24 Designer Tote Bags That Will Stand the Test of Time

Perhaps it's a reaction to the micro-bag trend, but it seems as though everyone in the fashion industry has set their sights on a style that falls on the complete opposite side of the spectrum: tote bags. Be it for the practical reason of holding everything you might need for the day—notebooks, laptops, wallets, a smaller bag, the works—or simply for the want to hold something starkly different, these larger (and sometimes oversize) bags have made a comeback among fashion people around the world.

Best designer tote bags



While a carryall tote might not be something you're reaching for now that we are all spending more time indoors, when then the time comes, you will be grateful you properly scoped out your options. And if you happen to be in the market for a stylish designer option, there are plenty to choose from.

Scroll down to see the chicest designer totes to add to your handbag collection, and don't forget to bookmark your favorites along the way.

1. ACNE Studios Musubi Mini Leather Cross-Body Bag

2. Balenciaga Everyday XS Leather Tote Bag

3. Bottega Veneta The Triangle Leather Tote

Why not add the label of the moment to your closet while you're at it?

4. Boyy Lotus 12 Ala Leather Tote

This brand is fashion set–approved.

5. Celine Medium Cabas Phantom

It wouldn't be a roundup of designer totes without this style from Celine.

6. Dior Oblique Embroidered Dior Book Tote

7. Fendi Sunshine Logo-Debossed Tote

For the person who loves the logo trend but in a subtle way.

8. Gucci Jackie 1961 Tote Bag

9. The Row Park 3 Medium Leather Tote

10. Khaite Circle Medium Leather Tote

11. Loewe Texture-Leather Tote

If you're going to get a leather tote, let it be this one from Loewe.

12. Mansur Gavriel Everyday Soft Leather Tote 

13. Marni Museo Leather Tote bag

The details of this bag are everything.

14. Proenza Schouler Ruched Large Leather Tote Bag

15. Saint Laurent Shopping Leather Tote

There's no doubt this will be a staple in your handbag collection.

16. Staud Shirley Bag

For a less expensive designer tote, opt for this style from Staud.

17. Chloé Medium Darryl Leather Tote

18. Bottega Veneta Arco Intrecciato Leather Tote

19. Loewe Small Leather-Trimmed Woven Raffia Tote 

For a summer-ready choice, this Loewe bag is a winner.

20. Prada Raffia Tote

This bag may be a current fashion-crowd favorite, but we predict this will be a classic for years to come.

21. Marc Jacobs The Large Tote Bag 

A more affordable designer option that checks all the boxes.

22. Coperni Swipe Tote Bag 

The unique shape really stands out.

23. Paco Rabanne Leather Tote 

The texture of this makes it stand out.

24. Burberry Cabas Tote

In case you didn't realize yet, Burberry makes great bags.

25. Little Lifnier Tall Tulip Leather Tote 

Inspired by tulips, this shape is like a work of art.

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This post was previously published and has since been updated. 

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