Nothing spoils a day at the beach like lukewarm drinks and soggy sandwiches. But a chic, designer cooler will fix all your problems, and luckily, since it’s been the year of the picnic, there are loads on the market at the moment.

Pack your cooler with snacks, drinks and a few no-sugar Belvedere Organic Infusions (canned cocktails convenient for picnics) and make your outdoor session feel just that little bit more special.

The Beach People Picnic Basket – $199
From Australian brand The Beach People (which, fun fact, popularised the round-towel trend of a few summers ago), this is definitely the picnic basket of the moment. Pretty and practical, it’s lightweight but roomy, with a fully insulated basket that can fit a four-pack along with snacks. It also has a wooden lid that doubles as a food-grade cheeseboard. Each picnic basket is individually handmade.

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Business and Pleasure Co. Premium Cooler Bag – $79.99
This best-selling cooler from Business and Pleasure Co. comes in charming vintage yellow with a printed lining. With enough room to fit a few drinks and multiple snacks, it has an adjustable shoulder strap and zip-around entry, and the fabric is UV- and water-resistant, so it won’t get wet or fade during those long days out. The brand also sells an ice brick that fits perfectly on top.

The Somewhere Co. Olive Fields Cooler Bag – $94.50
The Olive Fields cooler bag from The Somewhere Co. is sturdy and built to last, with a rubber base and a strong handle made from vegan leather. It’s spacious enough to carry multiple four-packs, plus it has nifty separate zipped compartments so you don’t have to mingle your sandwiches and tinnies.

Country Road Byron Medium Cooler Bag – $99.95
Country Road’s addition to the cooler market is minimal and stylish, made from a unique paper, aluminium and cotton blend (so no plastic). With a zip closure, carry handles and an adjustable shoulder strap it’s practical and fully insulated to keep everything the right temperature, plus it comes in three minimal colours: baby pink, khaki and navy.

Miz Casa and Co Mosman Cooler Bag – $59
Australian label Miz Casa and Co produces high quality lifestyle products and its Mosman Cooler Bag has become popular in this year of the picnic. Available in brown and pink, it’s spacious and sturdy with a fully insulated main compartment, adjustable shoulder strap and leather top handles.

Gorman Hourglass Wine Cooler – $49
Made from 100 per cent recycled plastic, Gorman’s simple wine cooler is the perfect fit for two bottles of Pet Nat. It comes in a signature green Gorman print, and it’s lined with water resistant fabric and insulation panels to keep bottles warm or cool.

This article is produced by Broadsheet in partnership with Belvedere Organic Infusions. Belvedere Organic Infusions Organic Vodka Soda range – which comes in three flavour combinations – contains no sugar, is gluten free and vegan. Find out more.