tote bags

Show The Dowager Countess How It’s Done

For those of us who were born into the unfortunate circumstance of having to work for a living, weekends are a very important thing for us. They are a time for fun and relaxation, a time to catch up on our favorite TV shows, like “Downton Abbey.” I suppose we’ll have to school the Dowager… More »


By “Don’t Do Drugs” I Really Meant “Just Don’t Emblazon Them On Tote Bags”

There’s a strong chance that I’m speaking (a couple of years) too soon, but I think we may have finally reached a point in society wherein smoking, ingesting, or otherwise making use of the good leaf doesn’t carry nearly the same stigma as, say, snorting a line of cocaine. As far as substances go, pot… More »


How To Get A Birkin Bag For Only $35

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” where Samantha uses Lucy Liu’s name to get to the top of the list for a crazy-hard-to-get Hermes handbag? Yeah, that was a Birkin. Named for the iconic singer/actress Jane Birkin, the “it” bag will set you back the price of a college education. I’d rather spend… More »


A Weekend Bag On A Beach Mission

Finding a tote that’s affordable, stylish, and large enough to fit all your beach essentials is rare. The More to Love Handbag fits all three requirements. Made of natural burlap (with a bit of sparkly gold thread), there’s no need to worry about suntan oil spillage ruining it. Plus, the pleated shape means it expands… More »


And The Prize Goes To … The Best Advice For Living Eco-Friendly

Last week we asked you to share your best advice for living eco-friendly in exchange for The Frisky cotton tote bag. You all gave us some really awesome advice that we totally plan to add to our daily routine. We hope you all learned something too. See which readers had the best advice, though, after… More »


Win This! The Frisky Cotton Tote Bag

We all want to be good to Mother Earth, but figuring out how to help without rearranging your whole life can be tricky. So here’s our advice for becoming a little more green: Fold up a tote bag, and keep it in your purse at all times. Instead of letting cashiers put your purchases in… More »


Make Karl Lagerfeld And Marc Jacobs Carry Your Groceries

Karl Lagerfeld and Marc Jacobs are fashion gods — legends in their own time, even. But they aren’t so chic that they can’t help you run errands. These tote bags, designed by Pattern People and sold by Hint magazine, immortalize the Kaiser and the King of Grunge in black ink and natural cotton canvas. We… More »


Anya Hindmarch Dry Cleaning Tote: Cute Or Unnecessary?

Pioneer of the “I’m Not A Plastic Bag” trend, Anya Hindmarch has a new tote bag design specifically for carrying your dry cleaning. We know this because it has the words “dry cleaning” next to a print of antique machinery. At $98, that’s way more expensive than the free hangers that usually come with your… More »


Crave: Mayle Houndstooth Tote

Checkered, houndstooth, and flannel items are all the rage this season, so what better way to hop onto this trend that with an everyday item like a bag? We bring to you the “Tati Grand Tote” by Mayle. Available in two color combinations, this shopper is adorable and useful – plus it’s basically the cheapest… More »


The 10 Commandments Of Man Bags

It used to be that the only “bag” a man would carry was a briefcase, and maybe a shopping bag if he bought something on his way home. Then came the metrosexual and that awesome Friends episode where Joey gets a man bag. Joey and any other guy who dared carry a bag were made… More »


Slideshow: Totally Totable Tote Bags

Lord knows your purse is filled with unnecessary items (oh what, like you think you really do need to carry around those two extra sweaters?). That said, it might be time to think about expansion. If you’re at least going to stuff your sack with extras, you might as well think about upgrading to a… More »