Prepping for a day at the beach should be easy and worry-free. All you really need are the essentials to ensure a fun-filled day. This includes cool hats, a great beach bag, a swimsuit you’re comfortable in, and a big cozy towel to dry off with. We’ve rounded up a few unique pieces that will make you the most stylish gal on the shore or pool deck.
It goes without saying, but as much as we yearn for the sun, we need to protect ourselves from it as best as we can. Lucky for us, there are several ways to stay sun-safe and remain stylish. Take this classic straw fedora for example, which features a distressed, striped cotton ribbon. Not only is it cute, but it will also keep those highlights looking fresh all summer long.
This tote screams “beach chic” with the woven straw in popping colors of royal purple, gold, and yellow. It zips at the top to prevent any pesky sand from getting in and is roomy enough to carry your sun block, towel, and guilty-pleasure beach reads, without you being compelled to over-fill. After all, you don’t need to lug all that much for a day by the water.
This jumbo beach towel by WOW!—a non-profit organization that works to introduce art to people in the form of ordinary items—is definitely a statement piece. Not only is it huge and brightly colored, but its message, “I AM BUSY,” will keep people from disturbing you while you're relaxing.
When we think beach cover-up we immediately think of loose, flowy tops. However, Young Fabulous & Broke gives us a trendy alternative with these wide-leg beach pants. The slubbed jersey material is light enough for summer days, while keeping you covered as dusk starts to set in. The best part is the ombre detail with the aqua colors making them trendy and perfect for a day at the beach this summer.
It’s nearly impossible to find a swimsuit that will look great on every figure, but if there is one that comes close, it is this halter-neck suit. We love the shape of this suit, but what’s coolest about it is that it’s reversible. Black on one side and blue on the opposite side, it ties at the neck and features form-flattering ruching along the sides.