I've been coveting this Eugenia Kim sun hat that's been all over Instagram for the past two months. With a wide-brim and the words "Do Not Disturb" embroidered on the front, it's the ideal accessory for a quiet day of reading on the beach. Built-in shade, some peaceful privacy, and a side of fabulousness—sign. me. up.
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But I just can't justify the jaw-dropping $485 price tag—it's bound to get wet and distorted or chlorine stained by the pool. Not for nothing, I also have a reputation for losing expensive summer accessories. Sunglasses might as well be disposable in my book. And, once, a straw hat just blew right off of my head and into the water (au revoir) during a speedy boat ride. It's tough summering in style.
So when I spotted this $26 oversized beach hat in the junior's department (yep, I shop the tween section!) of Nordstrom, I knew I needed to have it. It's exactly what I've been looking for. Plus, the expression ("come sail away") is a little less jaded, and much more appropriate should this hat also find its way into the ocean.
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A pair of new sunnies, plus my fave sun-protecting hat make for a chic sartorial statement as we kick off the July Fourth holiday... To celebrate the extra-long weekend, I've rounded up a few seriously cool (but not seriously expensive) beach accessories.
More of our Must-Haves for a Stylish Day at the Beach
Of course, the best beach accessory is a cute sweaty baby, but I can't help you there...
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