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30 Gym Bags with Style

The Anti-Gym Tote

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If you want to be discreet, this Carina Gym Bag by Clava ($170 at Clava) is right for you. Go to the gym in secret (not to mention, with style) with this pocket-proud carrier—no one will know. Use the exterior zip pocket for your wallet, the two roomy exterior snap pockets for your phone and iPod, and the removable zip pouch for your toiletries. 

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Hello, Marc Jacobs!

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Who knew high-fashion designer Marc Jacobs made duffels?! When we laid our eyes upon this Marc by Marc Jacobs D1 Packables Duffle ($88 at Zappos Couture), we fell in love with the style influencer all over again. This navy-inspired duffle will be great for gym days and weekend getaways.

Cool as Ice

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Never mind that white gets dirty easily, who cares what season it is... This PUMA Ice Weekender Satchel ($95 at Endless) can work with your look all year round. You'd be proud to carry it because of its cool, sleek shape, quilted style and glossy trim. Just don't forget to clean as necessary!

Retro Reissued

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The heritage behind this reissued Adidas Adicolor Holdall Bag ($80 at Adidas) is one of the reasons it made our "it" list of gym bags. Pair that with its fun color and retro style, and you've got yourself a tote with a lot of personality. 

Gym Bag: Cute in Canvas

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You might think spending three digits for a canvas gym tote is a little much... But for this Anya Hindmarch Large Gym Tote ($135 at Shopbop), it checks out. The UK-based designer's thoughtful creations are worth the splurge. 

Gym Bag: Signature Style

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Carry your personal items in this oversized canvas-and-leather-trim Dooney & Bourke 1975 Signature Extra Large Juliette in Red ($345 at Zappos). It can hold two changes of clothes, a pair of shoes, and your toiletries—it's perfect for travel. Carry it using the dual handles or try the adjustable crossbody strap. 

Gym Bag: Best Value

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Although a crossbody gym bag is not the norm, this Large Gathered Tote ($19.94 at Old Navy) still made our list. Not only are shoulder bags in this season, we love the price tag on this carryall. 

Gym Bag: Stripes with Style

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Did you know that stripes are in this spring? Stay on trend at the gym with this Jimeale Weekend Tote ($75 at Macy’s). Its chic stripes will make you the "it" girl in the locker room. 

Gym Bag: For the Spiritual Yogi

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Channel your inner yogi and get in touch with your spiritual side with this Batik Yoga Mat Bag ($15.98 at Gaiam). You can also use this mat, which is made out of 100-percent cotton, for yoga, pilates and more. 

Gym Bag: Mommy-Perfect

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This MY Olicloth MY Weekender ($142.40 at has the mom on-the-go written all over it. This duffel can double as a diaper carrier and gym tote when it's time for you to lose the baby weight. Choose from pink, blue or gender-neutral green. 

Gym Bag: Fun and Funky

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If you're a little offbeat and like to have fun with fashion, consider this Hadaki Cool Duffel Bag ($70 at It's coated with cotton and leather, and has a polyester lining. How groovy!

Gym Bag: Shiny Disco Bag

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The different colors that this American Apparel Shiny Denim Duffel Bag with Diagonal Strap ($33 at American Apparel) comes in are so yummy, you'd want to eat them. But don't—they're simply eye candy. Choose from red, black, blue, gold and smoke. Which one suits you?

Gym Bag: Designer Digs

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Got a big match? This Adidas by Stella McCartney Tennis Bag ($225 at Zappos Couture) boasts both style and function. It's worth the splurge for the refined style alone. We expect nothing less from Stella McCartney.

Gym Bag: Heads Will Turn

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We're not going to lie—looks do matter. A true style fiend would carry this ASOS Canvas Spot Webbing Trim Gym Bag ($50.20 at ASOS) over one without a fun design. Its polka dots and bold hue make this duffel a showstopper. 

Gym Bag: A Heavy Weight

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For your next weekend getaway or gym routine, use this heavy-weight Converse Graphic Barrel Bag ($38 at Converse). The canvas duffel features the iconic Converse logo, necessary pockets for storage and removable shoulder strap. We also like this carrier because it's easy to wash.

