6 celebrity and royal-approved summer bags to go from sand to sightseeing

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With summer right around the corner, it’s time to swap out those black leather totes and bulky backpacks for something lighter, brighter and more fun in the handbag department.

Whether it’s a handy Longchamp travel tote like Kate Middleton’s, a handmade straw style from Apaya like Emily Ratajkowski’s or a fresh spin on the budget-friendly bag owned by half of Hollywood, there are plenty of celeb-approved styles that’ll help you up your summer accessory game.

Below, shop six bags that will take you from the beach to a bachelorette party and everywhere in between.

JW Pei Gabbi Ruched Hobo Bag ($80)

Everyone from Hailey Bieber to Gigi Hadid owns this wallet-friendly vegan leather style with a scrunched handle — and this updated version with fun floral embellishments is perfect for all of your colorful vacation outfits.

Apaya Cofre Bag ($175)

Apaya straw bag

Emily Ratajkowski, Jessica Alba and celeb-loved jewelry designer Stephanie Gottlieb are all fans of this female-owned brand’s handmade-in-Columbia bags. This summery style is made from 100% Iraca Palm and easily transitions from day to night — plus, Page Six Style readers can save 20% off their order with our exclusive code, NYPOST20.

Longchamp Le Pliage Shoulder Tote ($155)

Longchamp Le Pliage

Kate Middleton is a longtime Longchamp devotee, and the brand’s sturdy nylon styles make the ideal travel bag for all your adventures. While the princess favors classic shades like brown and black, we’re into this punchy turquoise color for summer.

Miu Miu Woven Tote Bag ($1,650)

Miu Miu tote bag
Miu Miu

Give your old beach bag a serious designer upgrade with this woven Miu Miu style carried by Kylie Jenner. While the “Kardashians” star recently modeled a sold-out blue-and-green version on Instagram, the label offers the same style in this patriotic color palette perfect for your Fourth of July festivities.

lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag ($38)

Lululemon belt bag

Kristen Bell, Lucy Hale and Camila Cabello rely on their trusty (and affordable) lululemon belt bags for their off-duty activities. The under-$40 style comes in 11 colors, making it ideal for all your theme park trips, hikes and other summer outings.

Strathberry East-West Mini Bag ($484, originally $645)

Strathberry East/West bag

Meghan Markle carried the forest green version of this bag on her very first royal engagement in 2018, and with the crossbody offered in a whopping 21 colors, you can choose any hue that suits your fancy. With pink being all the rage this summer, we’re loving this pastel version of the royal’s purse for weddings or a girls night out.

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