Secrets from a Stylist
Plan For Plenty
Light, moveable seating, such as floor cushions, are great to keep on hand: "They can even be used on the beach," says Jannicke Kråkvik, who co-styled the photo on our cover.
Bring The Indoors Out
Have one set of all-weather chairs in a material like coated steel or metal that you can use outside or in, she says.
Protect Your Assets
Even furniture and textiles labeled "outdoor-friendly" need a break from the harsh seaside environment, she says, so stow inside during the off-season.
Classic with a Twist
"Adirondack chairs say be happy, relax, enjoy life!"
—Today Co-Host Kathie Lee Gifford
Seating for a Crowd
Keep plenty of floor pillows like these on hand to help accomodate an impromptu gathering.
CB2 Velvet 23” Floor Cushions in Berry and Blue Green; $80 each
Relaxed and Retro
Hand-woven wicker gives this all-weather chair a cozy feel, while its sleek lines look great indoors or out.
Palecek Palermo Indoor/Outdoor Chair in Cream with cushion in Beige Stripe, $1,180
This chair’s seat and back are made from recycled high-density polyethylene, making it both environmentally conscious and chic.
Loll Designs Pliny The Lounger in Sky Blue, $699
"These are great for a covered porch. They fold easily so as your party gets bigger, it's easy to accommodate everyone."
—Designer Gideon Mendelson