Once again, the perennial question of garden shade is upon us; here's a roundup of some our favorite solutions:
Above: The Tuuci Hexagon Shade is designed by Dougan Clarke and made of teak and aluminum with a Sunbrella canvas shade. The Tuuchi Mobile Stand is $554 and the 30-Inch Stationary Stand is $535, both from Design Within Reach.
Above: The Round Market Umbrella from Pottery Barn comes in seven colors and two sizes, both on sale; the 6-foot-diameter umbrella is $89 (reduced from $99) and the 9-foot-diameter umbrella is $159 (reduced from $179) with the option of a base in eucalyptus, teak, or aluminum. The companion cast-iron umbrella base is $89, also at Pottery Barn.
Above: The classic 9-Foot Round Sunbrella has an FSC-certified eucalyptus wood frame with a Sunbrella shade in Sulfur; $319 from Crate & Barrel.
Above: West Elm's Square Four-Panel Umbrella is 96 inches square and 96 inches high; it's currently on sale for $152 (marked down from $179).
Above: From Danish company Skagerak, the Catania Umbrella and Parasol Foot is £270 from The Salcombe Trading Company in the UK. The 7-foot Skagerak Messina Market Umbrella is $425.37 from the Furniture Store.
Above: The Outdoor Market Umbrella from Serena & Lily is made of all-weather Sunbrella with a solid wood pole; $495.
Above: From UK outdoor furnishings company Barlow Tyrie, the Verona Parasol is available in a circular or rectangular style for £778 directly through Barlow Tyrie. The Standard Parasol Base in a medium size is £230.
A pool pavilion to go with your sun shades? See yesterday's Steal This Look.