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Getaway Dreaming: 10 Beach Kit Essentials for Your Next Tropical Vacation

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Self-isolation has us wishing for warmer days and tropical getaways. If you're in the same spot, get properly prepared with a few of our favorite beach kit essentials:

Unimatic UI FM Dive Watch, $650

Italian watch brand Unimatic crafts eye-popping watches that overflow with both quality and minimalism. One part James Bond, one part Steve Jobs.

Onia Linen Beach Blanket, $85

Swimwear brand Onia makes a handsome beach blanket that folds up and packs away in a matching drawstring pouch. 

Todd Snyder Bleach Denim Shirt, $168

Nothing says effortlessly stylish like a lightweight denim shirt at the beach. This one is a favorite.

Reigning Champ Mid-Length Swim Short, $100

Quality and coolness collide with this lowkey swim trunk from Reigning Champ that's not too short—or long.

Fendi "Forever Fendi" Slides, $560

How cool are these lambskin slip-on sandals featuring a debossed Fendi logo pattern throughout? A stylish splurge.

Frescobol Carioca Gray Trancoso Wooden Beach Bat and Ball Set, $260

Brazillian beach sport Frescobol is best played with these gorgeous resin-coated paddles that are handmade from wooden off-cuts and finished with grey neoprene grips. The set also includes a pair of logo-print balls and a travel-friendly waterproof bag.

DSPTCH RnD Edition Tote Bag, $184

We love the minimalist vibes of this tote design by DSPTCH that's crafted from waterproof Dyneema.

Aesop Avail Facial Sunscreen Lotion, $60

Keep your skin looking fresh with this stylish sunscreen from Aesop which also hydrates thanks to ingredients ranging from green tea to Vitamin E.

Dune by Frank Herbert, $9

Renowned filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Arrival) just wrapped up filming a movie adaptation of Dune due out this December starring Timothée Chalamet, so if you love to read the book before seeing the movie, this is a must. And even if you don't, it's still a must.

Oliver Peoples O'Malley Sunglasses, $492

These slick shades are inspired by the sunglasses worn by former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley. Ridiculously cool.