Beach bag essentials

Looking forward to the summer holidays and spending some much needed time on the beach! I always tend to forget something as soon as I hit the sand so this year I decided to make a comprehensive list and thought I would share it with the rest of you to get you all excited for the summer!

First off- the beach bag! I have personally been coveting this Felix Rey straw beach bag but every time I try to buy it I find that it has sold out!!

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The most important thing to remember is sunscreen!! So so important and I really love Eucerin

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I love straw Panama hats- they’re so old school yet so hip.


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I am currently lusting over these Tom Ford sunglasses and these Valentino flip flops

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And just because it is so awful to show up at the beach and then find out they don’t provide towels. I especially love the butterfly towel, all of them are by Missoni.

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For the literary and stylish you must pack your Kindle (in a Smythson Kindle case nonetheless)Screen Shot 2014-04-22 at 15.12.06

And for the sociable- a deck of cards

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And finally………….don’t forget your phone and wallet- there’s no such thing as a free gelato!