5 Gorgeous Designer Bridal Gowns for a Beach Wedding

A coastal wedding dress has to check a lot of boxes beyond the usual: It must stand up to elements of sand and surf, stay put in sea breezes, and perhaps even convey the relaxed feeling that comes with being at the beach. It makes sense, then, that one of our favorite swimsuit designers Mara Hoffman has designed a line of […]

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Perfect Pairs: 5 Gorgeous Beaches and the Beach Bags to Carry There

What’s a great beach without the perfect beach bag to match? This summer, we’re combining our love of travel and shopping into Perfect Pairs, where we pick the best summer buy for a beach we love. Today’s set of matches made in heaven? Beach destinations and this season’s best beach bags for each location. Get ready to shop, book the trip, and hit […]

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View of the Day: Catalina Island, California

“To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim–the rocks–the motion of the waves—the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there?” —Walt Whitman For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music […]

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View of the Day: St. Thomas Bay

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ―Eleanor Roosevelt For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all […]

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First Look: The Break Opens With a Splash in Narragansett, Rhode Island

By Travel Editor Tracey Minkin I’ve always thought that the beach town of Narragansett, Rhode Island, deserved a hotel as cool and surfy as it was. And now it has one: The Break, a beautifully designed, hiply relaxed boutique beach hotel with a retro-chic surf vibe that is destined to make this under-the-radar New England getaway utterly cool.This is Montauk meets Santa […]

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Swimsuit + Coverup: All In the Details

Today, I’m bringing you another swimsuit and coverup combination that wows. This pair is all about the details—we love the intricacies of both of these designs, but because the coverup is mostly white, it gives the outfit some balance.   A classic shape and sweetheart neckline balance this busy print. Also, it’s top-notch in construction—the shelf bra gives needed support, […]

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Steele of the Week: LAKE Pajamas (Get 10% Off!)

What’s better than super-soft, great-looking pajamas on a hot summer’s night? A deal on super-soft, great-looking pajamas! Enter LAKE, a new line of pima cotton nightgowns and short sets. Launched by Cassandra Cannon and Anne Read Lattimore in 2014, the Savannah, GA-based company recently added a line of silk basics (think tees, tanks, shorts, and pants that will make lounging look […]

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View of the Day: Oahu, Hawaii

“Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace.” —Paul Theroux For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. Plus, More Hawaiian Inspiration: Tour this Open-Air House on Kona […]

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6 Pics of Oh-So Inviting Beach Chairs

These couches, chaises, and chairs seem to say, “Come, have a seat, put your toes in the sand, and just relax.” To those chairs we say, “We gladly accept your invitation!” All photos are from our fabulous Instagram followers who tagged their snaps with #CLPicks. Share your pics with us for a chance to be featured!  How we may use […]

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For Sale: Custom Cottage, Marsh-view Home, and Elegant Estate in the Lowcountry

South Carolina’s Kiawah and Seabrook Islands have so much to offer, we couldn’t limit ourselves to just one house crush! This week, we’re introducing you to three island homes that range from charming and cozy to downright divine. Custom Cottage on Seabrook Island Overlooking Seabrook Island’s equestrian center, this newly built custom home boasts three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and a fresh kitchen with […]

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