Nothing Too Big for the Tote

With women carrying everything in their handbags it’s no surprise designers have unveiled a bevy of totes this season. Here are some of the top picks for packing your summer essentials.

1. Genevieve Triangle tote by Cole Haan, $495 at Cole Haan (SF). 415.391.1760, 2. Transitions Color Block Bag by Chloe, $3,575 at Neiman Marcus (SF). 415.362.3900, 3. Devin bag by Kooba, $535 at Saks Fifth Avenue (SF). 415.986.4300, 4. Louis Vuitton Tahitienne PM, $1,040 at Louis Vuitton (SF). 415.904.9002, 5. Morgan bag by Botkier, $675 at M Clothing (Corte Madera). 415.924.8891, 6. Tessuto Weave Tote by Prada, $995 at Neiman Marcus (SF). 415.362.3900,





Beautiful Things in Small Packages

Dedicated style mavens are hitting the town with the optimal date. Although the season’s chic options seem endless, the below designs combine eye-popping colors with a perfectly paired shape. Marin designer Neely Mack says the key to her clutches this season is that they are made with bright and one of a kind leathers.

1. Frame clutch by Kale Handbags, $365 at Nicolette (Larkspur). 415.927.0226 2. Clutch by JJ Winters, $295 at Pink Tangerine (Menlo Park). 650.327.7900, 3. Madison Foldover clutch by Coach, $258 at Coach (Corte Madera). 415.924.5046, 4. Pouchette blue alligator by Devi Kroell, $3,190.
5. Green Clutch by Neely Mack, $160 at 6. Ansel Clutch by 49 SQ MI, $250 at Sandbox (Greenbrae). 415.461.2133 7. Roxy Clutch by Roxy at Quiksilver Roxy Store (SF). 415.956.3713,