Meghan Markle's Favorite Shoe Brand, Rothy's, Just Launched Sustainable Totes and Purses

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What better stamp of approval is there than saying something is “royal-approved”? So it’s no surprise that whenever any member of the royal family is identified wearing a specific brand (that isn’t couture or a million dollars), it sells out immediately.

Well, in case you haven’t heard, Meghan Markle’s favorite flats are from Rothy’s, a sustainable, direct-to-consumer brand that offers machine washable shoes. What’s unique about them is that each pair is knitted from a single continuous yarn derived from recycled plastic water bottles. And the best part? They’re completely affordable.

In addition to its shoe line, the brand just launched an equally eco-friendly—and chic—handbag and accessory line to meet all your carrying needs. Rothy’s new handbag collection features five stunning silhouettes—The Handbag, The Essential Tote, The Dual-Zip Crossbody, The Catchalls, and The Essential Pouch. Each style is available in multiple colors, from classic neutrals for everyday to bolder shades for a fun pop of color.

In true Rothy’s fashion, these bags are machine washable, so you can go about your day without worrying about stains and scuffs ruining your new look. When you get back home, simply remove the insert and place it in the provided washing bag along with the handbag, and throw it in the washer on the delicate cycle. And voila—you’ll have yourself a sparkling new bag.

The entire line is made with 100 percent recycled materials, but the star sustainable ingredient is a new material to the fashion world: ocean-bound marine plastic. It’s made with the same knitting technology as the footwear, but the yarn for the bags is a blend of water bottle yarn and recycled plastic collected within 30 miles of coastlines and marine environments. But you’d never know based off appearance alone; all the pieces are super chic, in addition to being eco-friendly.

If you don’t believe us (or Meghan Markle), check out some of our favorite pieces in the line for yourself, below.

The Handbag

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The top-handle/adjustable strap and minimalistic lines make this handbag the perfect stylish addition to your capsule wardrobe. It’s casual enough to wear with jeans, but also professional enough to dress up for the office. Plus, the structured silhouette and pop of color is so Meghan Markle.

To buy: $350, rothys.com.

The Essential Pouch

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Eliminate clutter and keep essentials within easy reach with this travel-friendly pouch. Size-wise, it’s the ideal accessory for storing separate products, from chargers and tech accessories to beauty products and miniature first-aid necessities.

To buy: $95, rothys.com.

The Essential Tote

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The value of a good tote can’t be understated, and this one from Rothy’s meets all the right requirements. The interior features a padded slot for easy reach and is big enough to hold a 15-inch laptop with room to spare.

To buy: $275, rothys.com.

The Mid Catchall

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A little organization goes a long way. Take a moment to store all your needed essentials—cords, cosmetics, you name it—into this box. You’ll be surprised at just how much it can fit (Marie Kondo would totally approve).

To buy: $95, rothys.com.

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