My beach essentials: Timo Weiland

The NYC designer unpacks his surf-ready summer tote.

Timo Weiland probably spends more time with a mood board than a surfboard these days, but the New York-based fashion designer certainly does his best to get to the beach as much as possible. After all, surf culture is a key part of his brand’s DNA. With summer just ramping up, we turned to Weiland to find out how he hits the surf and sand like a pro.

mccallum kimura surfboard

“For the most stylish session ever: McCallum Kimura surfboard in natural wood finish.”
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steward redline 11" 9 foot longboard

“For the out-of-shape paddle out on an early summer day.”
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cutler & gross sunglasses

“To shade the eyes during peak sunlight.”
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nixon chronicle leather watch

“To keep track of the time without having to sundial the hour.”
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glass nyc caligulia coin trunks

“For a more dapper trunk look.”
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tw camp x polka dot backback

“For the Rockaway weekend, especially "Tiki Disco" on Sunday evening.”
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lanvin boat shoe

“The boat shoe to end all boat shoes.”
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vans "van doren" in american flag

“For the 4th of July?”
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"the beautiful fall"

“A great read that can be re-read several times over. It’s the story of Karl Lagerfeld and YSL as friends and foes in the 1970s.”
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