Canvas tote bags are simply the best low-maintenance grab-and-go bags. (I see people carrying them all over the city!) They work for the beach, a weekend getaway, or running errands, plus, you can show off your personality and make a statement, often in a really literal way. Here are the ones I'm loving lately.
For the old-school mystery lover
I used to make a big stack with all of the Nancy Drew books I would bring home from the library (#bookwormconfessions). Seeing this blue-silhouetted bag reminds me of how much I loved getting lost in Nancy's whodunit adventures with her best friends, Bess and George. (Out of Print, $18)
For the beach bum
Also perfect for those who appreciate a good pun. (Target, $20)
For the rosé connoisseur
The ultimate summer tote for the ultimate summer drink fan. Cheers! (Yes Way Rosé, $22)
For the comedian
I almost didn't include this one on the list, because I was like, Is it too much? Too mean? But I couldn't resist. If you've got a (wicked) sense of humor, this one's for you! (Etsy, $14)
For the girly girl
Pink stripes, french, and champagne? J'adore! (Ban.do, $12)
For the bookworm
Being interrupted when you're in the middle of a real page-turner? The worst. (Strand, $17)
For the bird enthusiast
A graphic design and colorful feathered friends = the best kind of pattern. (Society 6, $22)
For the foodie
This 100 percent organic tote is the perfect accessory for a trip to the farmer's market, no? (Etsy, $24)
Which of the eight would you choose? Do you have a clever tote bag that you love and already own? I'd love to see it. (Leave a comment below!)
Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
Photograph at top by Tom Schelling.
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