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15 Gym Bags for the Sweaty But Stylish

Lululemon Extra Mile Duffel

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Made of a durable water-repellent fabric, this colorful duffel will also stand out in a sea of basic black and has plenty of outer and inner compartments (including an interior padded sleeve for your laptop) to keep all of your essentials organized and easy to grab. Don't worry yoga lovers, it also comes with removable straps for your mat. ($148;


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adidas by Stella McCartney Essentials Bag

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This tote's sophisticated 'crocodile-like' quilted exterior makes it easy to take from the gym to the office to post-work drinks with all of your essentials (and then some) in tow. ($170;

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Tory Sport Soft Nylon Tote

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Just as practical as it is fashionable, this preppy, nautical-esque tote features a ventilated zippered compartment on the bottom for stowing gym shoes and a detachable wristlet so you never have to fish for your credit card or lipstick again. ($295;

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The Transience Yoga Bag

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This neoprene bag was designed to meet the needs of sweaty yogis with its nylon lining, detachable mesh drawstring bag, and hanging straps for your mat, but its sleek shape and leather detailing make it easy to rock way beyond the yoga studio. ($260;

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Caraa Sport Studio #2 Bag

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Gone are the days of lugging around multiple bags to get you through your day. This leather and nylon bag was built with function in mind (hello, tech sleeve and sneaker compartment!) yet stylish enough to be worn day to night. Bonus: It can be worn as a backpack or a crossbody. ($350;

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Balsa 201 Boxing Bag II

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This statmement-making gym bag certainly has function in mind with its multiple compartments, but it's the on-trend banana leaf print and leather tassel that steal the show. Warning: It'll make you want to book that tropical fitness retreat, stat. ($196;

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Herschel Supply Sutton Duffle

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Don't let the pretty pastel color fool you: This duffel is made from water-resistant tarpaulin material and nylon seatbelt handles, so it's durable enough not just for the gym but for any adventure you have planned. Plus, the handy zippered pocket on the exterior makes losing keys at the bottom of your bag a thing of the past. ($100;

Under Armour Big Logo Tote

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This tote bag boasts a large single compartment to pile all your gear into, an interior zippered pocket for jewelry and other valuables, a removable laundry bag for your dirty gym clothes, and a zippered top to make sure nothing falls out. Rock it in black, cobalt blue, or in this army green shade that's neutral while still expressing some personality. ($50;

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Mara Hoffman Gym Bag

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Yes, this bag has practicality covered with side zip pockets for your phone, wallet, and other must-haves, but the fun, bold print will ensure you're the envy of your next ClassPass workout. ($163;

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Sweaty Betty Weekender Studio Holdall

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If you're looking for a solution to your over-stuffed, disorganized gym bag, look no further: This roomy bag features a laptop sleeve, 'wet' pocket for sweaty clothes, mesh water bottle holder, and even a shoe compartment underneath. And it's made from a chic, durable scuba-style material for a super stylish effect. ($200;

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Athleta Wherever Bag

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This duffel bag is equal parts sporty and stylish with its mesh and rose gold detailing. (Plus, with tons of handy zippered compartments, you'll always be able to find what you need!) ($128;

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Andi New York Large Signature Bag

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Finally, a gym bag that has thought of it all. There are yoga straps to carry your mat hands-free, plenty of interior and exterior pockets, and its made of a lightweight, water-resistant fabric for when you find yourself caught in the rain sans umbrella. (And the silver metallic looks really cool!) Best of all, you can easily transform the tote into a cross-body or backpack. ($178;

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Bandier x The Transience Spacer Mesh Gym Bag

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With its trendy cobalt blue neoprene mesh fabric and black lambskin leather details, this gym bag is just as appropriate for brunch as it is for spin. It also comes with a drawstring sneaker bag, and can easily expand to accommodate extra gym gear thanks to side snaps. ($240;

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Lorna Jane Essential Backpack

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If you prefer a backpack to keep your hands free, this sporty option is compact enough to not be bulky, yet roomy enough to stash all of your workout clothes. It also features a laptop sleeve and plenty of internal pockets for your water bottle and other essentials.($70;

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CALIA by Carrie Underwood Hobo Gym Tote

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Gym bag meets purse with this roomy hobo-style tote that features indoor accessory pockets, a removable bag for your sneakers, and a front pocket to attach your yoga mat. A smokey plum color and rose gold details make it as beautiful as it is functional, so you can easily transition from the studio to the street. ($80;

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