In this time and season, it might sound unusual spending some time at the beach, but it can still be fun and rewarding, especially when you have these essentials that can make you look stylish the whole trip.
Living in a tropical country where it’s particularly hot and humid one time and a rainy, torrential overcast the next really has its pros and cons. It is just a matter of perspective. While the other part of the world is probably snowing by now, we here in the Philippines are lucky enough to still enjoy the beach, play with the waves even though the summer has long gone. And as an added pleasure, you get to enjoy the serene scene more since the beaches aren’t too crowded during these months.
As you bask in the sunlight and have the entire shoreline as your background, everything just seems so picturesque and Instagram-worthy. Now, you can elevate your beach styles with fashionable essentials that are of-the-moment as they are functional. Besides, its the holidays, you can very well treat yourselves to this vacation and a few little must-haves along the way.
This French/Brazilian Beach sandals, made entirely of PVC recycled plastic has finally landed in Manila. With its wide array of colors suitable for both men and women, Cacatoès sandals also boast of a light, bubble-gum scent. From their simple process of collecting, crushing, micronizing, powdering, dying the plastic to molding it into a double strapped sandal, these staples can easily withstand beach waves and instantly make you look photo-ready.
CabAnna Living Swimwear
Are you still sporting the same old boring swimwear from way back when? It is high time you up the ante because the beach and resort fashion have hit many stylish strides from the usual. CabAnna Living has swimsuits for any body type. Either you want to show off a little skin or hide it to your comfort, with their cuts and silhouettes such as the two piece, peplum swim top, and sleeved one piece, you can find the perfect one for you here. Here’s a fun tip: Their swim tops can also be used on your casual days.
If you want to sunbathe and get the perfect tan, lay down the beach with CabAnna Printed Towels made of Sand Saving Micro Fibre. Coming in five original CabAnna prints, these towels can also double as yoga mat. These essentials don’t just make you look good in the beach, but with its implementing practices to reduce waste, it also makes its share in saving the environment.
Havaianas Rio Collection
While this won’t quite get you to the famed sandy beaches of Rio de Janeiro, it does give you a corresponding vibe at every step of your feet. With its selection that comes in the scenery and colors of Brazil, Havaianas lets you customize your own pair with pins and straps in their limited edition Rio Pair, which you can try to mix-and-match in specific stores or on Havaianas online. Your pair comes with two free Rio pins for that added Brazilian flair.
Is surfing on your agenda when you visit the beach, like say, in La Union? FitFlop iQuishion can get you through any beach adventure with ease. Built with the innovative iQushion™ Comfort Technology, which insulates the impact and contours the arch, these flip flops can keep you comfortable during long walks on the beach or whole day activities.
CabAnna Living is located at Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati.