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This gorgeous fuschia shade makes nails really pop.
This gorgeous fuschia shade makes nails really pop. Essie nail polish in The Girls Are Out, $8; at salons
Show your summer stripes with these cheap, chic
Show your summer stripes with these cheap, chic sandals. Mossimo sandals, $19.99; at Target stores
A roomy beach bag in a summery print
A roomy beach bag in a summery print is a must for any day on the sand. Claire’s tote, $24; at Claire’s stores

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From sexy cut-outs to a standout print to
From sexy cut-outs to a standout print to killer hardware, everything about this one-piece screams summertime cool. H&M one-piece, $29.95; at H&M stores
One of Restoration Hardware’s oversized, uber-plush towels is
One of Restoration Hardware’s oversized, uber-plush towels is beach must. Restoration Hardware towel, $34; at RH, 935 Broadway, 212-260-9479
Keep skin protected and flawless with Shiseido’s limited-edition
Keep skin protected and flawless with Shiseido’s limited-edition yellow, SPF 34 foundation compact. Shiseido compact, $35; at Macy's, 151 W. 34th St., 212-695-4400
Cute, cool, comfy — what more do you
Cute, cool, comfy — what more do you want from a beach dress? American Eagle dress, $49.95; at AE stores
Trade in those tired flip-flops for comfy espadrille
Trade in those tired flip-flops for comfy espadrille flats. Soludos shoes, $65; at soludos.com

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Have a fashion flashback with a retro-inspired two-piece.
Have a fashion flashback with a retro-inspired two-piece. Topshop swimsuit, $68; at Topshop, 478 Broadway, 212-966-9555
Swap traditional black shades for a two-tone pair
Swap traditional black shades for a two-tone pair in blue and brown. DKNY sunglasses, $79.95; at Sunglass Hut stores
A bright color gives casual cut-offs a kick.
A bright color gives casual cut-offs a kick. Williamsburg Garment Company shorts, $84; at Brooklyn Denim Co., 85 N. Third St., Williamsburg, 718-782-2600 (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Top skincare brand La Mer’s new suncare line
Top skincare brand La Mer’s new suncare line is the luxe way to stay protected this summer. The collection features a body lotion (SPF 30), face lotion (SPF 30) and gradual tanner. La Mer Soleil de la Mer collection, $85-$120; at Saks, 611 Fifth Ave., 212-753-4000 (Credit: Richard Pierce)
An easy, breezy frock — hot anywhere, any
An easy, breezy frock — hot anywhere, any time. Echo dress, $98; at echodesign.com

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This roomy terry tote is the perfect bag
This roomy terry tote is the perfect bag for a day on or off the sand. Fresco Towels tote, $96; at Love Adorned, 269 Elizabeth St., 212-431-5683
Thong sandals get the glam treatment. Dolce Vita
Thong sandals get the glam treatment. Dolce Vita sandals, $109; at Piperlime, 121 Wooster St., 212-343-4284
A fashion-forward wetsuit is the chic way to
A fashion-forward wetsuit is the chic way to hit the surf. Cynthia Rowley wetsuit, $235; at Cynthia Rowley, 43 E. 78th St., 212-288-1141
A neutral poncho takes you seamlessly from a
A neutral poncho takes you seamlessly from a day on the beach to sunset drinks. Joshi caftan, $250; at Calypso St. Barth, 654 Hudson St., 646-638-3000
A one-piece with a plunging neckline is just
A one-piece with a plunging neckline is just as sexy as a bikini. Adriana De Greas one-piece, $250; at Calypso St. Barth, 654 Hudson St., 646-638-3000
Shady ladies will make waves in these fierce
Shady ladies will make waves in these fierce sunnies. Miu Miu sunglasses, $310; at Sunglass Hut stores