Fashion: Summer Style Essentials
While it may still feel like winter, summer is fast approaching. Heres our edit of this season's must-have mama essentials to keep you cool...
THE BEACH BAG: Ray Feather
Top of our summer wish list? A monogrammed beach bag by British brand Rae Feather. Specialising in the classics (think monogrammed bags and fine cashmere) theyve created the perfect sized basket to fit all your beach essentials.
THE PRINTS: Mister Zimi
If youre a lover of prints, this might just be your new favourite label. After moving to Bali, Zoe and Jimi Paul created Mister Zimi. Inspired by graphic prints from the Seventies, the colourful brand is sure to brighten up your day.
Images: @misterzimi, @annamavridis
THE SWIMSUIT: Vamastyle
Nothing says summer chic quite like a one-piece swimsuit. Inspired by year long summers and bright graphics, we love Vamastyles eye-catching prints and feminine designs.
Images: @vamastyle @shihfengavala
THE SANDALS: Capri Positano sandals
Handcrafted on the Amalfi Coast, interior designer Victoria Hampshire (pictured) sources the finest Italian leather for her chic sandal range Capri Positano Sandals. Using traditional artigianale techniques, a pair of her sophisticated sandals are the ultimate summer accessory. They also come in mini sizes too, so you can do a bit of mummy-and-me dressing.
THE DRESS: Paddo to Palmy
Heidi Carter began blogging about interiors while renovating her houses in Paddington and Palm Beach before expanding into fashion design. Her clothing line is a reflection of her love of effortless Paris-meets-Morocco style. You'll adore her stylish sundresses and more. Carter has also launched a kidswear label, giving you another excuse for matchy-matchy dressing.
Images: @chroniclesofher, @paddotopalmy
THE RASH VEST: The Acqua Brand
Good news for sun smart mamas: the gap has finally been filled for stylish rash vests. These swim tees and bottoms mix functionality with femininity and are made in Australia from eco-friendly Italian Lyrca.
THE BEACH UMBRELLA: Basil Bangs
How do you make the ultimate statement on the beach? With one of Basil Bangs eye-catching umbrellas. Made with the highest quality outdoor canvas, they are the go-to beach umbrella for the stylish mum.
Words: Annabelle Dickson