A bag of almonds. A spare pair of sunnies. The book we can't put down. These are just a few of the many, many things inside our handbags. What can we say? We're maximalists, not MILK girls (that's money, ID, lipstick, keys). The only problem is finding a chic way to carry it all — and, for our money, Cole Haan makes the best tote bags around.
From cool, color-blocked shoppers to leather totes with crossbody straps for hands-free commutes, the 10 bags ahead are stylish yet roomy enough to hold that full-sized hair brush, tin of Altoids, and bottle of Excedrin. You know,
junk totally essential necessities.
Click on to see our 10 faves — and rest easy, knowing you can continue to carry year-old receipts in style.