As much as we love a trusty roll-top backpack or spacious weekender bag, we can never go past a classic tote bag for ultimate versatility and everyday ease. The best tote bags for men are durable and lightweight: you want one that will see you through just about any situation, and can serve as the ultimate travel carry-all, overnighter or handy shopping bag. Throw everything in, sling it over your shoulder and away you go.
Need somewhere to start? We've rounded up some of the best tote bags for men at the moment. Whether you're planning a far-flung getaway or simply popping to the shops, these styles will sort you out.
With minimalist design and sustainability at its core, Barcelona-based bag brand ÖLEND creates functional bags and accessories for the modern explorer. Its workwear inspired Cosmic Tote showcases utilitarian style, with plenty of interior and exterior pockets to keep everything secure and organised. Crafted from a durable water-resistant fabric, it's designed to withstand whatever exciting adventures you have in store. Choose from five easy-to-wear colours.
Floyd may be best known for its colourful and characterful travel cases, but the Munich-based luggage label also happens to make an excellent line of durable nylon tote bags. Available in vibrant hues like Aloha Yellow and Bikini Blue, these totes are guaranteed to make a serious statement.
TWOTHIRDS is a sustainable clothing and accessories label from Barcelona that was founded upon the premise of generating positive environmental change. This organic cotton tote bag might not change the world, but it's a step in the right direction. Use it as a plastic bag replacement when you're doing your grocery shopping.
With a 'less is more' philosophy at its core, RODERER creates functional, elegant leather bags and accessories for men. The Award Tote Bag exemplifies the brand's meticulous approach to design and craftsmanship. Handmade from soft grained Italian leather and finished with polished gunmetal hardware, it's a refined take on a classic work staple and ideal for commuting to work or bringing on business trips. The zipped pockets and laptop compartment will keep all your office essentials safe and secure.
This elegant holiday-ready tote bag from Danish bag brand Mismo can be held by hand or slung over the shoulder: it combines elongated leather handles for the shoulder-hung option, while a tightly woven nylon string – resembling traditional sailor rope – serves as the handheld option. A spacious interior features a large magazine compartment to the back and a zipped pocket with two slide-down pockets below to the front.
This black cotton tote bag from British accessories brand Campbell Cole is guaranteed to become a staple, thanks to its understated and functional design. The unisex bag features a cross body adjustable strap and multiple pockets, so it's perfect for carrying all your essentials - wallet, sunglasses, phone and more.
Troubadour never fails to impress with its classic men's luggage, which are built to stand the test of time both aesthetically and functionally. This lightweight waterproof tote bag, which cleverly doubles as a rucksack, is no exception. Thanks to its comfortable padded shoulder straps, durability and sleek design, it will remain a favourite for years to come.
Don't let its sleek aesthetic fool you: this stylish tote bag from Scandinavian rainwear label Rains is a hard-wearing all-rounder, designed with durability and functionality in mind and made from Rains’ signature waterproof PU fabric. It features a spacious main compartment with a smaller inner pocket for all your bits and bobs. The perfect commuting companion.
Barcelona-based label SAYE specialises in eco-friendly trainers but extends the same sustainable mindset to a range of accessories, like this canvas tote bag. Ethically crafted in India in collaboration with Bags of Ethics, it's an understated and versatile sustainable staple that's destined to become your everyday go-to.
This sturdy canvas tote bag from Closed is emblazoned with a bold green and pink poodle print by renowned artist Stefan Marx. It's the perfect statement-making accessory that also boasts in-built versatility, thanks to its two different strap lengths.
Crafted from 100% organic cotton and dyed using biodegradable and biocompostable natural dyes, this minimalist tote bag from Madrid-based label Neutrale is a sustainable addition to your accessories arsenal. The subtle Balearic print will add a touch of laidback Mediterranean style to your look. Simply add a breezy linen shirt and espadrilles.
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