The Great Big Bag Blowout: Shore Bets
Best buy: Your ideal companion for a weekend of R & R: a roomy and reversible nautical carryall. Buji Baja by Hat Attack, 727/674-4149, $75.
This durable waxed-canvas cosmetics bag doubles as a clutch. Saltbox, popdeluxe.net, $37.
For a bag made from a boat's sail, toting sunblock is a comparative breeze. Sea Bags, seabags.com, $110.
Glossy patent trim balances the rough-hewn charm of raffia and wicker. Clever Carriage Company, 212/268-1117, $325.
An iridescent mother-of-pearl medallion and a detachable chain strap provide just the right dose of night-out shimmer. Flora Bella, 212/604-0888, $115.
bright + bold
A graphic, acid-green print electrifies this nylon carry-on. Coccinelle/Barbara Hulanicki, 973/533-1111, $395.
Evoking the effortless chic of a knotted sarong, this floral number embodies tropical style. Echo Design, echodesign.com, $98.
Slick eel skin gets an even softer touch in a pastel pocketbook with a playful paisley lining. Latico, bagsthatrock.com, $119.