If you’re setting off on a honeymoon by the beach, lucky you! After months or years planning your nuptials, you more than deserve your chosen warm-weather getaway. If you’re set on a seaside jaunt but not quite sure of where to travel to, the Galapagos, Dominican Republic, and the Caribbean are just a few divine locations to consider. Like with any vacation, a strategic pack is essential for a sun-filled escape—you’ll need a series of outfits befitting a range of activities from comfortable clothes for touring to elegant outfits for evenings out, and of course, beachwear. To wit, you’ll want each ensemble to be photogenic so you can document every moment of your honeymoon. Because pics or it didn’t happen. Accessories are crucial for tying all your looks together, but rather than toss everything but the kitchen sink into your suitcase, narrowing it down to a few key pieces will help keep you stay organized and stylish on vacation.
To complement the assortment of breezy dresses and swimwear you’re sure to wear on your honeymoon, seasonal items like a sun hat, straw bag, sunglasses, easy slip-on sandals, and a swimwear cover-up are all essentials by the beach. Each item has the ability to tie beachy looks together for more polish whether you’ve rolled out of your honeymoon suit and into a cabana for a laid-back day or you’ve planned a full itinerary of water activities, exotic meals or island hopping. Post-honeymoon, each item will serve as a mainstay in your summer wardrobe for years to come.
Ahead, our top accessory picks to shop now for your honeymoon by the beach or simply as a perfect pick-me-up ahead of summer.