I've been looking for a good beach bag for the last couple of weeks. The main objective was to find something that was easy to transport in my suitcase (aka not a huge rigid beach basket) and also something that will be able to hold all of the stuff I bring to the beach... and I bring a lot!
I really wanted one of those very simple canvas totes (think bag-for-life kinda style) but unfortunately, most of the ones I found were tiny. But then I saw this denim baby on a spontaneous trip to Stradivarius along with some amazing patches that make the bag super cute! The bag itself is really big, so perfect for fitting in my beach towel, book, magazines, various bottles of SPF and all the other bits that I will be bringing to the beach with me.
The DIY part is nearly too easy to actually deserve the name of DIY.... It mainly involves buying a cute set of patches (Stradivarius have some absolutely gorgeous ones at the moment!) and then ironing them onto any denim / canvas bag of your choice. It's just a great way so jazzing up your bag and making it look really trendy... after all 90's vibes, patches and pins of all sorts are all the rage now!