Functional and Stylish Nylon, Lightweight Totes around $400

We've been asked for both leather and nylon/lightweight tote recommendations.  

First - we champion convertible bags or backpacks for daily use, but we also know that sometimes, a tote is the best option for easy of access and functionalities. It's good to have one on hand. 

We found several options that combine form and function, and fit a day or two's worth of stuff. These look good at work, the gym, and beyond - check them out below!

Lo & Sons O.G. and O.M.G - $275-$295

We are huge fans of Lo & Sons - owning several of the bags ourselves. The O.G. and O.M.G are pretty perfect work bags - but we also use them to travel. They last a long time too! They have *just enough* pockets and a designated laptop sleeve.

Knomo Grosvenor Place Expandable Tote - $199

Simple and classic - can't go wrong with this option. 

MZ Wallace Soho Tote - $245

MZ Wallace is known for their quilted look - but we were pleasantly surprised to find some new, sleek options on the site. We like how this tote has a full zip closure up-top and some additional pockets. It also comes in some fun camo colors and a pretty neutral called "atmosphere."

MARC JACOBS 'Trooper' tote -  $295

Practical and doesn't stand out too much, but has some nice hardware for extra details. 

Rebecca Minkoff Washed Nylon Tote $145

We're really drawn to the simplicity of this bag. It looks like it can be used for a ton of different activities and won't ever be out of place. It doesn't have a lot of pockets, but sometimes that's nice - you can do the "bags in bags in bags" style of packing. 

Tumi Mansion Tote - $395

With tablet and phone pockets, and a sleeve to slide this onto luggage handles, it's one of the most functional bags out there. Tumi is known for quality and durability, so this might be a great option if you are constantly traveling.

The Transience Swing Bag in Mesh - $275

Something a little different and little more sporty. Features a few pockets and two (2!) water bottle pockets. 

Michael Kors - Kelsey Nylon Travel Tote - $248

A big, sleek bag (hard to find a giant bag this sleek!) for those who need to carry around a lot of stuff. We like the crossbody strap - it comes in handy while traveling.

Alexander Wang Black Washed Satin Tote $495

Edgy and cool, this goes beyond the basic black tote.