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surfsandsunSummer essentials to ensure a spectacular season

When the seasons shift, our interests, activities and clothing change, too. Summer’s arrival brings a desire for all those must-have products perfect for the warm weather. Area stores and boutiques come to our rescue by recommending the hottest trends for Summer ’16.

Olivia Miller Cream SandalsOlivia Miller Footwear Cream Sandals

Crochet sandals dress up an outfit in a way that flip-flops or sandals can’t—and these T-strap Olivia Miller Footwear Cream Sandals, which have been flying off the shelves, are beautiful and comfortable ($28 at Everything but Water, Roosevelt Field Mall).

Flash Tattoo JosephineFlash Tattoos

With jewelry-inspired Flash Tattoos, you won’t worry about losing your valuables at the beach. These cost $15 to $30 and stay on for four to six days (Josephine tattoo, $22 at Everything but Water, Roosevelt Field Mall).

ripcurlshortsRip Curl Electric Beach Tank and Shorts

This Rip Curl Electric Beach Tank with tassel trim and black Rip Curl Shorts combo create a perfect casual outfit for a hot day ($49.50, tank; $40, shorts, at Indi Surf Skate, Manhasset).

JETS by Jessika Allen One Piece Plunge CutoutJETS by Jessika Allen One Piece Plunge

One-piece bathing suits that aren’t as revealing as a bikini are all the rage this season. This sophisticated JETS by Jessika Allen One Piece Plunge cut-out from the White: The Capsule Collection has a formed waist, crisscross back straps and a low-plunge neckline ($224 at Everything but Water, Roosevelt Field Mall).

Lola Hats Wide Brim HatLola Hats Wide Brim Hat

Completing an impeccable poolside look, the super trendy Lola Hats Wide Brim Hat is a wheat-straw fedora with freehand top-stitching on the edge of the broad brim and on the mid-crown ($185 at Everything but Water, Roosevelt Field Mall).

ripcurltribalbikiniRip Curl Riviera Fixed Tri Bikini

Tribal prints are popular this season and this Rip Curl Riviera Fixed Tri Bikini features this gorgeous pattern, plus the top has an adjustable hook with three closures for comfort ($44, top; $39.50, bottom, at Indi Surf Skate, Manhasset).

adidasteesAdidas Messi Dry-fit Tees

Adidas Messi Dry-fit Tees give the look of a jersey, are reasonably priced and are available in youth through adult sizes ($31.50, Neil’s Corner Spot, Albertson).

hardtailterryshortsHard Tail Terry Shorts

Hard Tail Terry Shorts are soft, comfy and come in a variety of colors; their price depends on the neon acid wash ($46 to $62 at Just Beautiful Boutique, Williston Park).

Surfs-Up-Capris-4Terez Surfboard Capri Leggings

These bright, fun girls’ Terez Surfboard Capri Leggings couldn’t be a more appropriate match for the beach ($51 at Lester’s, Greenvale).

Tkees Foundations Flip-Flops

Meant to blend with your skin tone and be practically invisible, these Tkees Foundations Flip-Flops have been trending for young girls ($55 at Indi Surf Skate, Manhasset).

Initial Stop Monogrammed Beach ItemsInitial Stop Accessories

Personalize all your essentials with a monogram, nickname or the name of your boat or beach house (weekender anchor design leather handle satchel bag, $125; large zip-top Taylor/paw print boat bag, $46; zip-top SBA circle design all-purpose pouch, $26; EF on stripe wristlet, $24; cuff bracelet, $26; keychain, $18; Max and #1 Grandpa towels, $30; at Initial Stop, Port Washington).

vans ocotillo buttondownVans Ocotillo Button-Down Shirt

Hawaiian shirts are a classic summer look for men and this acid-palm print Vans Ocotillo Button-Down Shirt with artificial wood buttons and a chest pocket has been a top-seller ($48 at Indi Surf Skate, Manhasset).

Ice Pop Float-NEWGiant Ice Pop Pool Float by Big Mouth

Your kids relaxing in a pool on this Giant Ice Pop Pool Float by Big Mouth screams summer ($32 at Lester’s, Greenvale).

RVCA_Boardshorts IMG_0880 copyRVCA Ashbury Boardshorts

These tropical RVCA Ashbury Boardshorts put men in vacation mode this season ($60 at Indi Surf Skate, Manhasset).

vanssliponsVans Classic Slip-Ons

Easy to slide on and comfortable to wear, these Vans Classic Slip-Ons are a staple for men—and they come in an array of colors ($52 at Indi Surf Skate, Manhasset).

California Umbrella 11-Foot Cantilever

Available in beige and canvas, this California Umbrella 11-Foot Cantilever provides shade to any table, is easy to use and is a must-have for your patio, especially because the Sunbrella fabric is weather resistant, making your umbrella look new every year ($799.90 at Peter Andrews, Williston Park).

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