16 Ultra-Luxe Beach Bags Bound to Make Your Standard-Issue Canvas Totes Jealous

Sure, you already know exactly what you're packing for your multiple shoreside excursions this summer. Sunglasses? Check! Eye-catching towel? Check! Bikini of choice? Check check (check for the top, check for the bottoms)! But where to stow all those carefully-chosen beach essentials?

Well, if money's absolutely no object, you might be interested in one of the 16 dream beach bags featured below. While certainly pricey, these three- to four-figure-priced carryalls will certainly set you apart from those schlepping standard-issue canvas totes up and down the shore. And if nothing else, it's fun to dream about being able to snap them up for your next jaunt to Saint-Tropez the Hamptons your friend's roof deck your nearest public beach.

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Considering that Hermès' wait-list-worthy Birkins start at around $6,000 (and escalate quickly from there), this horse-printed beach tote is actually something of a steal. You know, by comparison.
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Why not bring Frida Giannini's famous florals to the shore this summer?
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You can't go wrong with anything Emilio Pucci at the beach. You just can't!


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Beach-going one-percenters don't need to worry themselves with practical questions, like how they'll ever manage to get all that sand out of the intrecciato weave of their Bottega beach bags.
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We adore Clare Vivier's classic zipped clutches, but this chain-patterned beach tote's every bit as covetable.
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Looks like something Anja Rubik would carry at Coachella.


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Just think of how the sun's rays will reflect off of this mirrored must-have. Hope you (and everyone else at the shore) brought sunnies!


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Half tote, half picnic basket, all awesome.


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Bird of paradise? More like bag of paradise.
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Yep, McQueen's psychedelic, kaleidoscopic prints look every bit as sharp when perched on the sand.


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We're pretty sure the house of Missoni would never deign to design anything you couldn't bring and/or wear to the beach.
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Big cat prints are obviously best for hot-weather wear.


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The colorful base plays off the sun's hue, while the woven upper feels decidedly island-y. In a word, perfection.
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There's a reason Bruno's sequin-trim totes are a smash hit with girls from Paris to New York (and everywhere in between): they're the perfectly just-dressed-up-enough carryall for the street and the beach.


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Remember how Tom Green called Drew Barrymore "Starfish" throughout the entire first Charlie's Angels movie? That was weird. But this tote isn't!