Think outside the box: The best picnic accessories

1. Stelton vacuum jug

Erik Magnussen, £50. Store your bevvies with refinement in this Scandi design classic, available in a variety of colours. 01273 699 119, thelollipopshoppe.co.uk

2. Seagull cool bag

Anorak, £55. Who needs a rickety old hamper when you've got this super-fly chiller to do the job? 020 8299 2416, anorakonline.co.uk

3. London tumbler

Michelle Mason, £7.99. The capital is writ cute on these endearing melamine vessels from the designer/illustrator. michellemason.co.uk

4. Fold-up picnic table and seats

Roullier White, £100. This lightweight aluminium contraption will put an assured end to soggy backsides. 020 8693 5150, roullierwhite.com

5. Striped lawn lounger

Handpicked Collection, £69. Luxe up those lazy days with this padded, roll-up resting-place. 0845 602 3578,

handpickedcollection.com

6. National Gallery portrait plates

Whitbread Wilkinson, from £5 a plate. A fine collection of plastic dishes for the al-fresco aesthete. 020 7922 1444, W2products.com

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