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Let These Off-Duty Models Inspire Your Next Beach Outfit

Ready to hit the sand.

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With summer so close I can almost smell it, even the thought of packing a suitcase for a little R&R gives me that fuzzy feeling. But packing for the beach doesn't end with finding the right swimsuit (though having a good one is a necessity—check out the boldest swim brands for 2020). Seasoned vacationers know that bringing the right coverups, multiple pairs of sandals, and the best sunnies for each look is equally important. Whether you're planning to escape the city all summer long or are just need a few days to get away, the following models and street style stars provide some inspiration on what to bring along. From walking down the boardwalk to grabbing a smoothie to running errands to make sure you're stocked for the pool party, we have you covered. So get to shopping—sunny days, tan lines and shirtless lifeguards are waiting for you just around the corner.

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1 The Early Morning Smoothie Run
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Bella Hadid wears a mini skirt and flip flops, and suddenly we want a mini skirt and flip flops! Leave it to a supermodel to turn something as simple as running out for breakfast into a full fashion moment. Try this off-duty look where everything's mini, from a thigh-high floral skirt to a tiny baby tee to a micro shoulder bag. Put it all together and you're be ready for breakfast by the beach.

1. Pretties Baby Tee, $55; 2. Sarasota Sunnies, $14; 3. Louis Vuitton Shoulder Bag, $510; 4. The Vampires Wife Skirt, $500; 5. TKEES Sandals, $50

2 From the Beach to the Tiki Bar
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You'll want to soak up as much sun as possible this summer so that picking an easy day to night look won't cut into your beach time. This monochromatic two-piece is the perfect solution. Throw it into your beach bag for a quick outfit change before hitting the town. The full ivory look will show off your tan and perfect salty beach hair. Go for a full boho look by adding a few extra details like gold jewelry and a matching ivory hat.

1. Zara Top, $13; 2. Ray-Ban Sunnies, $107; 3. Lack of Color Hat, $199; 4. Jennifer Zeuner Pendant, $330; 5. Le 17 Septembre, $285; 6. Hat Attack Bag, $69;

3 Date Night on the Boardwalk
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What vacation date night is complete without taking in a few games on the boardwalk? Beat your beau at Water Gun Fun (and look good while doing it) in this pink maxi and mini tote for all your prize tokens. Complete the winning look with canvas slides and a fun pair of sunnies!

1. Lemlem Maxi, $475; 2. Anna Sui Sunglasses, $350; 3. Maison Irem Necklace, $143; 4. Cleobella Mini Tote, $158; 5. Havannas, $40

4 Ready To Restock
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It's not news that denim shorts will go with just about anything, and a white tank will offer the perfect pairing to a cheeky pair of cut offs. Opt for this high-neck, open-back top with high-waisted shorts for a relaxed weekend look. Grab the cooler and your wallet and get going to your friend's pool party. Bring along a simple button down to add a little extra sun protection!

1. L.F. Markey Shirt, $145; 2. The Line By K Tank, $70; 3. ASOS Shoulder Bag, $29; 4. Topshop Shorts, $39; 5. Birkenstocks, $149

5 A Walk Around The Block
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You know...just a casual stroll around the neighborhood drawing zero attention. Show off your figure in this micro-mini bikini and a crotched cover-up with a gold Prada espadrille! No task will be mundane when you're sporting a look like this.

1. DODO BAR OR Coverup, $595; 2. Quay Sunnies, $65; 3. La Porte Bikini Top, $126; 4. La Porte Bikini Bottom, $88; 5. Prada Espadrilles, $590

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