That’s My Bag! Summer Accessories-Sorted | AD

Daydreaming of lounging by the pool this summer? With the weather starting to heat up and holiday season almost upon us, there is no better time to start looking ahead and shopping for your summer look.

Put your stamp on the summer with these fab style choices and get ahead of the summer rush- here’s our top tips for accessorising like a boss this summer.

That’s my Bag

Travelling in style is vital. Picture yourself walking through the airport- you can almost taste that cocktail and see the shimmering water of the pool.

Is your bag some pedestrian everyday bag, or have you upgraded your look with one of these super stylish bags? First up is this instantly recognisable Cath Kidston Classic.

Whilst Cath Kidston has always had their adorable red and polka dot line there has never been a better time to grab this vintage style, with polka dots dominating the spring/summer style profile.

a side view of the cath kidston branded red and white polka dot bag with shoulder strap and handle

It doesn’t hurt that the oilcloth exterior is super easy to clean and amazingly durable, meaning you won’t be bringing half of the beach back with you in the bottom of your bag. Shop this beautiful bag here!

For a more cutesy look or a more adventurous hiking holiday, this backpack is the perfect blend of form and function. The grey and silver colour pallet adds an edge to any outfit, and is neutral enough to work all year round.

an all grey ted baker bacpack with silver handles

With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to grab yourself this sophisticated backpack for the summer and beyond.

Mad As A Hatter

With the resurgence of vintage styles we’ve seen in the last few years it’s no surprise that classic summer looks are peak fashion at the moment.

Big floppy sun hats, a cosmopolitan trilby, and everything straw will be going in every girls holiday suitcase this spring/summer season to keep you looking your glam best. Here are our top picks for your summer sun hats!

Go with a classic smaller style for a super cosmopolitan look with this beautiful straw trilby.

a fedora style straw hat with a black band of fabric tied in a bow wrapped around where the hat and brim connect

This is a versatile and hard working accessory that you can wear throughout a mild spring and a hot summer, combining equally well with full beachwear as it does with a classic jeans and t-shirt combo. Grab this super versatile hat here.

If you really want to make a statement on the beach this summer, check out this amazing wide brim stripe sun hat from Ted Baker. The mix of synthetic and fabrics is perfect for keeping a cool head this summer and the wide brim is the best way to keep any nasty sunburn from your nose and cheeks.

a colourful floppy sun hat. The colours run in circles around the hat moving outward, alternating between white, orange, pink, light pink and a thin line of green. there are approximately fourteen bands of colour of varying size following that pattern.

Pair this with pastel pinks, oranges and reds to really stand out this summer and embrace your inner celeb. Grab this beautiful sun hat here, with 49% off retail!

For a more understated look, this gorgeous chiffon band floppy hat is perfect for chilling by the pool and looking your best. The mid sized leopard print bow adds a little bit of flair to your beach chic without being restrictive to colour schemes.

a straw hat with a large leopard print bow, in keeping with the summer style trends

Whilst this sun hat is less versatile than the trilby and less of a statement piece than the Ted Baker sun hat, it has a timeless look that makes it stand out on its own. Shop it here to add some elegance to any summer outfit!

Looking Spec-tacular!

Sunglasses. Need we say more? The best way to block out the sun— and the haters— is with a stylish pair of summer sunglasses. This season seems to be leaning towards a more rounded lens style, and here are the best of the bunch!

These Roberto Cavalli sunglasses are an amazing bargain with 64% off and the larger lens style tends to suit most face shapes and styles.

a pair of tortoiseshell sunglasses with a small gold logo on the outside of the left leg of the glasses and a gradient black to grey fade on the lenses in keeping with the summer style trends

This style of sunglasses gives you a classic style and is the perfect way to add a touch of continental class without the glasses being too domineering or overpowering.

For high style and to really get your Audrey Hepburn on, these Ray-Bans are perfect for a huge summer style up.

A pair of tortoiseshell Raybans with 50% opacity black lenses and the RayBans logo on the top right of the top lens

The 100% UV protection lenses are perfect for sunbathing and walking around in bright sunshine, and the understated tortoiseshell patterning looks stunning when the light shines through the frames.

These sunglasses are a total game changer and are a true must have for this summer.

If neither of these fabulous options grab you, check out Brand Alley’s amazing discount deals on all designer sunglasses here!

Will you be grabbing any of these fabulous accessories to get that superstar summer look? Let us know in the comments!

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