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The Pocket Outdoor Blanket by Matador is lightweight, water-repellent and compact enough when folded to carry in your handbag. Perfect for festivals. £24; bearandbear.com
Wind in the Willow
Speaking of handbags, the Willow Weekender from new London-based leather brand CRU is practical and handsome – ideal for short breaks. Hand-made in Portugal, each of CRU's pieces is finished in vegetable-tanned leather. £190; cru.london
The latest offering from the unstoppable force behind Micro Scooters is the 'Speed Mint' model, for kids aged 12 and up. Ideal for whizzing from A to B. www.micro-scooters.co.uk