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The Natural State

W’s market editor is heading home to Arkansas’ Ozarks for a weekend by the lake. Here, her suitcase essentials.

  • The Natural State - L.L. Bean Boat and Tote
  • The Natural State - Serena & Lily Fouta Beach Towel
  • The Natural State - Barneys Sun Hat
  • The Natural State - Sleepy Jones Jasper tailored boxers
  • The Natural State - Nili Lotan Blouse
  • The Natural State - Solid and Striped Bikini
  • The Natural State - Etoile Isabel Marant Dress
  • The Natural State - Current/Elliot Overall
  • The Natural State - Chloe Sweater
  • The Natural State - Tabitha Simmons Espadrilles
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    For a true Southern weekend, carry a classic, monogrammed tote bag.

    L.L. Bean monogramed boat and tote bag, $38, llbean.com.

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    This Turkish-inspired towel doubles as a sarong out.

    Serena & Lily Fouta Beach Towel, $48, serenaandlily.com.

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    A modern take on the fishing hat is easy to pack and will help protect from the elements.

    Barneys Olona Sunhat, $135, barneys.com.

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    At the lake, a pair of madras shorts practically qualifies as formal.

    Sleepy Jones Jasper tailored boxers, $40, at sleepyjones.com.

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    A sweet, feminine white blouse that looks great with jean shorts is at the top of my list.

    NilI Lotan Shrunken Rebecca Top-Eyelet, $198, at nililotan.com.

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    A sporty striped bikini looks at home anywhere.

    Solid and Striped Miranda top, $80, and bottom, $80, at solidandstriped.com.

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    This checked dress has an outdoorsy, cabin-friendly feel.

    Etoile Isabel Marant Vanessa checked cotton dress, $585, at netaporter.com.

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    Paired with a simple t-shirt, these medium-wash overalls are just right for a fun summer day.

    Current/ Elliott The Garrison Overall stretch-denim dress, $290, at netaporter.com.

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    This retro sweater will be much needed on a windy boat ride.

    Chloé Intarsia cotton-blend sweater, $1,250, at netaporter.com.

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    Espadrilles are a chic, practical alternative to sandals—and they remind me of Jane Birkin.

    Tabitha Simmons Dolly striped silk espadrilles, $395, at netaporter.com.

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