What to Wear: Coney IslandBecca Ricks
Always entertaining and often tacky, Coney Island remains one of New Yorkers’ favorite beach destinations. The charm of Coney Island has always been rooted in its grimy, weathered roller coasters and its diverse community of performers. Whether you’re hitting up the Mermaid Parade or the famous hot dog eating contest this summer, stay in style with some of these cute items. Keep reading to see what you should wear for a day at Coney Island!
What to Wear: Coney Island 1 of 11Always entertaining and often tacky, Coney Island remains one of New Yorkers' favorite beach destinations. The charm of Coney Island has always been rooted in its grimy, weathered roller coasters and its diverse community of performers. Whether you're hitting up the Mermaid Parade or the famous hot dog eating contest, stay cool with some of these cute items. Keep reading to see what you should pack for a day at Coney Island! Main image from NY Magazine
Leather Sandals 2 of 11
Beaches call for sandals. Period. But if you're not digging the flip flops and jeans combo, go for these creamy leather sandal wedges. They'd be perfect for walking along the boardwalk at Coney Island! Buy them right here at Madewell for $138.
Denim Shorts 3 of 11
We're pretty sure denim shorts aren't going away anytime soon. Pair this distressed pair of denim shorts with a band tee for the perfect rocker look for the beach. Buy them right here at Asos for $67.88.
Patterned Swimsuit 4 of 11
Let's admit it - the beaches in New York City are not the cleanest. The last time I decided to swim at the beach in Coney Island, a metal door frame washed onto the shore. That being said, it's always worth a dip in the waves! Carry this cute one piece in your tote just in case. Buy it right here at J. Crew for $110.
Leather Tote 5 of 11
When headed to Coney Island, a large tote bag is a necessity! I love this beautiful leather tote. Buy it right here at Madewell for $168.
Ray Bans 6 of 11
My best advice for the summer? Invest in a good pair of Ray Ban sunglasses. But maybe slip them into your bag the next time you ride the Cyclone at Coney Island. Buy them right here at J. Crew for $150.
Crop Top 7 of 11
Guys, the 90s are back in full force. New York women everywhere have embraced the cropped top trend on the streets. Why not try out the trend at Coney Island? Buy this one right here at Asos for $50.91.
Bowler Hat 8 of 11
Even when it's not the Mermaid Parade, Coney Island tends to attract an eclectic group of young trendsetters. Stay fashion-foward with this cute wool felt bowler hat! Buy it right here at Asos for $30.55.
NARS Lipstick 9 of 11
Lately I've been digging the semi-matte lipsticks NARS has made for this summer. My summer goal is to wear lipstick every single day! Buy it right here at Asos for $31.39.
Thin Rings 10 of 11
We're loving our stacked rings lately. Aren't these thin rings the perfect accessory for a trip to the boardwalk? Buy them right here at In God We Trust for $100.
Frankenstein Tee 11 of 11
Keep it weird at Coney Island with this amazing Frankenstein tank. Buy it here at Etsy for $16.