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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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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.
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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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Urban Outfitters

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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.

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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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Everything But Water

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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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Cost Plus World Market

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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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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

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.
Photo: Burro

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.
Photo: Target

Urban Outfitters

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.

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.
Photo: Ondademar

Everything But Water

In addition to stylish swimsuits, pick up towels, cute beach duffels, swimwear totes, blankets, and more merch to match your bikini.
Photo: Everything But Water

Cost Plus 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.
Photo: World Market

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.
Photo: Ikea