WHAT YOU NEED FOR A PERFECT DAY AT THE BEACH

by Marisa Marcantonio


It's August everyone! If your beach-going basics are in need of a refresh, here are some boldly colored items to add to your repertoire. Linger all day on the sand, watch the setting sun, and cherish this last month of summer fun.

Photo courtesy of Frankford Umbrella

Photo courtesy of Frankford Umbrella

Blue and white stripes will have you feeling for the Riviera. Frankford Umbrella is the shade-giver of choice at beach clubs everywhere.  Available in zingy stripes or solids, the sturdy Ashwood pole and marine grade fabric will be around for years. 

Photo courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

Photo courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

Hit the waves with a work of art. Created by Tim Bessell Surfboards with the Andy Warhol Foundation as part of their artist's series, this camo-patterned board, at 88 inches long was created in a limited run of 10 and takes 6-8 weeks to create, from Gagosian Gallery

Photo courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Photo courtesy of Neiman Marcus

With its own leather carrying case, Maslin's chic animal hide inspired Jaguar towel will make a statement on the sand, and can easily transfer to evening picnics on the beach or park.

Photo courtesy of Mod Cloth

Photo courtesy of Mod Cloth

Donuts are having a moment, so why not take a giant sized one to the beach or pool? Everyone will want a sweet ride. From Modcloth.