EMC Tote + Bandana
Along with this "Maman Je T'aime" (Mama, I love you) tote bag, comes a CV + EMC bandana—both of which call out and support Every Mother Counts. The non-profit organization endeavors to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for everybody. The bandana is...
Always marrying function with form, Tanner Goods has just released a new bag that easily transitions from the office or class to the market, brunch and back again. Made from durable, waxed 18-ounce twill canvas and vegetable-tanned Meridian English...
"Into Myself Always" Tote
A strong advocate for the self-love club, Melbourne-based artist Frances Cannon teamed up with Third Drawer Down for this very sweet, pale pink tote. Featuring an illustration of a woman with tags on different parts of her body all saying "Beautiful...
Rainbow Heart Tote
While it's useful and very cute, there's a lot more to this rainbow-colored, heart-printed tote. Funds from the sale of this bag go to the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) whose work has always been important, but perhaps is now more so than ever...
Stand With Planned Parenthood Tote
More than a regular bag to tote your goods around (though it will do that), this bag from Power & Light Press donates all proceeds to Planned Parenthood. Listing all the services that PP offers—perhaps for those who believe it exists purely to provide...
CH Omakase: 3x1 Selvedge Denim Tote
Using the most unique selvedge denims from antique looms in Japan, Italy and the USA, NYC-based 3x1 makes some of our absolute favorite denim apparel. While we adore selvedge denim, we're aware that it oftentimes comes with some waste, and we hate...
Yayoi Kusama Glass House Tote
Made in an edition of 250 and sold exclusively through The Glass House Design Store, this 100% cotton Yayoi Kusama-designed tote commemorates the artist's playful exhibition at New Canaan, Connecticut's Philip Johnson Glass House. The installation...
Tiny Atlas Quarterly + Alite Designs' SOLAS Camera Bag
There are days when photographers (both novice and professional) simply do not need all their high-tech gear and a tech-heavy bag. For the casual adventure—whether heading to the beach or a hike—the new Alite Designs + Tiny Atlas Quarterly SOLAS...
Whether using it for a picnic, weekend away or to lug your groceries around town, Topo Designs and Woolrich's collaboration Cinch Tote is super-functional and its USA woolen fabrics means it's great for transitional seasons. Made in Colorado, the bag...
"All My Plants Are Dead" Tote
Purveyors of goods for the introverted, cynical or sad, Stay Home Club joined forces with artist Kaye Blegvad for the tragically sweet "All My Plants Are Dead" tote bag. Made in the USA and screen-printed in Montreal, the bag is big at 18 by 18 inches...
Special Edition Day Tote by QWSTION
Zurich-based QWSTION's function-forward and work-appropriate styles are continuously being tweaked, even if the differences aren't drastic to the eye. "It's—as always at QWSTION—an evolution, based on raising questions constantly," co-founder Hannes...
The Palm Project's Natural Bags and Baskets
Mexico City-based designer and CENTRO university professor Moisés Hernández has been dedicated to forwarding design in his native country. His curatorial shop Diario is stocked with unique products made in Mexico (like this two-toned bright blue...
MRKT's Sleek Vegan Backpacks and Bags
The name Mad Rabbit Kicking Tiger (MRKT for short) certainly stirs curiosity, but it's the brand's streamlined backpack, briefcase, weekender and bum-bag (or fanny-packs) silhouettes—and their use of unconventional materials—that distance it...
Smiley Face Reusable Shopping Bag
A happy combination of two of our favorite makers, the James Joyce + Baggu reusable bag takes the UK-based graphic artist's high-gloss painting—"Here For A Good Time, Not A Long Time"—and adheres it to Emily Sugihara's ever-functional ripstop shopper...
Future Glory Co Bags
Founded by Theresa Lee (whose resume includes a decade of working in design, from being Design Director at DODOcase to Art Director at Sephora/LVMH), SF-based Future Glory Co takes the art of bag design with sincerity. With four different collections...
Choosing from their already carefully selected denims, 3x1 utilizes their absolute favorites for the Tote 1 bag. Made in the USA, the patchwork bag remains sleek and current, rather than slipping into the too crafty realm and—since it's denim—goes...
Six Bags for Easy Holiday Travel
There's generally nothing easy about holiday travel, which, in the States, commences with Thanksgiving. Packing can be a hassle, especially when toting gifts around. A lot of things need to fit into a little space, oftentimes with a short amount of...
Jean Paul Gaultier Collaboration Tote Bag
Longtime amFAR supporter Jean Paul Gaultier worked in collaboration with the organization to make this bright and bold summer tote, which isn't only an inexpensive way of owning a piece by the French designer, but also (and more importantly) a way...
Got This Licked Bag
HAY Mini Market's "Got This Licked" bag is covered in mouths wide open—tongues, teeth and all. The print is made in collaboration with UK graphic artist Jody Barton, and first appeared in their Wrong for Hay collection; the design is now available...
Puberty Blues Tote Bag
Whether a nod to awkward adolescences or the iconic Australian coming-of-age novel "Puberty Blues," House of Cards' new bag makes teen angst look great. The tote is made from 100% rippled, pool water-printed cotton and features a zip-up compartment...
NYC-based design studio Mansi Shah has taken their unique scarf prints and applied them to light, 100% cotton canvas bags, making for a smooth transition from bike to beach to block party this summer. Functioning in two ways—backpack or tote—the bag...
Made in NYC of water-repellent, DWR-treated 14.5oz duck cotton canvas, SSCY's slender Tack Sling is designed to adapt to urban living. The convertible bag features two separate compartments and can be worn as a backpack or as a tote that opens up...
Bethany Weave Large Tote
Cole Haan's oversized leather tote can pack in everything you need—with style. The woven exterior offers a sophisticated, textured feel, while the interior faille lining in blazer blue keeps any leaky contents from harming its sheen. All the hardware...
Studio Visit: Prinkshop
"Wear what you care about." That's the motto of NYC-based Prinkshop (short for "printed ink"), a new graphic design and production studio that's leveraging the underused potential of T-shirts (and totes) to spark action and discussion. Each piece...
Best Made Co. Gfeller Document Case
by Chantel Tattoli For years now, New York’s Best Made Company has been a go-to for hardy, purpose-built apparel, accessories and tools associated with living a considered life in and out of the city. Their recent cast iron initiative offered re...