Summer TrendsThe Best Summer Beach Gear for Really, Really Rich Guys
While going to the beach is, ostensibly, the cheapest way to cool off during the summer months, that doesn't mean you can't surround yourself with ridiculously luxurious things while enjoying its God-given splendor. Because there's nothing more enjoyable than taking expensive items and dragging them around in the sand or getting them sun-bleached and wet with salty seawater, we've found a few of the more indulgent items to choose from. Enjoy, you awful 1-percenters!
Just because you only wear them to the beach or a pool doesn't mean you should forgo style when it comes to swim trunks.
Dolce & Gabbana printed swim shirts, $750, at mrporter.com
It's no small feat to make shades that keep the sun out of your eyes, fold in on themselves, and are this damn stylish. Well worth the price, if you ask us.
Thom Browne folding sunglasses, $1,000, barneys.com
As the go-to boutique for Miami's tastemakers, The Webster has a stronghold on high-end beach accessories, including these leather-wrapped wood paddles for merrymaking by the shore, courtesy of the Spanish brand Loewe.
Loewe beach paddles, $890, available at thewebster.us
Just ’cause you're laying your towel in the sand and sweating it out while lying on it doesn't mean it shouldn't be upscale.
Hermès Tigre du Bengale beach towel, $630, available at hermes.com
Embrace your inner hippie with this far-out (and far-out-of-the-reach-of-average-guys) beach tote.
Valentino tie-dye beach bag, $1,330, italist.com
While it may be one of summer's weirder trends, water socks do come in handy when you're, you know, by the water.
James Perse Zuma shoes, $395, jamesperse.com
After baking your skin, you need some magical serum to fix all the damage you've done, and for this much money, La Mer better work.
La Mer The Concentrate Grande, $785, cremedelamer.com
Hey, no one ever said status didn't come at a price. Who cares if you actually know how to surf or not.
Frescobol Carioca surfboard, $2,471, frescobolcarioca.com