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

You're not fully dressed without one.

Getty, design by Monica Park

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

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2

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

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

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3

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.

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4

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

J.Crew, $49.50, jcrew.com.

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5

Fancy! Dress! Cats!

Karen Mabon, $140, bando.com.

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6

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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7

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.

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8

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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9

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

Rockins, $145, fwrd.com.

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10

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

Marimekko, $135, us.marimekko.com.

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Twice as nice with a cherry print below the neck too.

Urban Outfitters, $12, urbanoutfitters.com.

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12

Poisonous botanicals lose a bit of their menace in doodle form.

Zara, $23, zara.com.

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