Somewhere between the functional mom bag and fashionable mini bag lies a classic style that effortlessly delivers on both fronts: the tote. Defined by two over-the-shoulder handles and a deep rectangular structure crafted from durable materials, totes have become much more than utilitarian carryalls. Today, the bags are powerful accessories representing mindful sustainability and style-savvy. (Speaking of style there’s even an Instagram account dedicated to the revival of L.L. Bean’s iconic Boat and Tote bags.) That’s why we’ve rounded up the best tote bags designed to suit you effortlessly for work, travel, school, and everything in between.
From L.L.Bean‘s OG styles to Baggu‘s packable ripstop-nylon creations, the totes are worth adding to your bag rotations. There’s a color, print, fabric, and size for everyone. Find the one that matches your style. Each of our picks is approved for all occasions — aka ready to carry you and your stuff from crowded work commutes to grocery runs, gym trips, all-day shopping excursions, and nights out on the town.
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