*File photo by Kageaki Smith
The "Bermuda by way of Cecile" print was first launched on a
scarf in 2010.
Cécile in Bermuda is the only place to get the exclusive new
Lilly "Bermuda by way of Cécile" beach tote.
The tote features the re-launch of the custom Lilly Pulitzer
"Bermuda by way of Cécile" print, which proved popular when it was
first featured on
a limited edition scarf in 2010.
The bag is described as "the perfect fit for a towel, reading
material and any of those little beach accessories". It has a rope
handle and brightly coloured print reminiscent of Bermuda's pink
sand beaches and aqua waters. The tote costs $88 and can be shipped
The limited edition Lilly tote will be revealed today, June 21,
at Cécile at 6pm. There will also be preview of the summer
collection 2012. Proceeds from sales at the event will go towards
the Bermuda Sloop Foundation.
If you're not here to buy it right now, this month you have the
chance to win not only a tote, but a four night stay at Elbow
To enter the "The Amazing Adventures of my Lilly Tote" contest,
you have to submit a story about the adventures you'd have with
your tote in Bermuda. The story must include where on the island
you would take your tote and what would be inside it. Stories
should be a maximum of 500 words. You can enter by emailing EBBDAfirstname.lastname@example.org
with full contact details. The contest is open to US and Canada
All entries will be posted on Facebook where fans are encouraged
to "like" their favourite. The winning entries will be selected by
a panel of judges composed of Elbow Beach and Cécile's Executives.
Entries can be sent up to 30 June 2012. The winner will be
announced on 5 July 2012 on the Elbow Beach Facebook and Twitter
The grand prize is a four night stay at Elbow Beach for two
people and the Lilly Pulitzer Beach Tote. Second and third place
winners will each receive the Lilly Pulitzer Beach Tote.
Meanwhile, Cécile is hosting several events this week in
Bermuda. On Friday, June 22, you can shop the Lilly Summer 2012
collection and preview the Fall collection at Cécile. Lilly
Representatives will be at the store to give styling advice.
Then on Saturday, it's the Mummy & Me Tea Party. Bring your
'Little Lillys' to the store at 2pm to take part.
Proceeds from sales at all the events go to the Bermuda Sloop
For more information on the Lilly tote and collection, phone
295-1311, email email@example.com or visit
Cécile at 15 Front Street in Hamilton.