it's in the bag - our friends at fathom share their beach bag essentials for the perfect plage du jour

our friends at fathom share their beach bag essentials for the perfect plage du jour
April 30, 2012  |   column: deliberate polish

whether you’re off to a sunny vacation in paradise or simply planning to unplug for the afternoon at your local beach, run for the sun with these warm weather must-haves, handpicked by the travel experts at fathom.

1. made in the shade: “stay shady or scope out the scene with an oversized disguise for the eyes, like these chic tortoise sunglasses.”

2. put on your poker face:
“when kadima paddles are out of reach, a splashy deck of cards is a dealer’s choice.”

3. suit up:
“the cockatoos bikini is a summer dream, in two pieces.”

4. hot potato:
john’s crispy, crunchy crowd pleasers are hand-cooked and finely packaged, in flavors like deep blue sea salt and aspall cyder vinegar.”

5. into the blue:
“poolside glamour is all in the wrist. case in point, this bright blue bangle.”

6. all in a day’s work:
“technology takes a summer friday, thanks to this irresistible iphone case.”

7. keep rays at bay:
“slather on sunscreen containing natural ingredients like argan oil for double-duty defense and repair. we can’t get enough of josie maran’s spf.”

8. feed thy soul:
“we prefer ‘travel porn’ (afar, trunk, endless) over tabloids!”

9. sit pretty:
“a brightly patterned sling chair makes for easy spotting on a crowded beach.”

10. in full circle:
“the swinging 60s shape of this straw tote goes from beach to boardwalk to backyard party.”

11. amp it up:
jambox delivers big hi-fi sounds, tiny portable speakers.”


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