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Meet the Bag Shape That’ll Update Your Worn-Out Canvas Tote

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The shopper fits just as much and looks twice as nice.

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Canvas totes are the unsung heroes of the day-to-day grind. You know, on those busy mornings when you need to jam your laptop, your lunch, and all of your gym clothes into one bag. They’re practical without a doubt — and even given out for free a lot of the time (!) — but the worn-out, neutral-colored canvas bag doesn’t translate too well when you find yourself running to a post-work event or dinner date without time to go home and change.

This is where the shopper comes in — it’s like your tote, but a whole lot nicer. These carryalls are similar in shape to a plastic bag, but are made from (much) more refined, on-trend fabrics. They feel special enough to not clash with your outfit or look out of place wherever the night takes you, but the style can still hold just about anything you need for your 9-to-5 and beyond.

From denim and leather to mesh and PVC, from under $15 to over $1,000, check out our favorite shoppers available right now below.

Black tote
Maison Margiela Shopper Tote, $1,590
Shopper styled bag with black leather top, PVC clear middle and gray plastic bottom.
Death in Paris Horizon Shopper, $179
Pink mesh bag
Baggu Mesh Bag, $14
Colored, glitter tote bag.
Style Nanda Glittery Striped Tote Bag, $24
Ivory colored faux leather tote bag
French Connection Faux Leather Shopper, $88
Black leather shopper.
Baggu Leather Bag, $160
Denim shopper style bag with black bottom.
Rag & Bone Walker Shopper, $375