If you ask me, totes are the ~*superior*~ bag because they're spacious (aka they can fit your entire life) and come in many cute designs and colors. Bonus: They're also super easy to wash or wipe clean because they are usually made with canvas fabric or faux leather!
In need of more tote bags in your collection? (You can never have too many, TBH). We got you! We rounded up seven local brands that offer chic and minimalist tote bags that are also durable enough to withstand your daily commute. Check them out here:
LIST: Local Shops Selling Chic and Durable Tote Bags
1. Badass Tote Girl
Badass Tote Girl (or BTG) is a proudly local brand that sells functional and minimalist tote bags that come in a variety of designs and colors. P.S. They also have pouches and cardholders!
Tote bags in pretty earthy, neutral colors that you can easily pair with your outfits? We're here for it!
3. Daily Carry
If you need something that you can take for work, errands, and everything in between, get yourself a tote from Daily Carry.
4. Thrift Apparel
Not a fan of minimalist totes? You'll love Thrift Apparel's designs—you'll probably find one that's inspired by your favorite artist, group, or show!
5. Style at Manila
For tote bags with minimalist, inspirational designs, you'll like Style at Manila's curated collection. Aside from the classic beige color, they also offer totes in black and white.
Probably the most recognizable brand on the list, Straightforward offers options made out of vegan leather, which makes them a great option if you like carrying around a lot of things. It's durable, plus you can easily wipe it clean using a cloth!
7. Totes & Beyond
Do you prefer a ~puffy~ look to your bags? Then you'll definitely love Totes & Beyond's puffer totes and bags. Most of them come in 16 (!!!) color choices, so you'll really be able to find one that suits you and your aesthetic.