Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Reusable Totes?

i have a major weakness for bows
and anything that looks like a tied ribbon.
i like them on shoes, dresses, jewelry- and especially bags.
though i’ve never been a big canvas tote person
(i’m pretty loyal to my baggu"s because they crumple down to nothing)

this bag from soraam in seattle is calling my name.
not only does it have an adorable striped (i never met a stripe i didn’t like) bow,
but it also brings in one of my favorite patterns- herringbone.
soraam’s “big bow” canvas tote is available for $20,
and would be perfect for carrying home something special for friday dinner.

*according to their etsy page, soraam means
“please take a look with a smile on your face”
 in korean. so cute.

these baggu bags come in a rainbow of colors
+ stripes

  Organic Bamboo, Plain Natural @ Amazon
20 for $30
maybe you could stencil them for gifts?

Whole Foods doesn't use plastic bags any longer, and many places in
Europe do not, China has banned them completely.

How do you feel about BUYING your own reusable totes?
And, would you USE them?
What kind would you prefer to carry?

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Karena said...

Marsha, I adore the first striped bag with the gorgeous bow. I love that it is so elegant!

Art by Karena


Oh I love that first one too! And yes I do buy my own reusable totes and use them all the time. Funny enough I just got two free ones at the Lady Gaga show on Friday with her face on the front. Haven't quite broken those out yet though :)

SogniSorrisi said...

Love the ones with the bows!

Simone said...

I love the first one and that bright pink second one too....I just love bags :)

The link for Melissa's Reverie Daydream bags (which I love too) is

If you scroll down, you will see she has that bag in three different colours.

Have a lovely day my lovely friend! xoxo

Taj Acosta said...

The bow bag is adorable!

welcome to my world of poetry said...

I love the first one you have some good ideas. loved the post,


joanny said...


What fun looking totes, I too prefer the first one, it is elegant and fun at the same time. And the price is right.....

Happy Bastille Day!


Bella said...

Hi... The bow bag is so cute! A spunky bag:-) After seeing all your fun choices... I realized I must up my tote style! I am afraid I am guilt of using the freebies!

Style Attic said...

If you've got a bow in tow, you're always ready to go! I agree with stripes (classic), bows (just because) and herringbone (in a wood floor fer sure)!!!

Lana said...

That tote with the bow is just gorgeous!! Thanks for the visit :)

Completely Coastal + Daily Vitamin Sea said...

I always shop with my own (reusable) totes!