On the waterfront: 11 hero pieces to pack for the beach

Dust off the deck chair and parasol: here are the must-pack items for your next beach trip

Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) frolicking on the beach near her Hollywood home during a break from filming. (Photo by L J Willinger/Getty Images)

Suiting up for the beach this summer? Consider easy separates, chunky sandals, breezy dresses, and the type of fedora hat that demands to be packed – all in a raffia straw tote, naturally. Below, Irish Tatler has rounded up the hero pieces you need for your next beach trip – so dust off the deck chair and parasol.

Platform flip flops, €22.99, H&M
Penny printed midi dress, €1,595, Altuzarra at
Carlotta suede trimmed straw tote, €273, Eurgenia Kim at
Mixed colour woven fedora hat, €34 at Oliver Bonas
Ryder beach towel €145, Ralph Lauren Home
Outdoor rug, €20 at Dunnes Stores
10oz rambler wine tumble, €30,
Le brigette distressed denim shorts, €230,
Ombre pleatued tunic dress, €99.95, Massimo Dutti
Beach chair, €91, Sunnylife at
Triple star necklace, €79 at Loulerie