A beach chair with a bag and umbrella.
Liesa Cole

All Geared Up

There's no shortage of efficient, stylish new gear to make the design diva's trek to the shore hassle-free. The predominance of stripes in this year’s textiles has cropped up in the designs for beach furniture.

While the soignée style of the French Riviera may have spawned the original craze for broad, bright graphics (cabana stripes, anyone?), the new beach stripe takes on modern hues, even with a devil-may-care approach to mixing and matching colors.

Monogrammed Bag
Available at L.L. Bean

Striped Umbrella
Both available at Target

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