Summer Totes to Carry You Away

Looking chic at the pool this summer can be as easy as finding the perfect tote.  

Sarah Harrison

The key is getting one that is large enough for all your needs and stylish enough to prevent you from looking like a bag lady. We’ve round up a few of our faves to keep you organized from car to country club.

You can’t go wrong with the Tote All by La Plates. The resort size ($100, from is large enough for pool gear and towels while the market size ($80) is perfect for toys, sunscreen and magazines. Both sizes from this Kansas City company are available in three colors in either chevron or ikat print and can, of course, be monogrammed in various styles.

Go for a print and pattern that just scream pool season. This Lilly Pulitzer Shoreline Tote ($98, from Under the Palm Tree) is roomy and durable thanks to the nylon material, so you won’t need to worry about a little chlorine or sand ruining your look or your belongings.

 This patent leather Boutique Daisy Tote ($148, from The Monogram Shop) features a geometric design and removable interior linen liner that will take you from pool to party.