The sun is out and we're all getting ready to head to the beach. But those board shorts are falling apart and you’re in need of fresh shades. Check out the latest options (including sweet boardies from Imperial Motion, above) and you'll be looking at summer in a whole new way...
Oakley Garage Rock Sunglasses Oakley salutes garage bands all around the world with this bold series, available in a variety of colors and replete with 100 percent UV protection coating, stress-resistant proprietary O-Matter frames, a comfy three-point fit and, of course, the brand’s signature style. $130, oakley.com
Liquipel Watersafe Technology Tired of wrecked phones ruining your day at the beach? Liquipel waterproof coating takes advantage of a high-tech liquid-repellant substance that forbids moisture getting through as if it were Gandalf in the Mines of Moria. Water; it shall not pass! $59.99, liquipel.com
Hammacher Schlemmer Sandless Beach Mat Developed for military use, this innovative beach mat boasts durable rip-stopping woven polyurethane that acts as both a preventative filter to keep sand from accumulating and as a moisture-resistant barrier. Amaze your friends! $59.95, hammacher.com
Liquid Image XSC Explorer Series 8.0MP Underwater Video Camera This high-tech snorkeling mask allows you to capture everything you see at depths of up to 15 feet with a built-in camera, capable of both video and still images. Sure, it looks a little goofy, but don’t all snorkeling masks? $99.99, liquidimageco.com
Think Geek Giant Inflatable Beach Ball Looking for a little attention? There’s nothing quite like bumping around a beach ball the size of a small house. Introduce your childhood to your adulthood with this colossally fun, colossally sized toy. $149.99, thinkgeek.com
Imperial Motion Board Shorts There probably isn’t a single beach-loving dude out there who couldn’t use some stylish new board shorts. Imperial Motion’s come in tons of different designs with a side zipper pocket, bottom trim and super-comfy “tight and right” cinch system. Can’t beat ’em. $59.95, imperialmotion.com
Schwinn Signature Deliveri Cruiser Swing a leg over the perfect easy-riding bike for touring boardwalks at a leisurely pace. Its classic style and sturdiness teams with handy features like protective fenders and a heavy-duty front rack—ideal for toting a six-pack to your next beach bonfire party... $550, schwinnbikes.com