Italian Summer accessories

Italian Summer accessories

With an emphasis on the bespoke, handmade, and unique, Essteele has curated a selection of Italian summer accessories and essentials to take you effortlessly from poolside to party.

Capri Positano

“Victoria Hampshire's company makes the most beautiful sandals I can think of. Possibly the most beautiful sandals in the world. It has something to do with where they are made. Italy's Amalfi Coast (can't beat it for glamour) and a lot to do with how“, so says fashion maven Clare Press of Marie Claire Magazine. Those in the know (including the likes of Emmy Rossum, Nicole Trunfio and Jessica Gomes) have all been seen sporting hand-crafted and custom-made sandals, loafers, and linen and leather accessories.

L.G.R Eyewear

Classic Italian chic with an adventurous edge (think matte finishes, chunky temples and reflective lenses) are the trademark of L.G.R eyewear. Founder Luca Gnecchi Ruscone was born in Rome, and his L.G.R eyewear is entirely handmade in Italy by expert artisans, who build each frame from start to finish using traditional methods of production. Celebrity fans including Tom Cruise, Mario Testino, Gigi Hadid and Margherita Missoni, all of whom have all contributed to the brand's iconic status.


As one of the world's most respected hatmakers since 1857, the Borsalino name is synonymous with style. Still made in Italy, Borsalino products are handcrafted with the finest materials available and it takes an average of seven weeks’ work to finish every hat. Consider it your next investment piece.

The Sicily Bag

Cannily launched at the same time as last year's London Fashion Week, the Sicily Bag was quickly snapped up by the fashion set who were eager to be seen sporting one of these colourful Sicilian straw baskets. All handmade by local artisans, the bags are replete with rich, decorative elements of Sicilian folklore such as pom poms, mirrors, and bells, and no two are the same.

Marysia Swim

Poolside fashion has not been the same since former ballet dancer and surfer Maria Dobrzanska Reeves launched the swimwear label Marysia Swim in 2008. Born in Poland, Reeves relocated the label to Venice, as each swimsuit is crafted from textured Italian fabrics. The bikinis, maillots and cover-ups have been a social media sensation thanks to the signature hand-cut scalloping. Coveted worldwide, these summer essentials are stocked at luxe department stores including Neiman Marcus and online fashion hubs such as Net-a-Porter, Lane Crawford, and Moda Operandi.

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