Unlike the concert tee, the music tote adds an I’m-with-the-band cool factor without compromising your Instagram-approved #OOTD. I wish I’d bought this one at Desert Daze last year.
When you know your gamay from your grüner veltliner and you want every else to know it, too. Carry your bottles of (natural) wine in a tote from that winery you visited last summer in the County, or maybe this eye catcher from notorious London wine bar and magazine Noble Rot.
For a designer splurge that will carry you from a fancy brunch to a flight, look no further than Dior’s colourful canvas bag, which was It at Paris Fashion Week in March.
Whatever your poison (SoulCycle, Barry’s, Equinox), chances are you’re as devoted to your workout spot as I am to mine (Toronto’s Misfit Studio).
Without a doubt, this is the most popular canvas tote sub-genre because, duh, these book bags make you look super intellectual. I’ve spotted bags around town from bookstores, publishing companies and magazines. Want your own New Yorker tote? They’re free! But you’ve got to support the magazine by buying a 12-week-subscription first.
I don’t know about where you live but Toronto is gaga for self-promotion, and it’s an urge that extends to tote design.
While researching this story, I heard of a friend of a friend on an extended trip whose plan was to buy a tote in each city. They make a great souvenir, and the Harrods shopper bag is a classic that’s perfect for toting your lunch to work.
Because every bit helps on the road to gender equality.
The wellness movement has a complicated relationship with status, and a cheap tote from a brand like Moon Juice conveys that you likely spent a fortune on mushroom powders.