Beach Bag Essentials

We asked some of our favorite designers, experts, and coastal personalities what's in their beach bags. Here's their must-have essentials that you can buy now.

Summer Sanders' Beach Essentials

The Olympic gold medal swimmer and correspondent for Good Morning America gives us a look inside her beach bag.

Summer Sanders
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"This hat's the kind you can fold into any shape in your bag and miraculously, when you take it out, it immediately goes back to its perfect form."

San Diego Hat Company Crushable Ribbon Floppy Hat in Coral, $48;

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