2023 SI Swim Issue Fashion Editors’ Picks: The Beach Accessories You Need

No outfit is complete with out a few accents—even when your outfit is simply a swimsuit.
Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by AANOUKIS Swimwear. Hat by Aviator Nation.

Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by AANOUKIS Swimwear. Hat by Aviator Nation.


When throwing on a swimsuit for the day, you may be preoccupied with packing sunscreen, determining whether it’s a beach towel or beach chair type of day, and packing your beverage of choice to stay cool.

Accessories, however, are not often top of mind. Considering this, we are here to declare that swimsuits can—and should be—accompanied by accessories. From trucker hats to bangles and more, shop some of our favorite accessories from the 2023 SI Swimsuit Issue below.

Contents

  1. Necklaces
  2. Earrings
  3. Bracelets
  4. Hats
  5. RTW

Necklaces

Perfume Collar, $1,750 (sophiebuhai.com)

Olivia Ponton was photographed by Amanda Pratt in Dominica. Swimsuit by Andi Bagus. Necklace by Sophie Buhai.

Olivia Ponton was photographed by Amanda Pratt in Dominica. Swimsuit by Andi Bagus. Necklace by Sophie Buhai.

The Perfume Collar by Sophie Buhai is a statement piece that can be easily incorporated into your everyday wardrobe. The chain features a perfume vessel to store (and bring) your favorite scent with you everywhere you go. All pieces by the brand are made-to-order and handcrafted in Los Angeles. This necklace is the definition of functional style.

Chau Necklace, $132 (24s.com)

Jasmine Sanders was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by ADRIANA DEGREAS. Necklace by Éliou.

Jasmine Sanders was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by ADRIANA DEGREAS. Necklace by Éliou.

The Chau necklace is an elevated take on the traditional Puka shell necklace. Made with baroque pearls, this style can easily be dressed up or down and is a great choice for a layered look.

Arizona Blue Sapphire Fringe Necklace, $1,500 (jiajiajewelry.com)

Duckie Thot was photographed by Derek Kettela in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Deep Blue Bikini Co. Necklace by JIA JIA.

Duckie Thot was photographed by Derek Kettela in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Deep Blue Bikini Co. Necklace by JIA JIA.

Hand-strung, this necklace not only makes a statement but also has healing properties. The necklace is made of blue sapphire, which is related to deep spirituality and thought to bring peace and contentment to one’s soul.

Double Strand Oval and Disc Mother-of-Pearl and Bead Station Necklace, $575 (viktoriahayman.com)

Leyna Bloom was photographed by Amanda Pratt in Dominica. Swimsuit by isabella rose. Necklace by Viktoria Hayman Jewelry.

Leyna Bloom was photographed by Amanda Pratt in Dominica. Swimsuit by isabella rose. Necklace by Viktoria Hayman Jewelry.

This necklace is a sophisticated take on beach jewelry, with alternating beads complimenting the disc-shaped pearl details.

Great Point Necklace, $148 and Tall Tale Necklace, $178 (brinkerandeliza.com)

Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by BECCA by Rebecca Virtue. Scarf by Dandy Del Mar. Necklaces by Brinker + Eliza.

The Great Point Necklace and Tall Tale Necklace by Brinker + Eliza pair to be the epitome of summer accessories. Both pieces feature adorable gold-plated fish and are made entirely by hand.

Coral Choker, $240 (ver-ti-go.com)

Kamie Crawford was photographed by Yu Tsai in Dominica. Swimsuit by Luna Cara Swim. Necklace by Vertigo.

Kamie Crawford was photographed by Yu Tsai in Dominica. Swimsuit by Luna Cara Swim. Necklace by Vertigo.

Vertigo, a New York City-based brand, creates one-of-a-kind accessories that are a fusion of materials from all around the world. In addition to the choker-style necklace seen here, the brand has a collection of eclectic pendants, medallions, belts and amulets. Every piece from Vertigo is begging to become an heirloom.

Bowie Necklace, $128 (brinkerandeliza.com), Atlas Citrine Faceted Gemstone Necklace, $840 (jiajiajewelry.com) and Unique Oyster Shell Necklace, $20.24 (etsy.com)

Georgina Burke was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by BĀBEN. Necklaces by Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry, Brinker + Eliza, JIA-JIA and ByRoxStudio.

