The Top 8 Smart & Stylish Carry-All Totes for Travel
Smart & Stylish Carry-All Totes
Travel restrictions are finally being lifted—just in time for summer vacation! Anyone who has traveled a lot knows that a good tote bag is one of the most versatile tools in a traveler’s packing arsenal. The workhorse of the travel bag ensemble, it’s the perfect carry-all for your essentials. You can toss in your wallet, passport, phone, headphones, laptop, book, scarf, sweater, makeup bag, water bottle, snacks and more. (Read about Erin’s favorite travel tote, the Think Royln, here.) Travel totes come in all shapes and sizes to suit your style. Plus, if your check-in luggage is a little over the weight limit, the tote bag is instantly your saving grace. To help you find a great bag without sacrificing utility, durability, or elegance, check out these top 8 smart & stylish carry-all totes for travel. You won’t want to leave home without one.
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Think Royln Wingman Tote
Erin’s favorite travel tote bag, the Wingman is perfect for holding everything on the go. The horizontal quilted fabric is edgy and effortless and there are plenty of pockets for organizing all your essentials.
Light and spacious, this structured leather tote is a timeless style that not only holds everything you need, but looks rockin' doing it! And, it's accented with Louboutin’s signature red. There’s also a removable tone-on-tone leather case.
A new take on the classic nylon favorite, the Ella Quadrant is made of canvas with a leather windowpane frame. It’s ideal for both every day and getaways, with a roomy interior for all of your essentials.
This roomy tote is a statement piece with its graffiti and spray paint effect. The oversized bow is what got me! The top handles, adjustable shoulder straps, and removable pouch are all reinforced with red leather.
A go-to carry-all that’s ready for anything you throw in it. This small tote can be worn using the top handle or the removable crossbody strap. There are so many colors and prints to choose from, but this tie-dye version is the season’s newest.
This Nappa leather shopper with the brand's iconic Visetos canvas adds a little edginess to your travel outfit. You can lock-up your prized possessions with the 24k gold-plated clasp and the two interior side pockets are perfect for tumblers and bottles.
For the environmentally conscious, this bag is made with certified organic cotton and without the use of harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides. For an added bonus, the lining is made from recycled materials.
This shopper is made with a 100% vegan and sustainable performance fabric. So, it’s got the rich look of leather, but it’s lightweight! It can be worn as a shoulder bag or crossbody by pulling the straps to elongate them.
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