Sink or Swim: Man-cessories for the 303 Pool Party

303 Magazine Pool Party, check. Swim trunks, check. Accessories, uh?  Boys, come to the first of the 2013 Pool Party series in style with these easy additions (aside from a brewsky in hand).

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Persol Sun Collection
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Start with some fresh shades to update a poolside outfit. If you want a trendy and metro look, try unique frame shapes — a huge trend this summer. The Persol pair from the Sun Collection is a bold choice that’ll bring all the ladies to your cabana.

Neon sunglasses were the hype of last summer, but this summer is all about prints. Bring the party with a pair of Oakley or Carrera designs. Oversized sunglasses are also a DO, and are generally flattering; Gucci is a favorite for this style. Lastly, a pair of updated classics, like aviators of wayfarers, is always a solid choice where Ray Ban staples shine (while polarized of course).

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Kenneth Cole Men’s Transparent Skeleton Watch
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Time flies when you’re having fun, and a wristwatch is the ultimate accessory.  Sport one this Sunday, but make sure it is water-resistant! Transparent dials are a huge trend. The Men’s Transparent Skeleton Automatic by Kenneth Cole is a prime choice. The piece combines the techy trend with archetypal character, courtesy of the roman numerals.

Color and shade contrasts is another popular watch trend. Michael Kors, Citizen and Timex have a varied selection of masculine, neutral color combos.

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Tommy Bahama Buri Braid Fedora
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Finish off your ensemble with a hat-a poolside essential (Protect those moneymakers boys)!  Straw fedoras are perfect for summer activities by adding a touch of effortless style. We especially love the Tommy Bahama Buri Braid Fedora.

If you want to keep it casual, throw on a good ole’ Rockies baseball cap!

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