It's warming up down under! Here are my essentials for this summer


Hat and zip-up pouch, Tigerlily Swimwear; Towel, Swell; Swimmers, Roxy; Face Mist, Cedar + Stone; Watch, The Horse; Shell earrings, Celeste Twikler; Rings, Indie and Harper; Shell necklace, Arrow Divine.

The weather is warming up and it's feeling more like summer – my favourite season! So here are my summer essentials to equip you for long days at the beach, backyard bbqs around the pool and long Sunday afternoon picnics.

SUN PROTECTION

First and foremost, I never go outdoors without sunscreen – and Sun Bum is my favourite! They have a range of options depending on the conditions you'll be in, and a sunscreen created specifically for precious little ones and friends with super sensitive skin... and it smells awesome! I use Sun Bum 30, it's paraben free, gluten free, cruelty free and hypoallergenic + more!

TO BUY: Your local surf shop or http://shop.trustthebum.com

SWIMWEAR

I love shopping for swimmers online because you can try them on in the comfort of your own home! My favourite place to shop for swimmers is surfstitch.com – they have lots of different brands and regular sales. They offer free returns and exchanges within 30 days minimum which makes shopping online easy peasy!

They also provide a helpful little chart to explain which cuts will suit your body shape.

For more information go to https://thelens.surfstitch.com/2017/09/20/introducing-state-of-swim/

TO BUY: https://www.surfstitch.com/womens/swimwear

HAT

When the sun gets as hot as it does here in summer (...and autumn and spring!) a broad brim hat is a must-have, especially if you'll be outdoors in the middle of the day! My hat is last season Tigerlily but here are my recommendations for this season:

Back Bay Hat, O'neill, The Coasta Straw Hat, Fallenbrokenstreet, Ritual Boho Hat, Rip Curl, all surfstitch.com

TOWEL

In our house we have more beach towels than bath towels! This Swell beach towel is my favourite! I love the uni-sex striped design and the best thing about this towel is the larger size. It comes in two designs and because of it's size, can double as a picnic blanket.