Five hot summer looks to keep you cool this season – from straw bags to French fashion for gents

From celebrity jewellery to a waterproof tote bag, the latest fashion collections to check out

PUBLISHED : Monday, 25 June, 2018, 7:32pm
UPDATED : Monday, 25 June, 2018, 7:32pm

Mr Porter – Vive la France

The online retailer has enlisted some of France’s coolest menswear labels to create exclusive pieces for its Vive La France collection, which includes quintessential French items from brands such as AMI, Officine Generale, Maison Kitsuné and Lacoste.

Emrata x Spinelli Kilcollin

Model of the moment Emily Ratajkowski – known to her many Instagram fans as Emrata – teamed up with jeweller Spinelli Kilcollin for a range of fine-jewellery pieces such as linked-hoop earrings and diamond pendants, all engraved with the initials e.r x SL.

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Delvaux D to D

The Belgian leather-goods house is ushering in summer with the D to D, a large and practical tote in waterproof fabric that’s perfect for the beach or an afternoon spent shopping in a resort town. We love the model in saffron yellow, with green piping and multicoloured stripes.

Armani Junior

Featuring preppy outfits in nautical colours, and more whimsical pieces sporting fish and beach prints, the Italian label’s spring-summer 2018 collection provides lots of options to pack for your little ones as you plan your summer getaway.

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There’s nothing like a straw bag to put you in the holiday mood. California-based brand Kayu, available at Net-a-Porter, makes all its bags in the Philippines, where artisans embroider them with fun slogans such as “Tropic like it’s hot” and “Girls just wanna have sun”.