These Gym Bags Are As Stylish As You Are

We count on our gym bags to do a lot for us. We'd like them to be lightweight, but we also expect them to hold all of our gear. We love it when they're water-resistant and weather-proof, but it's probably important that they look nice, too. Once we determine which features are our priority, then comes the matter of wading through the countless options on the market.

Any gym-goers who understand these woes can rest easy now. We've gone ahead and done the hard work for you. (Shopping-wise, that is; you'll still have to do the workout yourself.)

Ahead, we've rounded up some of our favorite gym bags that are available right now, from totally functional, mesh drawstring sacks to leather-look duffels. No matter your style or your preferred workout, there's something here for you. You may even look forward to your run more if you can toss your leggings into one of these beauties afterwards.

Click through to find the right gym bag for you.

Don't let its dark exterior fool you — this minimal tote is highly reflective, making it perfect for your nighttime stroll home from the gym.
Nocturnal Workshop Market Tote // Mesh Overlay // Leather, $180.00 Buy
Its reinforced handles, water-resistant fabric, and roomy storage compartments will make this tote your go-to bag for years to come.
Herschel Supply Co. Barnes Tote, $79.98 Buy
This spacious tote, featuring mutitple compartments, was made for days you spend at work, then the gym, then back to work.
adidas DUFFEL BAG, $130.00 Buy
There's a lot to love about this versatile pack, but its quick-drying neoprene construction takes the cake.
Dagne Dover DAKOTA BACKPACK, $175.00 Buy
Finally, a tote that you can just toss all your junk into that's made to last.
lululemon All Day Tote, $118.00 Buy
With compartments for your hairstyling tools, water bottle, damp gear, and more, this is basically the Mary Poppins carpet bag of gym totes.
Athleta Totally Trippin' Gym Bag, $148.00 Buy
The laptop sleeve in this backpack's main compartment makes going from the office to the gym (or vice versa) seamless.
CALIA by Carrie Underwood On The Go Backpack, $49.99 Buy
This roomy duffel comes with padded straps, to make lugging your gear a little comfier.
PUMA Counterpunch Duffle Bag, $55.00 Buy
This water-repellent knapsack folds into a compact pouch, making it a perfectly packable choice for on-the-go workouts.
Hellolulu Fran Packable Backpack, $55.00 Buy
With compartments for your gear, devices, and yoga mat, this backpack is great for your next class or weekend trip.
Manduka Backpack, $42.00 Buy
This compact backpack is made with breathable material, making it a perfect vessel for even your dingiest pair of sneaks.
adidas SPORT ID SACKPACK, $38.00 Buy
Use this bag's roomy outer pockets for items you need on-hand ASAP, then toss the rest of your stuff in its main compartment.
The Transience Swing Bag, $275.00 Buy
This bag boasts welded seams and a water-resistant zipper, making it the perfect accessory for your next trip to the lap pool.
Baggu All Weather Bag, $140.00 Buy
If there's a bag that pulls off the office-to-gym transition better than this one, we haven't seen it.
Jemma BIRDIE Black, $198.00 Buy
This bag is made from 100% sustainable cotton and tall enough to hold a yoga mat of any size. It just might be your new go-to.
Manduka The Wanderer Tote, $68.00 Buy
This chic shoulder bag is the Goldie Locks of gym bags: It isn't too big, but it's roomy enough for your essentials.
Balsa 201 Studio Boxing Bag, $165.00 Buy
This bag is perfect for the gym goer who's always on the move: Simply toss all your stuff in its roomy main compartment, throw it on your back, and go.
Don't let this tote's slouchy structure fool you — its internal organization system (including a section that stands your water bottle upright) keeps everything in its place.
Nike Nike Effortless Training Tote Bag, $50.00 Buy
This duffle will withstand daily use and keep your phone safe from your water bottle and damp clothes.
Reebok Lead & Go Graphic Grip Duffle Bag, $45.00 Buy
This lightweight Lycra bag is completely washable and perfect for those workouts that only require your water bottle and sneaks.
Save My Bag Bubble, $139.00 Buy
The mesh exterior makes this duffel ideal for lugging around sweaty clothes, while its high-quality handles and lining make it a great weekend bag, too.
Phase 3 Mesh Duffel Bag, $89.00 Buy
For when you just want to throw all your stuff into one bag and go, grab this massive tote.
Herschel Supply Co. Alexander, $110.00 Buy
This backpack's water-resistant base makes it perfect for your next outdoor excursion.
Nike Cheyenne Responder, $120.00 Buy
Commuting to the gym? This bag's anti-theft features (from anti-slash fabric to scan-proof pockets) will give you peace of mind while on the train or bus.
pacsafe CitySafe 200 Shoulder Bag, $99.95 Buy
This tote's extra-long strap was designed specifically to make room for your yoga mat, but it's also a great hack for anyone who usually finds bag straps too short.
adidas STUDIO 2 DUFFEL BAG, $65.00 Buy
This sturdy bag keeps up with you, thanks to its convertible shape, luxurious hardware, and hidden vents.
caraa The Studio Bag, $395.00 Buy
The top of this backpack collapses into a chic fanny pack, which, yes, still deserves a place in your closet.
adidas by Stella McCartney RUN CONVERTIBLE PRINTED, $130.00 Buy
The main compartment of this backpack springs open, for when you need your stuff at a moment's notice.
