These insulated lunch bags will keep your food fresh, even during a long commute.

By Katie Holdefehr
Updated September 25, 2019
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If you're still relying on brown paper bags to tote your packed lunches to work, it's time for an upgrade. These stylish lunch bags and boxes actually look cool—and will keep your lunch even cooler. Our favorites include a polka-dotted designer lunch bag and an adorable bento lunch box. From a lunch bag disguised as a sleek handbag, to a colorful patterned option that attracts compliments wherever it goes, these stylish lunch bags make packed lunches feel much more luxurious.

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Calistoga Insulated Lunch Bag

Elegant nautical-inspired stripes and a monogrammed leather label make this insulated lunch bag look especially luxe. 

To buy: $49,


PackIt Freezable Hampton Lunch Bag

The first day I got this cute insulated lunch bag, I set it on my desk and watched the compliments roll in as coworker after coworker stopped by to comment on how cute it is. What they don't know is that is also keeps my lunch perfectly chilled and is easy to carry on my commute. 

To buy: $16,

Modern Picnic

Blush Luncher

At first glance, this chic lunch bag looks identical to that sleek handbag you've been coveting. No one will ever guess that inside this structured vegan-leather bag is an insulated compartment for your sandwich and snacks. 

To buy: $149,


Fluf Zipper Lunch Bag

You'll never have to guess what's stored inside this adorable cotton lunch tote. Plus, it comes in several kid-friendly options (like a shark motif) so you and your little ones can have matching insulated lunch bags. 

To buy: $29,


Expanded Double Bento Box by Takenaka

With a lunch box this cute, packing your own lunches has never been so fun. Still not sure what to make? Get inspired by these 7 creative lunch ideas you and your kids will both love. 

To buy: $38,


Polka Dot Lunch Tote 

And the world's cutest lunch bag award goes to...this polka dotted, stylish lunch bag. Bonus: There's a convenient carry handle, and the interior wipes clean easily. 

To buy: $30,

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Waxed Canvas Lunch Bags

For a modern update on the old-school brown paper bag, opt for a durable waxed canvas bag. The waxed coating makes the surface water-resistant, so it can deal with condensation and spend hours hanging out in the refrigerator. 

To buy: $24,


Gold Splatter Lunch Bag

Gold splatter paint that resembles glittering constellations dresses up this insulated lunch bag. It comes with a convenient handle, as well as a detachable strap for your commute to work. 

To buy: $45,