15 Stylish Essentials For Your Weekend Adventure

Packing your bags and trekking up the California coast is the ultimate chaser to a long workweek. With stunning views, random pitstops, and under-the-radar bites, you name it — it has all makings for a picture-perfect weekend.

And, since you’re probably already itching to clock out for the day and hop in the car, we thought we would round up the all the essentials you need for the perfect road trip up Highway 1. Whether you’re escaping to the remote terrain of Big Sur or just want to hit Pacifica for a few hours, don’t leave home without these stylish finds. Is it 5 p.m. yet?
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Photo: Courtesy of REI.
A stylish beach chair is a must.
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Photo: Courtesy of S'well.
Don't forget to hydrate.
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A cute beach blanket-slash-towel like this one by The Beach People will do the trick.
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One way to make a colorful entrance? This vivid, pom basket by Eliza Gran Studios.
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Photo: Courtesy of Shinola.
Shinola and S.F. artist Whyte teamed up to create the coolest beach toys ever.
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Photo: Courtesy of Minted.
For when inspiration strikes.
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Photo: Courtesy of Acrimony.
What's a road trip without a solid pair of sunnies?
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Photo: Courtesy of Stevie Howell.
A lovely caftan to throw over your suit courtesy of Stevie Howell.
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Photo: Courtesy of Mrs. Peasy.
Planning on a spontaneous romantic beach dinner? Mrs. Peasy has all the makings for a lovely (and very Instagram-worthy) coastal meal — just bring the food and you're all set!
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Photo: Courtesy of Aesop.
Make sure you toss this one in your beach bag. This SPF and lotion combo by Aesop is a lifesaver.
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Photo: Courtesy of Janessa Leone.
A straw hat, like this one by Janessa Leone, is a chic beach essential.
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Photo: Courtesy of Lisa Says Gah.
A striking, simple suit by S.F. line Nu Swim seems appropriate for the occasion.
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Photo: Courtesy of White Ceramic Co.
Beach checkers, anyone?
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Photo: Courtesy of Lifefactory.
These durable glasses are the way to go. Trust us.
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Photo: Courtesy of Nude Audio.
You can't skip the tunes.

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