The Darling Nomadess: Relaxing at the Beach

Friday, September 26, 2014

Relaxing at the Beach

“I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence Central for Ame & Lulu. I received product samples to facilitate my review.”

The weather has started to cool down significantly the past few weeks so when we had a "heat wave" come through earlier this week, I knew I wanted to spend some time at the local beach one last time. While it's no Caribbean Sea, Lake Erie is gorgeous and offers a nice place to just relax (though I'm not sure how chemically stable the water is, haha). While it's almost time to pack up the Jacks, this Ame & Lulu tote will definitely have it's fair share of appearances this season. 

Dress: Old // Crochet Top: Old // Sandals: Jack Rogers // Necklace: Gift // Bag: ℅ Ame & Lulu

I featured this beaut of a bag a few weeks ago during my seasonal "What's in my bag?" series. I received lots of comments and questions about the tote so I figured now would be a good time to fill you in! As you read in my "Whats in my bag?" post, you know that I basically carry everything I need to make it through a long day at work and beyond. Literally, this bag is a great size for me because it can fit a lot inside and it's durable. Major kudos to the founder of Ame & Lulu for keeping women's busy lifestyles in mind during the creation of  these bags!

I also love the variety of prints and colors that are available. Many are so classic, preppy, and All-American, definitely a style that I enjoy! I chose this navy blue and yellow print because I thought it would be versatile with many different outfits and I really love the pop of yellow trim. The tote also came with a wristlet and key pouch which makes it great for keeping things a little more organized in an otherwise chaotic mess! I am currently using the wristlet as a makeshift cosmetic bag and the key pouch is perfect for keeping my keys, work ID, and debit cards together. My keys tend to  get lost in purses so often!

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How would you style this tote, darlings?

With Love,


  1. New is the perfect time to visit the beach!

  2. Your Jacks are to die for! I love the white & navy combo, I just wish the footbed on them wasn't so small-I can't make myself wear them!

    xoxo, SS

  3. You're so adorable! It's been way too long since I've gone to the beach (and by too long, I mean, since June. Too. Long.). I'm obsessed with that tote!

  4. Super Cute Bag! It looks like its great for a day at the beach or even a travel bag!!

  5. I love how you matched your outfit to your pretty new tote bag. Your entire look is so pulled together!

  6. Loving the pattern on this tote! Such a perfect beach bag.

  7. Those totes are so cute! I would love to be at the beach right now!

  8. Such a cute tote! I love nautical-themed things--they remind me that summer's always going to come back around again soon! :)

  9. Love your tote, looks like you are having a great time! Enjoy.

  10. Now that's a lovely bag. I love the beach

  11. What a fun idea to do blog pictures at Lake Erie!! :-) And love the colors of your outfit- perfect transition for Fall!

    xoxo A

  12. This tote is PERFECT for the beach! I missed your whats in my bag post, gonna have to head over and read that next!

    Miche from Buttons and Birdcages


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