You need these 17 beach essentials for summer

You need these 17 beach essentials for summer
You'll be sitting pretty with these Elizabeth and James octagon Lane sunglasses, $165. (Elizabeth and James)

While the ocean is never far away in Southern California, June seems to legitimize tacking up that "Gone Fishing" sign and embarking on an official beach vacation — even if it's just for a day. It's time to upgrade ratty swim gear and head to the shore in style with some of the latest sun-ready essentials.

Amore Pacific Sun Protection Stick SPF50+ with plum extract and green tea seed oil for lips and hairline, $40 at


Tarte antioxidant-infused Tarteguard 30 Sunscreen Lotion for the face, $32 at Sephora stores and

Deus Ex Machina contrast-print Tugu Scales board shorts, $75 at Deus Ex Machina in Venice, (888) 515-3387 and

Aesop hydrating SPF30 Avail Lip Balm with Sunscreen, botanical jojoba and castor seed extract, natural oils, candelilla and carnauba waxes, $19 at local Aesop stores,

Julien David x Quiksilver tuxedo-print rashguard, $150 at Just One Eye in Hollywood, (888) 563-6858,

Elizabeth and James octagon Lane sunglasses, $165 at Society of the Spectacle in Eagle Rock, (323) 255-4300 and

Ancient Greek Sandals rubber Ikaria triple-band sandals with wing detail, $125 at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills, (310) 276-4400 and

State of Escape perforated neoprene Escape bag with sailing rope handles, $338 at

Sunnylife x Florence Broadhurst cockatoo-print beach umbrella with UPF 30 protective coating and matching carry bag, $99 at

Kiini crochet-trim bikini top, $165, and bottom, $120, at

Hermès beach towel-cape (with armholes) in terry toweling, $1,000 at Hermès in Beverly Hills, (310) 278-6440 and

Natura Bissé citrus-scented, hydrating C+C Dry Oil Antioxidant Sun Protection SPF30, $63 at

Yestadt Millinery foldable tie-dye straw Nomad fedora hat, $250 at

Poprageous one-piece Palm Springs print swimsuit, $109 at

Orlebar Brown x Emilio Pucci limited-edition cotton Whippet board shorts, $315 at


Cynthia Rowley fiber-lite neoprene SPF50 denim-print wetsuit, $375 at

Miguelina silk chiffon Florence caftan cover-up with crochet inset, $285 at