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Your Checklist For The Best Beach Bag

Swimsuit? Done! A car-full of beach-bum friends? Got 'em. Shotgun? Called! The only thing left to do is make sure your beach bag is packed with only the necessities required to make a waterfront trip one that's carefree and full of possibilities. From no-spill sunscreens to non-embarrassing flip-flops, here's the gear you need for a beach trip to remember.
Above, from left: American Apparel Rugby Towel, $24, available at American Apparel; Phyto Protective Beach Spray, $22, available at Sephora; Topshop Nude Metal Sunglasses, $36, available at Topshop; Hollywood Flat Jelly Sandal, $19, available at Urban Outfitters; Cynthia Vincent Berkeley Exclusively For Piperlime, $295, available at Piperlime.
Above, from left: Old Navy Toe-Strap Flip Flops, $7.50, available at Old Navy; Supreme Denim Metal Plate Hat, $44, available at Supreme; Lomography Fisheye Submarine Case, $65, available at Lomography; Proenza Schouler Towel, $145, available at Proenza Schouler.
Above, from left: Alice + Olivia Abella Tie-Dye Long Sarong SKirt, $368, available at Alice+Olivia; Mayser Natural Straw Panama Hat, $120, available at Stylebop; Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm SPF 25, available at Sephora; UO Giant Badminton Set, $30, available at Urban Outfitters; House of Harlow 1960 Audrey Sunglasses, $110, available at Boutique To You.
Above, from left: Labasa Yellow Beach Towel, $24.95, available at Crate & Barrel; Elizabeth and James Park Sunglasses, $155, available at Goldyn; Juicy Couture Beaded Owl Drawstring Bag, $148, available at Juicy Couture; J. Crew Rope Cloud Ikat Dress, $59.50, available at J. Crew.
Above, from left: Roxy Beach Party Chair, $42, available at Roxy; Bass Elastic Sandal, $29, available at Urban Outfitters; Madewell Summer Sun Hat, $38, available at Madewell; Liza+Tara Pearl Cover-Up, $69.95, available at Anthropologie.
Above, from left: Lands' End Beach Living Beach Towel, $23.60, available at Lands End; Free People Crochet Birkin Romper, $108, available at Free People; Prada D-Frame Acetate Sunglasses, $225, available at Net-A-Porter; ASOS Oversized Canvas Shopper, $27.58, available at ASOS.
Above, from left: Nine West Isola Straw Tote, $31.60, available at Nine West; Roxy JBL On Tour Portable Speakers, $49, available at Roxy; Diesel Clutchy Denim Strappy Flip Flop, $60.34, available at ASOS; Watermans' SPF Lotion, $19.95, available at Swell.