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Memorial day beach must haves

The best items to have for Memorial and beyond for beach days
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Memorial Day is the official start of summer and while many are traveling, visiting friends or family, and other fun outdoor activities - the number one destination is the beach! Whether you're a mom, a fashionista, or student there are certain Memorial Day beach must haves every woman should have that is fun, trendy and can be carried over right into the hot summer days.

1. Sunglasses - protect your eyes from those vicious sun rays. Whether your eyewear style is fun, traditional or retro there are many eyewear stores on and offline that will fit your style and budget. Our recommend stores include: Enki Eyewear (as shown in image), Bleu Dame and Jeremy Scott x Linda Farrow eyewear.

2. A beach bag - a perfect beach bag is easy to carry, water proof and of course fashionable! Our top picks for seeking the perfect beach bag is: Mara Hoffman, Victoria's Secret and Target.

3. A towel - during memorial into the summer, you want a good towel. Aside from your basic beach towels, lies many options of beach towels from loud prints, statement towels, and more from brands you love. Our picks, include: Missoni, Supreme and Asos.com.

4. Sun hat - Our top picks for sun hats include: GAP, Asos.com and Forever 21.

6. Flip flops - Our top picks for flip flops, include: GAP (which has flip flops for the whole family), eBay, and Target.

7. Earphones - whether you're zoning out the waves or your children - listen in style with our picks: Yurbuds and Beats by Dre headphones.

8. A phone/tablet - Last but certainly, not least, the number one item needed for your Memorial Day and summer adventures, include a phone that can capture your fun beach moments for facebook and instagram, listen to music or all the above! Our top picks include, the Samsung Galaxy 5S, The Nexus 7 tablet and the iPhone 5c.