Style 24-7: Beach Bound

Style 24-7: Beach Bound
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 07, 2012

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Whether you’re wearing a sexy one-piece or a tantalizing two-piece, sport a swimsuit that you can wear with confidence.
 
Halter swimsuit, Torrid, $69, torrid.com.

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If you’re hiding from the sun, a big-brimmed hat is your best disguise — it also doubles as a quick fix for wild beach hair.
 
Straw hat, Grace Hats, $45, lorishoes.com.

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Since you’re wearing very little on the beach, accessories can bring even the simplest swimsuits to life — but keep it minimal and effortless.
 
Gold seashell earrings, Chibi Jewels,$60, endless.com.

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Besides keeping you protected from harsh rays, a killer pair of shades will demand all eyes on you.
 
Oversized sunglasses, Cutler, $550, netaporter.com.

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Comfy casual shorts will help you go from laying on the sand to bike riding on the boardwalk with ease.
 
Cuffed-denim Bermuda shorts, Old Navy Women’s Plus, old navy.com.

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The quickest fashionable fix, without a doubt, is a pull-over caftan.
 
Snakeskin print tunic, BECCA ETC by Rebecca Virtue, $82, nordstorm.com.

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Body chains ooze sexiness on the beach. Opt for a cheap but chic style that you can afford to get wet while making you the ultimate eye candy.
 
Studded body chain, Topshop, $30, topshop.com.

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A fun florescent rubber or jelly style will standout and makes it a cinch to wash away the sand upon departure.
 
Rubber thong sandal, Marc by Marc Jacobs, $70, endless.com.

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Update your straw style for a simply stylish tote you can wear in and out of season.
 
Tote bag, Aldo, $20, aldo.com.

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Why make your most essential beach item an after thought? Find the finest threads to wrap yourself in while basking in the sun.
 
Flat weave beach towel, Chloe, $175, forwardforward.com.

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