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Days at the beach immediately conjure thoughts of salt, sand, and sunscreen — so does the bag you take to get yourself there really matter? Of course it does. We've selected the best lightweight beach-ready bags available in New York City boutiques right now that channel the classic straw tote yet still offer a fashion fix. We won't judge if you decide to tote one of these as your everyday bag.
But first, you'll need a towel:
Lay out on Saturdays Surf's oversized towel, $55 at 31 Crosby Street
And then you can pick what to carry it in:
No.6 Half Moon Bag, $135 at 6 Centre Market Place B Sides denim tote at Oroboro, $280 at 326 Wythe Avenue Simone Rocha tied neoprene bag at La Garconne, $320 at 465 Greenwich Street Oroboro hand-woven plastic tote at, $150 at 326 Wythe Avenue Alexander Wang Raffia Panteria Tote, $650 at 103 Grand Street