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A tote bag offers a chic alternative to the more traditional laptop bag. You can store everything from electronics to textbooks, clothes and other items you might need for work, school or travel.
To help you make the best choice, we’ve rounded up a handful of the cutest laptop tote bags under $100. From leather and canvas to eco-friendly designs, check out the list of sustainable tote bags below.
Lubardy Laptop Tote Bag
Designed for a 15.6-inch laptop, this water-resistant bag features a crocodile leather design, polyester lining and gold hardware. The bag has a main pocket, two large open pockets for documents, books, etc., a large zipped pocket to store your personal belongings, two patch pockets, two pen pockets and a small zipped pocket for your ID card, your wallet and other essentials.
The Lubardy tote is available in a dozen different colors including black, brown, beige, blue and green. “This bag fits everything,” reads an Amazon review. “It fits a laptop, my keyboard, my mouse, my laptop, my AirPods, my mouse pad, my wallet, my water, EVERYTHING!”
Other reviewers described the bag as “practical and fashionable,” perfect for work and travel, and roomy enough to hold plenty of items.
“I love everything about this laptop bag. Got a few compliments on the bag within the first few days of receiving it,” reads another Amazon review. range, even though it is extremely affordable. Definitely a winner!”
Elsewhere on the list of affordable bags customers love, the waterproof tote below has a near-perfect 5-star customer rating, and it’s only $30 at Walmart. Made from high quality nylon and premium PU leather, this economical tote can hold up to a 15.6 inch laptop (the laptop compartment is designed with soft pearl cotton to protect your laptop from accidental damage). The bag is available in black, brown, navy or gray and includes adjustable and removable shoulder straps as well as multiple pockets (one padded laptop pocket, two main open pockets, two zipped pockets, two mesh pockets, two slit pockets and two pencil holders).
Nubily Women’s Laptop Tote
The bag is also equipped with a USB charging port and an integrated charging cable to power your smartphone or laptop on the go. “This bag can hold so much [it’s] amazing,” wrote a Walmart shopper. “I use it as a computer bag during the week and as personal carry-on for my flights. Took it on a day trip and it fits my computer, a change of clothes [three] books my diary, makeup bag, skincare routine case, pouch with wallet and phone and essential bag, [three] snacks and all my chargers and keys, chopsticks and training pants, shoes and hat!!! AND IT COULD ALWAYS ZIP. I never feared the straps would break it [is] a great bag.”
Looking for an eco-responsible bag? The Vera Bradley Utility Tote is a great work bag for small electronics. This functional yet versatile tote is made from recycled cotton and measures 14.75 inches wide by 13.5 inches long with a 5 inch depth, 11 inch strap and 39 inch removable strap.
Vera Bradley Utility Tote
The exterior includes a front slip pocket, a front zip compartment (with two slip pockets inside), two side slip pockets, a front flap pocket and a back patch pocket. This bag can be worn as a tote or crossbody and is available in the solid orange pictured above and in several printed designs.
Another ‘green’ option, the Moss Please Recycle Tote is made from recycled water bottles and roomy enough to hold notebooks, binders, textbooks, a laptop, tablet and maybe even books. change of clothes, according to a customer review.
Moss Please Recycle Tote Bag
This tote comes in four colors including green, blue, pink and black and if you’re looking to make an environmental statement, the bag has a ‘Please Recycle’ strap on the strap. Other features include a large main pocket (with zipper), two side pockets, a large front pocket and a small interior zip pocket for storing keys, phones and other small items.
From green bags to brown bags. This beautiful Italian leather tote is practical for everyday use, at work or on the weekend.
Italian leather tote bag
This leather tote features firm and comfortable shoulder straps, a 13 inch laptop sleeve, an iPhone pocket, a zippered pocket, a hook for your keys and several other pockets to store your essentials. The medium-sized bag is available in cognac or black.
“Truly a classic bag,” reads one customer review. “Very simple, attractive; goes with everything and perfect size for professional files.
Need more options? This cognac-colored handmade genuine leather bag is on sale for $89.96 on Etsy and this brown checkered vegan leather tote is selling for just $22.59 at Walmart.