The case for the XL gym bag

8 picks that can double as beach totes and more

Large, practical bags are in season this summer, perfect for switching up your gym bag for a more stylish pick. Whether you're heading for the beach or a barbeque post-workout, these options are ideal for when you have to carry more in tow. Ahead, eight new designs to choose from.


Modeled after a wheel cover, this bag has a poly-nylon fabric, a cinched drawstring closure to secure your goods, and grosgrain handles. It’s large enough to bring along as luggage but stylish enough to wear as a day bag.
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saint laurent

This Parisian-chic linen bag pays homage to the designer’s French roots, emblazoned with “Rive Gauche.” Oversized leather handles are practical for carrying farmer’s market finds and an interior zip pocket provides a home for sunglasses and keys.
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Made from Gucci’s signature baiadera fabric and stamped with their vintage logo, this tote makes the perfect beach day companion with enough room for a towel, book, and multiple sunscreen options.
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This sporty silk-printed canvas bag has an open top for easy access to gym essentials, a removable inside pouch for dirty workout gear, and flat shoulder straps that won’t cause friction.
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Known for their famed check print, this reversible Burberry bag is the perfect solution for those who prefer prints one day and solids the next. Crafted with calf leather and a durable cotton lining, the bag’s neon trim gives the design a contemporary twist.
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The traditional bucket bag gets a facelift with this oversized canvas and leather silhouette that’s both roomy and sophisticated. An over-the-shoulder top handle makes it sensible to carry securely through busy airports and streets.
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Decorated with the Chanel namesake, this shopper can be hand-held or worn cross-body and its universal pattern works for any season.
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proenza schouler

Get on board with the tie-dye trend with this printed leather piece from Proenza Schouler’s anniversary collection. Its spacious free-form shape adds whimsy to the classic carryall.
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