woman in a bikini lying by a pool

Photo courtesy of Sam Bisso/Trunk Archive

You’ve got a dedicated swim drawer that’s bursting with bikinis and a bevy of caftans and breeze-weight cover-ups—you even have a dress for that wedding you RSVP’d to back in 2019 (yep, it’s finally happening). Whatever summer essentials you don’t have, we’ve covered below.

SHORTS STOP

If you’re lukewarm on the frayed cutoffs you once loved, here are five nondenim alternatives—ranging from pleated and polished to perfect-for-a-Netflix-binge—to pull on now.


  1. Ephemera Shorts

    Ephemera
    Shorts
    goop, $295

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  2. Bondi Born Shorts

    BONDI BORN
    Shorts
    goop, $350

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  3. Suzie Kondi shorts

    Suzie Kondi
    shorts
    goop, $115

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  4. Kule shorts

    KULE
    shorts
    goop, $68

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RISE AND SHINE

With heart-shaped earrings, a high-shine pendant, or herringbone chains wrapped around your wrist, you, too, can go for gold this summer.


  1. Laura Lombardi Earrings

    Laura Lombardi
    Earrings
    goop, $120

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  2. Jane Win Necklace

    Jane Win
    Necklace
    goop, $278

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  3. Sarah Chloeband

    Sarah Chloe
    band
    goop, $148

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  4. Laura Lombardi Bracelet

    Laura Lombardi
    Bracelet
    goop, $80

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  5. Laura Lombardi Necklace

    Laura Lombardi
    Necklace
    goop, $84

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BEST FOOT FORWARD

There are pool-friendly flip-flops. The foam ones you don’t mind getting wet. And then there are sumptuous leather slides and sandals, elevated by buckles and braided straps, to slip on once you towel off.


  1. Birkenstock Sandal

    Birkenstock
    Sandals
    goop, $150

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  2. St. Agni flats

    St. Agni
    flats
    goop, $179

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  3. Loeffler Randal Slides

    Loeffler Randal
    Slides
    goop, $250

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  4. Staud sandal

    Staud
    sandals
    goop, $375

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Adult Swim

Sweetly scalloped edges, cool asymmetrical cuts, and practical one-pieces for wrangling little ones or diving into the deep end—these suits are pool’s gold.


  1. Solid & Striped Swimsuit

    Solid & Striped
    Swimsuit
    Matchesfashion, $188

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  2. Gigi C Swimsuit

    GIGI C
    one-piece
    goop, $145

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  3. Marysia Swimsuit

    Marysia
    maillot
    goop, $379

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THINK TANK

Fact: You can never have too many tank tops. Soft and slouchy or sexy and curve-hugging, these shoulder-baring staples will serve you well for seasons to come.


  1. G. Label Bernadette Sweetheart Bustier

    G. Label
    Bernadette Sweetheart Bustier
    goop, $295

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  2. Monrow Tank

    Monrow
    Tank
    goop, $76

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  3. Toteme Tank

    Toteme
    Tank
    goop, $120

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FINE PRINT

Is it even summer if you don’t swish around a dinner party—or an art fair, or a polo match—in a pretty floral dress?


  1. Natalie Martin maxidress

    Natalie Martin
    maxidress
    goop, $263

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  2. Cara Cara dress

    Cara Cara
    dress
    goop, $495

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  3. Natalie Martin dress

    Natalie Martin
    dress
    goop, $313

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  4. Mirth Sundress

    Mirth
    Sundress
    goop, $288

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  5. Mirth dress

    Mirth
    dress
    goop, $310

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HANDLE WITH CARE

The importance of a beach-friendly bag cannot be understated; these open-weave iterations are as chic as they are easy to shake sand out of.


  1. Cult Gaia tote

    Cult Gaia
    tote
    goop, $498

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  2. Medina Mercantile Basket

    Medina Mercantile
    Basket
    goop, $60

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  3. Bembien Bag

    Bembien
    Bag
    goop, $260

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BEACH, PLEASE

How to create an Instagram-worthy setup: Step 1) Ditch the folding chairs you’ve been lugging around since that (one) time you camped at Coachella. Step 2) Upgrade to Riviera-inspired loungers, plush towels, and plenty of shade.


  1. Lack of Color Hat

    Lack of Color
    Hat
    goop, $189

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  2. goop x Electric Sunglasses

    goop x Electric
    Sunglasses
    goop, $225

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  3. Baina Towel

    Baina
    Towel
    goop, $80

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  4. Business & Pleasure Co. beach Chair

    Business & Pleasure Co.
    beach Chair
    goop, $249

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  5. Business & Pleasure Co. Umbrella

    Business & Pleasure Co.
    Umbrella
    goop, $299

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