The lure of summer’s balmy days by the water ushers us toward the pinnacle of beach elegance. Whether you’re strolling along the sparkling coastlines of the French Riviera or savouring the azure waters of the Amalfi Coast, your beach experience deserves nothing short of the finest.
With that in mind, we’ve carefully curated a collection of beach essentials that will elevate your coastal escapades to a whole new level of style. And what better way to savour the sun-drenched moments than listening to your favourite summer songs from a mint beach-cooler-come-speaker? And make sure you arrive in style with a pair of iconic Gucci espadrilles.
As we relish the last rays of summer, let these must-have beach companions accompany you on your adventures, adding that touch of panache to your seaside lounging. Embrace the elegance, revel in the luxury, and make this summer a beach experience like no other.
Our selection of must-have beach items
Light Blue Pour Homme Eau de Parfum Intense by Dolce & Gabbana
This intense reinvention of the popular Light Blue fragrance embodies the sensuality of sun-drenched summers, with a nod to Mediterranean sea breeze matched with fruity and floral scents of Capri. This fresh perfume captures the quintessence of a summer day, lulled by gentle waves lapping against the enchanting coastal cliffs.
From £61, visit Dolce & Gabbana
The Tommy Chair by Business & Pleasure Co.
The timeless Tommy Chair by Business & Pleasure Co. is a must for any oceanside adventure. The chair is designed to be easily carried down to the sea front, with five positions to recline for desired lounging. It has a large back zip pocket, armrests and soft touch outdoor canvas sling, all of which can be neatly folded up into a back pack.
£249, visit Business & Pleasure Co.
Le Baume by DIOR
This ultra-compact, pebble shaped, beauty essential is a must for your beach bag. With a fashionable yet practical design, DIOR’s Le Baume is a multi-purpose revitalising treatment that can be used to restore the particularly dry areas of the hands, lips and body. The travel-friendly size container is embellished with the iconic Dior couture “Logomania” motif, with the light cream composed of 95% natural-origin ingredients, offering a soothing balm feel.
£50, visit DIOR
Mint Beach Cooler Box by Sunny Life
Born and bred from Aussie beaches, this Mint Beach Cooler Box Sounds is the ultimate go-to this summer. The iconic, bestselling style is famous for its retro look and 2-in-1 convenience. Combining both a 15 Litre cooler box with a sand and water-resistant travel speaker, SUNNYLiFE’s Beach Cooler Box Sounds is a summer essential.
£140, visit Sunny Life
Regatta Ring by Oliver James
Having made a global name for themselves due to the huge success of their sustainable pool floats, Oliver James has ventured into the water ring realm. Their signature pin-stripe blue and white design creates a chic accessory to inflate quickly at the beach thanks to a compact pump.
£760, visit Oliver James
Logo Print Water Bottle by Burberry
Elevate your hydration routine with this water bottle from Burberry. Crafted in Italy, this 0.6L aluminium bottle comes emblazoned with the brand’s signature lettering, underscoring its status as a luxury accessory. Read our selection of designer water bottles to stay hydrated in style.
£80, visit Burberry
Rive Gauche Tote Bag by Saint Laurent
You can’t hit the beach without something stylist to carry your prized possessions. Enter this sleek tote from Saint Laurent, made in Italy with snap buttons to close and an inner zipped pocket to keep belongings safe.
£890, visit Saint Laurent
Anthelios UVMune 400 Sun Cream by La Roche-Posay
The ultra-resistant formula of the Anthelios UVMune sun cream is specifically developed for sensitive skin. It has very high protection, broad spectrum (PPD 46, SPF 50+) comfortable fluid formula that is ultra water, sweat and sand resistant.
£15.92, visit La Roche-Posay