It's time to switch it up.
Listen, laptop backpacks were made for a reason (to carry your tech safely, obviously). But sometimes a gal needs to go straight from the office to drinks without looking like she just came from homeroom, bookbag squarely across her shoulders. For those times, choose from these stylish totes and crossbody bags. They'll fit your laptop (and more) when you just can't part with your screen.
Rebecca Minkoff, $295
This modern silhouette made out of smooth leather looks like a regular tote, but actually has a built-in laptop sleeve. Take it from the office straight to a date.
Remi & Reid, $53
Double handles, an adjustable shoulder strap, and a magnetic closure will ensure you can safely tote your laptop around without having to worry about it slipping out.
Say hello to this soft honey tote that's perfect for those weekends when you need to mix work and play. (Read: Doing some shopping then heading to a coffee shop to catch up on any leftover work from the week.)
This leather satchel is a type-A's dream. The interior is adorned with pockets and a padded laptop sleeve. There's also an exterior pocket made to store important papers or, you know, receipts.
Urban Outfitters, $59
Get the best of both worlds with this reversible tote that's wide enough to fit your tech plus a change of clothes for the gym (and goes with any outfit). A removable adjustable crossbody shoulder strap makes the commute that much easier.
The most amazing part about this soft, lightweight tote isn't the seven gorgeous colors it comes in—its zipper is a rare commodity within the array of magnetic closures and exposed openings on the market. Take this on a quick weekend getaway or schlep it between home and work.
Dagne Dover, $395
If you're not already the boss, you'll certainly look like one carrying around this pebble-leathered satchel. It's large enough to fit a 13-inch laptop and features a phone, card, and pen holder in the interior. Talk about functional.
Halston Heritage, $222
Travel as you please with this suede leather bag that can be carried on your arm, shoulders, or across your body. It's currently 55-percent off (originally $495), and you can totally justify such a practical purchase.
When you're just looking to get from one place to the other, this tote—equipped with one main pocket, an internal zip pocket for smaller items, and a front zip pocket—will fit any size Macbook and can easily disguise itself as a shopping bag.
Rebecca Minkoff, $275
The removable shoulder straps on this studded hobo bag make this crossbody as functional as it is stylish. They'll never know, as you glide into the restaurant, that you just wrapped a 12-hour work day.
They call this bag the transport crossbody for a reason—it will make your commute seamless. It has just the right amount of depth and width to fit your laptop vertically or horizontally.
We the Free, $48
It'll be corduroy for days with this distressed, bohemian tote that can fit your entire life into one bag. Simply toss everything in (sunglasses, change of shoes, chapstick, laptop) and go.
Loeffler Randall, $207
Sometimes you have to do some work at the beach, and that's where this navy woven raffia tote comes into the picture. Wish you were here.
This multi-functional satchel is a smart investment for future job interviews or important meetings. There's enough room for your notebook, lipstick, papers, laptop (the interior sleeve fits a 13-inch or 15-inch), and it has removable straps. You'll look like you have your sh*t together every time.
Angela Roi, $240
Angela Roi's Jane shoulder bag, named after English anthropologist Jane Goodall, is a minimalist's dream. Come for the accessibility of fitting a 13- or 15-inch laptop, stay for the gorgeous handcrafted vegan leather.