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Hit the sand in style: 8 fab summer accessories from local shops

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Evens Splatter Tote Courtesy of Olive
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Turkish Towel - Turquoise Courtesy of Sunroom
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Namaste NYC Fiesta Sandals Courtesy of Adelante/Facebook
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Pineapple Popeye from Daily Juice. Courtesy of Daily Juice/Facebook
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Badgers SPF 35 Sport Sunscreen Courtesy of Badger Balm/ badgerbalm.com
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The solstice has come and gone, leaving us with a promisingly perfect summer ahead. Pool gates are wide open, boats are emerging from their storage docks and that beach vacation you’ve had planned since February is inching closer. But before you step foot onto anything sandy, we’ve picked the local essentials to make any beach trip a stylish one.

THE BAG
Evens Splatter Tote
Olive, $66

This carryall is sturdy enough to hold even your heftiest beach items. Cotton canvas, gorgeously hand-stitched with durable leather straps and splatter detail make for an eye-popping accessory on — or off — the beach. The tote comes equipped with an inside pocket for your smaller trinkets and the affordability makes it a steal.

THE TOWEL
Turkish Towel — Turquoise Cotton
Sunroom, $48

Drying off has never looked (or felt) so luxurious. This hand-woven towel is the epitome of beach chic and its detail is guaranteed to turn heads. Durable and soft cotton combine to bring you a towel full of functionality and fashion. The iridescent turquoise perfectly complements sun-kissed skin.

THE SUIT
Brazilian Sport Bikini
CurleeBikini, $225

This tribal print design will have you channeling your inner sun goddess. A classic two-piece suit allows you to show off your body while keeping the essentials undisclosed. The entire bikini is handmade of environmentally conscious materials, making it totally worth the splurge.

THE SUNGLASSES
Mirror Cat Eye Cornered Sunglasses
STRUT, $10

These chromatic lenses bring together any summer look with the sheer brightness of the frames. The modern twist on a cat eye keeps the glasses cool without being too feminine, making them a candidate for your beau to snatch them up, too. A variety of colors to choose from and the ridiculously low price point ease the purchase of a pair –– or several.

THE SANDAL
Namaste NYC Fiesta Sandals
Adelante, $43

What would a beach look be without the perfect sandals? Slip these colorful cuties on for a stylish walk to your favorite tanning spot and enjoy the fiesta that is your feet.

THE DRINK
Pineapple Popeye
Daily Juice, $7/$10

A beach day wouldn’t be complete without a refreshing drink in hand. Daily Juice’s Pineapple Popeye will give you all the nutrients you need to soak up some sun while delivering delicious taste and freshness.

THE HAIR PRODUCT
Sea Spray
LUSH Cosmetics, $12.95

Achieve the perfect beach waves with this grapefruit-infused spray. The mixture of sea salt, seawater and seaweed spritz will lock in your beachy waves while still keeping your tresses healthy. The spray is saturated with orange flower, neroli and rosewood perfumes for the perfect excuse to flip your hair –– and smell it –– excessively.

THE SUNSCREEN
Badger SPF 35 Sport Sunscreen
Whole Foods, $15.99

Practice safe skin with this gem of a sunscreen. With organic ingredients, a richly smooth texture and sweat-resistant qualities, you’ll be able to handle all the UV rays thrown at you. A quick application of Badger and you’re protected for up to 80 minutes. Trust us, your skin will thank you.

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