Posted by Samantha M

Whether you are home or aboard, there is something about summer that just makes us want to feel beach ready! Think beyond SPF and sunglasses; contemporary beachwear includes a wide range of accessories and clothing that serves to not only look stylish but also offer practicality and essential cover up from the sun. So, whether you are holidaying in faraway exotic locations, or simply day-tripping, remember to pack these ultimate beach-ready essentials. 

 

Keep your head

A sun hat should be top of your beach destination packing list because it provides the ultimate protection from the sun’s rays. Not only this but a hat goes a long way to covering a multiple of sins including dry sun damaged or wind swept hair, and tresses which have fallen victim to too much chlorine. Whatever your style, you can find the perfect hat for you – from laid back floppy bohemian, to stylish trilbies. Try one and see how your headwear can finish your look perfectly.

Sand and Black Wide Brimmed Hat

Black & Sand Wide Brimmed Sun Hat

White Straw Fedora

White Straw Fedora

Black Trilby Sun Hat with Veil

Black Veil Trilby Hat

 

 

Bag your beach essentials

A trip to the beach might call for a range of essentials (unless you are lucky enough to find yourself with one on your doorstep) so the perfect beach bag is a total must. Fact, is holiday bags have to pack a punch when it comes to storage – think towels, snacks, sarongs, SPFs and anything else that day tripping or holidaying can throw at it. Far too often, we make the mistake of descending down trail of practically but know that it is still possible to be practical and stay chic with our range of luxurious beach bags.

 

Navy and Gold Striped Canvas Beach Bag

Navy & Gold Striped Canvas Beach Bag

 

Colour Block Poly Cotton Beach Bag

Colour Block Beach Bag

Coffee and White Straw and Cotton Tote

Coffee & White Straw and Cotton Beach Tote

 

Summer Means Sandals

Say good-bye to flip-flops and hello to the perfect sandals which coordinate with every outfit. Whether you are beach-trotting in your bikini, or walking the shore in a sarong, a luxurious sandal can go a long way to really adding a special feature to your holiday style. Better still, when it comes to being compact, you can’t beat a sandal for being easy to store – a great excuse to buy two (or three!) pairs.

Rose Gold Metallic Leather Sandals

Rose Gold & Leather Sandals

 

Metallic Gold Leather Gladiator Sandals

Metallic Gold Leather Gladiator Sandals

Snake Print T Bar Leather Sandals

Snake Print Leather T-Bar Sandals

 

Cute Cover Ups

When it comes to time in the sun, we all know it’s important to factor in some cover up – which is why we offer these kaftans for coverage in the sun. Not only do they offer some protection from the sun’s rays, they also offer an easy solution to taking your look from beach to bar, day to evening. Opt for full length kaftans for full coverage or mid length that can be teamed with shorts.

 

Leopard Print Kaftan

Leopard Print Kaftan

 

Python Print Embellished Kaftan

Python Print Kaftan

 

Tiger Print Kaftan

Tiger Print Kaftan

 

 

Bring Your Beach Towel

Not all beach towels are created equal, and this towel is top of the league. In wonderful vibrant colours, you will instantly recognise it on it on the beach or lounger. Wonderfully created for the best in comfort as you relax, this holiday essential will serve to keep you dry and stylish.

Nautical Navy and White Striped Eygptian Cotton Beach Towel

Navy & White Striped Beach Towel

Spice Route Striped Cotton Beach Towel

Spice Route Striped Beach Towel

Marine Anchor Egyptian Cotton Beach Towel

Marine Anchor Striped Beach Towel

These pretty and practical essentials mean that the beach no longer means forgoing style for practically. Happy holidays!