Swimming is overrated. You jump in and it’s fun and it’s wet and it’s…really just fun and wet. Chilling by the pool is where things get interesting—where you can hang with your friends or doze off on a deck chair or rub sunscreen onto the delicate shoulders of your bae. Here’s where we’ll equip you for all of the above. We’ll start by showing you how to upgrade your pool-party clothes. (Hint: You’re doing it right if you look like this guy.) Now go forth and cannonball! Or not! See more at GQ.