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14 Beach Essentials to Pack Next Time you Hit the Sand

This season, hit the sand in style with these 14 beach essentials, from an on-trend swimsuit to a cute beach bag and a free-flowing cover up.

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Aerie Cold Shoulder Dress

This off-the-shoulder dress effortlessly transitions from the beach to the bar.

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Kate Spade New York Women’s Idalah Espadrille Sandal

A braided platform and a statement bow give these slides a flirty feel.

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J. Crew Scalloped Linen-Cotton Beach Pant

These loose-fitting beach pants are made out of a breathable linen/cotton blend.

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Free People Mirage Rib Bikini

When in doubt, opt for a versatile black bikini like this ribbed option from Free People.

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J. Crew Sam Sunglasses

These tortoiseshell sunnies feature UV-protected lenses, an acetate frame, and super strong hinges (so they won’t fall off your face).

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Kayu La Plage Tote

This beach tote is inspired by designer Jamie Lim’s childhood in Malaysia. It’s made of natural seagrass and features matching raffia pom-poms for a playful touch.

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Nordstrom Montauk Woven Tote with Pom Charms

Just big enough to fit a towel, a beach read, and sunscreen.

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Out From Under Flutterfly Short

An airy pair of shorts to slip on over your swimsuit.

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J Crew Scoop Back Italian Matte One-Piece

Channel Baywatch vibes with this classic scoop back red swimsuit.

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Rag & Bone Stripe Panama Hat

Guard from the glare with this striped panama hat.

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Mott 50 Rashguard

This quick-drying rash guard has built-in ultraviolet protection.

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H&M Espadrilles

Take a stroll along the boardwalk in these classic espadrilles.

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Madewell Vacances Dress in Leta Stripe

Style this V-neck dress with a pair of tie-up sandals and your favorite jean jacket.

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Nordstrom Plaited Straw Visor

Keep the sun off your face with this stylish two-toned straw visor.

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