Hit The Beach Running

Here are some essentials that will make a day at the beach more fun, comfortable, and safer.

Schlep Stylishly

Going to the beach requires a lot of stuff — sunscreen, water bottle, sunglasses, maybe a book, a little cash. A zippered, water-proof tote will keep it all safe and dry. Five percent of the profits are donated to Hawaiian conservation causes.  alohacollections.com $64

Chic and Dry

Classic cabana stripe Turkish cotton towels will keep you dry all summer long. Available in eight bold colors.   frontgate.com $54

Stable and Safe

What if you could use the beach sand itself for your umbrella? This lightweight pouch, when filled with sand weighs 125 pounds and holds an umbrella that can withstand winds up to 44 miles per hour. beachbub.com $156.85


A picnic on Hamptons beaches calls out for a chilled white. This Roadie® 24 Hard Cooler is as efficient at temperature retention as its larger cousins and is lighter weight and easier to carry. It’s tall enough to fit wine bottles but slim enough to squeeze behind the driver’s seat of a car. Choose from five colors.  yeti.com $250

Sitting Pretty

Original folding beach chair by Telescope Casual. Light-weight aluminum frame is easy to carry. Marine grade polymer arms and
cup holder.  wayfair.com $147.74

From India With love

Cover up in style with a sarong from Jaipur, India. Anokhi’s chic cottons help keep traditional hand block printing alive. Teal Stencil sarong 45×85 inches.  anokhiusa.com $75