July 8, 2011 at 10:02 AM ET
By Bobbie Thomas
Whether you're soaking up the sun, cruising with the top down, or digging your toes into the sand, TODAY Style Editor and Bobbie.com's Bobbie Thomas shares the buzz on hot summer items you'll want to get your hands on.
Stunners Of the Month
The rays are out in full force so protect your peepers and fight back with some fashion! Stunners of The Month is a club dedicated to exceptional eye wear that's fun, funky, and functional. For only $9 a month, the creative folks at Stunners will use their "top secret algorithm" to hand pick a pair that's just right for you. Choosing from male, female and unisex options in countless styles and colors you will receive a new pair of shades each month to add to your growing collection. And while membership is ongoing, you can pause and/or cancel your account at any time. ($9/month; StunneroftheMonth.com)
Who can resist stopping at a fresh roadside fruit stand and picking up a few sweet snacks? Whether you're on your way to work or intend to toss into your beach bag, these clever Fruit Jackets will protect your pears (or apples or bananas) from getting banged up or bruised, while also keeping them clean and sand-free. ($9.95 each / $27.95 for set of 3; Neatoshop.com)
And while you're frolicking barefoot along the shoreline, why not dress up your toes and try a nail tattoo? The designs by Big Ruby are easy to apply, go on right over your own polish and come in a variety of patterns from Garden flowers to Sea Creatures to Stars of all shapes and sizes. A fun way for kids of all ages to add a an element of surprise to an otherwise standard mani or pedi. ($12; BigRubyTattoos.com)