totebags It’s a little known secret that if you get the kind of bag that models use to lug around stuff while off-duty, then you automatically look like an off-duty model. It’s science, people. Alright well, a girl can dream, right? The off-duty model style is something that many have tried and few have achieved (outside of actual models) and it’s the kind of style that I cling to with an iron fist come Fall. Parkas and skinny jeans and beanies are a given, but the perfect bag to top off your off-duty style is key. A simple and chic tote is your answer. Tote bags were all over NYFW and for some reason became an It Girl style, even thought 99% of the bags were either giveaways or under $15. It’s hard to make a shoddy canvas bag last, so your best bet is to get a well-crafted tote bag and make it work for you for the long haul. There’s no better look than a worn in tote. Here are 10 tote bags, in canvas and vegan leather and everything in between, to add to your off-duty outfit. (Related: 12 Reusable Tote Bags To Make Your Grocery Shopping Cuter And More Sustainable) Très Jolie Graphic Tote (Forever21, $3.90) 00174791-01 This Parisian-inspired toe is the definition of cheap and chic. Thread & Paper Dyed Linen Tote Bag (Urban Outfitters, $74) 35879899_014_b Not all throw-and-go totes are canvas, and this natural linen option is just as durable. “Foot Fly” Canvas Tote Bag by Coolandthebag (Etsy, $18.42) il_570xN.759761042_59xv Coolandthebag is a Paris-based brand that has multiple tote bags that you need to get your hands on. Eyes Tote designed by Manjit Thapp (The Club of Odd Volumes, $37) 1 I’m obsessed with this store’s pillow selection, and their tote bags are no different. They just scream “cool girl style.” “Meh” Tote Bag by RomonaBellaDesign (Etsy, $20) il_570xN.676180527_iokt The perfect outward expression of my daily feelings. Remarcable Tote (Marc Jacobs, $20) S0000691_101_MAIN I had my own Marc Jacobs canvas bag back when Marc by Marc Jacobs was still a thing, but his new, affordable accessories line Bookmarc is just as perfect. Lettering Canvas Shopper Bag (YesStyle, $38.90) 0015577613 How cool is this bag? Enjoy the tags from your favorite shirts without the itchiness on the back of your neck. Shopper Bag in Beige Vegan Leather by Cocoonbags (Etsy, $51) il_570xN.624043266_5064 Dress up your tote bag with sleek, and eco-friendly vegan leather. Dogeared Coffee For President Tote (ShopBop, $32) dogea3006289474_q1_1-0 Obviously. Agate Print Tote (& Other Stories, $45) 0305471001_1_100011 I love this abstract, weird pattern and the internal pocket it has.