Now that the weather is getting warmer and the sun is shining, what better way to bring in spring than a trip to the beach? Here is an ensemble that is sure to make you look like a star and help you catch those gorgeous rays.
For walking through town on your way to the beach, wear this Oscar de la Renta Printed silk-chiffon beach dress ($5,665; theoutnet.com) This ecru beach dress made from silk-chiffon features a tonal brown and black print, flared sleeves, and a pointed hem. It is perfect for lounging around the beach and also for going to lunch right off the shore. Pair it with this Fire Red Esprit Boulder Beach Two Piece Swimsuit ($55 zalando.at), and you will definitely make a statement. This color, reminiscent of Baywatch is sure to make you feel bold enough to save that handsome man to your side. It features a white polka-dot lining and a back closure.
Protection from those harmful UV rays is of utmost importance at this time and what better way to do it (in addition to sunscreen) than with this Old Navy Womens Floppy Straw Sun Hat in Natural ($20; old navy.gap.com). This paper straw sun hat features a 5 inch wide floppy brim perfect for blocking the paparazzi or staying out of the sun. However, we cannot forget about the eyes, and what better way to cover them up than with these Chanel Sunglasses ($240; luxury-shops.com). These Chanel sunglasses with dark pink acetate frames and gradient purple lenses are the perfect size and shape to block sun rays without compromising on style.
Be prepared to hit the beach with this Maslin Zebra Hide Beach Towel ($225; opening ceremony.us). These reversible towels come in a variety of colors and prints and each hide-shaped towel was inspired by glitzy 70s decor and comes with a leather carry strap perfect for beach hopping. Enjoy the ease of sliding in and out of these Cocobelle Catalina Beaded Sandals ($125; calypsostbarth.com) as you move from beach to land. These simple spring leather sandals are adorned with shimmering beads for texture and shine. And, what better way to hold all of your beach necessities than with this Accessorize Sequin Beach Tote Bag ($54; accessorize.com)? This bag proves that sparkles are not just for evening. Featuring a sparkling sequined panel, you are sure to sparkle and shine and not just because you have a great tan.
All of these items are great together or separate and will complement any great beach look. Just remember your sunscreen and a bottle of water to protect yourself from those warm sun rays!