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15 Stylish Gym Bags That Might Make You Want to Work Out More

Andi New York The Andi

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This lightweight gym bag has thought of it all: Yoga straps to carry your mat hands-free, plenty of interior and exterior pockets, and a machine-washable, water-resistant fabric for when you find yourself caught in the rain sans umbrella. Best of all, you can easily transform the tote into a cross-body or backpack.

buy it, $198

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adidas by Stella McCartney Fashion Bag L

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A roomy black tote has a little bit of visual interest (scope the subtle leopard embroidery) that makes it easy to go from the gym to the office to post-work drinks with all of your essentials (and then some) in tow. (Related: The Best Cold-Weather Workout Accessories)

buy it, $250

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Tory Sport Nylon Weekender Duffle Bag

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If preppy with a slight retro edge is your style, this is the bag for you. The nylon duffel features a removable drawstring pouch for shoes or sweaty gym clothes and a zip pocket on the side so you don't have to fish for your credit card or keys. 

buy it, $298

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Dagne Dover 365 Dakota Neoprene Backpack

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Prefer a backpack to keep your hands free? This sporty-chic neoprene version with padded straps is a great option. In addition to exterior pockets for your water bottle and phone, the inside is majorly decked out with zip pockets, a zip-top pouch for your locker room essentials, a nylon shoe bag, and a laptop sleeve. 

buy it, $175

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CALIA by Carrie Underwood Rolled Duffle Bag

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Like the mesh duffels you used for high school gym class—but with chic upgrades like rose gold hardware and mesh detailing. Inside the front zippered compartment are yoga mat straps you can pull out when needed for trips to the studio.

buy it, $60

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MZ WALLACE Medium Metro Tote

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This statement-making gym bag (also great for travel since it folds up into a tiny square) has function in mind with its waterproof nylon quilted material and removable inside pouch. But it's the on-trend yellow hue that steals the show. Here's how to wear yellow workout clothes and athleisure pieces, but if you're color-averse, it comes in black too.

buy it, $215

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Sweaty Betty Luxe Kit Bag

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If you're looking for a solution to your overstuffed, disorganized gym bag—something that looks office-appropriate—then you can stop the search now. This quilted, quick-drying bag features a laptop sleeve, a "wet" pocket for sweaty clothes, a separate bag for your sneakers, and a yoga mat strap on the bottom.

buy it, $165

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Caraa Cumulus Tote

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Caraa's gym bags are pretty much the epitome of athleisure—tons of function packed into a sporty-chic package. This bag gets its name from the cloudlike waterproof nylon and spacious main interior. Inside is a padded laptop sleeve, a shoe and wet pouch, and hidden breathing vents. The exterior offers a zipper pouch for the things you want handy. (Related: Workout Gear That Stands Up to Any Weather)

buy it, $150

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Sol and Selene The Motivator Backpack

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Sol and Selene's gym backpack comes with all the features you need in an all-day bag: It's waterproof, and it has plenty of pockets, a padded computer compartment, and a removable laundry bag for sweaty clothes. While it comes in plenty of chic neutrals and camo, we're big fans of this celestial print. (Related: Celestial-Inspired Activewear for Your Dreamiest Workout Ever)

buy it, $90

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Herschel Supply Co. Dawson X-Small

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Swap your purse out for this small backpack for all your daily essentials and workout clothes. It has a slight rugged feel while still looking polished, thanks to the blush leather detailing. 

buy it, $65

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The Transience Yoga Bag

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Have you ever seen a more chic gym bag? Didn't think so. The nylon lining, detachable mesh drawstring bag, and hanging straps for a yoga mat make it super functional, but its sleek shape and leather detailing make it easy to rock way beyond the yoga studio. (Related: These Matching Sets Make Getting Dressed for the Gym Ridiculously Easy)

buy it, $175

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Vooray Burner Gym Bag

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If you're not afraid of a print, this compact duffel is the perfect choice for the spring months ahead. Stand-out features include a ventilated side pocket for your sneakers and leather magnetic handles.

buy it, $50

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Oliver Thomas x Peloton Kitchen Sink Tote

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Oliver Thomas teamed up with Peloton to bring you this trendy water-resistant gym bag (we love the sporty racing stripe) that can easily go from spin class to brunch. It's also way more functional than meets the eye. In addition to the top yoga strap and multiple inside pockets (including a concealed bottom zip compartment for shoes and clothes), it also features RFID blocking anti-fraud technology to keep your credit cards safe. (Peloton also recently Introduced Yoga.)

buy it, $129

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Lululemon Out Of Range Duffel

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Want a departure from basic black? This marbled duffel is roomy enough to double as a weekender bag for all your upcoming trips—and will keep all of your essentials organized and easy to grab with tons of interior and exterior pockets and a separate laptop compartment.

buy it, $158

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Zella Baseline Backpack

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If you don't need to lug a ton of stuff, this small but mighty backpack is a great option for running to studio classes on the weekend. The neoprene is durable and stylish and there are plenty of pockets inside to keep you organized. (And if the wine hue isn't your thing, it comes in black too!)

buy it, $45

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