12 Canteen Bags to Quench Your Thirst for Cool

It's the CIIIIIIRCLEEEEE... the circle... of bags.
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If you've been shopping around for a round handbag recently (see what we did there?), you're in luck: Canteen bags are everywhere this season. They've rolled their way into recent collections by Chloé and Rachel Comey — and now, they're coming for your closet. 

There's a lot to love about canteen bags: With an unexpected yet structured shape and a long, multi-functional strap, they're the perfect mashup of sophisticated and boho. In other words, both Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen could 100 percent make a canteen bag work with their signature wardrobes — if they were real people.  

Canteen bags also have a neat little backstory in that they were originally used to carry drinking water, and had spouts at the top (hence the name). But while the modern-day versions are more appropriate for holding credit cards and lip balm, they still do a terrific job of quenching one's thirst for on-trend accessories. Ba dum tsssssssssssss.

Check out the slideshow below for 12 of this season's can't-miss canteen bags. (Pro tip: If you love the bag but not the color, click the shopping link anyway. Many are available in multiple colorways.) 

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