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Hit the Beach in Style



    Ten beach essentials to hit the sand in style: 

    1. Juicy Couture Hat
    Shield your face from harmful UV rays with this Lurex woven raffia floppy hat. Subtle metallic thread and crochet detailing complete the boho-chic vibe. $78 at Bloomingdale's.

    2. Heimstone Jumpsuit
    Romp from dawn to dusk in this no-fuss jumper. It doubles as a beach cover-up and a standalone summer ensemble. $429 at Elizabeth Charles, 2056 Fillmore St. (at California), 415-440-2100

    3. Zoë Bikini Bathing Suit
    Channel the spirit of Saint-Tropez with this not-too-skimpy two-piece halter. The teal color, simple ruching, and gold loop detail keep it très sophisticated. $144 at Zoë Bikini, 3386 18th St. (at Mission), 415-621-4551

    4. Sailormade Bracelet
    This simple rope bracelet made of authentic marine hardware is a fashionable homage to the sea, and the nautical look never goes out of style. $115 at Unionmade, 493 Sanchez St. (at 18th), 415-861-3373

    5. OPI Nail Lacquer
    This Cajun Shrimp nail color adds some heat to fingers and toes, whether you’re headed to the bayou or your parents’ Nantucket cottage. $9 at Beauty Company, 2325 Polk St. (at Union), 415-567-8740

    6. SkinCeuticals Sunscreen
    This lightly tinted Physical Fusion UV Defense in SPF 50 is a water-resistant, zero-grease formula that dries silky like a powder. $32 at Marilyn Jaeger Skincare Studio, 3384 Sacramento St. (at Walnut), 415-751-0647

    7. Bare Escentuals Waterproof Eye Shadow
    Not ready to bare it all? Try this Prime Time Primer Shadow in Sundance. The liquid formula adds a subtle shimmer of color that perfectly complements a tan. $18 at Bare Escentuals, 845 Market St. (at Fifth), 415-357-9804

    8. Kate Spade Tote
    With a design inspired by Hinkley Yachts’ sense of luxury and sensibility, this slouchy, spotted satchel epitomizes both form and function. $325 at Kate Spade, 227 Grant Ave. (at Post), 415-216-0880

    9. Gucci Sunglasses
    Whether by bus or private jet, arrive at your destination in style wearing these retro Gucci tortoise frames. The medium, round shape fits mosts faces. $325 at Gucci, 240 Stockton St. (at Maiden), 415-392-2808

    10. Martha Davis Sandal
    Go straight from sand to street with this citron slip-on sandal. The bold color is just what you want for a stroll on the beach, and it also works for après-sun seaside dining. $455 at Gimme Shoes, 381 Hayes St. (at Gough), 415-800-8992

    -- 7x7 SF