Top 10 kids beach essentials for summer holidays

Ahhh, beach life – how I love you and pine for you. BUT you cannot send those kids willy-nilly on to the sand unless they are properly swim-suited and booted so here are my Top 10 kids beach essentials for summer holidays.

Starting with to swim in. Now I know these swim shorts are rather expensive but come ON they are oh so amazing! By Orlebar Brown from Melijoe £110.

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I am loving this swimsuit by M&S. Ticking both the gingham trend and the appliqué trend – this ticks my boxes. From £10.

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Style Spotter – Valentine’s Love

I had to share this with you – and what better timing? OK so the weather is till freezing and rubbish – so not from that perspective – but, it’s Valentines and not only is this dress covered in kissy kissy lips – it has also captured my heart! Look…

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Mmmmmmmmmmmmwah!! This is SO in my shopping basket as I write it’s a JOKE! Printed cotton poplin dress with straps by Ryliel Enfant (bien sur!) £64.21 Melijoe. Get Valentine’s busy…

Mummy and Me – Zig Zag love

When I saw Sienna Miller on a recent cover of Grazia leaving The Tonight Show in NYC – I developed one serious girl crush. How can someone look like that AND be a mother of a young child??? It’s just not fair! At that stage in my twins’ lives I was covered in their phlegm or bits of food and ALL my jeans had holes in the knees – and not in a fashionable way – in an ‘I’m-down-on-the-floor-with-my-kids-whether-I-like-it-or-not’ way.

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But let me put aside the ridiculous beauty and let’s drill down on the dress.Oh yes – very nice – Celine resort SS15 collection.  Here it is on the catwalk.

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Not cheap – but in case you have won the lottery – either as the actual lottery or getting married an oligarch – it costs – well, a lot of money. BUT BUT BUT your little girl can get a similar look for a fraction of the price with this dress by Billieblush £45.74 Melijoe.

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Pint-sized catwalk style for your little loin-fruits? Happy to oblige. Get busy!