When packing for a trip, there are smarter things to bring besides both a bulky beach bag and a heavy purse, which is why it is important to grab an option that pulls double duty as a casual everyday tote and a carryall for your sandy adventures. The key is to find an affordable option that you won’t mind getting a little dirty and won’t embarrass if you head to a post-beach dinner.
Channel a more bohemian vibe with a woven tote in a fun geometric print and an on-trend neutral color scheme. The simple and structured silhouette keeps the casual bag from veering into festival-wear territory—perfect to carry from day to evening.
This bag combines two of the season’s most popular trends—stripes and black-and-white—for a fun tote that adds some excitement to basic work looks. The monochromatic piece is also roomy enough to store all of your must-have beach items. It is a less obvious option as a travel tote, so it’s your best bet as a bag to carry when you are headed straight from the office to a weekend trip. –Angela Bobo