You may not think of the beach towel as part of your ensemble, but why not! The bigger, the bolder, the brighter… the better. Plus it is a surefire way that your friends can spot you down by the water. Soft and generously sized: Seaside Beach Towel.
The swimsuit. That might be a bit of an oxymoron for you, because the first question you should ask yourself: is your suit going to be for form or function? Some of the cutest bathing suits are great on a towel, and too tiny for the ocean. So tiny you may wind up without one.
Form: Too tiny up top for function, but cowgirls are too cute too pass up. Cowgirl Print One Piece. Watch out for odd tan lines.
Function: The Lorena Printed Bandeau Top & Bottom provides sturdy coverage, without losing the chic factor and pretty details.
Best in Black. Nothing beats a perfect black bikini. Ever.
Makeup. I don’t like to put anything on my face besides sunscreen, but a simple tinted moisturizer is perfect for the beach. Try NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30. Sheer coverage and protects.
A book. It is an essential! Leave 50 Shades of Gray for home, and grab the newest from . Journey to Sicily from the sand with Andrea Camilleri’s ‘The Age of Doubt.’
Sunglasses. Save your eyes from crows-feet and hop on the Warby Parker bandwagon in these Jasper sunnies in Whiskey Tortoise.
Now lay bay, relax, crack open a beverage in a beach friendly container, and let the sun do the rest.