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.

Trina Turk's Beach Essentials

Fashion designer Trina Turk shares some of her favorite shore-inspired things.

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The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
Ted Tucker

Relaxing Read

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion, $12;

“Things get so crazy in the office that it’s nice to sit down with a good book while I’m on the beach,” Trina says. “This one put everything in perspective for me.” Didion’s memoir follows her through the year after her husband’s death. Drawn into a state of “magical thinking,” she weaves a collection of moving essays.

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