North Face Access Pack, $235.00 Buy
This lightweight bag converts from a crossbody to a tote to a backpack and has external straps for your yoga mat — that's what we call versatile.
This compact bag is perfect for when all you need is your keys, wallet, and a change of clothes.
Athleta Camo Bucket Sling, $108.00 Buy
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This spacious, scuba-style tote bag avoids becoming a black hole thanks to its handy internal storage pockets.
Sweaty Betty Union Jack Holdall, $155.00 Buy
This bag has a place for your valuables, sweaty clothes, and even your yoga mat, but it's the fact that it comes with an extra "emergency" hair tie that makes it a must-have.
Photo: Courtesy of Urban Outfitters.
Whether you're hitting the beach or logging a few laps at the pool, this wet-dry bag has you (and all your soggy items) covered.
Battenwear Wet-Dry Bag, $160.00 Buy
Have this bag on hand for your next retreat. It has an internal pocket for just about every need and expands to accommodate that extra pair of sneaks you had to pack.
Dagne Dover Landon Carryall, $185.00 Buy
This convertible bag is a tote, backpack, and crossbody all in one — and, thanks to anti-theft features like a sliding lock and anti-slash mesh bottom, it's the perfect travel bag.
Sherpani Sojourn Tote - Women's, $99.95 Buy
This bag has pockets on pockets on pockets, making it perfect for the gym rat who likes to stay organized.
adidas MULTI-POCKET BAG, $80.00 Buy
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This duffel isn't just lightweight and reflective at night — it's packable to boot. Simply fold it up into its internal pocket and throw it in your carry-on.
Herschel Supply Co. Metallic Packable Duffle, $59.00 Buy
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This simple bag isn't as basic as it seems. Its smaller shape lends itself to quick trips to the gym, while its expandable side panels accommodate all of your shower supplies.
Transience Gym Bag 02, $295.00 Buy
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This twist on lululemon's classic All Day Duffle is completely reflective (out of the light, it appears completely black). It also comes with a heat-resistant pocket for your hairdryer, your curling iron, or your post-gym hairstyling tool of choice.
lululemon All Day Duffel (Reflective), $178.00 Buy
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Winter's right around the corner, and with it will come snow, sleet, slush, and other bag-ruining forms of precipitation. Keep your shoes, electronics, and any other gear safe and dry in this water-proof pack.
Rule#5 Snow - Backpack, $200.00 Buy
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With its reinforced straps and abrasion-resistant base, this shoulder bag is beyond sturdy. Take it with you on your next hike or outdoor run.
Carhartt Legacy East West Tote, $64.99 Buy
Photo: Courtesy of Under Armour.
This spacious option can hold your yoga mat, your clothes and shoes, your valuables and makeup, and even your flat iron, for the days when going home in between the gym and the rest of your life isn't an option.
Under Armour The Works Gym Bag, $69.99 Buy
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This bag is big enough to hold all your gear for the gym, but it still wears easily across the body, thanks to an adjustable strap.
Under Armour Women's UA Favorite Duffle, $39.99 Buy
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This bag's scuba-style fabric gives it an overall lightweight feel, while the internal storage section for wet clothes keeps your phone and earbuds dry. Plus, it's stylish. Plus, it's a backpack, so it's easier to carry on your commute.
Sweaty Betty All Sport Backpack, $115.00 Buy
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Throw everything you need for the gym and work into this tote — with a large compartment for a full outfit change, plus an internal laptop sleeve. It can handle it all.
PUMA Alexia Tote Bag, $30.00 Buy
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That photo doesn't lie — this bag's strap can accommodate a whole yoga mat, if that happens to be your fitness class of choice.
lululemon Urban Warrior Duffel, $148.00 Buy
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Not only does this shoulder bag have sections inside for wet clothes, its side pockets are mesh, too — in case you'd rather let your sweaty socks air-dry.
Nike Victory Metallic Gym Tote, $110.00 Buy
Photo: Courtesy of H&M.
Speaking of mesh, this all-mesh bag is perfect for anyone who frequents a hot yoga studio and needs a bag with some serious ventilation.
H&M Mesh Shopper, $12.99 Buy
Photo: Courtesy of Stella McCartney.
The adjustable shoulder straps and chest strap allow this backpack to fit flush against you, making it perfect for a run. Its reflective fabric comes in handy during night runs, too.
adidas by Stella McCartney WHITE RUN BACKPACK, $125.00 Buy
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This duffel comes with a weather-resistant coating and boasts more than enough storage space for your workout — its streamlined, sportswear-inspired look is just a bonus.
Herschel Supply Co. Sparwood Duffle, $95.00 Buy
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This go-anywhere tote comes with a smaller, matching travel bag for essentials.
Balsa 201 SHOPPER BAG SET, $130.00 Buy
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