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Keep your fancy frames at home. These travel-friendly shades are made with a pliable, rubberized material, so they won’t stretch or snap while you’re on the go.
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Wear these lightweight, waterproof slides straight from the beach to the sand bar.
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Toss these comfortable shorts in your trunk for a quick change after a swim.
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Keep your beach beverage cold for up to 24 hours in this sleek, double-insulated water bottle.
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This oil-free, water-resistant sunscreen will protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Reapply every 2 hours you’re outside.
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This stick makes it easy to apply sunscreen on your face without missing any spots.
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Swap your fraying ball cap for this hip, tropical straw hat. It’ll tie even the simplest trunks and T-shirt together.
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Pick a simple watch for day trips. We like this water-resistant Timex, which uses a cool bullseye dial and military-style numberings to create a vintage feel.
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These tailored chambray shorts pair well with a white tank top for the beach, or a navy short-sleeve Henley shirt for poolside drinks.
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Take your tank game up a notch with this color-blocked navy and white tee. Pair it with solid swim trunks.
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Dry yourself off with this soft-as-hell towel, then use it as a bed and nap like a king on the beach.
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This mega-durable bag is made from heavy-duty canvas and rubber latex. It’s big enough to stash every beach necessity.
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You can never have too many simple rubber flip flops. We like these in white for a fresh summer look.
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There’s nothing like a morning run on the boardwalk or beach to jumpstart a fun summer day. Sweat in style in this cotton blend tee.
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The secret to making a killer tan stick around: Use the right moisturizer. Apply this after lounging in the sun to keep your tan from becoming blotchy or fading before your trip ends.