1. Carry more than a cozy towel when you're ready to tan.
Try a bright, thick portable mat that deflects the heat; or a breezy cotton tapestry for breathability (and more space!).
2. Put your picnic on a new plateau.
No need for the classic wicker basket here – you can have it all in one place with spectacularly designed carry-all sacks for your snacks and more.
3. Bring the party with you wherever you land.
Portable music is a beachside blessing – whether bluetooth-powered or built right into your blanket.
4. Make a statement with your bag itself.
Every summer is an excuse for a new tote to totally wear out for the season. Why not show a little of yourself without saying a thing while you get settled?
5. Bolden up with a bandeau.
Whether you do or don't intend to take a dip, wear a dynamic bandeau top paired with shorts or a skirt for perfect sunshine party mode.
6. Trade in your two-piece for an intricate one-piece.
Straps, patterns, and cutouts are surprising ways to make a singular swimsuit the more stunning option this summer!
7. Throw some shape into your sunnies.
An atypical pair of shades with jagged edges and unexpected geometry can capture all the cuteness possible in the blink of an eye.
8. Catch the eye by becoming a blast from the past.
Vintage-inspired and vintage-found suits are only the greatest way to play dress-up in your adulthood, and every era's style seems to be welcome this season. If you're going for a pin-up look, try tying a bandanna with the bow on top of your head a la Rosie the Riveter.
9. Keep your hair back bohemian style.
Straw hats are heat-busters, but so are multi-textured braids and turban-knotted bandannas. Keep them for a season, then once they're doused in sweat and sunscreen, they're cheap enough to collect and rotate, or get another round next year.
10. Show off your competitive side.
Laying out is as good as it gets but as the sun goes down, invest your energy into game time. Pick up something light to take along with your gear like a towel that doubles as a game board, or a bright set of beach paddles – no net required!
SIP EASY. ENJOY MALIBU RESPONSIBLY.
MALIBU ® Caribbean Rum with Coconut Liqueur & Natural Spices, with Truvia® Sweetener. 30% Alc./Vol. (60 Proof) ©2013 Imported by Pernod Ricard USA, Purchase, NY
Truvia® and the Truvia® logo are registered trademarks of the Truvia Company LLC.
PER 1.5 FL. OZ. SERVING. AVERAGE ANALYSIS: CALORIES 70; CARBOHYDRATES less than 1 gram; PROTEIN 0 grams; FAT 0 grams.
*when mixed with your favorite zero calorie mixer. Limes and other garnishes may add calories