It's mid-July and with temperatures rising it's officially beach season in Los Angeles. Sunbathing, snacking, surfing--there's nothing more blissful than spending the day with your toes in the sand and friends by your side. However, this sandy paradise also presents each fashionista with the classic wardrobe dilemma of what to wear to keep you comfortable and cute. Since feeling and looking your best at the beach can trickier than its seems, our staff came up with a few of their favorite essentials to keep with you prepared for your day trip. From the outfit to the sunscreen, we have you covered to make your next visit to the sandy shores a breeze!
Triple Graces Sunglasses // Fashion Blogger @StilettoBEATSS
The first step to prepping for the summer sunshine is a great pairs of sunnies! With so many beautiful options, finding the perfect pair was a tall order! So to do so, we turned up one of our favorite YouTube channels Stiletto Beats by Emily Cholakian. Boy did we hit the jackpot! Yesterday she posted a run down of gorgeous sunglasses collection and among them were these gems.
Cape Cod Dress // Maven Boutique LA
A good cover up is the key to looking stylish all summer long. Try investing in a classic such as our white Cape Cod dress. The movement of the dress and the light color will keep you cool as your walk in the heat, yet it's still flirty enough to catch your crushes eye on the sand.
Tkees Sandals // Fashion Blogger @LushtoBlush
Inspired by visiting St. Barth's, designer Carly Burnett came up with the perfect combination of luxury and simplicity when she created these beautiful leather sandals. Dressier than rubber flip flops, yet not as fussy as the platform, this look is perfect for a fashionistas day at the beach. Get inspired by more summer looks on the blog: www.lushtoblush.com.
Honest Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 // Beauty Blogger @BowedArrows
To avoid the dangers of to much sunshine, lather on this chemical-free sunscreen made with pure mineral non-nano zinc oxide. The Honest Company, founded by Jessica Alba, also supports charities and scholarships throughout the community. Want the scoop on more beauty products? Visit this super cute blog: www.bowedarrows.com
Mai Tai Round Beach Towel // Maven Boutique LA
Finally, any successful beach visit requires the right beach towel. We love this 5' x 5' Aztec inspired towel. Not only is it super cute, but the circular shape gives you the space to spread out and avoid spreading sand all over your lunch.