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Beat the heat in style with these beach day essentials

Stay cool this summer with everything from a fashion-forward swimsuit to a portable cooler that you can take to the beach.
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The dog days of summer are here!

If you plan on spending the next two months lounging by the pool or hanging out seaside to beat the heat, then you've come to the right place. TODAY Style Squad member and founder of, Lilliana Vazquez, stopped by to share some of her favorite picks for having fun in the sun.

Gingham Swim Brief with Strappy Cutout, $51, Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant

Gingham is one of the biggest trends of the season, so it's no surprise that it's made its way into swimwear. This bikini also includes an off-the-shoulder top and high-waisted bottoms, which are both in style this summer.

LC Lauren Conrad Beach Shop Envelope-Hem Capri Pants, $32, Kohl's


Want to stay cool, but also want to stay covered? Vazquez hears you! These capri pants are light and breezy, so they're perfect for the hottest days.

The Black Box Chaise Rosé Inflatable, $65, The Pool Room

In the Pool Room

Rosé season is here and what better way to enjoy it then with a pool float that comes with a holder for your wine glass. Now we're talking!

SunnyLife Havana Beach Sounds Speaker & Radio, $48, Shopbop


This retro looking radio comes with a cord that you can plug your phone into and blast your favorite tunes. How cute!

Franklin Sports Aquaticz Spyderball, $21, Amazon


Get the whole family involved for some pool time with this fun game.

Sunnylife Bottle Tote, $18, Bikini


Whether you're headed to a barbecue or fun day by the pool, this tote will keep your favorite bottle of wine chilled.

Sunnylife Cooler Tote, $30, Bikini


And if your weekend plans include beverages for the whole family, this cooler tote will get the job done.