14 Buys For Your Next Summer Picnic

Summer Picnic buys

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Looking forward to relaxing picnics this summer? Take note of any of these online buys, from hand-made winebags (available exclusively via the VISI Shop) and on-the-go cutlery to portable speakers and colourful cooler boxes. PS: These make great gifts, too.


Beach Towel in a Bag

A quick-drying microfibre beach towel is the perfect accessory for a day out at the beach. This bright and colourful version comes with a string bag to carry with ease to your destination. 

R169 | Woolworths


Natural Picnic Basket

With enough space to store all your favourite picnic snacks, this basket made from seagrass will be your summertime go-to for days out with the family.

R1 099 | Poetry

VISI Collab: African Jacquard Kuba Beach Mat in ‘Lagoon’ and ‘Coral’

The Kuba Beach Mat is a versatile and lightweight textile inspired by Kuba designs found in Congolese fabrics. Made from 100% cotton these 130X210cm mats are perfect for the beach or garden picnic.

R1275 | VISI Shop


Fieldbar Drinks Cooler Box

The Fieldbar Drinks Box is a hardcase cooler box designed for superior thermal performance. 

R1 699 | Fieldbar


Selvedge Serviette

Generously sized, natural linen napkins with a woven stripe detail along the true selvedge.

R200 | Mungo


VISI Collab: Ledikana Babina Noko Winebags

Johannesburg-based lifestyle brand Ledikana, headed up by Mapholo Ratau, is behind the design of the Babina Noko range of hand-made neoprene winebags, now available with a coral zip via the VISI online shop.

R399 | VISI Shop


BYO Picnic Table

These acrylic tables come in a range of fun colours and they’re prefect for picnics, as a laptop table or to serve breakfast in bed.

R599.99 | Typo


Mepal 3 Piece Ellipse Cutlery Set

This stylish and practical 3 piece cutlery set from Mepal consists of a knife, a fork and a spoon and is held together by a plastic holder. 

R219 | Yuppiechef


SunnySide Tray

Picnics and breakfast in bed just got a whole lot prettier, with this melamine Skinny laMinx in their SunnySide design.

R495 | Skinny laMinx


Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore

Beosound Explore is a waterproof wireless speaker designed for adventure with up to 27 hours of playtime.

R4 599 | Loot


Set of 6 Borosilicate Glass Straws

Borosilicate glass is very resistant to high temperatures and thermal shock changes. It is characterised by its lightness and aesthetics, and it does not alter the flavour or smell of food.

R359 | ZARA Home


Byron Tumbler

Designed for outdoors, this tumbler is made from acrylic to avoid breakages.

R99 | Country Road


Eyelet Beach Umbrella

Made from reclaimed wood, this big beautiful umbrella comes with a canvas carry bag in matching print design.

R3 995 | Pezula Interiors


Ocean Dipped Crackle Dinner Plate

This range is made with durable and food-safe melamine and comes complete with a smooth, elegant finish.  

R65 | Woolworths

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