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Welcome to Racked's Fitness Week: five days of workout coverage, so that you can start your New Year's resolutions off right.
You could take this Mulberry bag to work or to Pilates. Image via Mulberry.
It's tempting to skip a post-work workout when you have to go all the way home to change clothes. One way to keep your fitness resolutions is to bring your gear with you and hit the gym before you call it day. But that poses another problem: What bag will fit your Lululemon clothes and still look chic at the office?
We've rounded up a collection of bags at (almost) every price point that can fit your laptop, your workout clothes, and a pair of shoes.
This Old Navy Women's Tassle Zip Tote measures 14x14x6 and can fit everything you need throughout the day. The faux snake finish looks more expensive than the $39.94 price tag. Available at Old Navy, 801 Market Street (415-344-0375)
Don't want to limit yourself to a single hue? Maybe this Zara color-blocked shopper is your style. The leather and synthetic combo bag is 12x19x6, so it can fit a small laptop (or tablet) along with your sneaks. Did we mention it's on sale for $60? Available at Zara, 250 Post Street (415-399-6930)
San Francisco-based Cuyana's gorgeous leather tote is already a Racked Editor's pick, and it's the perfect size (14x18x6) to fit both your office and fitness must-haves. It's hard to believe that it's only $150. Available at Cuyana online or at 291 Geary Street, #201 (appointment recommended, call 888-993-9092)
This timeless MICHAEL Michael Kors tote is 11x17x5 and comes in a rainbow of colors (and polka dots). It may be hard to pick just one color, but at $298 a pop, perhaps could splurge and buy two. Available at Michael Kors, 865 Market Street, #100 (415-227-0800)
The Marc by Marc Jacobs Goodbye Columbus BB ($528) is like Hermione's magical purse in the Harry Potter series: It fits soooo much stuff. You could move out of your apartment and into this gorgeous leather bag. (Except it's actually 15x14.5x11, so maybe you shouldn't give up your rent-controlled pad quite yet.) Available at Marc by Marc Jacobs, 2142 Fillmore Street (415-447-9322)
The 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli satchel maintains its it-bag status, even if the Target collab style looks awfully close. The original leather version ($895) will be on your arm long after the pleather wannabes have disappeared from eBay, and those clever zippers can expand the 11.5x15x4.5 dimensions in a pinch. Available at Barneys New York, 77 O'Farrell Street (415-268-3500)
The Mulberry Bayswater tote is large (12x14x6.5) and refined in a way that says, "My family owns an estate that ends with 'shire.'" At $1,500, it's the priciest pick on our list, but the structured style and tan go-with-everything color will ensure that it remains a wardrobe staple. And if you're already carrying it every day, why not throw in your running shoes and a water bottle in case you want to squeeze in a workout? Available at Mulberry, 166 Grant Avenue (888-685-6856)
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