Hot days, long weekends, salty air. Yes, it’s starting to feel a lot like summer out there. And if you’re like us, a few days at the beach sounds about perfect after a long week at the office. Whether this entails chasing a summer swell up and down the coast or simply sitting back with a good book and some summer ales, we’re not here to judge. Just here to help.
And help we did, thanks in part to this flawless summer beach retreat getup stocked with everything you need to unwind for a few days at your local coastline. Here, find a pair of sleek shorts that’ll take you from the beach to the bar come happy hour, some breathable yet stylish footwear to get you there, and some architectural inspiration for the beach house. Cheers.
Faherty All Day Short
Purposed as an all-day, everyday pair of water repellent shorts, Faherty’s All Day Short not only comes available in several colorways to suit just about any style under the blazing sun but features their premium eco-friendly fabric built from recycled plastic bottles but with a touch of cotton for a soft, comfortable feel. Each pair is also finished with an inner drawstring, mesh-lined side and back pockets, a zipper fly closure, and a fresh guard odor repellant for unlimited enjoyment all summer long.
Everyone needs a little inspiration from time to time. That’s where Surf Shacks comes in handy. This beautiful coffee table book takes you coastal to the bungalows, trailers, cabins and beach homes where surfers and watermen like to wind down after a long day at the “office.”
Rivieras Cotton Mesh Espadrilles
Espadrilles are one shoe style that has certainly stood the test of time over the years. That, combined with their lightweight and summer-friendly nature made this pair from Rivieras an obvious pick. Each pair is made in Spain from Navy cotton mesh and features elasticated inserts, leather insoles, and rubber soles for enhanced grip on slippery surfaces.
Faherty Short Sleeve Coast Shirt
For the festive individual, this warm weather essential alludes to refined tropical getaways making it an ideal weekend or casual Friday item before you hit the road. Each Coast Shirt is also hand drawn in-house by the brand and block printed on cotton for that traditional look. Additional features include coconut buttons, a single chest button pocket, double-needle reinforced seams and point collar.
Faherty Adirondack Blanket
Beaches and blankets go together like sun and sunscreen. This is undeniable. Luckily, Faherty offers this vintage-inspired brushed cotton option that’s custom woven in looms for a soft hand feel.
Oakley Latch Sunglasses
Get yourself a set of polarized lenses this summer. And if you’re looking for a good place to start, Oakley’s Latch sunglasses are fairly priced and feature their Prizm Sapphire polarized lenses that work to maximize contrast and enhance your overall visibility under the unrelenting sun.
Aulta Blue Acquatico Automatic Watch
Built out specifically for underwater aquatic adventures, Aulta’s Acuatico Automatic watch is powered by the very motion of your wrist. It’s all thanks to the timepiece’s Japanese Miyota automatic movement for perpetual use via an active lifestyle. Additional features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, a unidirectional rotating diver bezel, and luminescent numbers and markers for low light visibility.
Reuben’s Brews Summer IPA
Few things pair better with summer weekends at the beach than an ice cold beer. That’s why we opted to include this fine summer IPA from Washington state-based Reuben’s Brews. Here, we have a medium body hop-forward ale complete with notes of light citrus aromas, notes of orange and grapefruit, and a slightly bitter finish that’s perfect for those long summer days.