7 Stylish Gym Bags

Whether you prefer a duffel or a backpack, these gym bags are so chic, you won’t mind lugging one around.


Emma & Chloe Duffle Bag


As if the chic color combo (a deep navy nylon accented with rose gold hardware) weren’t enough, this duffle comes with a generously sized cosmetics case, so you can pack all of your essentials.

To buy: $20; academy.com.

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Under Armour Motivator Duffle


This well-designed bag has a place for everything: An exterior pocket with a snap closure allows for easy access to your phone and wallet, an adjustable bottom strap lets you attach a yoga mat, and interior slip pockets ensure everything stays organized. Available in three other colors.

To buy: $60; underamour.com.

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Ban.Do Work It Out Gym Bag


This brand’s fans are at cult-level status, thanks to the signature fun, whimsical charm the company adds to everything—and gym bags are no exception.

To buy: $35; bandier.com.

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Sweaty Betty All Sport Back Pack


Don’t want to lug a heavy duffel around? Opt for this super lightweight backpack instead. It’s made from scuba fabric so it’s virtually weightless, and the sleek black and low profile make it easy to tote from barre class to the bar.

To buy: $115; sweatybetty.com.

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Columbia Easy Out Tote


Complete with a yoga clip and removable pouch, this pretty printed option can easily do double duty as a weekender. Available in two other colors.

To buy: $40; columbia.com.

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Herschel Strand Bag


Taking inspiration directly from classic sportswear (heathered grey, pops of neon), this carryall is sure to stand out in a sea of basic black gym bags. Available in two other colors.

To buy: $65; bloomingdales.com.

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Nike Aura Print Club Training Bag


The ultimate combination of form and function, this eye-catching print taps into the athleisure trend, while the bag itself has devoted spots for your mat, valuables, shoes, and post-workout clothes. Available in one other color.

To buy: $65; finishline.com.

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