03.14.2012 / Beach Bags

What's in my beach bag?

Summer is here! Well, at least it certainly feels like it. And in honor of this breathing weather that were having I'm interrupting our week focusing on color, to prep my beach bag. Summer may not be officially here, but hey, at least I'll be ready. Will you?

1.Stella McCartney Sunglasses2.Superdry sandlesi3.Deborah Lippmann Nail Polishi4. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizeri5. Bobble Filtered Waterbottlei6.Beau Soleil Beach Bagi7. Apple iPodi8.Missoni beach toweli9. Philip B Beach Mist10. Eugenia Kim Fedorai11.Vogue Australia

Mom (on the left), one summer not so long ago.

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By Jan Hall Carey Smith on March 16, 2012 09:30 AM
OMG!! What a flash from the past!! I'm pretty sure they were at WLCC...not only is that where most of us hung out most of the time, but i also recognize the light fixture in the back ground. Now I'm feeling quite nostalgic!!
By Becca Berk on March 16, 2012 08:49 AM
Love the pic of kiki!!! So cute!
By Paulette Arnold on March 14, 2012 16:18 PM
LOVE the picture of Kathy. She was and is lovely.
By Meredith on March 14, 2012 10:19 AM
Oh, Laura, thanks for sharing this pic of your mom. Beautiful! The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
06.24.2010 / Beach Bags

Where to Stash Your Beach Stuff

How is it that it only takes us a few seasons to forget how to acclimate to the other seasons??? I always forget how much STUFF that a family of three needs during the summer! From carrying anything from snacks to sun tan lotion, it's important to have the perfect beach tote to ensure that all belongings are accounted for and stylishly being held. Here are a few of my personal faves!

Here's the bag I just bought for the summer. It's called the "Goldie" by Beau Soleil and it's made out of 100% undyed cotton canvas and undyed recycled rope handles! The only downside is that it's on back order until July 15th. I want it now!

LeSportsac is always a brand to rely on! This great-sized, durable "Erika Contrast Tote" looks tough enough to withstand the sand and maybe even a two-year-old!

Talk about a conversation piece. Not only does this Sea Bags Large Surf Tote draw attention for it's cool "SURF" detail, but it's also made out of 100% recycled sails.

Free City is one of my favorite brands because it's made in the U.S.A, and it's also pretty darn cool. I love this casual Life Nature Love Tote for a quick trip to the store or a long day at the beach.

Now here's the way to tote in style. This Pucci Foresta Print Beach Tote is entrancing. No need to fear, it's made of coated canvas to keep it's precious Pucci surface clean and safe!

I love this J. Crew Seaside Tote because it's so versatile. It's neutral enough to work with any outfit (or swimsuit for that matter) and the gold handle adds a nice flair!

No one says sand and surf better than Roxy. This Wild Side Bag in Hot Lava Pink is so fun and I like the fact that is has a closure so no sand comes home with you.

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