” Table Runner  8. Magnolia Blue Melamine Dinnerware


From dainty napkins and table runners to darling dishware, this outdoor-friendly collection is perfect for poolside entertaining, picnics by the lake or porch-swinging afternoons.


Stock your home with this charming collection in time for stylish summer entertaining. Shop our favorites at Draper James in Highland Park Village, at one of three D-FW Crate & Barrel locations or online anytime.


You’ll be toasting, “Cheers, y’all!” before you know it.