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The 14 Best Beach Bags of 2022 by Julia Marzovilla

The very best beach totes and handbags for all of your warm-weather getaways.

Now that we’re officially in the dog days of summer, a trip to the beach has never felt more necessary. Between the incessant heat, the sticky humidity, and the cramped feeling we’re all experiencing in our apartments, the beach seems like a welcome escape–and that means that finding the best beach bag has never been more important. 

Team Marie Claire has a penchant for finding the best bags of summer 2022. Case in point: We’ve already uncovered the best basket bags and the best net bags. Naturally, finding a great beach bag was next up on our to-do list. Our picks run the gamut when it comes to style and substance. Some are made of raffia, others are made from recycled cotton or sturdy canvas. Some of the beach bags on this list are foldable for easy storage in your closet, while some are great for sportier beach days that may or may not include a hike. These beach bags and totes will hold everything you need and will keep your most prized possessions safe while you take a dip in the pool courtesy of inner pockets and pouches. 

So, pull out your cutest bikini or one-piece swimsuit, find your best pair of sandals in your collection, nab your favorite sunglasses from their case, and submit an official out of office request: it’s time for a beach day. Or, if you can’t get to the beach right now, feel free to settle for your nearest pool (just don’t forget your sunscreen). 

BEST GINGHAM BEACH BAG KULE The All Over Gingham Tote $188 at KULE $150at Anthropologie (US)

Carrying a lot of stuff? This 100 percent cotton bag from KULE will hold all of your essentials. It measures 25 inches across and 7” deep, which means that it can old your beach towels, bathing suits, sunscreen, and more.