FLAGPOLE SWIM, Swimwear, Jaime Barker, Megan Balch

My Beach Essentials: Flagpole Swim

The designers behind this buzzy brand share their summer must-haves.

Out of all the swimsuits making waves this summer, Flagpole Swim is a brand that has especially stood out. The New York-based women's collection is turning heads for its classic yet modern designs that look good on athletics bodies. Jaime Barker (left) and Megan Balch (right) started the line because they were in search of durable swimsuits that could handle the surf and still stylish on the sand. Of course the designers would pack their own creations for a day at the beach, but here's what else they'd bring: