From calming face mists to statement straw hats, our pick of summer essentials

Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo Published :  22nd February 2019 12:00 AM   |   Published :   |  22nd February 2019 12:00 AM

March might be a few days away, but we’re already feeling the heat.Whether headed for a summer break or staying put in the city, we pick out some essentials to not just help you survive the next few months but also keep you on trend. Think Miu Miu sunglasses, Zimmerman swimsuits and Valentino sandals. 

Frill stop
Zimmerman’s olive green swimsuit, Juniper Frill, is the perfect addition to your beach bag. Featuring the brand’s signature floral print, it has a plunging neckline with buttons and frills, and is cut from stretchable fabric. Rs.31,754 approximately

Say aloe
The Organic Aloe Antioxidant Calming Mist from Soliel Toujours is great for the skin after a day in the sun. The moisturising spray is enriched with organic aloe vera, radical-fighting green tea leaf and antioxidant-rich grape seed oil, all of which serve to calm skin. Rs.3,282 approximately

Roped in
Keep your feet happy by slipping into these sandals from Valentino. Fitted with satin rope straps and the brand’s signature gold-tone Rockstuds, it is also available in nude and black, besides 
khaki green. Rs.31,094 approximately

Checked out
The gingham-patterned cotton dress is from sustainable label, Anaak. Crafted from lightweight cotton, it is designed with a bow at the chest and button fastenings down the front. Rs.27,690 approximately

Anemone instinct
This cotton top from Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring / Summer ’19 collection is printed with red anemones. The off-shoulder silhouette, cinched in waist and peplum hem, make it a summer must-have. Rs.51,855 approximately

Straw theory
Called the Adriatic hat, this piece from Clyde is inspired by its designer, Dani Griffiths trip to Italy’s coast. Made from beige straw, it is finished with a contrasting lilac cotton strap to hold it in place. Rs.21,474 approximately

Short order
Natasha Zinko’s paperbag shorts are made from 100 per cent cotton, making it a great investment for the summer. Printed with blue and white flowers, the beige pair is best worn with a bodysuit in a contrasting shade. Rs.80,595 approximately