Summer’s in full swing, and before you jet off to some beautiful, exotic destination, make sure you have all your most fashionable essentials with you. From velvety slides to practical beach bags, here are 10 fashion editor-approved picks that'll keep you looking chic.

Khokho Mini Basket Bag

Basket bags are all the rage this season, so don’t leave home without yours. Khokho’s mini Jabu iteration is a versatile silhouette that can carry all your necessities. Handwoven in Swaziland with naturally-dyed grass reeds and flanked with Italian leather accents, this is an accessory you need in your rotation. 

Rebecca De Ravenel 3 Drop Earrings

Sure, there are some days where it’s just too warm to even bother with a stylish outfit. But you have no excuse with these Rebecca De Ravenel earrings. Bold and light, put these on and it’ll surely give your otherwise bland outfit a pop of colour.

Zimmermann Mercer Crocheted Bikini

What kind of holiday would be complete without a cute bikini? This Zimmermann design features a crocheted triangle top matched with a floral jersey bottom. Chic and Bohemian, this set will keep you looking cute and tanned beach or poolside.  

Balenciaga Holiday Collection Bazar Continental Wallet

If you’re going to be keeping a stack of bills in multiple currencies, you'd better have a fashionable and functional wallet. Balenciaga’s Bazar wallet is inspired by the iconic red-white-blue bag, but there’s nothing cheap about it here.

Gucci Print Cotton T-shirt

You’ve definitely seen this T-shirt around and for a good reason. The vintage-inspired aesthetic is the perfect casual piece for anyone’s summer wardrobe. Pair it with cutoff shorts for a quick, comfortable and stylish outfit.

Céline Large Cabas Phantom in Canvas Beige

A stylish travel bag that looks good and holds everything is essential. Céline’s summer-appropriate iteration of its Cabas Phantom is done up in canvas, offering a more casual take on the brand’s signature tote.

Chloe Isidora Sunglasses

How could you go on holiday without a pair of trendy sunglasses? Chloe’s metal frame aviator shades come in a covetable rose-gold tone and pink gradient lenses that will keep those UV rays away. 

Stella McCartney Lace Up Swimsuit

For those more active beach days, Stella McCartney’s lace-up swimsuit has got you covered. Featuring an intricate lace front with climbing rope-inspired string, the suit is made from sculpting stretch fabric so you’ll look trendy and cinched. 

Ancient Greek Sandals Pink Velvet Thais Sandal

Velvet adds an undeniable touch of luxury, and the Tumblr-pink hue will look great against your tan. Whether strolling on a sandy beach or poolside (or even in the city) these handcrafted sandals will be a summertime staple.

Reformation Addy Dress

Add a touch of tropical flare with Reformation’s Addy dress in the aptly-named “Honolulu” print. A bold red with florals, this wrap dress is the perfect option for a day out exploring or even as a cover-up while at the beach. Its crepe fabric constructed of rayon and viscose will make sure you’re staying cool and dry.

Text by: Helena Yeung


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