beach bag essentials

It is universally acknowledged that a girl’s handbag is a mysterious place. Deep within lies a jungle of receipts, broken lipsticks and enough jewellery to open a small franchise. As holiday season is fast approaching, fear not, because we’ve complied our edit of beach bag essentials that will make even Mary Poppins reevaluate her bottomless baggage.

1. La Roche Posay Sun Cream / Keep safe in the sun with this ultra protective skincare brand. Compact and easy to pop in the bag, a holiday must.

2. Oliver Peoples Delray Sun / Embellished Ochre sunnies, guaranteed to become your holiday BFF.

3. Sunuva Ombre Cashmere Silk Pashmina in Oatmeal / Where practicality meets style, always have a pashmina handy for that midday sun and evening breeze, perfect to fold small in the beach bag.

4. Urbanears Citrus Headphones / Rich sounds for mellow holiday beats, these neon citrus headphones will never get lost in your luggage!

5. Rae Feather Monogram Clutch / Effortlessly beach chic, for those quick dashes to the bar!

6. Isabel Marant Etoile 'Clay' Sandals / Treat those feet with a pair of soft leather Italian slingbacks. A trim of tan, silver, navy and lilac tassels make them a holiday favourite!

7. PapayaGold PAW PAW Moisturising Balm / Keep your lips protected and kissable with this balm. Plus it's enriched with Bio Active Manuka Honey 20+, whatever that is...

8. Sunuva Ticking Stripe Beach Bag / And the fabulous bag to keep it all when sailing around the Med!

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