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Summer Clothing

At the beach, in your backyard or on vacation – we’ve got summer essentials like swimsuits, UPF protection and warm weather accessories to keep you comfortable outdoors.

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New season, new adventures. Dress accordingly with our latest footwear and apparel. Shop new arrivals.

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Hike in style with these top looks

Welcome to the future of hiking. It’s bright, fun and 100% whatever you want. Shop our top looks

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How to Choose Sun-Protection (UPF) Clothing

Want to stay sunburn-free? Find out what clothing can help-or can't - and how to decode UPF ratings.

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How to Choose Athletic Swimsuits

A swimsuit that moves with you, stays on you, preforms well and fits well? It's possible. Really.

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Whether you’re hiking, boating or strolling the seashore, we've got water shoe picks for every activity.

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Summer Clothing at REI

When the weather starts to warm, it’s time to refresh the wardrobe with summer clothing and prepare for water and sun filled activites. Athleisure outfits and graphic tees offer just the right type of variety. But when the sun starts heating up, summer shorts and tank tops will keep you feeling cool. Find all your summer needs from swimsuits, sun hats & sunglassess that will get you ready for all your watersport activity. Add a pair of water shoes, flip flops or casual sandals for comfortable toes, and you’ll be set for the season.