The best tote bags to match any style: Everlane, Cuyana, Kate Spade and more


Women’s tote bags are a wardrobe staple. It doesn’t matter what type of woman. Crunchy, homeschooled mom? City career woman? Your handbag collection isn’t complete without a good tote bag. Typically featuring long, thick straps that fit over the shoulder or sturdy top handles, these bags are roomy and the perfect on-the-go option for your everyday needs.

These bags can hold your farmer’s market haul, laptop and lunch, diapers and wipes, pretty much anything but the kitchen sink. But a good tote bag can be expensive. These bags are best viewed as a good investment with longer lasting power than most of your other handbags. A stylish shoulder bag will not only make you feel like a boss, but it’ll present new motivation to get back to the rhythm of those 6 a.m. wake-up calls.

Below are 7 of our best tote bag finds for every budget and style, versatile for work or a weekend day trip.

Everlane Cactus Triangle Tote

$147 (original price is $295). Available in black or honey. Made from organic prickly pear, the Cactus Triangle Tote is as soft and durable as leather, with a lower environmental footprint on the planet compared to traditional virgin leather. Featuring an interior slip pocket, it has plenty of room for your everyday essentials and more.

Cactus Triangle tote

Cuyana Large Easy Tote

$248. Available in 8 colors. A soft, unstructured, double-handled bag that carries everything, for work and play, at home and on the go. Soft and supple with a grainy texture, our luxurious leather wears well over time – it only gets better with age.

Cuyana

Large easy tote

Core Tote Bag by Steve Madden from Nordstrom Rack

$48.74 (original price is $108). Available in 3 colors. Carry all your essentials and more with this sleek and stylish leather tote bag.

Basic tote bag

Core Tote Bag by Steve Madden

Kate Spade Staci Colorblock Laptop Tote

$149 (original price is $449). Available in 3 colors. You know this tote holds your daily stuff like wallet, keys, phone, sunglasses. But it can also hold: two red lipsticks, $6 in change, 11 crumpled receipts, a lawyer, and of course, a laptop.

Staci Color Block Laptop Tote

Kate Spade Staci Colorblock Laptop Tote

Genuine Soft Buffalo Leather Tote Bag Stylish Shoulder Bag From Amazon

$67.49. This bag is made from genuine buffalo leather which will give it a classy and elegant look. This is a fantastic large capacity buffalo leather tote that can hold books, a laptop and everything you use on a daily basis. The leather is naturally tanned and the texture may be different from each bag.

Genuine Soft Buffalo Leather Tote Bag Elegant Shoulder Bag

Genuine Soft Buffalo Leather Tote Bag Stylish Shoulder Bag From Amazon

TUMI Just In Case Traveler Tote Bag – Lightweight Foldable Travel Bag from Amazon

$100. Perfectly practical timeless style, this ingenious tote is stored in a small zipped pocket. Spacious when open and easy to store when traveling across town or around the world. Useful and practical design that does not compromise on style. The Voyageur collection offers you versatile and lightweight nylon backpacks, bags and accessories for women.

TUMI tote bag

TUMI – Traveler Just In Case Tote Bag – Lightweight Foldable Travel Bag

Amazon Montana West Tote Bag

$34.99 (originally $79.99). Enjoy your life with this cute vegan leather handbag. Easily converts into a shoulder bag or a top-handle handbag, perfect for the different styles you want. Neither too big nor too small for everyday life. Good for your work, travel, dating, school, shopping, etc.

Montana West Tote Bag

Montana West Tote Bag for Women Handbags and Purses Top Handle Satchel Handbag Large Shoulder Handbag

Ashley Dill covers the online shopping industry, writing about commerce. She can be reached at adill@pennlive.com.

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