08 July 2014 by

Look Chic In The Heat With Our Top 20 Beach Must-Haves: Shopping Fix


1. Talitha

Keya Embroidered Silk Top, £435, Talitha at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/190166">Matches[/a]

2. Prada

Square Frame Acetate Sunglasses, £230, Prada at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/451489/Prada/square-frame-acetate-sunglasses">Net a Porter [/a]

3. Accessorize

4x Ethnic Friendship Bracelets, £8, [a target="_blank" href="http://uk.accessorize.com/view/product/uk_catalog/acc_17,acc_2.1/6840604200">Accessorize[/a]

4. Ashish x Topshop

Pack of two Slogan Beach Towels, £75, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?searchTerm=beach+&storeId=12556&productId=15431071&urlRequestType=Base&categoryId=&langId=-1&productIdentifier=product&catalogId=33057">Topshop[/a]

5. Vix

Ruda Tracy Snake- Print Kaftan, £165, Vix at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/438190/Vix/ruda-tracy-snake-print-voile-kaftan">Net a Porter [/a]

6. H & M

Straw Hat, £6, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.hm.com/gb/product/25211?article=25211-A">H & M [/a]

7. Miss Selfridge

White Distressed Denim Shorts, £28, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.missselfridge.com/en/msuk/product/clothing-299047/shorts-299238/white-distressed-denim-short-2864877?bi=1&ps=200">Miss Selfridge[/a]

8. Kenzo

Leather Trimmed Palm Beach Bag, £150.50, Kenzo at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/407555/KENZO/leather-trimmed-palm-tree-print-pvc-tote">Net a Porter [/a]

9. Brigitte

Printed Bikini Set, £92.61, Brigitte at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.farfetch.com/uk/shopping/women/brigitte-printed-bikini-set-item-10641957.aspx?storeid=9682&ffref=lp_36_">Farfetch[/a]

10. Chloe

Studded Leather Sandals, £279, Chloe at Net a Porter

11. Zara

Tunic with Gathered Waist, £35.99, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.zara.com/uk/en/collection-aw14/woman/dresses/tunic-with-gathered-waist-c269185p2032521.html">Zara [/a]

12. River Island

Tribal Print Bandeau Playsuit, £17, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.riverisland.com/women/swimwear--beachwear/cover-ups/Dark-red-tribal-print-bandeau-playsuit-656006">River Island [/a]

13. Bimba Y Lola

Costa Chic Collection, £18, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.bimbaylola.com/shoponline/product.php?id_product=11482&id_category=533">Bimba Y Lola [/a]

14. Diane Von Furstenberg

Annushka Kaftan, £491, DVF at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/196645">Matches [/a]

15. Whistles

Maddy Double Band Poolside, £35, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.whistles.com/women/shoes/sandals/maddy-double-band-poolslide.html?dwvar_maddy-double-band-poolslide_color=Black%20and%20White#start=1">Whistles [/a]

16. H & M

One Shoulder Swimsuit, £14.99, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.hm.com/gb/product/27818?article=27818-A">H&M[/a]

17. Emamo

Embroidered Trim Long Kaftan, £445, Emamo at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/186500">Matches [/a]

18. Talitha

Pia Embroidered Cotton Shorts, £335, Talitha at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/454763/Talitha/pia-embroidered-cotton-shorts">Net a Porter[/a]

19. ASOS

Mini Bead Hoop Earrings, £6, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.asos.com/asos/asos-mini-bead-hoop-earrings/prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=3893889&clr=Gold&SearchQuery=gold+hoop+earrings">ASOS.com[/a]

20. Etro

Printed Silk Crepe Maxi Skirt, £1,415, Etro at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/459861?cm_sp=topnav-_-whats-new-_-459861">Net a Porter[/a]

With the British summer in full swing and the sun doing it’s best to shine, there's still only one thing we can think about as we gaze out of the office window: a summer vacation. What are we dreaming of? Quite frankly, anywhere with a beach! We’ve drooled over the pictures of super stylish beach babe Kate Moss who is (as ever) rocking her effortless Balearic style, seen recently on Cala Basa in Ibiza in an itsy bandeau bikini with a button up silk pyjama top- one of her own designs for Topshop  and envied Kim K as she indulges on a private five star resort in Punta Mita behind her blacked out Celine Sunnies– but now it’s our turn. Even with a pina colada on the horizon, beach wardrobes don't always fall into place for us mere mortals. A little bit of planning can be in order, which is were we step in to help.

Suitcase-filling will creep round quicker than you think, so with limited time and the summer sales dragging on it can be a nightmare to find the perfect pieces that ace the bohemian “I woke up like this” look. But don’t stress - it’s our job to scour the rails of the best brands from designer to high street to find you the most covetable beach must-haves. Printed Kaftans, trinket jewellery… even (an unbelievably cool) beach towel - we’ve got everything sorted to ensure you’re the chicest on the beach.

Click through the gallery to view our Top 20 Coolest beach buys…


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