Totes for every season or any reason

Is there anything so versatile as the tote bag? Right now my workday involves jaunts all over the city, from Manhattan to Brooklyn to Queens and back again. My must-haves include my laptop, a notebook and pen, and other necessary day-to-day accessories. So while I normally love purses on the more sleek and small side a tote is my go-to bag right now!

And retailers galore have options I love at various price points. I tend to go for neutral colors since totes are so big, but many of my picks come in multiple colors and one of the Free People totes is even reversible for those days when we just can’t pick which color to tote around.

1 – Tuscany Backpack ($399), a tote that’s also a backpack | 2 – Mila Brocade Tote ($265), Rachel Comey does brocade | 3 – Madewell Transport Tote ($168), the urbanite’s tote | 4 – Free People Triple Pocket Slouchy Tote ($68), because sometimes separation is needed | 5 – Free People Slouchy Vegan Tote ($68), reversible for maximum versatility | 6 – Banana Republic Slouchy Italian Leather Tote ($128), buttery to the touch | 7 – Banana Republic Italian Leather Mixed Media Tote ($188), hubba hubba faux ostrich | 8 – Tory Burch ‘Kerrington’ Stripe Tote ($295), for those who want to be on permanent vacation | 9 – Kate Spade New York ‘Cool Cat – Francis’ Tote ($228), for the cool kitties | 10 – Sole Society ‘Clifton’ Faux Leather Tote, the practical everyday choice

Which tote is your favorite?

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