1. Capture memorable moments with the Nikon 1 S1, released Feb 2013. It’s as easy to use as a compact camera, but much faster and more powerful, enabling you to take high quality images. Designed for intuitive operation, it has a sleek design with fewer buttons and clear menus for straightforward shooting. Nikon 1 S1 11-27.5mm kit RRP £479.99 available at Wex Photographic (wexphotographic.com).
Classic stripes are rarely out of fashion, so be sure to opt for cool nautical style this summer with the Portloe Polo shirt £40 at Crew Clothing Co., perfect for everyday comfort. (Crewclothing.co.uk or 0845 130 6250)
Keep your technology protected on the move with stylish covers and cases. Joules have brought out a range of iPad, iPhone and Kindle covers in a range of designs including florals and stripes. Pictured is the plain navy iPad cover which comes with matching flip phone case. £49.95 (Joules.com)
Perfect for unpredictable British weather, the Blunt Xs Metro grey folding umbrella has been ergonomically designed to be strong, hard-wearing and long lasting. It has a revolutionary Radial Tensioning System (RTS) which creates an unflappable, aerodynamic weather canopy, £39.90 (Umbrellaworld.co.uk).
Soak up the rays in these Prada men’s small wrap sunglasses. The shades feature a protective wrap around style and contrasting red branding. £180 from John Lewis (0845 604 9049 or Johnlewis.com).
Steiner Wildlife XP rubber-coated binoculars are designed to handle the toughest weather conditions. This model offers high definition optics and 10 x 26 magnification and razor-sharp clarity – perfect for getting up close and personal with nature £279.95 from John Lewis (Johnlewis.com or 0845 604 9049).
7. In line with the season’s nautical theme, Barbour’s Beacon Heritage Collection reworks traditional details and constructions from the Barbour archive with a new emphasis on colour such as red and navy blue. The line has also evolved beyond wax jackets and quilts to include refined leathers and robust knitwear. Pictured is the Bi-Col jacket designed by To Ki To Price? (Barbour.com).
Travel in style with this cotton holdall, ideal for hand luggage or weekends away. It has a double handle and detachable strap. Dimensions: H36 x W25 x D52cm, £59 from Marks and Spencer (Marksandspencer.com).
9. The super smart Longines Flagship Heritage gents watch has a silver dial along with chronograph and date functionality. The 40mm stainless steel case is finished with a brown leather strap and automatic movement is viewable through the transparent sapphire crystal case back. Water resistant to 30 metres. £2,040 from Goldsmiths (Goldsmiths.co.uk or 0845 604 2320).
This handcrafted Timberland boat shoe is an essential addition to your spring summer wardrobe. The shoe features a soft-oiled leather upper with a cushioned heel and padded collar to ensure the foot is fully cushioned and supported. Available up to size 14, £105 at Jacamo (Jacamo.co.uk or 0871 984 4000).