Mission Impossible: 12 Outfit-Making Summer Scarves Under $150

You're not fully dressed without one.

Vampire Weekend and JFK might disagree, but wool has no business on the beach. (At least the non Cape Cod-y type.) That's why we've not rounded up infinity scarves-cum-blankets but jaunty neckerchiefs in cheeky fruit prints and lightweight foulards that can double as sarongs—or a jerry-rigged champagne carrier, if you must.

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+1 for being from an Altuzarra and Rosie Assoulin alumna. +1 for the color combo. +29 for the name.

Little Knotty, $120, elysemaguire.com


Build your Glasto lewk around this star-print skinny scarf. 

Kate Moss for Equipment, $78, equipmentfr.com.

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Part of the fun is exploring the forest scene. Spot the naughty monkey. (P.S. Technically over budget, but TOO GOOD not to include.) 

Olivia Wendel, $325, oliviawendel.com.


Splashy and Gauguin-y with tassels for even more flair. 

J.Crew, $49.50, jcrew.com.

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Fancy! Dress! Cats!

Karen Mabon, $140, bando.com.


Get the Gucci look—without the price tag, yes, but also without having to attempt a DIY. 

Mango, $26, shop.mango.com.

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Are you even truly nostalgic for the heyday of glamorous beach style if you don't own a piece of Missoni? 

Missoni, $120, net-a-porter.com.


So many ways to wear this little guy, which comes in the print of the season

Donni Charm, $66, donnicharm.com.

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Who wore a shark motif best: you or a WWI fighter plane?

Rockins, $145, fwrd.com.


Designed in the '60s, still 💯 decades later. 

Marimekko, $135, us.marimekko.com.

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