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When Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter on Groundhog Day 2018, it made sun and summer seem unbearably far away. If you’re fed up with the winter weather, book your next beach getaway and nab some fun accessories to stash in your suitcase.
Bring Mediterranean style to your waterfront ensemble with a 100 percent Turkish cotton beach towel from Linum Towels. Available in three colorways, the towel features a flat weave on one side and a super plush terry on the other, all pulled together with hand tied tassel edging.
Sip a colorful beachside cocktail from a glass as pretty as the drink itself. These Crate & Barrel margarita glasses are handcrafted of recycled glass and are speckled with aqua-toned confetti. Garnish with fruit and enjoy.
Relax poolside with this folding seat from Frontgate. A stainless-steel frame and soft closed-cell foam are coated in vinyl to protect from fading and pool chemicals. A smooth surface prevents swimsuit snags and the chair folds in half for easy transport to the next sunny spot.
Keep your passport and boarding passes all together in a passport case from Gigi New York. Mint colored crocodile embossed leather says chic with a hint of beachy flair. Bonus: personalization is available for this smart accessory.
When you’re not lounging by the pool or beach, throw on a Tory Burch caftanto cover up. Embroidered details and tassels add colorful details to a clean cotton voile frock. With a v-neck and drawstring at the waist, the style is tasteful and flattering to wear.
Upgrade from the standard beach flip flops and don these turquoise Hemés sandals instead. Lined in hazelnut with a natural leather sole, these shoes are soft on the feet and show off those pedicured toes.
Soak up the sun while floating on the water. This shell pool float is the best combination of luxury and relaxation. It features soft polyfoam that contours to your body, providing relaxing support in the water or on dry land.
The Sicilian tote from Muzungu Sisters is handmade on its namesake Italian island from natural palma-nana straw and embellished with an eclectic mix of gold-tone metal buttons, lion-head plaques, glass mirrors, and electric-blue pompoms. It’s a statement piece that willl animate your vacation while keeping personal items organized.
These Saint Laurent sunglasses in silver and white are a chic accessory to sport at the resort or on a day excursion. Rond lenses complement most face shapes with their rounded lenses and adjustable nose pads add comfort.
Jewels of gold, blue, and pearls resemble colors of sand and surf in this elegant necklace. When it’s time to shake off the sand and salt of the ocean for more formal wear, add this Chanel statement necklace for a stunning addition to an evening ensemble.
Go wild in this Dolce & Gabbana swimsuit in leopard print. A Dolce & Gabbana classic print, leopard exudes confidence. Available in multiple styles of bikini separates and a one-piece.
Keep your skin glowing before, during, and after vacation with this anti-aging and sunscreen combination cream from La Prairie. This product moisturizes skin while fighting against premature skin aging and guarding against UV damage. Protect and nourish your skin by applying daily.
Take shelter from sun damage with a timeless straw sun hat, like this one from Saks Fifth Avenue. A pleated black satin bow completes the look. You won’t want to forget this in your luggage!
Own the night with a vibrant maxi dress from Lilly Pulitzer. A flattering waistband and kimono sleeves of the Parigi dress make it a stylish and functional garment, perfect for evenings out on the town.
Wrap yourself in the luxurious Hermés plume silk twill giant scarf on cool nights. Bright colors and a geometric design make it a must-have accessory for a vacation in paradise.