By the end of summer I am little sick of bikinis. A maillot works both a swimsuit and a top when worn with a skirt or shorts.
Miu Miu bow-embellished bandeau swimsuit, $245, netaporter.com
A friend of mine gave out these AERIN Batik beauty bags as goodie bags at her wedding – they fit everything you need.
Aerin clear travel bag, $40.00, [aerin.com](http://www.aerin.com/Clear-Travel-Bag/13110002,default,pd.html# start=1)
No point in taking your diamonds, but grab a little something in the summer vacation spirit like a necklace by Dezso.
Dezso by Sara Beltran baby shark tooth tassel necklace, $180, ahoplatitude.com
The strong summer sun is a perfect excuse to wear a big straw hat.
J. Crew summer straw hat, $34.50, [jcrew.com](http://www.jcrew.com/womens_category/accessories/scarvesandhats/ PRDOVR~74503/74503.jsp)
Whenever I see my friends looking chic at the beach it turns out they are wearing something by Muzungu Sisters.
Muzungu Sisters white and green floral caftan, $65, shoplatitude.com
Take a blouse that does double duty as a beach cover up.
Melissa Odabash Alaia embroidered voile tunic, $173, net-a-porter.com
Miguelina pieces are great basics – like these eyelet shorts.
Miguelina Jaya crocheted cotton-lace shorts, $188, net-a-porter.com
I want to get the latest version of this Anya Hindmarch bag every season.
Anya Hindmarch Nevis eye twister swirl, $395, anyahindmarch.com
In addition to a pair of flip-flops, espadrilles are always essential. I love these Soludos.
Soludos linen derby flats, $55, [shopbop.com](http://www.shopbop.com/linen-derby-lace-soludos/vp/v=1/1577860094. htm?folderID=2534374302172958&fm=other-shopbysize-viewall&colorId=17712)
And do not forget the sunscreen!
Chantecaille ultra sun protection SPF50 primer, $88, net-a-porter.com