18/12/2015 6:41 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST

9 Stylish And Practical Beach Bags To Buy Now

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It could be said that when it comes to choosing a beach bag and a bathing suit, the requirements are one and the same.

First and foremost, they both need to be comfortable, practical and align with your personal, everyday style. Support is vital, too. Let’s be honest -- when it’s upward of 30 degrees, ain’t nobody got time for hot leather or awkward, frustrating straps.

So with beach season well and truly upon us, it’s time to retire your work bag and swap it for a versatile carryall that works from beach to barbecue.

From neoprene to cotton-canvas, we’ve pulled together a selection of totes, from those to suit the most minimalist beach goer to those packing for a family of five.

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