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05/29/2012 03:13 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

How To Pack Your Bag For Every Beach Occasion This Summer

With Memorial Day now behind us, beach season is in full swing. That may mean a flurry of invites for events staged in the surf and sand. Whether you're gearing up for a seaside volleyball tournament or a night under the stars at a bonfire, you'll need to pack your beach bag accordingly.

Aside from the obvious essentials like sandals, SPF and wraps, there are plenty of chic carryalls to hold this season's stylish must-haves for whatever beach activity you may be partaking in. For a day of sports, try metallics on your accessories, board shirts and sleek tech-extras to rev you up and keep your look on-point. If it's a beach barbecue or daytime cocktail party, pack a cute hat and chic sandals into a colorful woven tote.

Get smart with your beach gear this summer and click through the gallery below to see three perfectly packed bags for every occasion.

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