Astral Men’s Water Shoes
$90, Whole Earth Provision Co.: Montrose, wholeearthprovision.com
Who will save your sole? These water shoes, cleverly disguised as sneakers, are cool enough to go from river to restaurant.
Kodak Underwater Disposable Camera
$20, Urban Outfitters: Multiple locations, urbanoutfitters.com
Call it the cheapest time machine ever: You’ll be transported back to your ’90s summer camp days as soon as you pull this bad boy out.
BudhaGirl All Weather Bangles
$120, Emerson Rose: Montrose & The Heights, shopemersonrose.com
Weightless, soundless, waterproof bangles—made of flexible polyvinyl carbonate and hand-filled with gold leaf— make a bold, boho statement whether you stack all nine or just two. Who said you can’t bring bling to the river?
$120, Transparent Sunglasses, transparentsunglasses.com
Nothing says “summertime and the livin’ is easy” like a pair of mirrored-lens aviators. Bonus: They’re designed right here in Houston.
Tommy Bahama x Astros Swim Shorts
$95, MLB Shop: Downtown, mlbshop.com
The subtle Astros graphic on these otherwise standard-issue tropical trunks both separates you from the frat pack and proves your team allegiance.
Tequila + Topo Hat
$34, Favor the Kind: The Heights, favorthekind.com
It’s just a saying—totally not what’s in your Hydro Flask right now (you VSCO Girl, you!).
L*Space Kelli Bikini Top and Zac Bikini Bottoms
$99 each, Everything But Water: The Galleria & Town & Country*, everythingbutwater.com
A high-waisted cut makes it practical, cutouts make it cute, and neon color-blocking means you’ll never float far from your squad’s sight-lines.
$32, REI: The Galleria & Willowbrook, rei.com
This mini case is water-resistant and crushproof, with an automatic pressure purge valve and case liner to protect your phone and any other essentials.
Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense
$34, Drunk Elephant, drunkelephant.com
Anyone who’s anyone knows this stuff is the holy grail of sunscreen, loaded with natural ingredients to protect and hydrate skin and foster a healthy glow.
*The location of Everything But Water