We may not miss the questionable contents of packed lunches past (we're looking at you Lunchables), but we do miss the conveniently compact and proudly totable vessels that they came in. Bringing lunch to work as an adult can be a challenge. For starters, we're packing it ourselves now — meaning no more grab (off the counter) and go routine, complete with love notes from mom and candy surprises. On top of that, that faithful Power Rangers insulated square tote is no more. Throwing our homemade sandwiches, salads, and snacks into sad plastic grocery bags, that are then shoved shamefully inside gym duffles or purses, has turned many meals into squishy messes.
So, we decided to curate a list of the cutest, most adult-acceptable lunch boxes out there. From chill $10 cooler bag steals to chicer waxed canvas takes on the brown bag classic, we've got those styles and more, ahead. Click on to join us in bringing back packed lunch pride with some much needed swag.