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Between packing our travel-friendly beauty products, the latest reads and everything else, we’re not afraid to channel our inner Mary Poppins to pack our bags full of stuff. But when June 20 arrives, all bets are off. Why? Summer totes, of course! Not only are they sensible AF for storing allll your essentials, but they also serve as the perfect statement for your warm-weather ensembles! Scroll on for our very favorites.
1. Tory Burch Perry Large Canvas Tote, $448
The colorblocked detailing of this tote guarantees that it will look great with *all* of our summer ensembles!
You don’t have to be poolside to appreciate this fun transparent tote, but you have to admit… it was kind of made for a day at the beach.
3. INC International Concepts Quinn Straw Tote,
‘Tis the season for adorable summer totes and this circular straw silhouette is near the top of our list.
4. Baggu Standard Nylon Tote, $12
Good luck picking just one of these adorable Baggu prints! But thankfully, between trips to the grocery store, farmer’s market and shopping in general, you’ll have plenty of reasons to stock up!
5. Clare V. Bateau Woven Leather Tote, $475
Behold — the woven summery tote of our dreams! With the totally on-trend checkered handles and punchy colorful stripes, we’d happily carry this bag anywhere and everywhere.
Searching for something chic and sustainable? Peep this vegan leather bag! It even comes with a strap for switching things up a bit.
7. Billabong x Wrangler Homestead Denim Tote, $59.95
There’s a strong chance that your denim cutoffs may need a stylish friend! We’re also in love with the “back pocket” detailing for our phones and keys.
8. Calvin Klein Naomi Fold-Over Tote,
Aiming for something a little dressier than an everyday summer tote? Peep this bag! It even comes with a wristlet to keep your smaller stuff in its place.
9. Madewell Beaded Crochet Tote Bag, $128
Want a beachy bag that you can tote around 24/7? Hint: it’s this one.
10. Talbots Plaid Novelty Tote,
Plaid and gingham are both trending big time, so naturally we FULLY support this purchase.
What pairs best with summer totes? Chic vacation dresses, of course! Click to shop our very favorites.
Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.