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Beach Bags That Still Offer a Fashion Fix

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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

Bonus:

Store and organize your beach essentials in Glossier's signature pink pouches, three for $12 at Glossier.com