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Swim in style with the sleek beach essentials guaranteed to make a splash

Despite this mixed weather, there is still plenty of time left this summer for long, languid afternoons spent on or near the water, which means that (I you haven’t already) now is the best time to ensure you have all the right beach essentials on hand to make any seafaring outing a style triumph.

Those seeking some sleek swimwear (whether a bikini or a one-piece) look no further than our covetable line-up of flattering styles and designer pieces. Or, if it’s a practical tote bag you’re after — something in which to transport all the key accoutrements for a successful day of lounging in the sun — we have you covered. These bags are as useful for a day by the water as they are for everyday necessities. We have even rounded up a selection of chic towels that will not only offer a comfortable place to sprawl, but can be used as a wrap or sarong (given you opt for one with the right print). Without further ado, these are the beach essentials will see any avid sun-seeker through the warm season in style.

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From left: Summer Stardust swimsuit from Louis Vuitton. Sparkling jersey swimsuit from Gucci. Bottega Veneta One-shoulder seersucker bikini from Net-a-porter. Minimal Bikini set from Balenciaga. HUNZA G seersucker halterneck swimsuit from Net-a-porter.

Beach essentials

Beach essentials
From left: Chloé sense basket bag from Workshop. Panier Souple tote bag from Mytheresa. Loewe Mini Slit bag from Faradays. Saint jacques bag from Louis vuitton.

Beach essentials
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Beach essentials
From left: Summer Stardust blanket from Louis Vuitton. TOILE DE JOUY SAUVAGE towel from Christian Dior. Location Cotton Jacquard Towel from Burberry.


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