Whether you’re hitting up sun bleached coves in the Balearic isles, soft lavender meadows of Southern France, or rugged coastlines across the South coast of England, make sure you’ve got a stylish tool kit to keep you feeling your finest this summer.
We have curated our list of summer essentials, featuring brands we admire, signature scents, and items that will last you a lifetime beyond just one summer holiday.
The Large Cargo in Olive | Bennet Winch | £395
The ultimate holdall for your summer holiday essentials. Made in England using high performance waterproof Nylon, this is the self proclaimed work horse of the Bennet Winch Cargo range. It’s got a massive 125l capacity, but can be packed completely flat when needing to be stored. It comes with a discreet external storm pocket to keep daily essentials secure, and a removable waterproof pouch for valuables or laundry. You won’t regret investing in a piece of Bennet Winch.
Riviera T-Shirt | Sunspel | £75
Originally designed for Daniel Craig as James Bond, this T-Shirt has subtle tailoring for a sleek, slim fit that can take you from the beach to the bar, day in day out. It’s a wardrobe staple, made from two fold long-staple cotton. Perfect on its own, but equally smart layered with a linen shirt or a light jumper for those cooler evenings.
Night Iris Print Swimshorts | Orlebar Brown | £165
Make a subtly stylish statement with these night iris print swim shorts. Purveyors of the finest men swimwear, Orlebar Brown lead the charge with shorts that can carry you through the day, from diving off the boat, to sipping martinis at the beach bar. Rest assured these will be your trusty steed, with the customary tubular drawcord waist and half stretch waistband for all day comfort.
Camden Sunglasses | Tom Ford | £265
Take this tip out of the Tom Ford effortless style bible, and bag yourself a pair of these vintage pilot acetate sunglasses. Made in Italy with 100% UV protection, these beauties hit all the marks for craftsmanship and functionality, all bundled up in to a product that will stand the test of time against style and longevity.
Departure Travel Kit | Aesop | £46
Aesop stand the test of time, travel and trends with their signature scents and classic products to help you maintain impeccable style during transit. This travel sized companion features 7 pocket sized favourites that will help you stay fresh faced throughout your adventures.
Santal 33 Fragrance | Le Labo | From £141
A unique scent that lasts all day. We guarantee people will turn their heads and ask what your fragrance is. Cardamom, iris, violet and ambrox combined with Australian sandalwood and cedarwood give this cult classic its signature unisex aroma. One spray goes a long way and will drift across your clothes leaving a comforting aroma, reminiscent of long warm candlelit evenings after a day in the sun.
Gazelle White Trainers | Adidas | £75
Nothing cleans up an holiday evening outfit better than a fresh pair of white sneaks. Go classic, and go clean. These White Gazelle trainers fit the bill, and double up perfectly as your travel shoes too if you are short of space.
6 Pack Briefs & Trunks | Randies | £144
Impeccable style starts from the inside, so make sure you start each day right with a fresh supply of the worlds most comfortable underwear. These beauties are heat regulating, anti bacterial and moisture wicking, so even if you get a little warm whilst soaking up the sights, you can count on your Randies to keep you comfortable. Perfect for daytime wandering, and perfect to sleep in too.