June 30, 2010

Beach Bag Essentials

It's hard to pack the perfect beach bag. Here are a few things I consider to be essential in mine:
a bag big enough to carry everything
towel
sunglasses
bathing suit
cover up
sandals
sunscreen
lip balm
iPod
magazines

What do you carry in your beach bag?

32 comments:

Marcie said...

I just put together a beach bag post! Great timing. I couldn't agree more with your choices. A magazine is e-s-s-e-n-t-i-a-l.

xo Marcie

Kayla said...

I carry all of those things and usually carry Dominos for a quick sand game. They don't get so dirty they can't get clean and they won't blow away!

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Ashley said...

I love this list, and that Missoni kaftan! I'd add a drink, maybe a water, maybe something a bit harder? LoL! :)

-Ashley
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Marie said...

Good list!:D I <3 the Kate Spade bag!:D

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Miss Caitlin S. said...

Yup! I love this, I always love when people break down beach bags... makes me feel like I'm going on a trip!

Josie said...

I LOVE this! We totally have the same beach bag necessities.
xo Josie
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Marie said...

Ohh I love posts on Summer! Great things to put in your beach bags.. ipod & magazine are definitely a must have for me too.. sometimes I get insanely bored just laying on the beach! hehe. I like to bring books too if the mood hits me!

Krystal said...

I love that Missoni shirt!!!

My Lack of Style said...

I miss food! ;)

FashionJazz said...

Love your beach bag post!! : ) xx

Elle Sees said...

I posted all of my essentials earlier this month during my Beach Week posts!

mrs. origami said...

my beach bag:

towel
swim suit
sunscreen
lip balm
bottle of water or ice
sunglasses
my glasses case (since i am not wearing my contacts lately)
nail file, nail polish
a snack of some sort
my camera

Leia said...

i haven't been to the beach in years! but i guess i would need sunscreen, lip balm, water, and a good book!

Closet Fashionista said...

Yep that is the perfect bag! I have
coverup, sunscreen, book, chapstick, towel, phone (for time checking), camera and something I'm forgetting :p
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Viv said...

i need to carry this stuff in my beach bag but i usually just carry minimal amounts heh



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kirstyb said...

major holiday blues i wish i was on the beach right thi 2nd! xxx

Becky said...

Great list!! ♥♥

Kristin said...

Looks pretty darn perfect to me! I now carry beach toys in my bag too. : )

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

I love that coverup! I carry all of the above plus water/something to drink, maybe a camera... :)

rebecca said...

Sunscreen - a lot of it!!

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Iva said...

I love those Gucci sunglasses!!

Couture Carrie said...

Fabulous collage, darling!
You've got all the essentials!
I would just add an Evian atomizer!

xoxox,
CC

Valerie said...

Those Gucci sunglasses are unbelievable! I carry lots of the same things in my beach bag- magazines, a book, sunscreen, ipod, carmex, hand sanitizer, and usually a hat.

xo
Valerie

naomemandeflores said...

My beach bag is huge!!! I can carry the whole world in it! :)

Fashion Meets Food said...

Love this post! Makes me want to go on a trip right now. I need to find a good cover up mine sucks.

xo

Taj Acosta said...

Great bag!! xoxo

Jen said...

Boy, you're a beach bag pro because those are all things I would have said too!! And don't you just love beach bags? They're so much fun! Great post dear!

Jammer said...

Great post! I always manage to forget lipbalm and regret it later lol.

I also have quite the mane, so I need detangler and a good hairbrush :)

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Le Sigh of a Fashionista said...

Love the Kate Spade case!!

Lindsay With An "A" said...

Love this post :) Very appropriate for now! I carry my iPod, several magazines, book of the moment, lip balm, huge sunglasses, and SPF!

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Elisa @ Globetrotting in Heels said...

ooooh, love your picks!

I live in Switzerland so I tend to go to the pool in summer, unless we are vacationing somewhere with nice beaches - I grew up in the Mediterranean so I'm kind of picky ;-)

Last weekend my bag contained:
- sunglasses
- a book (Around the world in 80 dates)
- a magazine (Company, from the UK)
- water + electrolyte supplements
- whole grain crackers
- iPod
- iPhone
- towel
and of course a sundress and sandals :-)

Scarlet Letters said...

That sunscreen from Origins is the best! I have to fight my husband for it ;)

My Herve Chapelier beach bag also contains a floppy hat and a bunch of books!