Our Top Picks for Summer Fun view slideshowA blissed-out day in the park begins with these packable essentials.By AFAR Editors , AFAR Staff 1 / 9Alexander McQueen sunglassesThe search for the perfect pair of sunglasses ends with the ever-chic Piercing Bar Round Frame, by Alexander McQueen.$430, alexandermcqueen.com 2 / 9Truss Tote Bag Always colorful and always well-made, TRUSS bags are the product of the collaboration between TRUSS in New York City, and artisans from Oaxaca, Mexico. $180, trussnyc.com 3 / 9When WatchedLeopoldine Core’s debut book, When Watched, is a stunning collection of short stories. Like most of her writing, the tales are often dark, always precise, and hard to put down.$16, penguin.com 4 / 9Brahms Mount blanketBrahms Mount herringbone blankets are as stylish as they are soft, 100-percent natural, and made in the USA. $280, brahmsmount.com 5 / 9Eugenia Kim straw hatDesigner Eugenia Kim weaves her Bunny Hat with ultralight Japanese toyo rice paper, making it the perfect wide-brim sun hat. $425, eugeniakim.com 6 / 9Moroccanoil sunscreenLoaded with argan oil and vitamin E, Moroccanoil’s sunscreen feels more like a nourishing body oil than a typical sunscreen.$32, moroccanoil.com 7 / 9Fredericks & Mae dominoesJolie Mae Signorile and Gabriel Fredericks Cohen, the team behind Fredericks & Mae, connected over a love of objects. Their shop includes kites, dartboards, and this set of Moon Dominos—our personal favorite.$38, fredericksandmae.com 8 / 9Wölffer Estate dry ciderSatisfy both beer and wine drinkers with this fizzy, slightly sweet cider made of apples and grape skins.$16 for four, wolffer.com 9 / 9What's Next . . .>>Next: America's Tuscany: 9 Amazing Olive Oil Vineyards to Visit in the U.S.