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Before you hit the beach (or hang poolside), make sure you’ve got all of the essentials ready to go. Here are our picks for exactly what you need to make this your most stylish summer yet.

1 Vichy Capital Soleil Soft Sheer Sunscreen Lotion SPF 60 keeps the burn at bay while also moisturizing the skin. $30, www.vichyusa.com

2 Made of coated cotton canvas and covered with floral appliqués that scream “summer’s here!,” Fossil’s Jesse Tote is perfect for safely storing all of your beach goodies. $128, www.fossil.com

3 With its sea horse-shaped beading decor, we can’t think of anything more beach-?appropriate (or sinfully adorable) than Coach’s Romona Sandal. $138, www.coach.com

4 Vitamin A’s Silver Collection Topanga Adjustable Halter and Doheny Boycut Bottoms offer a flattering fit for all body types. $50 each, www.vitaminaswim.com

5 Postsun, Alba Botanica Hawaiian Kona After-Sun Lotion soothes the skin and helps preserve your tan. $12, www.target.com

6 Take a walk on the wild side with Henri Bendel’s Disturbed Stripe Beach Towel. $78, www.henribendel.com

7 Playful and functional, Block Headwear’s Beachcomber straw hat protects the face without some floppy brim that can catch the wind. $40, www.blockheadwear.com

8 Comfortable and breezy, P.J. Salvage’s Floral Riviera Beach Tunic is perfect for throwing over your suit when you’re done soaking up the rays. $55, www.pjsalvage.com