The Coolest Summer Wear for Kids Under $50

Outfit your kiddos in the coolest summer wear to help them make the most of warm weather. From UV protection swimwear to fun summer hats and everything in between, these are some of our favorite picks from retailers like Nordstrom, Kohls and Amazon.

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Jessica Simpson Coral Cloud Tile One Piece Bathing Suit

Suit your little one up in this sweet swimwear for summer fun. The trendy tile-print and fringe-neck suit is fully lined and offers UPF 50+ protection to help keep your little girl's skin safe in the sun. ($30; nordstromrack.com)

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Mini Boden Cherry Pom Pom Sun Hat

Your little sweetie will be ready for days in the sun with this cheerful-looking embroidered cherry sunhat. Bring this straw hat along for days at the beach, vacation getaways or a trip to the park. The 3-inch wide brim will keep the sun out of her eyes, while the cute, classic style keeps her fashionable. ($30; nordstrom.com)

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Stride Rite Kids Zuly Sandal

These glittery strappy sandals are great for little kids. An adjustable strap closure makes them easy for kids to put on themselves and helps them stay in place through hours of running and playing. The pretty pink color will brighten up any existing summer wardrobe. ($40; amazon.com)

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Toddler Girl Floral Ruffle Two-Piece Outfit

Little girls will look absolutely adorable in this sweet floral two-piece outfit set for girls ages 1 to 6. Get ready for a ton of "Where did you get that?" questions—you'll be thrilled to divulge that what looks like a spendy boutique splurge is actually a budget-friendly Amazon find. ($10; amazon.com)

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OshKosh B'gosh Bruno Little Boy Sandals

Your little guy will look seriously strapping in these simple, sophisticated sandals from OshKosh B'gosh. The padded footbed keeps little feet comfy and the hook and loop closure makes it easy for kids to get their shoes on and off without much help. ($35; kohls.com)

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Tucker + Tate Animal Towel Cover Up

Warm up and dry off after a dip in the water with this adorable cover-up from Tucker + Tate. Little guys will love throwing on this cotton-blend swimsuit cover designed to look like a shark. The three-snap closure on the front makes this easy to get over fidgety little heads and soaking wet hair. ($35; nordstrom.com)

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7 For All Mankind Stripe Shirt and Jean Short Set

This cool, casual outfit is a great addition to your little dude's summer wardrobe. This trendy but classic-looking two-piece set goes great together or can be split up to be worn with other pieces in his closet. A chest pocket on the shirt and five pockets on the denim shorts means he'll have plenty of storage space for his favorite treasures. ($59; nordstromrack.com)

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Watchitude Pool Party Slap Bracelet

This slap watch has a fun '90s vibe and pattern that you'll love almost as much as the kids do! The analog watch helps them tell time and is waterproof, so it's safe for pool parties, days at the beach and other summer activities. ($20; nordstrom.com)

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Steve Madden Bartlet Strappy Sandal

This strappy sandal will look great with almost anything in her summer wardrobe, from beach cover-ups to sundresses to shorts and tees. These sandals come in white, rose gold or pink and have an adjustable buckle detail to help her get the perfect fit. ($40; nordstromrack.com)

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Tucker + Tate Girls Gingham Baseball Cap

Help elementary-age and tween girls keep the sun out of their eyes with this sweet and simple gingham baseball cap from Tucker + Tate. The bow-tie back adds fun, feminine detail that she'll love to wear all summer long. ($18; nordstrom.com)

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Zella Girl Racerback Two-Piece Swimsuit

Tween girls will love to hit the beach or the pool in this super-stylish two-piece swimsuit from Zella. Zella is known for making athleisure wear, so the fit on this suit is guaranteed to be comfy to move and relax in. UPF 50+ protection helps keep skin safe in the summer sun. ($20; nordstromrack.com)

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Gap Denim Skirtall

She can throw this denim skirtall on over t-shirts, tank tops, her swimsuit or anything else for an instantly stylish summer look. Older girls will love how trendy and chic they feel in this adorable vintage-looking dress from Gap. ($45; gap.com)

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Carter's Boys Two-Piece Outfit

This two-piece outfit set for boys comes in sizes 4 to 12 and has a fun, quirky color combination that will brighten up any little dude's summer style. The olive green shorts have a fun embroidered navy blue sunglasses print, and the matching shirt has blue stripes and olive green embroidery on the pocket to match. ($40; kohls.com)

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Mini Boden Kids Fisherman Hat

Keep the sun off of his face with this cool, embroidered, breathable fisherman hat for boys. The cactus embroidery is a fun detail that will set this cute hat apart from the crowd, and the 100 percent cotton material will help keep him from overheating. ($26; nordstrom.com)

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Boys Tek Gear Molded EVA Sandals

Tween boys will love slipping on these cool camo-print sandals before heading out the door on summer adventures. The molded and lightly padded footbed makes these super comfy, and the textured outsole makes them safe for wearing poolside. ($16; kohls.com)

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Boys Lands' End Slim Fit Swim Trunks

Celebrate summer fun in the water with these cool patterned swim trunks from Lands' End. The fabric on these swim shorts is quick-drying, water repellant and chlorine resistant, so they'll stand the test of time. Comfy mesh liner, elastic waistband and functional drawstring make these comfy for him to wear for hours of water fun. ($30; amazon.com)

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