Beach Day Essentials

Your beach vacation is incomplete without these styles. Today, I’m revealing the best Summer 2018 trends worth adding to your closet. This season calls for hot patterns, high-leg bikinis, straw accessories and espadrille platforms. Incorporate one of these staple pieces into your Summer wardrobe and turn heads on vacation. Click on any of the photos to shop the look! 


There are so many styles of bikinis and swimsuits popular right now. From high-waist to low-rise, you can’t really go wrong at this time in the fashion industry. This year, the newest swimsuit trends include bows, cut-outs, scallop edges, and my personal favorite; the high-leg trend. Missguided has an assortment of bikinis and one-pieces at affordable pricing. Shop their website here.


The easiest way to bump up your vacation styles is to add a straw hat into the mix. One of my favorite trends right now is wide hats with cute sayings on the back.

I got this floppy hat from Amazon for only $19.99! They have multiple sayings to choose from such as; “Do Not Disturb,” “Good Vibes,” “Aloha Beaches,” “Just Married,” “Out of Office,” and more. Click here to shop.

I’m also loving the straw hat trend of the round, slightly smaller straw “boater” hats. Fedoras are also in style and they tend to fit better than some of the floppy, large hats.


What’s a trip the beach without an adorable cover-up to compliment your bathing suit? Cover-ups can completely pull together your look for the day. My favorite trends right now include crochet, button-ups and shirt dresses.


I’m not sure about you, but I believe that shoes can make or break an outfit! I’m obsessed with the espadrilles because it’s such an easy way to make your look feel more tropical. Let’s be real, platforms are comfortable and easy to walk in too. Slides are definitely the best poolside trend right now, and I love the incorporation of fringe.

Beach Bags

Some of the latest summer bag fashions are incorporating straw and bamboo. The large round straw bags are an easy way to bring all your things to the beach and look fashionable while doing it. Personally, I like to be able to have space for multiple items in my bag, but I find the bamboo handle clutches are super cute too.

Sand Resistant Towels

Why settle for generic towels that will get sand all over them? Sand Cloud has the best sand resistant towels and XL sizes that can fit two or more people.

I’m in love with the “Wanderlust” tie dye XL towel. Use code WANDERLUSTWRITEROFFICIAL479 for 15% off your entire order at The company donates 10% of each purchase to wildlife preservation. Shop their website here.


Cat eyes, aviators and round styles are taking over the sunglasses scene. The 90’s small glasses are back in style, but if you’re not a fan of that, over-sized, round sunnies are still the go-to.


Spice up your entire summer wardrobe with vibrant patterns of the season. Gingham, polka dots, and stripes are proliferating summer styles. Floral and palm prints are an easy way to spice up your looks. These patterns will give you an effortless flair for summer weather.

What summer styles are you loving? Comment below!

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One thought on “Beach Day Essentials”

  1. I am going to check out those towels – sound amazing and look cute too. I love a good hat and big bag to throw all your essentials into.

    I would add suncream and talc as well!

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