You don’t have to be a mob boss or a fitness model to pull off a necklace, but you may end up feeling a little more like a tough guy once you slip one on. Whether beaded for peak summer vibes or a classic chain or pendant-style necklace, it’s confident move that has a way of elevating everything you put on—even if that’s just a pair of swim trunks and Vans. To ensure your buy will last through Labor Day weekend stick with precious metals if you can. For a cheaper option, conjure your inner surf instructor with one of those indestructible puka shell necklaces you can find on any boardwalk. See more at GQ.