10 Cool Gym Bags That Don’t Look Like Gym Bags

updated May 3, 2019
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The only thing better than a good workout session is having a stylish—and functional—gym bag to stash your gear in. Unfortunately, gym bags that don’t look like, well, gym bags, are few and far between. So we rounded up 10 of the sleekest athletic bags on the web for you to drool over. From a quilted denim duffle bag to a pretty floral patterned stunner, here are 10 sporty bags that are chic enough to carry outside of the gym, too.

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1. All Day Duffel at Lululemon, $158

Composed of shiny metallic blue water-resistant fabric, this eye-catching duffel bag boasts built-in straps for securing a yoga mat and a pocket big enough for a 15-inch laptop.

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2. Gym Bag 02 at Transience, $185

Few gym bags can claim they have a cult following, but the Gym Bag 02 from Transcience is one of them. Made of water-resistant nylon with folding leather handgrips, this super stylish duffel transitions from exercise bag to weekender with ease.

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3. Luxe Kit Bag at Sweaty Betty, $165

Designed in a durable quilted fabric with separate pockets for storage, this zip-up kit bag features top straps for fastening valuables and can be worn as a shoulder bag or carryall.

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4. Novel Duffle at Herschel Supply Co., $84.99

Beloved by fashionistas and exercise enthusiasts alike, the Novel Duffle from Hershel is famous for offering ample storage opportunity, including an interior shoe compartment, as well as a range of colors and patterns.

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Not only is this pale pink yoga bag made of water-resistant polyester and mesh (so you can air your stinky gym clothes after your workout), it also boasts built-in straps for securing your yoga mat.

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6. CALIA by Carrie Underwood Rolled Duffle Bag at Dick’s Sporting Goods, $59.99

Who knew singing sensation Carrie Underwood created such adorable (and efficient) gym bags? This barrel-style duffle bag includes a mesh drop-in side pocket and zippered internal pockets to hold accessories, plus a shoe bag to keep items separate when necessary.

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7. UA Beltway Gym Bag at Under Armour, $120

Leave it to the good folks at Under Armour to design an ultra-functional gym bag that looks anything but. Along with several zippered inner storage pockets, this polyester stunner features a water bottle holder and removable laundry bag to separate your dirty clothes.

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8. Think Royln Wingman Bag at Bandier, $218

Dubbed the “wingman” bag for a reason, this oversized quilted carryall offers plenty of pockets and compartments for stashing all of your fitness gear but looks more like a trendy tote than a gym bag.

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Don’t let the price of this quilted denim duffel bag from Target fool you, it’s roomy enough to hold your workout clothes and comes with a removable crossbody strap and top handles so you have carrying options.

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10. Vooray Roadie Gym Duffel Bag at Al’s, $39.99

Searching for a colorful but durable gym bag that only looks expensive? This adorable floral duffel bag comes with military-grade metal clips and zippers (so you never have to worry about them breaking).