ACCESSORIES

Online Exclusive: The Top 10 Summer Totes


Perhaps the most practical accoutrement of all, the tote is a must-have for summer, be it bright and shiny or sweet and subdued. Either way, be sure not to leave home without it.

1

Liberty prints are back in a big way and A.P.C. got the trend just right with this girly cotton bag, $154, apc.fr.

2

Marni’s cotton canvas tote with leather trim will make you the belle of the beach. And the shape is perfect for those rolled-up towels. $470, [marni.com](http://www.marni.com/item/tskay/3FD17CD7/MARNI+Shopping+Bags/MARNI/rr/1/ cod10/45121935CS/areaid/36/st//pg/16).

3

From Michael Kors, a yacht-worthy tote, complete with nautical knots. $595, at Michael Kors, 866.709.KORS.

4

Made from lambskin and calfskin, Michelle Vale’s metallic bag is the epitome of beach chic. (Just watch out for the saltwater.) $295, michellevale.com.

5

From Gap, a sturdy yet chic striped carryall. $34.50, at select Gap stores.

6

Look out, Miami. MZ Wallace’s bright and shiny carry-all is South Beach all the way. Nylon and leather with sequins, $102, at [mzwallace.com](http://www.mzwallace.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=1& products_id=647&osCsid=abupnuqscf3jaes1hjnqntf6n2).

7

Attention, logo lovers. Coach’s sturdy canvas tote has your name (and theirs) written all over it. $398, at Coach stores, [coach.com](http://www.coach.com/online/handbags/-handbags_silhouettes_totes-10551– 10051-5000000000000015036-en?t1Id=62&t2Id=5000000000000015036& tier=2).

8

All aboard the Jitney! This kelly-green tote by Tory Burch is made for a Hamptons getaway. $265, [toryburch.com](http://www.toryburch.com/toryburch/browse/productDetail.jsp?icProduct= 20099030&icSort=&icCategory=124#).

9

Marc by Marc Jacobs’s nylon tote is as easy and breezy as a lazy day at the beach. $198, at Neiman Marcus, [neimanmarcus.com](http://www.neimanmarcus.com/store/catalog/prod.jhtml?itemId=prod86660003 &eItemId=prod86660003&cmCat=search&searchType=MAIN& parentId=&icid=&rte=%252Fsearch.jhtml%253FN%253D0%2526Ntt% 253Dmarc%252Bby%252Bmarc%252Btote%2526_requestid%253D18544).

10

Cole Haan’s dressed-up cotton canvas number is just the ticket to take you from office to beach to a night on the town. $228, [saks.com](http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/main/ProductDetail.jsp?FOLDER%3C% 3Efolder_id=282574492709323&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524446221289& R=701937539372&P_name=Cole+Haan&sid=1227488FC93A&ASSORTMENT% 3C%3East_id=1408474399545537&bmUID=1247518635020).