Can we talk about summer for a second? It鈥檚 officially in the air, and we are *so* excited. Just imagining all of the fun times ahead like bachelorette weekends, backyard BBQs, pool parties, and birthdays 鈥 let鈥檚 just say we鈥檙e sliding into prime season for outdoor entertaining. And while everyone鈥檚 giving pool floaties love (us too), we鈥檝e got a new obsession. Meet the The Minnidip, a kiddie pool for adults. Get ready to keep cool and up the style ante.

Self-funded solopreneur and founder Emily Vaca launched the Minnidip as the initial product of her Chicago-based design house LaVaca. She said it took a few years to get the details just right and to properly address the style gap in the market she saw. 鈥淚 spent almost two years searching for the right manufacturer and designing everything from the pool patterns to packaging to photoshoots myself,鈥 she says. 鈥淚 couldn鈥檛 find anything in the market that I wanted seen in my own backyard.鈥

At 5.5 feet wide, the Minnidip is the perfect 鈥減atio size,鈥 ideal for two to three adults. It鈥檚 made from premium non-toxic vinyl, and you can even use a hairdryer set to 鈥渃ool鈥 to inflate it. (So clutch.) It comes in three totally 鈥榞ram-worthy patterns: the Just Add Water(melon), the Donut Forget Your Sunnies, and That鈥檚 Banana(leave)s.

Each retails for $70 from minnidip.com (and retailers nationwide like Von Maur, Aerie by American Eagle, and Dylan鈥檚 Candy Bar are signing up to carry it too). Here鈥檚 to a full season of pool-hopping.

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