Summer Essentials: Worthy Weekend Bags

You're banking on scoring hordes of invites for cushy summer weekends. Better be sure your overnight bag is as cute as your new swimsuit.

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Vivre
A classic English country look goes slightly upscale in suede. Unisource Suede Weekend Bag, on sale, $315 at Vivre.
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Barneys New York
A delicious leather bag you can gift to him (if he’s worthy of such a splurge), but use for yourself! Leonello Borghi Weekender Bag, $910 at Barneys New York.
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Kison
It’s a gym bag. No, it’s a handbag. Actually it’s a roomy overnight bag which looks as equally chic with workout wear as it does with weekend wear. Marc by Marc Jacobs Large Nylon Weekender Tote, $298 at Kitson. <a
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Ben Sherman
Reminiscent of an old-fashioned doctor’s bag, with its top handle and buckled straps, we’re loving the mix of manly black leather and no-nonsense canvas. Ben Sherman Canvas Weekender, on sale, $59.99 at Amazon.
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Kooba
If your weekender needs to echo your edgy glam aesthetic, here's your best option. Kooba India Overnight Bag, $649 at Zappos Couture.
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Halsea
Preppy but hardly prim, this overnighter brings a dose of graphic greatness to the art of packing. Halsea Weekend Bag, $240 at Endless.com.
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Saks Fifth Avenue
Rugged enough that he won’t complain that you (finally) tossed out his JanSport pack. Matt & Natt Overnight Bag, $285 at Saks Fifth Avenue.
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Vans
You’re a little bit disco; flaunt it, baby. Vans OTW Shine Bag, $32 at Zappos.
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J. Crew
We love the lifeguard vibe of this crisp summer duffel. Canvas Overnight Bag, $36.50 at J. Crew.
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Zappos
Even for the non-snowboarder, this bright block-print bag is lust-worthy for its St. Tropez-inspired blue and orange palette. Burton Women's Essence Tote, $49.95 at Burton Snowboards.
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Tumi
From the company that’s perfected durable and sleek, in a zippy red. Tumi Alpha Small Soft Travel Satchel, $295 at Tumi.
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J. Crew
Is there anything this powerhouse can’t turn out, and superbly? We’re guessing these will go fast. Want Organic for J.Crew Da Vinci 72-Hour Travel Bag, $695 at J. Crew.
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Amazon
We're never ones to miss an opportunity to add a floral to our wardrobes, and this option is colorful without being overly girly. LeSportsac Large Weekender Duffle, $108 at Amazon.
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Barneys New York
If black's boring, but red seems too flashy, try this royal purple number. Rag & Bone Weekender Wax Cotton Duffle Bag, $415 at Gravity Pope.Weekender Bag, $910 at Barneys New York.
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Barneys New York
The folks you’re visiting are mighty proper. Best arrive in posh perfection. Haymarket Check Holdall Bag with Nylon Trim, £450 at Burberry.
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Adidas
It’s a can’t-miss when the a cool luxury designer like Stella McCartney designs a more casual line of accessories for a sorty label like Adidas. Mesh mixed with metallic is pure perfection. Adidas by Stella McCartney Delibuta Tote, $200 at Endless.com.
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