If you’ve read any of our five million swimsuit stories this year, you probably have your bikini purchase already sorted. But if you’re headed to the beach anytime soon, you’ll need a few accessories in addition to your cute new swimsuit. How else are you going to hide your stash of White Claw and store your gobs of sunscreen?
Even though I’m a Southern California native, I’m never really organized when it comes to beach accessories. I usually empty out an old canvas tote I got for free and haphazardly throw things in there. But since I want to be a bit more put-together this summer, below, I’m rounding up the five accessories every fashion girl brings to the beach.