7 Chic Mom Bags That Hold Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Moms are always prepared. Need a Band-Aid? She’s got you covered. Want some hand sanitizer? She’s your go-to gal. Yearning for a snack or a drink or a coloring book? Look no further — Mama has it all in that big ol’ bag of hers. Bottomless pits of stuff, mom bags need to be both large and functional because we like to carry everything but the kitchen sink — and that’s only because it doesn’t fit. With lots of practical pockets and smart features, these stylish and roomy handbags can hold veritable pharmacies — because #momlife means being ready for anything with all the things. We’ve rounded up the best baby bags that aren’t actually meant to be diaper bags, because you’re going to want to hold onto these spacious accessories for years to come.

Banana Republic August Handbag

Inspired by global travel, this gorgeous, textured, open-style tote can fit everything you’ll need for a day of exploration — and anything you may acquire along the way. Plus, for every bag sold, August will donate a backpack to Operation School Bell, a nonprofit that provides clothes to students in need in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Now that’s a splurge you can feel good about, Mom.

Tory Burch Satchel

This sleek and chic satchel features a double handle and an adjustable shoulder strap so you can haul all those must-haves with ease and style.

Cole Haan StudioGrand 2-in-1 Tote

This bag will take you from the office to the gym to school pickup. It features water-resistant leather and easily converts to a small studio bag, so you can grab it all and go or take only what you need.


Kendall + Kylie Koenji Asymmetric Backpack

Sometimes Mom needs two hands. (Actually, she could use a few more, but that’s a whole other topic.) This asymmetric leather backpack keeps you free to hold babies, push strollers and slay dragons.

Topshop Leather Slouch Grab Tote

This slouch tote is deceivingly large on the inside, so you can carry all the picture books, water bottles, granola bars and iPads. You know, the necessities.

Tory Burch Ella Tote

Durable and strong, this iconic Tory Burch tote boasts a spacious interior that can easily fit all the essentials. Plus, its polished look will help you stay gorgeous on the go — even if you’re still wearing yoga pants with a pajama top.

Kate Spade Cameron Street Perforated Large Satchel

The best diaper bags are large and in charge — or not even diaper bags at all! This structured and spacious satchel is fashion-forward, pretty and practical for both Mama and Baby.

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