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It’s January, and it’s still winter in parts of North America and other places in the world, but that doesn’t mean you can stop dreaming about spending a lazy day on the beach for some sea and sun.
If you’re getting ready to head to the beach, you probably want to make sure that you have the perfect outfit. Of course, it’s not just about your swimsuit when you’re putting together an outfit to wear to the beach. Consider adding these five accessories so that you can look and feel great when you hit the sand and surf.
Of course, you’re going to need the perfect pair of shoes for walking to the beach and even trekking through the sand. A nice pair of flip-flops is a classic choice, but if you’d like to upgrade things a little bit, you can always go with a nice, comfortable pair of sandals. Just make sure that you wear shoes that you don’t mind getting sandy.
It’s a good idea to wear a hat at the beach for many reasons. For one thing, it can help you cover up messy, wind-blown hair while you’re lounging on the beach. It’s also good for protecting your face from the sun and adding to your outfit.
Sunglasses are another must-have when you’re dressing for the beach. You’re probably going to want to shield your eyes from the sun, and a good pair of sunglasses can help prevent damage to your eyes, which can be caused by the harsh UV rays. Aviators are always a popular choice, but any type of sunglasses that work well with your face shape will help you look and feel great while you’re lounging in the sun.
No matter how confident you may feel in your swimsuit, you probably aren’t going to want to walk around everywhere in just your suit. Plus, you may want to cover up a little bit if the temperatures drop in the late afternoon or if you want to protect yourself from the sun.
Luckily, there are a ton of coverups out there, so you shouldn’t have a hard time finding one that pairs perfectly with your swimsuit. You can even choose a maxi dress, which is easy to pull on over your head and which can give you a slightly dressier look for hitting the boardwalk.
Of course, you’re going to need a bag for carrying your towel, sunscreen, and other essentials. Look for a bag that complements the color of your swimsuit and that’s big enough to hold all your belongings for a day at the beach.
If you add a few accessories, you can turn your regular swimsuit into the perfect outfit for a day at the beach. Then, you can feel totally confident and completely comfortable when your toes hit the sand.
You can also trade out some of the clothes and accessories you don’t wear and swap them for the perfect coverup or summer dress to wear with your swimsuit. If you have so many accessories and clothes in excess, you can opt to sell them online. While you’re at it, you can also do a bit of styling and suggest several beachwear ensembles that are sure hits to potential customers.