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    27 Cool Totes For Schlepping All Your Stuff In Style

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    1. One of Baggu's surprisingly chic, machine washable nylon grocery totes your cartons of milk and loaves of bread will feel LUCKY to be carried in.


    They can fold up into a compact little pouch, but can hold up to 50 pounds!

    Promising review: "These bags are THE BEST! I've had them for years. Most of my regular reusable bags are huge and cumbersome and end up getting left in the car. These squish down so I can fit multiples in my little diaper bag, so they never get left behind. They easily hold three gallons of milk. When I'm dealing with a baby and a toddler, anything that makes life easier is a lifesaver, and these are perfect for packing for a day trip, groceries, beach trips, and even taking on longer trips so I can stay organized. The fact that I can throw them in the washing machine is incredible. I can't say enough good things about these! You wouldn't think you'd get compliments on grocery bags, but even the cashiers ask me what brand they are regularly. The colors make me happy when I see them by the front door." —Ann M. Karmol

    Get it from Amazon for $12 (available in 33 colors and prints).

    2. A roomy tote that's just gonna be completely honest.


    Promising review: "I use this bag all the time! I keep all my things for therapy in it, so I can just grab and go. The bag is a nice size (big enough to hold a binder, notebook, book, and my purse), the straps are flexible enough to add a bag charm easily for a splash of color, and it speaks the truth!" —Erinhall01

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 21 designs).

    3. A durable, artsy version with an inside pocket and two sets of straps sure to make waves.


    Promising review: "Amazon tells me I bought this bag over a year ago, and I've used it as my main bag for extended periods several times now and it's still going strong! I've never really used the short handles; they seem to be slightly shorter than most tote bag handles and a little hard to comfortably use over my shoulder, but I bought it specifically because I wanted a longer strap. It hangs near my hips and it's perfect. I carry around too much stuff on a daily basis, and this fits a lot without looking bulky and the strap is holding up totally fine. The design is also still near perfect looking after a year, no peeling or cracking at all (I haven't tried putting it through the wash or anything though, just spot-cleaned). I've bought similar sized/strap bags from Amazon, but this one has held up the best. Well worth the price in my opinion!" —Suzanna

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in nine styles).

    4. A chic, reversible, go-everywhere bag absolutely no one will believe cost under $15.


    Check out one BuzzFeeder's rave review of a slightly different style of this tote here (#4).

    Promising review: "This bag is too good to be true, but true. It's sleek and an excellent value for the money. The bonuses are the long strap and attached pouch (both removable). It's well-made and looks like a very expensive bag. I highly recommend." —V707

    Get it from Walmart for $13.97 (available in three colors and prints).

    5. A sassy small tote made of 95% post-consumer recycled materials, so it's as good for the planet as it is for toting your lunch or other essentials to the office.

    Amazon, Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review here (#5).

    Promising review: "Who doesn't love a reusable bag with a cute doggy on it? This really gets looks and is perfect for carrying small things, like your lunch or unexpected small purchases when shopping. I've used other Blue Q bags for more than eight years, and they still look in good condition. I recommend the brand overall!" —Chio P.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 15 designs).

    6. A clever Out of Print composition book tote that's making me even more nostalgic for those Amelia's Notebook books than I usually am, and that's really saying something.


    Promising review: "As a teacher, I thought this was adorable before it even arrived. Once I started using it, I was surprised by how strong it is and the amount of space inside. It can fit my computer, several books, and three or four stacks of paperwork." —Kent Stuart

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (also available in 62 other book-themed designs).

    7. A metallic tote with a very important message we should be all (cat) ears for.


    Get it from HouseOfCat on Etsy for $18.45.

    8. BuzzFeed's Eating Your Feed grocery tote so you can schlep the ingredients for all your Insta-worthy recipes home in style.


    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    9. A spacious and amazingly affordable patterned tote with a drawstring interior that's both cute and functional.


    Promising review: "This is literally the best tote I've ever used. I love this bag. I’ve used it to carry my school papers, as a sleepover tote, and as a grocery bag. It's amazing quality. The stitches are strong and no matter how much weight I’m carrying, the straps always feel sturdy. The designs haven’t faded, either, and I’ve had it for over six months. I seriously love this bag." —Kayla McCarthy

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in three colors).

    10. A truly inspirational option guaranteed to become notorious among RBG stans and streetwear fans alike.


    Get it from thefoundretail on Etsy for $28.

