Fog Linen towel, $35, from Father Rabbit
This classy 100 per cent linen towel by Japanese lifestyle brand Fog Linen is a sleeker alternative to its brightly hued cousins. The dense chambray weave is charmingly rustic, while also being absorbent and long lasting.
Baggu bag, $23
A reusable shopping bag is essential for summer (and all year round). You never know when you’ll find yourself stopping by the farmers market, opshopping on a road trip, or heading to the beach, so having a bag on hand is a smart and sustainable idea. Baggu bags fold down to a very small size, so they slip inside even the smallest handbag. They’re made from 100% ripstop nylon and hold the equivalent of two to three plastic grocery bags. This painterly print is fresh, appealing and accessory-worthy itself.
Seafolly swimsuit, $74.90
We love a retro mood for warm weather dressing, and the seasonal nostalgia for summers past informs our holiday wardrobes. This Seafolly one-piece channels 80s beachwear with its textured rib fabric and funky colours.
Lacoste polo $181.30 down from $259
With its preppy aesthetic and sporty roots, Lacoste is naturally attuned to summer style. This polo leans into that heritage with a bold argyle print. Made from a blend of cotton and wool, it’s a great layer to have on hand when the temperature dips in the evening.
Karen Walker sunglass, $329
These funky, retro-inspired pair by Karen Walker feature a copper tinted lenses to give everything you look at that golden glow.
A chic summer accessory, a headband adds some polish to an otherwise simple ensemble, and can help pull together a look. It also looks exceptionally sleek when holding back just-out-of-the-water wet hair.
Adidas slides, $55
Originally designed for football players post-match showers, “Adilette” slides debuted in 1972 and have gone on to become a cool and kitchsy summer favourite. Sporty-looking with a contoured footbed, they are resilient to the rigours of summer (and they float!)
Speedo Bag, $40.99
Speedo is an iconic brand, and one that calls to mind Australian beach culture and water sports. This quick drying bag is perfect to keep on hand for swimming excursions, and has harming yet practical appeal.
Papinelle underwear, $16.99
Nothing says holidays quite like some decadent underwear. Inspired by French-cut knickers, this pair by Australian sleepwear brand Papinelle features a sweet, summery print, and would be perfect underneath a sun dress.
Anaskela Abyss towel $99
Quick drying, this is the perfect towel to take on those day trips to the sea. With its microfiber textile, it's a resilient towel to last all summer and beyond, and it’s made with fibres made from recycled PET bottles.