12 Stylish Summer Beachwear and Accessories

Your summer style will sizzle with these hot beach wear and matching accessories.

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The Summer’s Best Beachwear

Embracing the simplicity of summer days at the beach or afternoons lazing by the lake doesn’t mean that your style has to take a hitch. From bright rompers to effortlessly chic wide-brimmed hats, we’ve rounded up 12 of the hottest summer beachwear and accessories so that you can spend less time in your closet and more time soaking up the sunshine.

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Fruit Punch

A drapey romper in a juicy shade has fun in the sun practically built-in.

Gap Romper, $70 at gapcanada.ca

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Basket Case

You’ll like the roomy size (enough for long weekend essentials), and love the thin leather straps in back (hands-free is the only way to travel).

 Michael Michael Kors Backpack, $328 at Michael Kors

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Big Red

Leave it to a vibrant colour to a make a wide brim hat seem even more glamorous.

 Hat, $17 at Winners

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14 Hunter Sandlas

Band Together

Bright ribbons elevate sporty-looking sandals to score go-with-everything status.

 Hunter Sandals, $155 at hunterboots.com

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A Step Above

Simple yet chic, a navy hue and suede straps update a timeless footwear style.

 J.Crew Sandals, $99 at JCrew.com

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12 Aldo Sandals

Blush Hour

A sleek design helps pastel pink sandals achieve a grown-up vibe.

 Aldo Sandals, $55 at Aldo

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Star Team

Fancy footwork all around: a sneaky Velcro closure in back makes these glimmering flats easy to throw on in a flash

Stella McCartney Sandals, $640 at Holt Renfrew

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Boho Bangles

Appropriate for sand and surf locales, metallic chain link bands encased in translucent Lucite qualify as a genius combo of pretty and practical.

Bangles, $45 and $59 at Banana Republic

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Shirt Tales

Slip on a gauzy tunic adorned with oversized embroidery and pompoms to kick-start an unplugged attitude.

Tunic, $25 at Winners

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Chic Shades

Summertime insta-style requires dazzling sunglasses. Say yes to a pair with mirrored lenses.

TOMS Sunglasses, $95 at toms.ca 

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Into The Blue

Delightfully wide legged, perfectly cropped and seriously lightweight – this is summer denim at its best.

Michael Michael Kors Pants, $175 at Michael Kors

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Sheer Delight

Breezy and beautiful, look for pretty textures like crochet and pleats to amp up the appeal of a sheer dress.

 Dress, $178 at French Connection 

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