Tropical Wear

Oct 11, 2007
Outside Magazine
Tropical Wear

1. Leilani Blue Hawaii Bandeau, Cali Pant, and Pareau
Channel your inner Gisele in this floral-print bikini. And, yes, the matching wrap takes care of those inevitable moments of unsupermodel-like insecurity. Bandeau and Cali pant, $76; pareau, $42;

2. Dorfman Pacific Straw Hat
This company makes fashionable, sustainable, and effective sunshades from natural fibers. Starting at $38;

3. Athleta Playa Kaftan
Throw on this embroidered cotton cover-up at cocktail hour. $64;

4. Liquid Mountain Aqualuscious Bikini
Surf without fear of baring it all with this adjustable two-piece, stitched with UV-blocking fabric. Matching sleeveless rash guard ($40) sold separately. $76;

5. ViridIs Luxe Tereza Short Cardigan
Pamper your shoulders with this sassy yet upscale cashmere-and-hemp shrug. $218;

6. Chaco Switch
Leave your well-loved river sandals at home. These classy flip-flops have a plush leather deck and colorful clasp. $55;

7. Costa Del Mar Isabela
Splurge on the single most essential item of any beach excursion: sexy shades that actually protect the eyes. The Isabelas come in a variety of lens and frame colors. Starting at $139;

8. Oakley Fushion Convertible
This roomy cotton tote-to-backpack transformer is functional¬ówith compression straps and external cargo pockets¬ówithout trying too hard. $70;