Keep calm and carry on! 7 stylish totes for shopping
With luxury designer Anya Hindmarch launching a bag for the big supermarkets, it's time to raise your shopper game. Check out these seven beauties.
Designer, supermarket — what’s the difference? Luxury handbag designer Anya Hindmarch is launching a universal supermarket bag, first with Sainsbury’s and then with Waitrose. Guaranteed to last ten years, the bags will be available to all supermarkets globally in the relevant colours. Talk about bag for life…
Apply a little French minimalism to your weekly shop with this navy A.P.C. tote bag, patterned with a houndstooth check. It can be worn over the shoulder (frankly, a necessity once you’ve filled it with baked beans), but doesn’t it look sophisticated held by the handles? Asda has never seen such chic.
A beautiful bag with a heart of gold. Based in Paris, CSAO sells fair-trade items hand-embroidered by women in Senegal. The shop guarantees the women a fair wage and regular work, and allows us to get our grubby paws on their stunning patterned cushions and totes.
These jazzy Kind bags are 100% recycled and 100% recyclable, water-resistant, fold small, and can carry up to 20kg. And they’re cute! A single use bag could never compare…
A bold and trendy puffer bag (to go with your in vogue puffer coat?), this checked tote from cool Copenhagen brand Beck Söndergaard is sure to zhuzh up your winter wardrobe. It’s 100% recycled, too.
A large, bright tote bag patterned with jazzy grapefruits — perfect for when you’re buying fruit, eh? Folds into a small pouch for easy storage, so you can stash it in your boot and never forget a bag.
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An understated, cult favourite, these sturdy cotton-canvas Isabel Marant totes are a little wink and a nudge to other high fashion lovers. And just the thing for filling with bulk pasta.