Somewhere between weekender bags and fashionable tiny purses lies a classic style that effortlessly delivers on both fronts: the tote. Defined by two over-the-shoulder handles and a deep rectangular structure, totes have become much more than utilitarian carryalls. Today, they are powerful accessories that are always style savvy, not to mention oversized handbags are 2023’s trendiest bag. (Speaking of trends, there’s an Instagram account dedicated to the revival of L.L. Bean’s iconic Boat and Tote bags.) That’s why we’ve rounded up the best tote bags for work, travel, school, and everything in between.