8 Things to Grab From Baggu's Incredible 60% Off Sample Sale Today

Baggu
Baggu

It's always a good idea to keep a reusable bag on hand for unexpected grocery trips or other purchases, and Baggu is the gold standard in compact, collapsible bags that are easy to shove in a purse or backpack. Though the company is known for its eponymous nylon totes, it also sells leather purses, backpacks, wallets, and more. Normally, its bags can be on the pricey side, but today is a great day to buy—Baggu has a huge sample sale going on, and you can get 60 percent off all its past-season styles. Here are eight purchases we recommend.

1. Standard Baggu; $8

Baggu

Made from recycled nylon, Baggu's beloved reusable totes are perfect for carrying home items from work or the grocery store. When you're not using it, the bag folds up into a 5-inch-by-5-inch square, making it easy to stash in a side pocket. As astro-nerds, we love the constellation design, but the whimsical fruit, popcorn, and cookie patterns are pretty great, too. (See all the available colors here.)

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2. Giant Pocket Tote; $37

Baggu

While the nylon Baggus are a great replacement for plastic shopping bags, you probably want something a little bigger and sturdier for carrying your everyday stuff. The giant pocket tote can fill that void. The oversized cotton bag has two large exterior pockets for organizing all the little things that would otherwise get lost in a big tote bag, as well as two sets of handles—one for carrying it over your shoulder, and one for carrying it in your hand. There are three colors on sale: this powder blue, buttermilk stripe, and orchid stripe.

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3. School Backpack; $30

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Perfect for school or travel, this backpack features padded straps and an interior pocket big enough to fit a 15-inch laptop. There's also a drawstring version, and, in true Baggu style, a backpack that packs down into its own backpack (though that one doesn't come in this nice terracotta color).

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4. Circle Wallet; $30

Baggu

Upgrade your wallet to this cute circular number, which is made of top-grain leather and measures 4 inches across. As you can tell, we're partial to the terracotta, but it also comes in a powder pink. Either would look great in one of Baggu's also-on-sale circle purses (available in midnight-blue suede, platinum leather, or plaid canvas.) There's also a rectangular version.

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5. Large Leather Tote; $99

Baggu

It's hard to find a leather bag for cheap, so jump on this deal on Baggu's large leather tote, which is almost $100 off. Big enough to hold a 15-inch laptop, it has straps designed to keep your shoulder comfortable all day. The inside of the tote is lined with canvas (65 percent of it made with recycled material). There's also a slightly smaller version that will fit an 11-inch tablet, though it's roughly the same price. Both sizes are available in light blue leather as well.

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6. Mini Purse; $60

Baggu

Designed for those days (or nights) when you want to travel light, the crossbody mini purse is made with full-grain leather and that 65-percent-recycled canvas lining. It's got an exterior pocket and two interior pockets to keep your essentials organized, and measures 4.5-inches by 6.5 inches, with a slim 1.5-inch-wide profile. It also comes in midnight-blue suede, platinum leather, and taro nubuck (which we might suggest weatherproofing against those surprise summer downpours).

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7. Drawstring Purse; $86

Baggu

If you're looking for something a little smaller than a tote but bigger than a clutch, we recommend this nice all-purpose drawstring bucket bag, which is made with a supple fine-grain leather. We like the caramel version, but it's also available in black.

Buy it here.

8. Leather Work Backpack; $140 to $200

Baggu

If the terracotta backpack is a little too loud for you, this leather bag is designed for a more sleek, professional look, while still giving you that dual-shoulder support you can't get with a tote. Its interior pocket is spacious enough to fit a 13-inch laptop. If you're not committed to an all-black work ensemble, the taupe nubuck version is $60 cheaper than the black leather, though there's also slightly different, smaller black leather design (which won't fit your laptop, unfortunately) available for $180.

Buy it here.

See everything on sale on Baggu's website—no offer code needed.

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Looking to Downsize? You Can Buy a 5-Room DIY Cabin on Amazon for Less Than $33,000

Five rooms of one's own.
Five rooms of one's own.
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If you’ve already mastered DIY houses for birds and dogs, maybe it’s time you built one for yourself.

As Simplemost reports, there are a number of house kits that you can order on Amazon, and the Allwood Avalon Cabin Kit is one of the quaintest—and, at $32,990, most affordable—options. The 540-square-foot structure has enough space for a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom, and a sitting room—and there’s an additional 218-square-foot loft with the potential to be the coziest reading nook of all time.

You can opt for three larger rooms if you're willing to skip the kitchen and bathroom.Allwood/Amazon

The construction process might not be a great idea for someone who’s never picked up a hammer, but you don’t need an architectural degree to tackle it. Step-by-step instructions and all materials are included, so it’s a little like a high-level IKEA project. According to the Amazon listing, it takes two adults about a week to complete. Since the Nordic wood walls are reinforced with steel rods, the house can withstand winds up to 120 mph, and you can pay an extra $1000 to upgrade from double-glass windows and doors to triple-glass for added fortification.

Sadly, the cool ceiling lamp is not included.Allwood/Amazon

Though everything you need for the shell of the house comes in the kit, you will need to purchase whatever goes inside it: toilet, shower, sink, stove, insulation, and all other furnishings. You can also customize the blueprint to fit your own plans for the space; maybe, for example, you’re going to use the house as a small event venue, and you’d rather have two or three large, airy rooms and no kitchen or bedroom.

Intrigued? Find out more here.

[h/t Simplemost]

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