23 Celebrity-Inspired Beach Essentials

By Ashley Greene

Bikinis, sand and sun. Yes, summer is in full swing and if you’re trying to block winter’s wrath from your mind, a visit to your favourite beach, lake or pool is definitely in order.

But a day in the water is best enjoyed with an arsenal of cute accessories, activities and something to store the goods in – and where better to look for inspiration than our favourite celebrities, beach pros in their own rights!

A pair of chic sunglasses are always a part of Rachel Zoe and Nicole Richie’s sea ensembles, to the point where it’s hard to picture either style muse lens-free.

And actress Lupita Nyong’o knows that a unique and trendy towel is an easy way to let your personality shine.

For beach goers who like to wear jewelry, such as Anne Hathaway and Bar Refaeli, dainty necklaces and rings are a nice finishing touch for your bathing suit or cover-up.

With so many things to remember to pack, here is a list of essentials, used or inspired by celebrities, to bring on your next getaway.

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