Which beach bag suits your style?

Beach Bag buying tips.

rae feather monogrammed beach bag

Rae Feather monogrammed beach bag

If you’re heading to sunnier climes this summer or are simply making the most of the heatwave currently hitting Blighty, then you’re thoughts are probably turning to seasonal staples like the perfect beach bag. This season the beach bag is having a bit of a moment, What with the current trend to monogram and accessorize everything designers can get their hands on, the humble beach bag is enjoying a new found status as the must-have tote.

designers guild beach bag

Designers Guild Lario Capri bag

As with many other trends, all beach bags were not made equal and depending on your style ID, there’s a beach bag out there which is just right for you.

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Edit 58 Venice pom pom basket

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Glam girl

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The glam girl will be at her happiest when toting a neatly bejewelled beach bag, or one with some pastel hues to suit her romantical leanings. Small scale florals might also appeal, but steer clear of bold prints which will push her out of her comfort zone.








Boho babe

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This season’s glut of beach bags will be perfect for the boho babe. Think pom poms, crochet or raffia details for starters. Or really knock yourself out with one of the fab Sophie Anderson cross-body beauties which will work equally well at the beach or festival.








Street stylista

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A street stylista might be drawn to the funkier side of beach bags. Check out Duskii’s neoprene beach bags, Anya Hindmarch’s smiley beach tote or MZ Wallace’s camo-print shell tote to stay ahead of the curve.








Drama diva

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This season’s offerings from Dolce & Gabbana are the perfect example of just the kind of bold and brash in your face style that a drama diva loves. A brightly monogrammed Rae Feather straw tote might also appeal, as well as a busily decadent pom pom adorned number from Muzungu Sisters.







Chic chick

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The chic chick should stick to simple lines if she wants to adopt this trend. Sensi Studio have a fab straw shoulder bag which oozes classic style. Or check out monochrome simplicity at Saint Laurent and the retro chic bamboo handled straw totes from this season’s Heidi Klein collection.









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