MY BEACH ESSENTIALS: SARA VILLASMIL

10 summer picks from a top swimwear designer

A childhood spent immersed in Venezuela's beach culture combined with a love of fashion led Sara Villasmil to create her namesake brand, Sara Cristina SwimwearThe line, which Villasmil says "blends the classic with the vanguard," captures the colorful nature of her home country while embodying the luxury of European craftsmanship. Here, she shares her stylish must-haves for days filled with sand and waves.