No matter what your average workday looks like, staying at home, working from the office, or working from anywhere, the best tote bags for women remain a necessity. And while cute totes with laptop compartments are everywhere, choosing the right one is about more than looks.
Other times, you might just be looking for a stylish tote bag that fits the basics and can be used from the office to after-work drinks. Maybe the promise of a fancy latte from a local coffee shop or lunch at your favorite salad spot. Maybe it’s the outfit that makes you feel unstoppable.
For people who have to carry a computer around, laptop bags are more mature than stylish backpacks, and they offer more storage space than briefcases. After much searching, here is our Editor’s Picks: Stylish Tote Bag With Laptop Compartment:
1. Madewell The Transport Tote
Here it is by the numbers: 2 pieces of fine leather are used for the body. 8 inch strap drop: long enough to sling over your shoulder, but short enough to hold as a top handle. 1 interior side zip pocket to keep your keys, phone and wallet at the ready.
2. Cuyana System Tote
The first and only bag of its kind with a built-in snap system of add-on accessories. Choose your color and size, then add optional extras—from your strap of choice to a laptop sleeve to pouches.
3. Bellroy Tokyo Tote
Made with durable, water-resistant recycled fabric, and premium, environmentally certified leather. Internal padded laptop sleeve stores devices up to 13” safely out of the crush zone.
4. Marhen .J Roy Bag
Its simple design with 100% quality cotton makes it easy to match with various clothes. There is also a pocket to put various cards or your favorite gadgets.
5. Everlane The Italian Leather Studio Bag
Made of premium Italian leather, the Studio Bag features functional details like an adjustable shoulder strap, a snap closure, and an interior and exterior pocket. Its roomy shape fits everything you need—plus all those just-in-case additions
6. Dagne Dover Vida Cotton Tote Bag
A 100% organic cotton canvas tote, good for: Beach carryall, grocery bag or picnic bag. Wipeable interior lining. Fits most 16″ laptops in interior slip pocket.
7. Tory Burch Perry Small triple-Compartment Tote Bag
Made for multi-tasking. Our Perry Small Triple-Compartment Tote Bag is made of rich Italian pebbled leather that’s bonded inside — making it soft yet structured. Contrast-color details appear throughout from the interior to the brushed gold charm. It has a center zip pocket and an optional crossbody strap.
8. Madewell The Commuter Canvas Bag
This made-for-commuting bag has tons of built-in functions: a padded laptop sleeve, a slot for your water bottle, an O-ring for your keys and tons of pockets.
9. Beis The Work Tote
No worries, you’ll never be too far from paradise or your email with this on-the-go mobile office in a tote bag, bag! We designed this bag (selfishly) because there was not one good-looking bag on the market that we felt just as good carrying to work, to after work cocktails and to all of our out-of-office adventures.