Surf’s Up. Whether you’re surfing, swimming or just catching some rays, these board shorts provide comfort and style. V-Stretch Board Shorts by The North Face, $55 at Eastern Mountain Sports, 400 Route 38, Moorestown, (856) 234-3030, EMS.com
Flip Out. These shoes’ thick straps and soles ensure comfort and protection from the hot sand while their lightweight look is perfect for the active man in the summer. Men’s Via Donato sandals by UGG Australia, $135 at Benjamin Lovell Shoes, 212 Kings Highway E., Haddonfield, (856) 429-7801, BLShoes.com
Hat’s Off. Be safe and stylish in the sun with this cool, comfy and durable hat. Its simple but sleek look is perfect for a fishing trip on the boat or a day chilling in the sand. Grade 3 Panama Outback Hat by Tommy Bahama, $135, at West Marine, 1215 Route 73, Mount Laurel, (856) 231-4600, WestMarine.com
Strapped In. You can’t resist the ever-popular gladiator sandal. This stylishly simple design is perfect for a daytrip with friends or a date on the boardwalk. Grason sandles by Libby Edelman, $59 at Tehen, 2076 Route 70 E., Cherry Hill, (856) 424-4347, TehenBrands.com
Cool Down. Try this hat on in a number of cool colors. Its lightweight, floppy design is key for fashion as well as comfort. Braided Floppy Hat by Echo Design, $42 at Cameo Water Wear, 123 Route 73 S., Marlton, (856) 983-6799, CameoWaterWear.com
Cover Up. This sleek cover-up (pictured) is perfect for slipping from a day at the beach to a night barbecue. Plus, the crisp, lightweight fabric will match any of your favorite swimsuits. Summer Beach Shirt, $78 at White House Black Market, 611 Cross Keys Road, Sicklerville, (856) 629-2576, WhiteHouseBlackMarket.com
Flaunt It. You won’t need to accessorize with this fashionable, flattering bikini; its bold colors and gold accents speak for itself. Kashmir Paisley Ring Halter by Ralph Lauren, $131 at California Sunshine, 500 Route 73 S., Marlton, (856) 810-8111, CaliforniaSunshine.com
Grab and Go. The perfect beach tote for the summer, this bag’s size, shape and design offer a great accessory for any outfit, whether on the beach or the boards. Hamilton Large Straw Tote by Michael Kors, $328 at Michael Kors Cherry Hill, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, (856) 486-1800, MichaelKors.com
Wrapped Up. Lay out in luxury. The eye-catching designs available at this Main Street stop are likely to make all the girls on the beach jealous. Vera Bradley Beach Towel, $38 at TR Bell, 119 W. Main St., Moorestown, (856) 234-4043
Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Magazine, Volume 9, Issue 4 (July, 2012).
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