The perfect combination of necklaces for layering. Pro tip: Pairing beaded pieces with gold or silver pieces adds unique dimension to a layered look.

Diamond Cut Cable Body Chain, $990 (kbhjewels.com)

Melissa Wood-Tepperberg was photographed by Yu Tsai in Dominica. Swimsuit by Lybethras Swimwear. Body Chain by KBH Jewels.

Melissa Wood-Tepperberg was photographed by Yu Tsai in Dominica. Swimsuit by Lybethras Swimwear. Body Chain by KBH Jewels.

Technically not a necklace, this body chain by KBH Jewels is handcrafted in 100% reclaimed solid gold and features a 60-inch chain that falls effortlessly around your body. The chain also has an adjustable clasp for a personalized fit.

Earrings

Mini ’70s Heart Drop Earrings, $2,050 (jennifermeyer.com)

Marquita Pring was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Love You More Swim. Earrings by Jennifer Meyer.

Marquita Pring was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Love You More Swim. Earrings by Jennifer Meyer.

We are in love with the Mini ’70s Heart Drop Earrings. These are simple enough to be worn as an everyday earring, but playful enough to be the focus of any outfit.

Fishbone Earrings, $128 (brinkerandeliza.com)

Marquita Pring was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by SHOP BALOU. Earrings by Brinker + Eliza.

We can’t get enough of Brinker + Eliza's fish-inspired jewels.

14K Gold Classic 22mm Hoop, $170 (gorjana.com)

Camille Kostek was photographed by James Macari in the Dominican Republic. Swimsuit by Miaou. Earrings and necklaces by Gorjana.

Camille Kostek was photographed by James Macari in the Dominican Republic. Swimsuit by Miaou. Earrings and necklaces by Gorjana.

These Gorjana hoops are the perfect way to feel easily put together when it comes to accessorizing.

Crest Hoops, $261 (mishodesigns.com)

Sixtine was photographed by Yu Tsai in Dominica. Swimsuit by Monday Swimwear. Shirt by isalis. Earrings by MISHO.

Sixtine was photographed by Yu Tsai in Dominica. Swimsuit by Monday Swimwear. Shirt by isalis. Earrings by MISHO.

If you are in the market for more of a statement hoop, this pair by MISHO is the perfect choice.

Bracelets

Stretch Tall Cuff Bracelet, $265 (viktoriahayman.com)

Melissa Wood-Tepperberg was photographed by Yu Tsai in Dominica. Swimsuit by Andi Bagus. Bracelets: Viktoria Hayman Jewelry.

Viktoria Hayman Jewelry utilizes innovative materials including, shells, wood and resin to make their unique pieces. This wooden bangle is a prime example of the brand’s expertise in wearable art.

Mini Circle Link Cuff, $3,125, Large Diamond Single Bezel Cuff $1,240 and Large Emerald Single Bezel Cuff, $1,250 (jennifermeyer.com)

Jasmine Sanders was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Monica Hansen Beachwear. Necklace by Brinker + Eliza. Bracelets and ring by Jennifer Meyer.

Jennifer Meyer makes the perfect jewelry for everyday wear. Simple and feminine, this bracelet stack is the perfect example of why versatile jewelry is always worth the investment.

Round Classic Bangle, $95, Double Domed Bangle, $90 and Hammered Bangle, $55 (eklexic.com)

Marquita Pring was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Montce. Earrings and bracelets Eklexic Jewelry.

Marquita Pring was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Montce. Earrings and bracelets Eklexic Jewelry.

Gold bangles are a wardrobe staple that you will find yourself reaching for more than any other accessory in your closet. Eklexic Jewelry is the holy grail of simple gold and silver jewels with endless mix-and-match options.

Galley Beach Bubble Bracelet, $168 and Cedar Bubble Bracelet, $158 (brinkerandeliza.com)

Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Monica Hansen Beachwear. Earrings by Zealmer. Bracelets by Brinker + Eliza.

Now this is our type of arm candy.

Exclusive Set-of-Four Gold-Plated Bracelets, $315 (modaoperandi.com)

Katie Austin was photographed by James Macari in the Dominican Republic. Swimsuit by GIGI C. Bracelets by Ben-Amun.

Katie Austin was photographed by James Macari in the Dominican Republic. Swimsuit by GIGI C. Bracelets by Ben-Amun.

