Posted: July 06, 2007

Sultry summer days spell fun by the backyard swimming pool. Splash away!

- Joy Deangdeelert Cho

Luxe lounging

Lie back into the embrace of this moon-shaped wicker chaise and ottoman by Emu ($5,100). Available at Matthew Izzo Lifestyle, 1109 Walnut St.

Made in the shade

Weatherproof Sunbrella fabric in a leafy pattern decks out this chair ($328) and umbrella ($348), which can easily migrate from pool to beach. Available at Anthropologie stores (1801 Walnut St. and 201 W. Lancaster Ave. in Wayne) and at

Sunny spot

Establish a posh nook with this Spencer bench ($760) from Shine. Available at French Lemon, 116 E. Lancaster Ave. in Wayne, and

Cool, green waters

The whole family can join in a round with the Pro-Chip Island Golf Set by Swimways ($46). Available at

Beach body

If you've got a serious CSI addiction, this quirky beach towel just might float your boat ($18.95). Available at Philadelphia Home Art Garden, 1225 Walnut St., and

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