it's in the bag

our friends at fathom share their beach bag essentials for the perfect plage du jour
April 30, 2012  |   column: DELIBERATE POLISH

whether you’re off to a sunny vacation in paradise or simply planning to unplug for the afternoon at your local beach, run for the sun with these warm weather must-haves, handpicked by the travel experts at fathom.

1. made in the shade: “stay shady or scope out the scene with an oversized disguise for the eyes, like these chic tortoise sunglasses.”

2. put on your poker face:
“when kadima paddles are out of reach, a splashy deck of cards is a dealer’s choice.”

3. suit up:
“the cockatoos bikini is a summer dream, in two pieces.”

4. hot potato:
john’s crispy, crunchy crowd pleasers are hand-cooked and finely packaged, in flavors like deep blue sea salt and aspall cyder vinegar.”

5. into the blue:
“poolside glamour is all in the wrist. case in point, this bright blue bangle.”

6. all in a day’s work:
“technology takes a summer friday, thanks to this irresistible iphone case.”

7. keep rays at bay:
“slather on sunscreen containing natural ingredients like argan oil for double-duty defense and repair. we can’t get enough of josie maran’s spf.”

8. feed thy soul:
“we prefer ‘travel porn’ (afar, trunk, endless) over tabloids!”

9. sit pretty:
“a brightly patterned sling chair makes for easy spotting on a crowded beach.”

10. in full circle:
“the swinging 60s shape of this straw tote goes from beach to boardwalk to backyard party.”

11. amp it up:
jambox delivers big hi-fi sounds, tiny portable speakers.”

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