My beach essentials: India Hicks

The London-born fashion guru shares her favorite tote and versatile cover-up.

When she’s not busy running her lifestyle brand, India Hicks is relaxing by the ocean. “Living on a tiny island for the past twenty odd years, I’d developed the most elemental appreciation of the fresh air and cleansing clear water,” says Hicks the Bahamas resident. Here, she reveals her beachmust-haves.

india hicks madly deeply in royal navy

"This holds everything for tropical boating trips including beach towels and my sausage dog Banger."
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melissa odabash honolua zip-front swimsuit navy

"This suit has just the right amount of Bond girl sexiness while also being sporty enough for activities like waterskiing."
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rahua finishing treatment

"This product calms frizz, tames stray hairs, elevates shine, and restores hair to weightless softness."
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miguelina kate cotton crochet coverup dress

"From the beach to the hotel bar, this dress with a bit of lace is always right."
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finlay + co. jenson sunglasses

"I love the shape and the unexpected wooden material of these shades."
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intraceuticals rejuvenate revival mist

"This rose-scented spray is a hydrating lifesaver."
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hat attack original panama fedora with classic bow trim

"I always keep a hat on hand to stand out and hide from the sun at the same time."
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susanne kaufmann sunscreen

"Tons of protection from the rays, plus anti-aging ingredients make this organic blend one of my go-to choices."
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