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9 Perfect Summery Totes
These totes strike a rare balance: polished enough for the office, roomy enough for the weekend—and with prices to suit any budget.
Target tote
Shiny faux-snakeskin tote goes with almost anything. 

Hollywood Intuition for Target, $23; Target.com
The Velvet Slipper green tote
A lot of bag for the buck: This one is reversible (the lining is silver), durable, and dazzling. 

Big Buddha, $80, The Velvet Slipper, Newtown, Pennsylvania; 215-968-1050
DKNY Active brown tote
Exceptionally well-priced designer bag doubles as an overnighter—the interior is wide open for packing it in. 

DKNY Active, $85, select DKNY stores; 800-231-0884
Lilly Pulitzer pink striped tote
Raspberry and cream shoulder bag—with its rope handles, zip top, and snap-out wallet—is perfect for a day at the beach. 

$128; LillyPulitzer.com
Sobella tote
Urban graffiti inspired the graphics on this cotton and linen tote; 5 percent of sales goes to homeless charities. 

$185; Sobella.com
MZ Wallace tote
Flashy sequined stripes adorn a featherweight nylon day bag that travels well. 

$255; MZWallace.com
Coach blue tote
A narrow, structured shopper in pretty pastels features a 1960s sketch by Bonnie Cashin, one of Coach's first handbag designers. 

Coach, $298; 866-262-2440
Catherine Rapetti tote
The bright color updates the classic shape of this divine mock-croc catchall. 

$435; CatherineRapetti.com 
Bodhi yellow tote
Carry this handmade canvas and patent leather bag straight through the fall. 

Bodhi, $498 with code OPRAH; BodhiBags.net

More fashion: Sandals $20-$88