    11. A possibly perfect beach bag complete with a zip closure so the sand stays between your toes, not in your purse.


    Promising review: "This is the tote bag I've dreamed of for my next trip. It's EXACTLY what I was expecting!!! I really LOVE when I buy something from Amazon and I get the item well-packaged, clean, sealed, and exactly as advertised. I haven't used it yet, but I'm planning on taking it with me as a carry-on. It will hold some personal items to keep close to me on the plane, and it has a zipper and an outside pocket big enough to hold my documents (like my passport and such). The material seems to be strong enough. I got the flamingo print and it's adorable. I am SUPER happy with this purchase; I'll buy it again and recommend it!!!" —MDDM

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (available in six prints).

    12. A Friends quote tote covered in phrases you're likely to hear when hanging out at Central Perk.

    Amazon, Box Lunch

    Get the colorful one from Amazon for $18.99 or the red and black one from Box Lunch for $10.90.

    13. A quilted collegiate-inspired tote declaring allegiance to your one true alma mater, with enough space to store all your spellbooks and quills.


    Promising review: "I really like how much room is in this bag. I purchased it when I was returning to work after my maternity leave. I didn’t want to have to carry a bunch of extra bags, since I was planning on pumping at work. This bag has more than enough room for all my belongings plus some. I even like that there are small, hidden side zipper pockets. So many pockets!!! I would recommend it if you need to carry a lot of stuff." —RJ7980

    Get it from Amazon for $41.59.

    14. Or a Flourish and Blotts shopping bag perfect for when you've gone on a Hermione-level bookstore shopping spree.


    Damn right you're gonna need that Undetectable Extension Charm!!!

    Get it from BarryDBulsara on Etsy for $9.52.

    15. An aww-worthy tote featuring a truly glam doggo that'll definitely inspire a paws-itive ~sequins~ of events.


    It's got a handy magnetic closure.

    Get it from Amazon for $18 (available in three colors).

    16. A chic faux leather Snow White silhouette tote with subtle nods to the fairest of them all and plenty of space for all your royal must-haves. Carry it to the office, and it's sure to have you whistling while you work.


    Promising review: "This bag is very nice and larger than I expected! The tissue box (in the picture on the right) is for scale. The quality of the bag is really nice! I like the texture — it’s like that of a nice purse you would get at Macy’s. The inside is very cute! It's black with red apples. There’s also a nice inner pocket with a zipper." —A. Gudino

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    17. A badass tote bag here to prove all the haters who said a bag printed with birth control methods and period supplies couldn't be pretty WRONG. Isn't it IUD-lightful?


    Get it from DrunkGirlDesigns on Etsy for $22.

    18. An easily packable straw bag you'll wish you could wave in the face of Susan from HR when she emails you on your first day of vacation.


    It's got an inside pocket and a magnet closure, plus sleek faux leather straps.

    Get it from Walmart for $14.97 (available in six designs).

    19. A structured bag with plenty of pockets plus a crossbody strap, because practicality is the bee's knees.


    Get it from ModCloth for $49 (also available in cactus, cat, or dinosaur prints).

    20. A sweet canvas tote for anyone trying to visit all 50 states, even if for no other reason than so they can brag about it on their dating app profile.


    This tote is also a wonderful prize for anyone who has ever won the license plate game!!!

    Get it from Homesick for $5.

    21. A downright charming tote with a rather cheesy pun sure to make gruyere-one smile.


    And if they don't crack a smile or belt into a certain classic '80s jam when they see this, they're probably a muenster.

    Get it from MilkandCookies on Etsy for $21.78.

    22. A fun rainbow beach bag for showing off your stripes on your next vacay.


    Promising review: "These were the perfect bridesmaid gifts for my beach wedding. The tote bag is an extra large size and fits a beach towel and many other beach accessories. It's complete with an inner pocket for smaller items you don't want to dig for later. It also has a ZIPPER (OMG yes) and the straps are extra soft on the shoulders and don't dig into your skin. I was pretty bummed I didn't order one for myself." —Crystal Fernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in three colors).

    23. A soft tote with an outer pocket for the most precious items that deserve to be treated like cordu-royalty.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $7.90 (available in three colors).

    24. A wonderfully whimsical tote featuring Ms. Frizzle's iconic advice, which I sincerely hope you read in Lily Tomlin's voice. Otherwise you really should have stayed home today.


    Get it from Human for $24.99+ (available in two sizes).

    25. A faux-leather trimmed Black Panther-inspired bag with a fun lining and a magnetic closure to safely tote your Vibranium from here to Wakanda.

    Box Lunch

    Get it from Box Lunch for $59.90.

    26. A rainbow stripe mesh option that's got faux-leather handles and a zipper to keep all your stuff secure, so it's clearly extra sturdy.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $12.90.

    27. A classic Pendleton print travel tote that can be anything you want it to be — a weekend bag, a diaper bag, a book bag, your best friend...the list goes on.

    Urban Outfitters

    And can I get a HELL YES for those water bottle pockets on the sides???

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $100 or Amazon for $99.50 (available in two prints).


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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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