By: Emilie Moy
Labor day weekend is a special holiday in many ways. Not only does the fashion myth say that it’s time to put your summer whites away for the season, but more importantly, it signifies the last official summer hoorah. Whether its the clambakes, lobster rolls, or frozen rose you’re going to miss the most, you deserve to relax this weekend and what better way to get ready for fall fashion week than by spending the long weekend by the beach. Look to these essentials when packing for your beach getaway.
Striped Dress With Buttons and Straps' $26; zara.com
Not only is this dress great for pulling over your bikini, but it can be layered over a T-shirt during the upcoming fall months.
Nikon COOLPIX W300, $390; nikon.com
Make those memories in the sun last with the this waterproof camera by Nikon.
Bell-Sleeve Jean Jacket, $128; madewell.com
Although you may be at the beach, the weather is already cooling down and you'll want to bring a light jean jacket especially for breezy nights. This bell-sleeved option is a fun take on the denim coat that will carry you through the fall.
Maui Babe After Browning Lotion, $15; amazon.com
Seal in that hard earned summer tan with this after browning lotion by Maui Babe. Apply after showering to help moisturize and maintain your skin's summer glow, and it just make us forget about the cold weather ahead.
Merida Basket Woven Pom Pom Bag, $99; soludos.com
This chic straw bag is also perfect to use as a fall street style accessory. Its fun pom poms play up any outfit whether you're at the beach or going to a fashion week show.
Public Relations by Katie Heaney & Arianna Rebolini, $10; amazon.com
Whether you tore through a dozen books or haven't flipped a page all summer, this one is definitely on your must-read list. This story of a young PR career woman living in NYC is a light read that you can easily get through it over the weekend.