Every girl needs a perfect tote bag, especially during the summer. I do not know about you, but I tend to carry around extra stuff during these months of the year. On any given day during the summer, you will find my phone, a pair of sunglasses (and the case!), sun block, phone charger, cardigan/scarf for layering, a journal (you never know when you will get inspired to jot something down!), pen, and a book inside my bag. Whew! That is a lot of stuff!
I think because of the nice weather, I tend to plan my day around being outside and savoring that extra Vitamin D. Inevitably, I will have some “gap time” in between my activities. Instead of coming home to hibernate, I will just sit down at a local park bench and keep myself busy. This requires some pre-planning on my part as to what I would anticipate using and will have to bring these items with me. Most of the time, I cannot fit all of my necessities into a small clutch. Therefore, totes can become super handy!
While looking for tote bags, I tend to go for versatility– will this bag “transform” well from one I can carry in the city on an afternoon stroll to one that I can carry on a beach?… READ FULL POST