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As designer bags are consistently getting smaller each season (cue Jacquemus’ Le Chiquito and Fendi’s S/S ’20 Baguette), it may come as a surprise that we’re in favour of large, roomy totes. Here’s why: Not every woman is able to leave the apartment with just their credit cards, keys, phone and lipstick. 

Moreover, larger purses are more versatile than their minute counterparts. You can stuff your files and laptop in them for work, use them as a beach bag to carry your sunscreen and towel for a weekend escapade, or take them along for your trip to safely store your flight essentials. 

Here, 12 of the best totes to justify our point.

 

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