Assistant design editor Jen Masseau shares her must-have cottage accessory this summer.
One of the best things about escaping to the cottage in the summertime is being able to spend all day outside. Last summer, in order to extend that luxury even further, my in-laws installed an outdoor shower. It’s far from fancy — just a pipe and showerhead rigged to a tree, with a wood platform to stand on and a wraparound curtain for privacy — but it’s since become my favorite place to wash off after a dip in the lake.
There’s something extra relaxing about rinsing off in the open air and breeze, sunlight streaming through the leaves and birds chirping all around. If you’d like to get a little more connected with nature this season, here are five outdoor showers from the pages of H&H to spark your imagination.