Shark Week-Inspired Summer Essentials


Image: Discovery Channel.

Summer isn’t over yet, and with Shark Week officially starting yesterday, who has time to ponder Labor Day’s approach when there are matters of life and death and television programming to dive into? Below, find our seasonal essentials for your next—and hopefully not last—beach vacation. We’re not promising they’ll keep the sharks at bay, but they’ll certainly give them something to look at.



Image: Comme des Garçons.

After a day of swimming it can get chilly at night, and this blue-and-white striped Comme des Garçons Play long-sleeve will warm you up with its nautical style.

Navy/White Play Striped T-Shirt, $165, COMME DES GARÇONS PLAY. Available for purchase at DoverStreetMarket.com.

2. KOMONO – Magnus Ship Ahoy Watch


Image: Komono.

With a seaside-striped band and a blue face, this timepiece embodies preppy seafaring luxury. The perfect accessory to any beach-ready outfit.

Magnus Ship Ahoy Watch, $99.95, KOMONO. Available for purchase at WeAreKomono.com.

3. ALTRU – Cali Waves Cap


Image: Altru.

No beach outfit is complete without a classic cap, and this five-panel from Los Angeles-based Altru features an allover wave pattern, keeping you cool and coordinated.

Cali Waves Cap, $32, ALTRU. Available for purchase at AltruApparel.com.

4. OPENING CEREMONY – Magpie Jacquard Paneled Swim Trunks


Image: Opening Ceremony.

A seashell-esque print and sporty black stripes make these swim trunks wearable in and out of water, ensuring that even the palest among us are confident on the shore.

Magpie Jacquard Paneled Swim Trunks, $89, OPENING CEREMONY. Available for purchase at OpeningCeremony.us.

5. DOLCE & GABBANA – Rubber-Soled Sandals

Dolce and Gabbana

Image: Dolce & Gabbana.

Never thought you’d wear sandals? The grayscale color palette and minimalist design of this Dolce&Gabbana pair will change your mind, and might even make their way into your everyday summer rotation.

Rubber-Soled Sandals, $245, DOLCE&GABBANA. Available for purchase at MrPorter.com.

6. ONE KINGS LANE – Fish Beach Towel


Image: One Kings Lane.

Dry off with this appropriately-themed beach towel, featuring a reversible turquoise and white, navy-trimmed fish design that is woven into the towel.

Turquoise/Midnight Fish Beach Towel, $16, ONE KINGS LANE. Available for purchase at OneKingsLane.com.


Photos courtesy of Discovery Channel and products’ respective brands.