Hayden Reis Beach Bags for a Weekend on the Shore

Hayden Reis Beach Bag and Black Dog-17

Beach bag: Hayden Reis (c/o) / Wristlet: Hayden Reis (c/o) / Sweatshirt: The Black Dog / JeansJ.Crew (I clearly haven’t taken these off in weeks, haha… They really don’t stretch out! The “Toothpick” jean–which is stretchy and shows off some ankle–also comes in railroad stripedark resinwhiteecrublackclassic and silver.) / Shoes: Sperry / Hat: Ocean City, New Jersey Boardwalk ;) / LipstickClinique / EarringsJ.Crew Factory (Sold out), but loving these Kate Spade starfish earrings!

A couple of weekends ago, Mitch and I headed to my parents’ beach house in Ocean City, New Jersey for a little getaway. The weather was so nice that we actually spent some time on the beach! (Miracle!) We packed my new Hayden Reis beach bag with lunch, towels and some celebratory –err, ahum– “coffee,” and sat in the sand for a couple of hours. It was absolutely lovely.

I’m sure you’ve heard this before from me, but I’m obsessed with the Jersey Shore. It’s been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, and for me, it’s a place that represents family, love and joy. I’ve been a bit down in the dumps recently (more on that later), so I’m making a concerted effort to get down to my happy place as much as humanly possible over the next few months. (Get prepared for a lot of beach photos! Perhaps we should change “Kelly in the City” to “Kelly on the Beach” or something? Heh.)

But back to my beach bag and wristlet by Hayden Reis. So cute and preppy, right?! Made out of Dacron Sailcloth, it’s lightweight, water-resistant, lined with pockets, and folds flat for easy transportation. (Which is essential for beach totes, in my opinion.) My stuff–including my Kindle and iPhone–stayed completely dry when I allowed high tide to encroach on my little sitting area, too. (Oops. Haha.) Needless to say, this bag is coming everywhere with me this summer! Get yours today! (My favorites right now are the Palm Beach Lately and the One Fish, Two Fish. Adorbs.

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  • Hunter

    Love this so much :)


  • Great beach bag! I wish it would warm up so I could take one of my bags out for a spin. Oh, and all this talk about the shore has me craving a Wawa sandwich…

    The Salty Hanger

    • Michele,

      AH! LOVE WAWA SO MUCH! And, actually, the sandwiches we got were from WaWa… hahaha. My husband and I have a problem. We could eat them every day!


  • Becky M

    Such a great getaway! Love the sweatshirt!


  • Love your bag & shoes!! I too love OCNJ! I have a condo on Plymouth Place. After seeing your post I am getting excited for the shore season to arrive.


    • Ahhh! You do?! That’s so amazing! Isn’t it the most magical place? I absolutely adore it. :) xoxo!

      • It is an awesome & magical place! I love all of the Mom & Pop restaurants and of course the boardwalk!

  • Alex Thornton

    Love your Black Dog sweatshirt!

  • I actually need to invest in a new beach bag this year since mine has a broken strap so this is perfect timing!



    • Alex,

      I wouldn’t recommend the bag more! Really lightweight but also super sturdy! (And SO cute!!) xoxo!