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Best 6 Designer Tote Bags to Store All Your Work Essentials

The perfect handbag that can store it all is every woman’s dream. And a work tote, in particular, is the best bet when you want a bag that looks stylish while being able to store a secret world within — a laptop, notebooks, keys, wallet, makeup essentials, chapsticks, and more.

A handbag says a lot about our personality. That’s why choosing the right one is often difficult. Don’t worry, we’ve narrowed it down to the absolute best 6 designer tote bags that you can rely on all week — from boardroom meetings to happy hours. If you’re having difficulty choosing a forever favourite work tote, try renting instead and bringing a different bag out to see if it suits your Mon-Fri lifestyle needs. With a Style Theory designer bag rental Membership, you can rent and swap a new designer bag every month. Read on for 6 designer work totes we recommend renting for a test run:


Givenchy Antigona

Givenchy’s instantly recognisable Antigona silhouette is inspired by a classic Boston bag re-imagined with sculpted masculine details. Crafted from glossy black leather and lined in durable tonal canvas, it has room for all your office or weekend necessities plus ample pockets to keep a cell phone, wallet, and keys organised.

Rent Givenchy Antigona styles from SG$99/month

Length (cm) Height (cm) Width (cm) Top Handle (cm) Stap Drop (cm) Colours Est. Retail Price
33 27 19 8 28 Blue, Pink,
Red, Black, Orange,
Taupe Brown, Nude





Celine Mini Luggage

The classic Mini Luggage handbag was first created by Phoebe Philo in 2010. Coming in calfskin with leather handles, and a zipped outer pocket at the front, it’s a favourite work bag silhouette for good reason. You can easily pack your iPad, phone, makeup essentials, and power through your day —  from meetings to drinks with friends! 

Rent Celine Mini Luggage styles from SG$99/month

Length (cm) Height (cm) Width (cm) Top Handle (cm) Strap Drop (cm) Colours Est. Retail Price
30 31 18 10 Red, Black Blue,
Yellow, Black,
Aegan Blue, Beige


Chanel Grand Shopper Tote

This Chanel Grand Shopper Tote bag makes the perfect work tote, especially in decadent neutral tones. Made from caviar leather, this bag is incredibly soft. Gold hardware accentuates this Chanel tote bag and the signature “CC” logo is stitched on the front. An exterior pocket for easy access to your phone, two spacious interior compartments, and a zippered pocket make this bag extremely versatile to be your laptop tote bag for work!

Rent Chanel Grand Shopper Totes from SG$99/month

Length (cm) Height (cm) Width (cm) Top Handle Strap Drop (cm) Colours Est. Retail Price
33 24 14 24 Black, White S$3,950


Gucci GG Marmont Matelasse


The medium GG Marmont top handle bag has a softly structured shape with hidden magnet closure and gold-tone Double G hardware. Made in matelassé leather with a chevron design and GG on the back, we like how its structure gives off professional vibes, compared to its other GG Marmont sister styles. Go ahead, pack your everyday essentials and beyond in this workday handbag. 

Rent Gucci GG Marmont styles from SG$99/month

Length (cm) Height (cm) Width (cm) Top Handle (cm) Strap Drop (cm) Colours Est. Retail Price
35 25 25 11 40 Black S$3,300


Dior Medium Lady Dior

Meticulously crafted by hand, this black lambskin bag is enhanced by iconic Dior ‘Cannage’ stitching. Carry it by hand or wear it on the shoulder – elegance is yours, even in your workday handbag.

Rent Lady Dior styles from SG$99/month

Length (cm) Height (cm) Width (cm) Top Handle (cm) Strap Drop (cm) Colours Est. Retail Price
24 10 20 12 46 Black, Red,
Fuchsia, Pink,
Light Blue, Lilac


Saint Laurent Sac De Jour


The Sac De Jour makes its way into every working woman’s work bag wishlist. The bag features rolled leather top handles, an optional shoulder strap, and side short straps that can be undone to increase the width of the bag. The top opens into a roomy leather interior with a large central zipper compartment that allows you to store notebook, glasses, makeup essentials, and more. Enjoy your large designer tote bag in style! 

Rent from Sant Lurent Sac De Jour styles from HK$899/month

Length (cm) Height (cm) Width (cm) Top Handle (cm) Strap Drop (cm) Colours Est. Retail Price
32 25 15 9 49 Black, Red,
Taupe, Fucshia,


Buying a designer bag can be a commitment. That’s why we recommend renting your favourite designer bags. Not only do you enjoy the fashion freedom of trying multiple designer tote bags but you can also contribute towards sustainable fashion.



What are some of the work bags with laptop compartments?

Roomy totes like the Celine Mini Luggage, Goyard Chevron Saint Louis PM Tote, and the Louis Vuitton Neverfull are great choices to fit a laptop in.


What can tote bags be used for?

Tote bags are the new style statement for the modern-day woman. Work totes pack in work essentials like laptop, wallet, makeup essentials, keys, and more. Large designer tote bags are there to accompany you from meetings to happy hours!


Where to buy/rent tote bags in Hong Kong?

Rent designer tote bags for work from Style Theory. Our Infinite Wardrobe houses 2,000+ designer bags. Find the best work totes in 2021 by browsing our full collection on the Style Theory app.


What are some of the best bags for commuting to work?

Some of our best designer work totes in 2021 have been Givenchy Antigona, Celine Mini Luggage, Chanel Shopping Tote, Gucci GG Marmont, Dior Medium Lady Dior, and Saint Laurent Sac De Jour.



Rent or buy designer tote bags on the Style Theory app today.


About Author

As an overly ambitious Slytherin, Nabila is very much obsessed with being immortal, or more so being remembered when she’s... you know… On rare sightings, you can catch her lounging in her PJs binge-watching Netflix, but more often than not, she’s running around in heels trying to cross off whatever is on her to-dos that day. Her fashion philosophy? You are what you wear, so wear something nice!

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