There are several reasons you might want to carry your lunch to work or to school. First is nutritional value. You can pack a lunch that is far superior in nutritional value to most carry-out foods. Second is convenience. You will not have to go out for lunch because you will already have your lunch with you. Third is cost savings. Packing a lunch is generally less expensive than purchasing one. But if you are concerned about what type of bag to carry, you will be pleased to know that there are many stylish lunch bags that not only look good but will also keep your food fresh for hours. Here are four of the best:
The Luncher is both practical and stylish. The high-quality vegan leather covering is available in 14 colors and patterns. You can choose a traditional look that resembles a purse or go with a wicker pattern that has the look of a picnic basket. The interior is insulated to keep your lunch fresh and contains a pocket plus a flatware holder. There is also a back pocket. Each bag comes with an attached handle plus a removable strap that allows you to carry the bag on your shoulder. Overall dimensions are 8.5″ high x 9.8″ wide x 6.5″ deep.
The price is $159 at Modern Picnic.
This large Axel lunch bag is available in five chic colors. Its neoprene outside covering is made from recycled materials and is water resistant. The insulated interior is organized with a dedicated place for your food and a mesh covered pocket for your flatware and other items. The interior is completely wipeable should you have a spill. There is also an exterior mesh covered pocket for nonperishable items. The bag comes with an attached handle and removable shoulder strap. Exterior dimensions are 10″ long x 4″ wide x 7″ high.
The price is $80 at Nordstrom.
If you want an insulated lunch bag that looks like a stylish purse, this bag is for you. It is both leakproof and waterproof, which makes it ideal for carrying wine, beer and other liquids. The color is Baldwin-Black. The interior features a lined food-safe compartment along with a mesh pocket on the opposite panel. A double zipper allows the bag to lie flat when open, which makes it easy to fill the inside compartment with your lunch items. There is also an exterior strap for holding a water bottle. Overall dimensions are 11.0″ long x 3.75″ wide x 8.0″ high.
The price is $39.95 at Amazon.
This attractive lunch box comes in two sizes and four beautiful colors. It features an insulated compartment with two layers of insulation designed to keep your food cold for hours. The insulated compartment is also lined so that it can be easily wiped down in case of a spill. Additionally, there is a handy mesh pocket on the inside. The size of the large lunch box is 12.56″ long x 11.42″ wide x 5.28″ high. The small lunch box is 9.25″ long x 9.25″ wide x 4.02″ high. It is priced a little less at $44.95.
It is priced at $54.95 on Amazon.