Gym Bag: For the Light Packer

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If you're a no-frills gym girl, this Speedo Deluxe Mesh Equipment Bag ($10.40 at Kohl’s) has your name written all over it. Choose from pink or blue. You'll love the drawstring closure and its durability.

Gym Bag: Lux without the Price Tag

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We love this Puma Fitness Lux Gym Bag ($59.95 at Nordstrom) in opal grey. Not only is the soft sheen fabric so chic, its slouchy style makes this gym bag so on trend. Remove the shoulder strap, and you can use this tote as an everyday carryall.

Gym Bag: Even If You're Not a Bowler

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Don't be fooled by the design on this Lululemon Athletica Retro Groove Bag ($98 at Lululemon). Even though it's bowling-bag-inspired, any gym goer can use it to house her workout gear and more.

Gym Bag: Multi-Purpose Baggage

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Use this Ocean Floral Warm Jet-Set Duffle ($69 at PB Teen) for the gym and weekend getaways. 

Gym Bag: For the Tough Girl

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This Asana Yoga Bag ($62 at LeSportsac) is for the yoga princess with an edgy style. Its adjustable cross-body shoulder strap makes it suitable for fashionistas of all different heights and sizes. 

Gym Bag: Like a Flower

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So frilly, you'd think the inspiration for its design was a beautiful flower, this Ruched Duffel Bag by Ellington ($89 at Athleta) is perfect for the girly girl who likes to make a fashion statement—on the street and in the gym. It's the "it" accessory for any fashionista with a gym membership.

Gym Bag: Not Just for Boys

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Although this Marc New York Black Woven Patch Pocket Gym Duffel Bag ($72 at Bluefly) can be found in the men's accessory section, who says a gym-going girl can't use it? No gender bias here!

Gym Bag: Sporty, Stylish and Supportive

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This Avon Walk Sling Bag ($15 at Avon) will support its user, as well as breast cancer awareness. The sporty and stylish gym bag features the Avon Walk logo, and 55 to 85 percent of the purchase price is donated to the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade.

Gym Bag: Pretty in Purple

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Our favorite thing about this Nike Gym Club Bag ($49 at Dillard’s) is its design. But make no mistake, it was designed with the gym-goer in mind. Remove the shoulder strap as necessary, and use its storage pockets to keep your belongings organized.

Gym Bag: Crowd Favorite

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Women have raved about the Puddle Jumper Overnight Gym Bag ($74.99 at Catherines), and now we are, too. We especially love its genius storage pocket—perfect for necessities like cell phones, iPods and more. 

Gym Bag: Super-Sturdy

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This Adidas Clima365 Workout Bag ($44 at Zappos) gets our award for being the most sturdy. It also comes equipped with seatbelt webbing on the shoulders and handles, as well as a ventilated shoe tunnel. Perfect for the girl who knows just how to work it—in the gym and out. 

Gym Bag: Two-Toned

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Not only do we like the color scheme on this Two-Toned Reebok Zip Tote ($24.97 at Amazon), its pockets can house our water bottle and more. Stay organized with this affordable find. 

Gym Bag: Want to Splurge?

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If you're not scared by the price tag of this  Reed Krakoff Gym II Leather Tote ($1,390 at Net-A-Porter), consider it as your next gym carryall. This leather designer find is definitely worth the splurge because it can double as your everyday tote, too!

Gym Bag: Time to Get Personal

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Light-packers will love the Small SeaGoing Duffel Bag ($29.50 at Lands’ End). For an extra $5, you can monogram your initials—that way, no one will mistaken it for theirs in the locker room. 

Gym Bag: All the Colors of the Rainbow

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Don't let the size of this AEO Wanderer Nylon Backpack ($29.50 at American Eagle Outfitters) fool you. It might look compact, but it's slouchy construction and roomy pockets can house all of your belongings. Get it in yellow, black, military green, blue, red or orange.


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