My beach essentials: Michelle Cordeiro Grant

The CEO of Lively shares her hydration secret weapon and a disruptive line of tote bags.

"I love soaking up every minute of being outside with my family in the summer,” says Michelle Cordeiro Grant, the CEO and founder of Lively, a company that specializes in “leisurée”—a combination of athleisure and lingerie. From the perfect one-piece to bags with fun, quippy sayings, here are her beach must-haves.

lively the plunge one piece

"I love a fresh hit of navy in the summer so I have been living in this suit. It’s the perfect mix of sport and style."
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corksicle tumbler in gloss rose quartz

“I’m always on-the-go and try to make sure I stay hydrated. This bright tumbler keeps my beverage cool.”
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diff eyewear the cruz matte gold frame

“Not only are the styles amazing but I love the brand’s mission. For every item you buy, a pair of reading glasses is donated to charity—total win, win.”
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m.gemi the cesta sandals

“They are simple enough that they go with everything, but have a gorgeous braid detail that I love. Plus, they’re so comfortable.”
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dr. dennis gross sheer mineral sun spray

“It's really important to me to make sure I'm protecting my skin while I’m at the beach. This sun spray is my go-to, it's weightless and fresh."
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lively the active crossback bralette

"I treat myself to an hour of "me time" every day and that usually involves doing something active. I've been living in this top, which its perfect for a jog, spin class, or a bit of zen."
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poolside bags custom tote

"Summer definitely calls for a carry-all tote that can be worn from the beach straight to dinner. The punchy phrases make this line a favorite for me."
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