"Make America Rational Again" Tote
The Rational Dress Society and Shrill Society have teamed up on this simple tote—a take on Donald Trump's 2016 campaign slogan (borrowed from Reagan's 1980 campaign slogan). The proceeds will go directly to Rational Dress Society, and their mission...
CH Omakase 2017: AAA Design Collective Keychains + Totes
AAA is a design collective led by Alfred (aka Carmelo Tedeschi), an Italian designer and artist living in Fez. Tedeschi partners with fair trade local makers to bring to life his fashion-forward style within the world of Moroccan craft leather goods...
Large Tote Bag
Predominantly composed of canvas with an affixed vegetable-tanned leather embellishment, Feit's new large tote is the epitome of the functional bag. A simply modern design accompanies a substantial amount of stow space. This bag's strength is ease...
David Shrigley + Liberty Tote
Designed by artist David Shrigley, all proceeds from this tote go to Liberty—an organization that fights for civil liberties and human rights in England. Ethically produced on 100% cotton, the bag features Shrigley's brilliant artwork and sensible...
UTOP/A Tote Bag
Made from heavyweight 100% cotton canvas, this PAM (Perks and Mini) tote is printed on each side—with "UTOP/A" on one, and a black screen-print of a surreal scene (complete with a pyramid and an eyeball) on the other. There's a large pocket inside...
"Vag" Tote Bag
Depending on the mother figure in your life, this "Vag" tote—made in collaboration by Dolores Haze and Brooklyn-based artist Dan Flanagan—could be ideal. The semi-abstract design (perhaps depending on the viewer) is silk-screened in Brooklyn onto the...
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...
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...
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...
Angie Round Weekender Bag
Pack for your next weekend trip with this deceptively spacious bag. Available in subtle blue or gray, the circular bag expands to fit everything you need for a couple days away. With two interior mesh pockets and extras on the outside, the bag features...
"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...
Regulars 02 by Thisispaper
Warsaw-based Thisispaper is an adventurous design studio that's thrived in not only crafting local pieces (with fervent care toward environment and makers) but beautiful online and print content as well (which rarely features the brand, instead...
Stone & Cloth's Summit Collection
Inspired by vintage mountaineering and travel bags with the modern day customer in mind, Stone & Cloth has re-imagined their their line of bags for their new Summit Collection—which launches on Kickstarter today. Now—in addition to the backpacks...
QWSTION's Bags for the Urban Traveler
Founded in 2008 in Zurich, QWSTION was the brainchild of five guys with varied international backgrounds—Swiss, Dutch, Austrian, American and French—which explained why they were traveling so much. "The reason for starting the company was the fact...
The Chef Tote
To raise $50,000 for Edible Schoolyard NYC—a non-profit that gives public schools and their students access to healthy food via hands-on gardening and cooking classes—Everlane has partnered with famed local chefs like April Bloomfield for a collection...
Banana Leaf Bag
Boca Raton, Florida-based husband-and-wife-duo Joe and Tasha Chapman started making their own simple, rugged surfboard bags when they couldn't find ones they like. Now their brand Chapman at Sea channels their love for surfing, sewing and spending...
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...
Upgraded Tote Bags
The definition of a tote bag is loose—simply an open bag for carrying items—but is most often seen in canvas form. For a while, however, designers have taken up the challenge to making the essential accessory equally stylish and functional. Here we...
Gregory Packs Sunbird Series
At the tender age of 14, Wayne Gregory was tasked with designing and building a backpack as part of a Boy Scouts activity. That pack would get Gregory his first job in a budding San Diego company, and he would eventually embark on a successful career...
Hand & Eye + MER Tote
You can tell just by looking at the Hand & Eye + Mer Tote that it's a bag that'll go with you pretty much everywhere. The rugged gray bag is made from truck tarp and canvas sourced in the US. There are no bells and whistles needed—it's roomy with a...
The Simpsons Reimagined by Shuggie's Sweet Revenge
Seemingly very in tune with 20- and 30-somethings of today, Shuggie's Sweet Revenge makes T-shirts and tote bags emblazoned with cleverly combined Simpsons characters—and cartoon images of Larry David's face. A delightfully simple idea, the morphed...
by Chantel Tattoli Throughout human history, people have schlepped. With baskets, trunks, carpet bags, and fanny-packs loaded, to and fro we’ve gone. Because of this, Californian atelier Welcomecompanions considered “the timeless need to carry...