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10 ‘Work’ Totes You Won't Be Embarrassed to Bring Out Later

It’s time to retire your discolored canvas tote.

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Von Holzhausen Denim & Black Tote, $695
Von Holzhausen Denim & Black Tote, $695

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Be honest: You’re tired of carrying two bags around everywhere, aren’t you? Your crossbody for the everyday essentials, and one of your hundred canvas totes that you use to cram your laptop, lunch, and maybe even a change of clothes for the gym, if you’re really on top of things. It’s a lot.

And while the two-bag method does work, we guarantee upgrading to a sleek and sturdy tote works (and looks) way better. Sure, it may not be the most exciting purchase in the world, but finding the right one — something that fits all of your crap with Mary Poppins-like storage capabilities that’s cute enough not to scream “this is my work tote” — will surely be a game-changer.

Here, we’ve rounded up 10 options that’ll get you from point A to point B, whether that’s work, home, gym, or anywhere else you’re headed, that you won’t be embarrassed to tote around.

Clyde Mirage Tote, $184
Clyde Mirage Tote, $184
New York & Company Large Tote, $42
New York & Company Large Tote, $42
Madewell Transport Tote, $168
Madewell Transport Tote, $168
Graf Lantz Chadwick Alto Tote, $298
Graf Lantz Chadwick Alto Tote, $298
Clare V. Simple Tote, $495
Clare V. Simple Tote, $495
Mango Pebbled Shopper, $40
Mango Pebbled Shopper, $40
Linjer Chestnut Soft Tote, $359
Linjer Chestnut Soft Tote, $359
Street Level Faux Calf Hair Tote, $48
Street Level Faux Calf Hair Tote, $48
Everlane Day Magazine Tote, $165
Everlane Day Magazine Tote, $165
Baggu Basic Tote, $98
Baggu Basic Tote, $98