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Around Town (and Country)
We’ve rounded up the most stylish, utilitarian carryalls to keep your stuff tidy and transportable. Thoughtfully crafted and rugged, they’re the essence of form meets function.
Stitched with seat-belt-webbing straps, this hiking and commuting companion is strong enough for a big haul, yet barely adds to your load. There’s a padded sleeve for a laptop, too. $98, topodesigns.com.
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For the Car
Baguettes stay in top form without all the usual jostling, and perishables remain fresh in this collapsible cooler-equipped organizer. Handles make transporting it a breeze. By Picnic at Ascot, $53, staples.com.
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Just Stepping Out
Your keys, phone, and credit card are at your fingertips when stashed in this handmade American-cowhide pouch. $65, kemptonandco.com.
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At the Farmers’ Market
It’s easy being green. This market bag can manage up to 33 pounds of your local grower’s bounty; its eco-plastic surface (made from a sugarcane base) wipes clean with a damp cloth. From $38, healdsburgshed.com.
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In the Pantry
Slide this half-bushel woodcraft basket next to a bottom shelf and your storage space suddenly takes on luxurious new proportions. $42, peterborobasket.com.
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From Room to Room
With this wide tin bucket, you can clean up your cleaning-supply gear—and tote your sponges and detergents to any room that needs them, all in one trip. $16, muji.us.
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In Networking Mode
We’re impressed by the credentials of these business-card holders: The hand-sewn leather is printed from handcrafted woodblocks. $32, arcofla.com.
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Off for the Weekend
This roomy tote’s got fringe benefits beyond the cute tassels. Inside pockets hold essentials, while shoulder-accommodating straps keep hands free. $180, jadetribe.com.
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For the Bedroom
It’s a basket case, in a good way. So pile in the linens and light blankets—at 14 inches tall, it can handle them—and perk up the room while you’re at it. $88, elizagranstudio.com.