What's In My Beach Tote...

What's In My Beach Tote...

Posted by Rachel Parcell on

kate-spade-francis-beach-tote beach-tote-essentials what-to-pack-in-a-beach-tote kate-spade-beach-tote kate-spade-new-york-summer-beach-toteTee: Nordstrom | Bottoms: Current Elliott | Tote: Kate Spade | Necklace: Scrabble | Bracelets: David Yurman | Lips: Liner-Boldly Bare by MAC, Lipstick-Madere by NARS, Lipsgloss-Turkish Delight by NARS


My husband and I have a passion for traveling. We love discovering new places as well as going back to vacation spots we have fallen in love with. Every summer, we spend time with my in-laws at one of my favorite places on earth, Lake Powell. One thing I've learned throughout the many years of traveling to the lake is that having a chic yet functional tote stocked with all my beach day essentials is critical for hot summer days, lounging in the sun.

I have had past experiences where I bring a super cute beach bag to the lake but by the end of the week, it's ruined from the the sandy beaches, oily tanning lotion and the water. I love the kate spade new york Francis Tote because while it's stylish and totally suits my personal style, it follows the form and function rule because it's totally water proof! I can't wait to head to Lake Powell with my family and my Francis tote in tow!

Today, I’m excited to team up with Kate Spade and share with you what I'm packing in my Francis Tote, exclusive to the kate spade new york store in East Hampton…

1. Beach Tote (can be found online at Bloomingdales and Saks)

2. Floppy Hat

3. Swimsuit

4. Flip Flops

5. Sunglasses

6. Beach Towel

7. Large Water Bottle

8. Kashi Bar

9. Magazines

10. Hydrating Mist

11. iphone case

12. Cosmetic Case

13. Elastics

14. Water Proof Mascara

15. Facial Sunscreen

16. Body Sunscreen

17. Lip Shine

Be sure to enter the kate spade new york "make waves in rio" sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip for two to rio de janeiro (deadline is June 1st).

xo, Rach

Thanks to Kate Spade for sponsoring this post.

photos by Lindsay Orton

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