The Best Cheap Grocery/Beach Bags


This $15 Anya Hindmarch canvas shopping bag, with its cute motto and sailor concept, has for some unknown reason sparked a major kerfuffle. Being a rather messy lady, we prefer water-resistant to white canvas. Here are some alternatives that we prefer, for picking up dirty (read: organic) veggies from our CSA, or going to the beach.

Susan Biji grocery bag, nylon, from, $28 each.

LL Bean‘s water-resistant, polyester hunter’s tote is no joke. It looks real good with red monogramming, by the way. Medium, large, and extra-large are $19, 24, and 30.

Jack Spade‘s Canal Street Coal Bag is made out of the same plastic that those cheap schleppy bags are made from, but this one is all cool looking and not cheap anymore. Go figure. $85 each.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 3, 2007

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