Bleecker Center Stripe day tote, $698, by Coach, available at Coach.com
The Bleecker comes with a removable strap (for when you're tired of toting your tote) and interior pockets to keep things organized. A total winner.
O'Hare II Shopper tote, $995, by WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie,
Simple and chic, the all-black look makes this tote the perfect go-to bag, and it's also convenient with its two exterior pockets.
Horween Cabin tote, $348, by Roots, available at Roots.com
A large strap allows you to toss this one on your shoulder, and the oversized format allows you to stuff whatever you might need in it.
Sac bag, $875, by Stroble New York, available at StrobleNewYork.com
The vegetable-tanned leather, with its beautiful pebble, makes this carry-all tote bag an instant classic.
Lisbeth tote bag, $265.49, by Sandqvist, available at Sandqvist.net
For those of us who are prone to spill, this bag has a simple leather strap closure making sure everything stays put.