Best Large Monogram Tote Bags for Women 2023

by Albert Varkki updated 07-07-2023

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best large monogram tote bags

A tote bag is an everyday essential, practical for work as well as day-to-day trips around town. They also make great travel bags.

We've picked our favorite large tote bags that can be personalized with a monogram below, a trendy way to make the bag unique to you (also great as gifts).

Best Travel Tote Bags for 2023

Here we go over our top picks for travel tote bags by style and size:

Best Designer Leather Tote Bag with Zipper

elegance leather laptop tote bag brown

Winner: Elegance Tote Bag

The elegance is fashionable leather tote bag that's ideal for work. It has a dedicated laptop compartment, and the zipped main compartment helps keep everything secure. The full grain leather is the highest quality money can buy, and it can be monogrammed with your initials, an image, or a laser engraving.


  • Full grain leather
  • Compartment for up to 14 inch laptop.
  • Spacious zipped main compartment
  • Internal pockets for essentials like your phone.
  • Reliable YKK zippers.
  • Durable cotton lining.
  • Available in brown, black, red, and tan.
  • Can be personalized.

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Best Small Leather Laptop Tote

Exquisite Women's Laptop Bag

Winner: Exquisite Leather Laptop Bag

For a slim laptop tote bag, the Exquisite is ideal. It has room for a 14 inch laptop, with a dedicated zipped compartment, and comes with a detachable shoulder strap. It can be customized with a message or your initials, making it a great gift.


  • Full grain leather
  • Slim profile
  • Detachable shoulder strap
  • 14 inch laptop compartment
  • Mobile and tablet slip pockets
  • Large internal zipped pocket
  • Three pen slots
  • Fits A4 size paper
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized
  • Available in black, brown, red, or tan

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Best Large Leather Laptop Tote

city leather laptop bag womens

Winner: CITY Leather Laptop Bag

For a larger laptop bag, the CITY is ideal. It comes in both a 15.6-inch and 17-inch version, so you can adapt your bag to the size of your laptop. It has a tote style with the two top handles, as well as a detachable shoulder strap. You can monogram it with a message or your initials.


  • Full grain leather
  • Detachable shoulder strap
  • Fits up to a 15.6 inch laptop.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Dedicated laptop compartment
  • Additional zipper pockets

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Best Tote Weekender Bag

leather weekender bag womens

Winner: Weekender Leather Travel Bag

The largest tote style bag on our list is the Weekender. It has the two top handles traditional for a tote, but a large weekender main compartment that will hold all of your travel essentials. It's made from the highest quality leather, and can be monogrammed.


  • Full grain leather
  • 16 inch internal padded laptop sleeve.
  • Internal zipped pocket for travel essentials like your passport.
  • Plenty of space for all your gear.
  • Adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Perfect overnight bag.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized

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Best Tote Garment Bag

grand leather garment bag womens

Winner: Grand Leather Garment Bag

If you often need to take clothes that you don't want to be creased with you, then the Grand is perfect. It can hold garments in the fabric of the bag, allowing you to transport them without creasing them. It can be fully monogrammed, and it's made from premium vegetable-tanned full grain leather.


  • Full grain leather
  • Dedicated garment carrier.
  • Carry a dress or garment without creasing.
  • Large main compartment for other items.
  • 16 inch laptop compartment.
  • Adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Durable cotton lining and YKK zippers.
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Can be personalized

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Why Choose a Large Tote?

Large tote bags are an investment for work and play.

They belong in every luggage collection. One day you can use it to tote your laptop and files to the office, and the next to carry your groceries home from the market or sportswear to the gym.

Its versatility knows no bounds, and if you choose a modern design made from leather, canvas, or sustainable materials, it will take you from the office to after-hours and beyond.

Important Features

Tote bags come in a veritable rainbow of colors, materials, and sizes. Here are a few things to consider when shopping tote bags online or instore:


Would you prefer a luxurious leather tote bag or a lightweight canvas tote bag? Does your tote need to be weather-resistant? Does it need to fold neatly for travel? The material of the bag will affect its performance, so consider your options wisely.

Shop online, and you’ll find cotton tote bags, jute tote bags, faux leather tote bags, and a selection of sustainable totes made from recycled materials. There’s something for everyone; you just need to find the right one for you.


Tote bags are known for their versatility, but some designs are more versatile than others. If you are looking for a simple carry-all, most totes will fit the bill, but if you need pockets and organizational pouches for your valuables and work essentials, you may need to shop around.

Large tote bags typically have a large main compartment and medium-length handles that allow wearing over the shoulder or forearm. However, some designers incorporate pockets and pouches for added versatility, while others go for detachable straps.

Convertible tote bags, often combining a backpack with a tote, are the most versatile of all. An investment for work, play, and every day.



The beauty of tote bags is that they are spacious, but not all models are supersized. Many manufacturers make smaller models for those who love the style of a tote but do not necessarily want to carry a big bag around.

When choosing the perfect tote for your collection, consider your personal needs. If you prefer to travel light, opt for a mini tote bag with just the right number of pockets for your keys, wallet, and cosmetics. If you are yet to master the art of travelling light, opt for a large tote bag with plenty of room for your workday essentials, lunch box, gym kit, and tech.


While aesthetics will always play a role, practicality is essential when choosing a tote bag. Find the right one for your daily missions – we promise it will make your life easier.

For commuting, travelling, school runs, after-hours activities, and weekend breaks, tote bags are the most practical bags of all, so find one you love, and you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.

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Author: Albert Varkki

Albert Varkki is the co-founder of Von Baer. He understands leather products as a consumer, supplier, and a manufacturer, helping you with the inside knowledge you need, to choose the perfect leather product for you.

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