<p><span></span>For sunning on the beach or walking down the street, a cool summer bag will make you feel like a Hollywood celeb. </p>
There are lots of bag types and brands to choose from. If you're looking to make a splash, why not go for a colorful tote from a bright-red Treejse or a green Maxx New York.
Seeking something that's both relaxed and stylish? Then a straw bag is perfect for summer weather. Stores such as Banana Republic and J. Crew offer them with different feel and decorations.
Neutrals--such as the Valentino and Nicole Miller--are a good bet because they're "timeless, functional and go with everything, says expert Jamee Gidwitz. And bags with patterns on them, from a Bulga to The Sak--will lend charm to any outfit.
For more on the hottest summer bags, pick up the latest issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now!
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