This set of Ben-Amun bracelets is another great option for go-to gold bangles. Try styling them over your shirt sleeves like Katie for a simple twist.

Hats

Signature Venice - Vintage Corduroy, $65 (aviatornation.com)

Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by AANOUKIS Swimwear. Hat by Aviator Nation.

Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by AANOUKIS Swimwear. Hat by Aviator Nation.

Who doesn’t love a trucker hat? Aviator Nations’s vintage trucker hat is a refreshed take on the brand’s traditional trucker hat styles. Made of vintage corduroy and featuring the brand’s signature logo, this hat can be worn from beach to street, all year round. All Aviator Nation products go through a breaking-down process, providing a broken-in fit from day one.

Moorea Silk Satin Scarf, $89 (dandydelmar.com)

Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by BECCA by Rebecca Virtue. Scarf by Dandy Del Mar.

Mady Dewey was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by BECCA by Rebecca Virtue. Scarf by Dandy Del Mar.

Scarves are a must-have accessory for summer. The Moorea Silk Satin Scarf adds an extra level of leisure to any outfit, whether it is worn as a scarf, headband, sarong or shawl.

Gigantic Javits, $425 (ericjavits.com)

Martha Stewart was photographed by Ruven Afanador in the Dominican Republic. Swimsuit by Isa Boulder. Hat by Eric Javits. Bracelets and earrings by Anita Ko.

Martha Stewart was photographed by Ruven Afanador in the Dominican Republic. Swimsuit by Isa Boulder. Hat by Eric Javits. Bracelets and earrings by Anita Ko.

Bigger is better. If you’re looking for extra coverage from the sun, the Gigantic Javits will provide that, and then some.

RTW

The Denim Bolero, $185 (denimcratic.com)

Ellie Thumann was photographed by Derek Kettela in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Matthew Bruch. Top by Denimcratic.

Ellie Thumann was photographed by Derek Kettela in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Matthew Bruch. Top by Denimcratic.

Denimcratic is reinventing denim–literally. Each garment made by the brand is one-of-a-kind and made with 100% recycled materials. The Denim Bolero is a unique way to add on to an already all-denim look, or mix and match different fabrics and textures within your outfit.

Rubino Kaftan, $375 (celiab.com)

Jasmine Sanders was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Indah. Cover-up by Celia B.

Jasmine Sanders was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Indah. Cover-up by Celia B.

Whimsical clothing brand Celia B. makes colorful clothing for all seasons. Known for their playful designs, we guarantee anything you purchase will make you feel joyous.

Broderie Trim Shirt, $620 (matteau-store.com)

Jasmine Sanders was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Verdelimon Swimwear. Top by Matteau. Earrings by SOKO.

Jasmine Sanders was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Verdelimon Swimwear. Top by Matteau. Earrings by SOKO.

This polo by Matteau is made of a lightweight linen fabric and is intentionally sheer, making it an ideal cover-up choice.

Windflower Tie-Front Cropped Top, $325 (neimanmarcus.com)

Georgina Burke was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Ola Vida. Top by PatBO.

Georgina Burke was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by Ola Vida. Top by PatBO.

You can never have too many summer polos, especially when they are from PatBO. The adjustable tie-front detail adds to the relaxed look, making it the ultimate piece to grab for all occasions.

Sita Drops Dress, $828 (gcds.com)

Christen Harper was photographed by Amanda Pratt in Dominica. Dress by GCDS. Ring by MAM.

Christen Harper was photographed by Amanda Pratt in Dominica. Dress by GCDS. Ring by MAM.

Adorned in water drop crystals, the Sita Dress features cut-out detailing, a scoop neck and gradient coloring.

Denim Set, $535 (thriftsandthreads.com)

Jennifer Atilémile was photographed by Derek Kettela in Puerto Rico. Swimsuit by belle the label. Pants by Thrifts + Threads.

Although these may not be ideal for the everyday beachgoer, these are a must-have for festival season—they are practically screaming Coachella.

Make sure to follow SI Swimsuit on YouTube!


Published
Elizabeth Wentworth

ELIZABETH WENTWORTH

Elizabeth Wentwoth is an Editorial Intern at SI Swimsuit. She is currently completing her Bachelor’s degree in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Growing up in New Hampshire, Elizabeth has always loved spending her free time at the beach and hiking. She also loves to cook and bake, experimenting with new recipes whenever she gets the chance.