What’s in my Sabine?

Beaches seem so far away since Dallas has been living under a cloud of sleet, snow and rain the past month! But, I know half of you lucky babes are about to go on spring break and I wanted to share some beach bag tips and items! This tote of mine is from Elaine Turner and called the Sabine Tote

I’m not the nicest to my beach bags. I throw them everywhere and just hope for the best, haha! But the quality of Elaine Turner pieces is captured in this tote, so I was so excited to make it my beach bag this year. Whether I’m running to the pool, lake or 30A [best. beach. ever.] these are my essentials to keep me not looking like Hermoine in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. My hair sees sand and turns into that in .3 seconds.

First up, mags on mags. I can’t see on my Kindle in the sunlight and I always finish my books on the plane ride, so I stock up on big magazines for the beach. I never feel bad when the sand eats them. 

I borrowed these sunglasses during fashion week and paid for wifi on the plane home so that I could get them. Do I look so serious? 😉 [totally joking with that face.]

I’m always sharing this brand on Instagram! The packaging and scent is to die for. I love their shampoo and conditioner and have pre-threatened Paul when we are married he isn’t allowed to touch it. When I’m at the lake or beach I always like to run conditioner through my hair before I get in the water. This protects your hair from anything harsh, gives you a deep condition with the heat from the sun and allows your beach waves to drive smoothly! 

Sunscreen always makes me break out, but the Clear Face from Neutrogena is a keeper. It doesn’t cause break outs or your skin to get oily. I then layer Chantecaille Just Skin [I’m shade Vanilla!] to even out my complexion. My family always leaves the beach for lunch and so I throw on this YSL Sheer Candy in Iced Plum on before we head to eat. I’m not a huge fan of the all over “rosy” look. Looks amazing on brunettes, but with my skin tone I just look like I am ill. This lilac hue evens out any sun I might have gotten on my cheeks that afternoon.

I just got these Espadrilles for my birthday and these are perfect for running around for lunch or dinner at the beach. You can wear them with anything from shorts to a sundress so you can pack less. 🙂 

Elaine Turner is giving Chronicles readers 20% off with code: CHRONICLES20
You can also see what Elaine keeps in her Sabine Tote here
I have to wait for Maui for 6 months, so I will be living vicariously through you all! Do you have any fun spring break plans?!
Also! I have a fun little event coming up! I’ll be at the original Neimans March 19th with some amazing bloggers in Dallas. I was nominated as a Dallas It girl of Instagram. We will be sharing our favorite spring looks and sipping champagne! You can vote for your favorite Dallas It girl here

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  1. Jade wrote:

    I’d love to hear your thoughts on Louis Vuitton vs a Goyard tote! I always wanted a LV neverfull (with the painted monogram of course) and a friend suggested Goyard instead (https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/ec/37/2c/ec372c48bf47196adea4b8866b2152cd.jpg)

    Any thoughts there? I know a LV neverfull is a staple but the Goyards are so unique and less common!

    Published 06 Mar 15Reply
  2. The Tory Burch espadrilles are to die for! Your style is just amazing (#obsessed, lol) ! I would love to know your thoughts on Chantecaille products! I have been interested in them for a while and have thought about buying their Future Skin Foundation. Can’t decide if it’s worth the splurge!

    Thanks for sharing these lovely details Katey!

    Published 06 Mar 15Reply
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    Published 07 Mar 15Reply
  4. Jessica wrote:

    Love these essentials! PS Where did you get that mirror on the side of your bed? xx
    Dirty Blonde Barrage

    Published 07 Mar 15Reply