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Striped straw bag: Weekly steal

This structured tote is an effortless and practical summer staple that you can take from weekday to weekend

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What it is: Sylvie Moroccan Bag, Club Monaco, $39 (was $60)

How to wear it: This structured tote from CM is an effortless and practical summer staple. With a large sturdy frame, metallic accents and buttery soft leather handles, you’ll want to carry this bag from weekday to weekend. Pair it with a chambray sundress, a braided woven belt and metallic silver sandals for a laid-back yet polished look or step it up with white pants, a tucked-in button-down and pair of espadrille wedges for some sophisticated summer style.

Why I love it: I dream about the markets in Marrakesh and Club Monaco’s “Moroccan” bag brings me to this magical far off land. I love the shape and size of this carryall – take it to class and throw in your mat, towel and bottle of water, or pack it with a few picnic essentials and take it to the park. I’m taking it to the beach this Saturday fully stocked with sunscreen, snacks, a frisbee and a blanket. Then I’ll tote it around while shopping on Sunday with my oversize floppy hat and gauzy white sundress. hat.