13 Pic-Worthy Pool Props to Up Your Insta Game

What's a post without a prop?

'Tis the season for poolside play dates and giant, mystical floats galore. Prepare for photo ops aplenty with the prettiest props on the market. I've taken on the great challenge (HA, jokes!) of online shopping to bring you only the very best poolside gear — the products that will set you apart from the rest, both by the water and on your friends' Instagram feed.

First Things First:

Anthropologie USB Tassel Keychain

Anthropologie USB Tassel Keychain

Photo by: Anthropologie

Anthropologie

You'll need a charger. Because you won't be able to pose or post pics without a fully-charged phone. These tassel chargers are more than just cute; they're virtually a poolside necessity.

Sunbathing Circle

ban.do Beach Towel

ban.do Beach Towel

Photo by: Shop Riffraff

Shop Riffraff

Regular rectangular beach towels are so last year. Do as the cool kids do and snatch up one of the round beach towels to soak up all the sunshine.

Comfy + Cool

Banana Leaf Inflatable Chair

Banana Leaf Inflatable Chair

Photo by: Swoozie's

Swoozie's

Are you in need of a little more cushion than that hard, hot concrete offers? Look no further than this adorable, inflatable chair for all your sunbathing needs. That banana palm pattern is sure to secure some "likes" from your followers.

Waterproof Tunes

Waterproof Radio + Speaker

Waterproof Radio + Speaker

Photo by: Nordstrom

Nordstrom

Listen to portable and waterproof music all day long. This waterproof speaker and radio is perfect for poolside parties and the aqua-blue color is a pretty plus.

(Pine)Apple of My Eye

Pineapple Sunnies

Pineapple Sunnies

Photo by: ban.do

ban.do

Why risk losing those designer shades when you can rock this tropical look? These pineapple sunnies just scream "fun in the sun."

$10, bando.com

Shell Sips

Photo by: Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters

And, while you're at it — drink as the mermaids drink.

Giddy Up

Photo by: ban.do

ban.do

Let's face it – giant swans are a thing of the past. This is the year of the unicorn, and all pool floats should represent as such.

$99, bando.com

Sip + Slurp

Pink Party Straws

Pink Party Straws

Photo by: ban.do

ban.do

Your bikini-clad selfie is not complete without one of these pretty, pink party straws peeking out of your piña colada.

$32 (4 pack), bando.com

Boozy Buddies

Drinking Buddy Wine Charms

Drinking Buddy Wine Charms

Photo by: Francesca's

Francesca's

Step one: Mark your territory (i.e. glass of rosé) with one of these guys. Step two: Take photos and/or videos for your IG story to give everyone FOMO.

Bump Up the Beach Ball

Photo by: Francesca's

Francesca's

Get that sporty aesthetic just right with an oversized, melon-themed beach ball moment. Enlist the help of friends to take a fun, candid and athletic pic to add to your feed.

Trendy Tumbler

Pineapple Disco Tumbler

Pineapple Disco Tumbler

Photo by: Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters

This pineapple-meets-disco-ball tumbler is a guaranteed standout for any pool day. Just add your favorite sangria, and you're set for the day.

Sophisticated Sun Hat

Etsy Sun Hat: Rose S'il Vous Plait

Etsy Sun Hat: Rose S'il Vous Plait

Photo by: Etsy

Etsy

This scripted and sweet sun hat is picture-perfect and shades your face from any harmful UV rays. Rosé, s’il vous plait? Oui!

$60, etsy.com

Cool-Girl Cooler

Cooler Tote

Cooler Tote

Photo by: Nordstrom

Nordstrom

This super-cute cooler tote is just the sidekick you need when the temperature rises and you're desperate for an ice-cold beverage.

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