Make the most of the cooler weather and enjoy a family picnic! We’ve narrowed down our must-haves (and the items on our wishlist) for you, including everything from what to wear to how to entertain yourselves. 

  1. Spell and the Gypsy Utopia sundress, $289, au.spell.co
  2. Country Road sand picnic basket, $199, www.theiconic.com.au
  3. Babiators Original Flowers sunglasses, $46.95, www.babiators.net 
  4. Autumn & Thistle Flemington plastic wine glasses, $10, www.autumnandthistle.com.au 
  5. Holiday Fairhaven sun hat, $49.95, www.birdsnest.com.au 
  6. Smallable Play and Go outdoor playmat, $77, www.smallable.com 
  7. Cotton On Theo sandal, $24.99, www.cottonon.com.au 
  8. Wandering Folk pastel forest picnic rug, $199, www.wanderingfolk.com 
  9. Verao giant four in a row game, $99, www.rebelsport.com.au 
  10. Next boys ecru sweater, $29, www.next.com.au 
  11. Mr Consistent Picnic Party Pack, $140, www.mrconsistent.com.au
  12. Paper Shoot Cork Secret Garden camera, $206, www.bhphotovideo.com


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