10 Beach-themed Gifts Better Than a Perfect Tan
Daniel Wellington Classic Warwick 40mm Rose Gold
La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Clear Skin Dry Touch Sunscreen
Sun protection is key at the beach, and what better way to show you care than gifting one of the best sunscreens out there? Its dry touch texture will lure even the sunscreen skeptics over to the pale side.
To buy: target.com, $20
L.L.Bean Boat and Tote
L.L.Bean’s signature canvas totes have been handcrafted in Maine since 1944, making it the perfect pick for anyone heading to the shore. Take it to the next level by adding a monogram for a gift that’s both personal and practical.
To buy: llbean.com, $35
Frescobol Carioca Trancoso Beach Bat Set
There are two types of people at the beach: the relaxed reader and the activity hound — this handmade beach bat set is perfect for the latter. It’s sure to keep them happy at the shore while everyone else enjoys a little R&R from under the umbrella.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, $245
Sensi Studio Short Brim Boater
For the girl who can always be found in the shade, this banded straw boater is perfect for keeping the sun off her face and staying chic at the beach (which can sometimes be a challenge in the heat).
To buy: Greg Mills, 212-391-0050, $180
Salvatore Ferragamo Slide Sandal
Perfect for the woman in your life who loves a little extra shimmer and shine, this slide will add the perfect touch of glam to any beach look.
To buy: Salvatore Ferragamo, 866-337-7242, $695
Kat Burki Retin-C Treatment Complex
After a day in the sun, who doesn't want to pamper themselves and look a little younger in the process? This dual-phase Retin-C treatment is perfect for the skincare-obsessed and anyone else who wants that sunny glow to last long after dusk.
To buy: katburki.com, $165
Solid & Striped The Brigitte Lemons Bikini
It’s time to replace the itsy bitsy tiny weeny yellow polka-dot bikini with this high-waisted green striped version. Solid and Striped makes the best playful swimsuits out there, and this set is chic yet wearable enough that taking a dip in the ocean isn't off-limits.
Estée Lauder Whimsical Fish Solid Perfume Compact
If you’re looking for a gift that’s extra special this holiday season, this bejeweled compact filled with Estée Lauder’s Beautiful fragrance is just the thing.
To buy: esteelauder.com, $250
Orlebar Brown Bulldog Mid-length Swim Shorts
For the man who can never have too many pairs of trunks, Orlebar Brown makes some of the best at just the right length. And this color combination is anything but boring. Why not match his board shorts to the sea?
To buy: orlebarbrown.com, $245