Summer Lovin’: Our Favorite Warm Weather Accessories


Is anyone else already thinking of summer? The smell of ocean air, sand under my feet, and sunshine are on my mind 24/7 these days. As a result, I’ve been preoccupied with finding the perfect accessories for my upcoming travels, near and far. Here are my current faves for hitting the beach or the pool.

10 Perfect Accessories for Summer

1 // Beach Please: This Bando chill out cooler bag is super roomy, comes with a pocket on the outside for straws and drink sleeves, and is funny as hell. It also doubles as a tote for your book, sunglasses, and beach toys.

2 // Body Vibes: These stickers from Body Vibes are waterproof, hypoallergenic, and are worn directly on your skin. They are intended to target and restore specific energy imbalances in the body, bringing you back to the frequency sweet spot. Stick one on and experience good vibes from there on out. These are our summer picks: mermaid At the Beach and “Unicorn Skin.

3 // Inflatable Palm Chair Banana Palm: Sunnylife inflatables have become synonymous with poolside luxury and this oversized inflatable chair does not disappoint.

4 // Lido One-Piece – Gold Leaf: From one-pieces to rash guards, Seea swimwear’s clean silhouettes and modern minimalism make them a standout favorite. I especially love this suit’s high neckline and retro cut bottom that will show off your body’s curves.

5 // Make Waves Not War Super Pouch: This handy pouch will be a lifesaver during your summer travels. Store your keys, wallet, or ipad for a beach day and then transition it for your nighttime plans. Plus, I love the message.

6 // Ouai Wave Spray: Beach waves, whether it’s winter or summer, are a staple for casual days. Store this spray in your beach tote to freshen up during the day and create an effortless look for the evening. (Read our interview with the founder of Ouai here.)

7 // New Aviator Mirrored Sunglasses: Fact – you cannot go wrong with Ray Ban aviator sunglasses. Their timeless style is a given and these blue mirrored shades are sure to make you stand out in the crowd.

8 // Roundie beach towel + leather carrier: This Beach People roundie towel has become an essential beach accessory. It’s size allows you to spread out, double up with a friend, or even use as a blanket for a night by the campfire. Plus, I love how Beach People’s leather strap will transport your towel towel or yoga mat. Whatever the adventure, it’s the perfect accessory.

9// Swell Bottle Los Angeles: Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. From your backyard to a tropical beach, remember to drink water. Water is life: it helps regulate your body temperature by acting as a coolant for your internal system and transports nutrients to your cells.

10 // Yoga Wake Up: When you’re on vacation the last thing you want is an alarm jolting you awake. Now you can start your mornings with Yoga Wake Up, an app that provides peaceful music, meditations, and yoga. Begin your day with a stretch in bed, connect with your mind and body, and then hit the beach. Download the app here.

Image via: Isabella Lombardini

Which of our faves will you grab for your upcoming adventures? Remember that Moms, Grads, and Dads love summer too!


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AMANDA GOODFRIED is a lawyer and Digital Media veteran, beginning her career producing the hit web series lonelygirl15. She was Head of Marketing at the online entertainment company EQAL and held a senior position in Online Video at Disney. Amanda is passionate about women’s issues, is a mother of two, and currently works as the Editor-in-Chief of