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While it's (usually) always beach season in LA, dipping your toes in the water in December is a different story. Nevertheless, you're already planning on dressing up to bare some skin, so why not ensure that the rest of your sun-and-sand gear also look the part?

Although you can hit up any non-descript tourist shop along the boardwalk for merch, what's not a breeze is trying to tell your late pals that you're "that big red umbrella next to lifeguard station 5". From eye-catching umbrellas for standing out from the crowd to sleek folding chairs and tasseled blankets for creating a cool coastal hangout, check out the best stores in Los Angeles for shopping stylish beach accessories.

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1. Burro

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1409 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 450-6288
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Head to the Cali-cool gift shop for non-cheesy LA-themed towels, roomy straw carryalls, and more charming accessories for your seaside day out.
Photo: Burro

2. Target

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7100 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 201
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 603-0004
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You can't go wrong with the one-stop-shop mass retailer, which offers a seasonal selection of stylish beach gear in a variety of matching options. While you're there, swing by the groceries department (seaside picnic, anyone?) and the skincare section (you'll need that sunblock and aloe vera gel to be safe) for the rest of your beach-going needs.
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3. Urban Outfitters

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1520 N Cahuenga Blvd Ste 1
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(434) 964-0127
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Outfit your hipster beach hangout with woven blankets and minimalist towels from the retailer's home section, plus pick up sleek SPF and hair treatments from its top-notch beauty department. Don't forget that Fujifilm Instax camera for Polaroid'ing your too-cool antics.

4. OndadeMar

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130 S Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 205-0705
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Alongside colorful swimsuits for women and men, the Colombian brand's boutique stocks kaleidoscopic scarves, totes, and more worthy of a South American-inspired beach trip.
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5. Everything But Water

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220 26th St
Santa Monica, CA 90402
In addition to stylish swimsuits, pick up towels, cute beach duffels, swimwear totes, blankets, and more merch to match your bikini.
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6. Cost Plus World Market

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10860 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 441-5115
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In addition to packable picnic snacks, the global goods chain stocks all of the essentials (colorful coolers! printastic umbellas! paddleball sets!) for a tropical vacay-inspired outing.
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7. IKEA

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600 N San Fernando Blvd
Burbank, CA 91502
(888) 888-4532
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If anyone knows how to accessorize a colorful and functional coastal adventure, it's the Swedes. We suggest heading straight to the Market Hall, where you can pick up bright red umbrellas, wooden folding chairs, pop-up wind shelters, and printastic beach towels all for about the same price.
Photo: Ikea

1. Burro

1409 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
Photo: Burro
Head to the Cali-cool gift shop for non-cheesy LA-themed towels, roomy straw carryalls, and more charming accessories for your seaside day out.
1409 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291

2. Target

7100 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 201, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Photo: Target
You can't go wrong with the one-stop-shop mass retailer, which offers a seasonal selection of stylish beach gear in a variety of matching options. While you're there, swing by the groceries department (seaside picnic, anyone?) and the skincare section (you'll need that sunblock and aloe vera gel to be safe) for the rest of your beach-going needs.
7100 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 201
West Hollywood, CA 90046

3. Urban Outfitters

1520 N Cahuenga Blvd Ste 1, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Outfit your hipster beach hangout with woven blankets and minimalist towels from the retailer's home section, plus pick up sleek SPF and hair treatments from its top-notch beauty department. Don't forget that Fujifilm Instax camera for Polaroid'ing your too-cool antics.
1520 N Cahuenga Blvd Ste 1
Los Angeles, CA 90028

4. OndadeMar

130 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Photo: Ondademar
Alongside colorful swimsuits for women and men, the Colombian brand's boutique stocks kaleidoscopic scarves, totes, and more worthy of a South American-inspired beach trip.
130 S Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

5. Everything But Water

220 26th St, Santa Monica, CA 90402
Photo: Everything But Water
In addition to stylish swimsuits, pick up towels, cute beach duffels, swimwear totes, blankets, and more merch to match your bikini.
220 26th St
Santa Monica, CA 90402

6. Cost Plus World Market

10860 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Photo: World Market
In addition to packable picnic snacks, the global goods chain stocks all of the essentials (colorful coolers! printastic umbellas! paddleball sets!) for a tropical vacay-inspired outing.
10860 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

7. IKEA

600 N San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502
Photo: Ikea
If anyone knows how to accessorize a colorful and functional coastal adventure, it's the Swedes. We suggest heading straight to the Market Hall, where you can pick up bright red umbrellas, wooden folding chairs, pop-up wind shelters, and printastic beach towels all for about the same price.
600 N San Fernando Blvd
Burbank, CA 91502