Carry On With Summer

Diaper bags, backpacks, lunchboxes, gym bags–moms need to treat themselves to luggage that’s made for a lady! Forget all other baggage, this beach tote is yours. Reserved for beach reads you’ve been dying to dive into all summer, plush towels you’ll lounge on for hours, and stylish cover-ups that you’ll don with panache–check out this list of the best summer bags out there so you can catch some final rays in style.

Rebecca Minkoff’s Canvas Striped Diamond Tote is the perfect compromise for a polished lady during a relaxed day at the beach. Buttoned-up accents in leather tailor buttoned-down stripes on a canvas body. Sporty and nautical, this bag masters sophisticated-cool, and is equipped with plenty of room to stow beach necessities.


Crafted with raffia imported from Madagascar, the Tess Bag by Annabel Ingall is an easygoing accessory that’s cool without even trying. This roomy tote is an ideal beach companion that won’t leave your arm for summers to come. Whether carrying towels to tan on the shore or lugging purchases on a shopping trip, the effortless design works for beach bums and city slickers alike.


C Wonder’s Nylon Pop Up Tote is an absolute no-brainer. The Ikat-printed sack folds and zips into a cute, convenient pouch that keeps hassle to an absolute minimum. Slip it in your suitcase or carry-on for travel, or bring a few to the store as an environmentally conscious alternative to plastic shopping bags. Reasonably priced and totally practical–here’s a handbag that will beat buyer’s remorse!


This sailor-inspired arm candy is an adorably dressed-down accessory for sun and sand. Breezy and unstructured (just like your summer schedule), the Belen Rope Tote by Monserat De Lucca, Inc. is the ultimate warm-weather statement.


This Baja Woven Tote by Mar Y Sol will brighten up any outfit. The bag comes in three colors, each with its own playful pom-pom shades, and has room to spare for sunscreen, towels, and wardrobe backups. Be the envy of the ocean and pool crowds while toting this bottomless beach bag.