By Nikhita Mahtani

Published on November 29, 2017

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It’s officially travel season: Think warm beaches, cozy ski lodges, and tons of time with friends and family. And while your to-do list should be filled with a lot of sights, restaurants, and boutiques, don’t forget about the packing—or your travel bag.

If your winter plans involve more weekend getaways than cross-country trips, a stylish weekender is an absolute must: How else are you going to carry all your favorite holiday outfits and skin care essentials? Luckily, we have an option that’s guaranteed to work for you, from over-the-top and glamorous to effortlessly minimalist. Check out our favorite weekender bags here.

For the budget-conscious

Cross Duffel Bag, Ferm Living, $48.99

Stay chic on the cheap with this organic cotton weekender—the subtle pattern and sleek lines make it ideal for every type of trip.

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For the print aficionado

Shibori Duffle Bag, Deepali Kalia, $311.99

This casual duffle boasts a denim background with a speckled white tie-dye print that’s punchy, but not overbearing. The leather brown handles give it a durable edge to boot.

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For the adventurous

 

The Transport Weekender in Canvas

 

, Madewell, $148

The sturdy waxed canvas exterior on this durable duffle makes it perfect for any and all outdoor adventures. Add a rich leather trim, matching luggage tag, and two sets of straps, and you have all you really need.

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For the athleisure obsessed

Luxe Gym Bag, Sweaty Betty, $165

Trust this chic British brand to come up with the perfect sporty tote—the quilted woven fabric is both luxe and lightweight, while the six inner compartments help you keep all your items organized.

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For the organizer

Perfect Weekender in Tan Grain Leather, J. Panther Luggage Co., $1,490

The name says it all. With several compartments and storage units, this gorgeous weekender is technically two bags in one. The first section opens up portfolio-style to store documents and a laptop, while the other section boasts additional storage space that will fit all the essentials.

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For the luxe lover

GG Supreme Canvas Duffel, Gucci, $1,950

The bold Gucci print on this stylish option, combined with the handpainted finish, durable straps, and leather trim, makes it worth the incredibly high price tag. But hey… at least you’ll stand out (in a good way).

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For the minimalist

 

The Twill Weekender

 

, Everlane, $98

Available in a variety of subtle colors, this water-resistant, cotton twill bag boasts a stylish, no-nonsense exterior: Basically, it’s every minimalist’s dream.

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For the color-averse

Deux Lux x Shopbop Weekender Bag, Deux Lux, $52.50

The classic combo of black and white gets a new look in this contemporary travel bag—the contrast trim, zips, and handles give it a fashionable look that’s anything but basic.

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For the statement maker

ESCAPE Canvas Utility Bag in Auburn, Forestbound, $99-$149

Tell the world you’re escaping with this statement weekender. The soft beige handles, rich auburn hue, and chic metal hardware make it an eye-catching find.

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For the bohemian

Bengale Zig Zag Tote Bag, Anthropologie, $478

Whimsical prints and woven yarn make this Moroccan-inspired tote perfect for the boho chic traveler—it’ll go perfectly with all your vintage finds.

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For the overpacker

Kelsey Expandable Extra Large Nylon Travel Tote, MICHAEL Michael Kors, $248

This roomy black tote boasts an expandable interior that promises to appeal to even the most zealous overpacker—so don’t worry, your fifth pair of shoes will make the trip just fine.

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For the feminine

 

Stace Face Duffel

 

, Alice and Olivia, $355

This playful leather option’s designed to look like a face—and pays homage to the brand’s founder, Stacey Bendet. The oversized glasses and bright red lips are effortlessly girly, while the black leather handles give it a tough touch.

 

See more weekend inspiration:

Your Guide To The Most Instagrammable Summer Weekend In NYC Ever
Where to Go for a Quick Trip Out of NYC
Why You Should Plan an Off-Grid Getaway