My beach essentials: Jessica Szohr

The co-star of USA network's 'Complications' on her must-haves for the beach.

After spending six seasons in the style-saturated world of Gossip Girl, Jessica Szhor has traded the hottest trendsfor hospital scrubs to play tough and savvy nurse Gretchen Polk on USA’s dark new medical drama, Complications. But starring in one of TV’s trendiest shows was not without impact; the actress’s beach lookis expertly curated and effortlessly chic. Here, Szohr’s fashionable (and functional) picks—think everything from a Bose portable speaker to beauty products from Charlotte Tilbury and more—for a day of sand and sun.

pendleton spa towels, $50

"They are so soft and cozy—perfect for a nice day at the beach or just lounging by my pool. And the different patterns are so fun."
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bose bluetooth speaker, $300

"I mean when a beach or pool party it is not complete without a great playlist and clear speakers that can travel with you!"
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charlotte tilbury lip magic balm, $35

"This is a refreshing anti-aging lip balm that makes my lips feel silky smooth and gives a good base for a daytime hang, or a nice evening out. It just makes you feel fresh and light."
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body drench quick tan bronzing spray, $12

"This gives me a little bit of a base glow and helps protect me from the sun. The tan looks super natural and also makes my skin moisturized."
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kate somerville nourish mist, $48

"It's like a shower spray in a bottle—so refreshing and hydrating."
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triangl swimwear, $89

"The few suits I have by this brand fit so extremely well and the material is just what you want when you’re in a suit. Very easy to move in and comfy in a way you aren't worried about whether it's going to shift. The colors are fun and bright, but solid. It's sexy without trying too hard."
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beach day by unite, $23

"This is so good for summer hair. It smells delicious and gives your hair great texture without feeling sticky."
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