A day at the beach, however, is not as simple as throwing a towel over your shoulder and setting up camp for the day. There’s the all-important supply of sunscreen and hats, your latest read (hopefully gifted by Santa himself) and of course plenty of snacks and water to keep you full and hydrated throughout the day.
The best way to combat the extra baggage? The perfect carry-all beach bag of course! For those long beach days that turn into afternoon drinks, we’ve rounded up the seven designer beach bags you’ll want to be seen carrying on Australia’s trendiest shores this summer.
Classic, no-fuss styles perfect for the beach and the weekly farmers market. Shop here.
Stylish and reliable, give your beach bag collection a vibrant update. Shop here.
This Instagram favourite tote bag has become the season's 'it-bag' and comes in three different sizes to accommodate all your needs. Shop here.
Designed in Paris and made in Madagascar, this tote has now been given the Aussie tick of approval. Shop here.
Chic and splash proof, Country Road has done it again with another stylish beach accessory. Shop here.
Ever wanted a customisable beach tote? Well you do now. Enter, Poolside – straw bags with a personal touch. Shop here.
Inspired by the traditional market bags of Oaxaca, Mexico, Truss' vibrant handbags will take you from beach to bar in a heartbeat. Shop here.