The best totes for your beach

Let your favorite oceanfront destination inspire your new summer bag.

Hit the surf this summer with a stylish beach bag that’s more than apropos for your favorite sandy spot. From the see-and-be-seen East Hampton to San Francisco’s quaint Stinson Beach, we’ve rounded up some selects that are sure to fit in with each locale’s fashion vibe. Never has studying a little geography looked so good.

saint laurent striped canvas beach tote, $795

It-bags rule in New York, so why not bring a little savoir faire to your stay on Long Island?
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givenchy leather-trimmed neoprene backpack, $1,880

The stylish set on this island are always trend-spotting and this trendy backpack is boardwalk-ready.
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clare v. beach marine canvas-twill tote with rope handles, $225

Crisply updated nautical style makes a nod to the seaport's history as a whaling hub.
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saturdays nyc surf-print reece cotton tote, $115

There aren't any palm trees out in the East End, so these tropical prints will suit the surfer crowd.
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sophie anderson hand-crocheted lilla cotton tote, $290

Painters and writers flock to Truro and other beaches in this area with an appreciation for an artisan-crafted choice.
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tory sport woven-leather tote, $425

Colorful plaid fits right in with the preppy leanings of this enclave of southern courtliness.
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see by chloe denim and textured leather tote, $295

Denim hailed from the west and it still typifies the laid-back luxury of San Francisco's favorite beach.
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ernest alexander aiden waxed-cotton utility tote, $245

Here's a Baywatch-bright bag to pop in the back seat of your vintage convertible when you head out to Point Dume.
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