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Top 10 Summer Essentials

on 17 December 2015
Summer is here, and with all new fashion retailer and homewares stores now open at The Strand, we’ve put together a list of summer essentials. Step into relaxing days and long nights with everything you need to get those summer vibes rolling. 

1. The Original ‘Roundie’
There is nothing better than the original when it comes to round towels. Designed by The Beach People hailing out of Kingscliff, these local beach lovers have released their latest collection of cool designs for Summer 2016. And they’ve just landed in store at Salt Living.

2. Tropical Themed Tote 
It’s not summer without a tropical print, but keep it classy. Grab a well-designed statement piece like this tropical themed tote from The Cabin Store.
3. Senso Sandals at Moelleux 
Bring your feet to the party with these marble sandals by Senso. Marble is back for summer, so don’t be afraid to step out in these bold prints, now in store at Moelleux.
4. Shirts and Tees
For the guys, Stock and Supply have a range of summer shirts by independent Australian labels including Banks and Cartegena. Banks offer the perfect plain tee, or spruce it up with Cartegena’s printed cotton shirts.  
5. Cotton Summer Dress
AW-SS has summer in its sights with this lightweight cotton summer dress in grey stripe. Pair it with this copper trim necklace from their as you are now collection for a chic look that has summer written all over it.
6. French Pottery 
Nothing says summer entertaining like French pottery. Grab these funky pieces in ochre by Sunpot at Johnei & Jo to add a touch of vintage to your summer shack.

7. Mezzie + Frank Chalk Paint
Planning a summer project? Give your furniture a coastal chic makeover with Abode Interiors’ extensive range of Mezzie + Frank Chalk Paints. From whitewash to a pop of summer colour, this paint is made for DIY. 
8. Monochrome Hat
Keep your headwear monochromatic this summer. Head to Ritzi for this white and black floppy hat – perfect for a day at the beach, or pair it with a cool dress for the ultimate summer look. 

9. Maui Jim Sunglasses
Grab the latest shades from Just Sunnies and protect your eyes with Maui Jim’s summer collection. Polarised lenses block the harsh UV glare while still keeping you looking stylish. 

10. Zuma Stripe One Piece 
Long sleeves are in – even when it comes to swimwear. Built to last, this Seea swimsuit strikes the perfect balance between surf function and style. Designed for women who surf, these swimsuits are also fast becoming popular with the sun- and fashion-conscious beach-going crowd. Available at Salt Living
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