Your list of essentials for a garden tea party | Trending

Your list of essentials for a garden tea party | Trending

Keen to make the most of the season? Why not see out summer in style with a frolicking garden tea party.

Striped dress, $240. A casual frock can be playful while also looking smart.

Veja runners, $195. Ditch the heels in favour of some cool trainers.

Dinner plate, $7. Available in sets and as individual pieces, this dinnerware is renowned for its durability, made from chip, crack and break-resistant Vitrelle three layer glass.

Admiral napkins (set of four), $49. The perfect accessory for a table, whether you're entertaining family, friends, or kooky (but lovable) in-laws.

Cutlery set, $349. When only the best will do. Each set consists of 24 pieces and is available in brushed gold, matte black, brushed silver and polished silver.

Trudy Rice Butterfly table runner, $110. Set the scene by running a botanical theme through your garden party.

Drink dispenser set with stand, $29.95. Fill one with a flavoured beverage and the other with fresh water spritzed with lemon.

PAL BT, $299. A portable radio that's perfect for any outdoor (or indoor) setting. The battery lasts 16-hours, and the cabinet is weather-resistant.

Lawn picnic blanket, $79 (175 x 135 centimetres) . Machine-washable, UV resistant, and made with a velvet-like feel with waterproof backing.

Joshua Tree print shirt, $100. A botanical print that's a little left of centre.

Dock shorts, $99.95. Smart, casual shorts are the perfect choice for a backyard shindig.

Janessa Leone Klint boater hat, $280. Ladies, gents and kids should all be donning a hat when you're out enjoying the sun.

Planet Finska croquet set, $184.95. Comes with hardwood mallets, balls, wickets, stakes and corner flags, all packed in a heavy duty canvas bag.

Carnivale teapot, $210. If your garden tea party is a more sophisticated affair, bring out your fine white porcelain.

Cheeseporn cheeseboard $79.95. No garden tea party is complete without a delicious spread of cheese and accompaniments.

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Face & Body Sunscreen Stick, $16.99. Provides an on-the-go, hands-free application that spreads easily over the skin with a non-sticky finish. Available at major supermarkets and pharmacies.