16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

A retro picnic cooler in sunny marigold. $62.95, available at crateandbarrel.com. Photograph by Crate and Barrel

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

A bevy of cozy blankets in sophisticated stripes. $175 to $220, available at alderandcoshop.com. Photograph by Alder and Co.

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Settle in for a sunset with brilliantly hued throw pillows made from recycled saris. $15 to $19, available at westelm.com. Photograph by West Elm

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Make sure your Chardonnay stays upright in the grass with the help of these clever wineglass stakes. $12, available at uncommongoods.com. Photograph by Uncommon Goods

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

No glass allowed? No prob, just pack these hammered-acrylic vessels instead. $11 to $15, available at westelm.com. Photograph by West Elm

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Sweetly striped cotton napkins in a fresh sky blue. $29.95 for a set of four, available at williams-sonoma.com. Photograph by Williams Sonoma

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Boho ikat melamine dinner plates are pretty and indestructible! $12, available at jonathanadler.com. Photograph by Jonathan Adler

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

A stylish three-in-one kit for meals on the go. The cork lid doubles as a plate. $65. Available at sinclaire.ca. Photograph by Sinclaire

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

What local picnic would be complete without plastic servingware emblazoned with the face of the Washington Monument’s namesake? $12, available at jonathanadler.com. Photograph by Jonathan Adler

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

We’e not sure it really counts as “roughing it” when you’re a few blocks from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. In any case, this 11-in-1 tool has you covered. $11.99, available at restorationhardware.com. Photograph by Restoration Hardware

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

With this three-in-one dog bowl, your pup can eat and drink right alongside you, just remember that visiting the monuments is a perk reserved for two-legged citizens. $39.99, available at sleepypod.com. Photograph by Sleepy Pod

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

When you’ve tired of Instagram, try a lomo camera (real film!) for some artsy cherry blossom shutterbugging. $110, available at urbanoutfitters.com. Photograph by Urban Outfitters

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Haven’t flown a kite in years? The frameless design of this L.L. Bean version means there’s nothing to break when it crashes, as, inevitably, it will. $59, available at llbean.com. Photograph by L.L. Bean

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Take your tunes to go with this picnic-appropriate (and totally portable) iPod speaker. $39.95, available at zazzle.com. Photograph by Zazzle

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Gone are the days of DEET and sickly sweet Skin So Soft. This aromatic spray keeps the bugs away organically. $28, available at intelligentnutrients.com. Photograph by Intelligent Nutrients

16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals
16 Picnic-Perfect Pieces for Al Fresco Meals

Stash all your picnic paraphernalia in this cherry-hued nylon tote. $248, available at katespade.com. Photograph by Kate Spade

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