Here's What You Should Wear to the Beach This Summer
Great beach style extends beyond just a pair of swim trunks—although, in many cases, that's where it should start. To really level up your outfits while around or on the beach, having a few key pieces in your wardrobe makes every beach outfit that much easier to put together. Here are the best ways to nail great beach style, whether it's cloudy and cool or hot and sunny. Day or night, this is what you'll need.
Rec Sock 3-Pack
After a long day at the beach, there are few things better than a hot shower and limbs free of sand. Make sure you always have a pair of clean socks on hand to revel in the sensation.
Everlane The Baseball Cap
A hat comes in handy for extra vibes—and protection from the sun.
Birkenstock Arizona EVA
For when you're walking on the beach, something open-toed is the easiest to clean off afterward. These Birkenstocks are waterproof, too, so they're perfect for all near-beach adventures.
Polo Ralph Lauren
Traveller Swim Shorts
Having fun with your swim shorts doesn't have to mean a crazy pattern—it can be as simple as opting for a bright white color. Plus, these are easy to pair with everything.
Vans UA Era Sneakers
And when you're more around the beach than on the beach, a pair of Vans
Madewell Pullover Hoodie Sweatshirt
Given the proximity to water, beach weather can be occasionally temperamental, even in the summer. Keep a sweatshirt on hand to navigate it in style.
Maison Kitsuné Parisien Beach Towel
Stop bringing ratty towels to the beach and invest in one that is meant only for the sand.
Tommy Jeans '90s Sailing Logo Crewneck Sweatshirt
For nighttime, near-beach activities, you can't go wrong with anything Tommy. This crewneck sweatshirt goes with everything.
Rag & Bone Railroad Stripe T-Shirt
When traveling to and from the beach, you want something that's light, comfortable, and easy to get in and out of, but that also has plenty of
Ray-Ban Aviator Silver-Tone Sunglasses
A pair of timeless sunglasses are great for keeping your eyes protected from the glaring sun.
Orlebar Brown Bulldog Sport Mid-Length Swim Shorts
Great swim trunks are the meat of any good beach outfit. These work as well for relaxing on the sand as they do for scarfing down some margaritas and fish tacos.
Oliver Peoples Gregory Peck Sunglasses
Matte acetate sunglasses have an inherently more casual feel to them. The light frames make them feel sportier, too.
Saint Laurent Mirrored Sunglasses
Tom Ford Wrap Bracelet
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