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.


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


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, []( cod10/45121935CS/areaid/36/st//pg/16).


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


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


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


Look out, Miami. MZ Wallace’s bright and shiny carry-all is South Beach all the way. Nylon and leather with sequins, $102, at []( products_id=647&osCsid=abupnuqscf3jaes1hjnqntf6n2).


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


All aboard the Jitney! This kelly-green tote by Tory Burch is made for a Hamptons getaway. $265, []( 20099030&icSort=&icCategory=124#).


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


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, []( 3Efolder_id=282574492709323&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524446221289& R=701937539372&P_name=Cole+Haan&sid=1227488FC93A&ASSORTMENT% 3C%3East_id=1408474399545537&bmUID=1247518635020).